“Why did your parents stay in Country Y?” Gu Yimo asked.
“There was a war in Country Y, and they couldn’t leave. They only had time to send me back.” Ye Shengge bit her lips and looked sad. “I fainted because of the secret technique of losing my memory, and I was sent to the plane and back to Yang City. Not long after I woke up, I received the news of their deaths but I don’t remember anything. They didn’t tell anyone about my personality disorder to protect me. Even Ye Wenhua and his wife didn’t know.”
Gu Yimo nodded and said, “That’s right. They only know that your personality changed.”
“Mr. Gu, I’m telling you all this because I hope you can help me.” She looked at Gu Yimo, her eyes firm and sad. “I want her to disappear forever.”
“Sister-in-law, tell me. It’s because of your fear and self-reproach that she showed up.” Gu Yimo thought for a bit and said. “If you want to defeat her, the first thing you need to do is to defeat your inner demon. You need to accept the fact that you’ve killed someone before, and at the same time, you need to realize that it’s not your fault. Most importantly, Old Ji’s injury has nothing to do with you.”
Ye Shengge shivered and closed her eyes.
“You’re already an adult now. I believe it’s no longer difficult for you to accept things that you couldn’t accept when you were younger. After all, your second personality has been asleep for so many years and she might still have the mind of a little girl.” Gu Yimo said. “But the trouble is, regarding Old Ji… You mustn’t blame yourself. Your self-reproach and guilt are nutrients to her. If you can’t accept that ‘this has nothing to do with you’ from the bottom of your heart, she’ll still reappear.”
Ye Shengge smiled bitterly.
“You’re right, but…”
However, how could she not blame herself? If it weren’t for her stubbornness and persistence, Ji Shiting wouldn’t have compromised. That way, his second personality wouldn’t have appeared at all, and he wouldn’t have been hurt and lying in the operating theater.
“I know it’s difficult.” Gu Yimo scratched his head. “But if you want her to disappear, you’ll have to do it. You mustn’t be controlled by her. In a sense, she’s also a part of you. You need to accept the fact that your personality isn’t perfect. There’s nothing to be ashamed of. Nobody is perfect.”
Ye Shengge stared at the red light above the door of the operating theater.
The man’s firm gaze and gentle smile appeared in her mind again… Why did she only understand it now?
He had actually told her the answer she wanted countless times in various ways, but she couldn’t understand it or didn’t dare believe it.
If she had known, if she had known…
Tears welled up in her eyes again.
“Yes,” she mumbled. “I have to do it. I have to.”
She had to do it for Ji Shiting.
“I’ve never done any research in this area before,” Gu Yimo thought for a bit and said. “But I’m starting to be interested in the topic of personality disorder, so I’ll help you think of a way. If there’s a reliable doctor, I’ll recommend him to you.”
“Thank you.” Ye Shengge smiled at him.
She glanced at the operating theater, and felt as if her heart was being clenched extremely hard.