Captain of the Second Division
Years of training. Years of training. Years of training. Years of training. Years of training. It was lucky as all hell that Midori had years of training. She had heard so many stories from people, their pasts, their present, their thoughts, their emotions. She had heard from great people, good people, bad people, and those she'd want to personally send to hell. Midori had heard about love, hate, homosexual, and bisexual lives. She had aided so many people to get over their insecurities, given confidence to the shy, calmed the egotistical down, and put so many people in their place. She had been a therapist to thousands at this point. She could deal with just about anything. Rarely did she come across something that bothered her. but in this moment, Midori was completely, utterly mind-fucked. For a few seconds, her mind shut down.
Within seconds, it went into back-up mode, which was pretty much her professional, formal, business, therapist, and Captain mode. Emotions had to very quickly be put on the back shelf. The amount of control she had to have in that moment to not change her smile, the look in her eyes, or her body language was immense. Though she heard so many terrifying, funny, scary, confusing stories before, it had never been one like this. It had never been one where one of her closest friends was involved in something like this. Hearing Tsubine's name whispered to her in the context that was given, Midori kept her cool and raised a playful eyebrow. She smirked and shook her head, glancing off for a brief moment. "Tsubine really confuses you, hm?"
Midori took a deep breath and shook her head. "No, I don't think there is anything wrong with you Erika."
she said sincerely, smiling still, "I do think you're going through a confusing time where you're trying to find yourself. Everyone goes through times like this, and to be honest, I don't think many really ever get out of it. I know that I haven't and I'm upwards of a thousand years experienced."
Midori put a hand on Erika's back and pat a couple times. "I don't think you have to worry about it, at least not right now. We all figure things out as we go. Though, I do think you're going to have to find someone that you're not calling Mum to try and feel that way for. I know one thing I used to do that helped me... Hit up the library, watch some films from the World of the Living... Cheesy, but helpful. I do recommend it."