It crept upon her like the crust in the corner of one's eyelids in the morning.
Slowly she envoled into a mood dripper and she sat more. Swept away were the driven planned goals along with her eyeliner, lipstick, foundation and the upbeat personality. The n word was her new name at least four times a week and she responded to it. Approval and pleasing him consumed her thoughts. I love me and me love me were stated, sung, and written every day to keep her motivated.
Unannounced it returned one day and she grasped and held it and fought to keep it.