Caitlin puts a lot of her emotions that she has about Ronnie on Barry. She doesn’t want to see him get hurt. She doesn’t want anything to happen to him the way it did to Ronnie, so she’s very protective of him.” [x]
“Ever since my mother died, I’ve been looked after by so-called ‘sane people’ who couldn’t care less about me. And now that I find something that makes me happy and makes me feel safe, you’re trying to tell me that he’s crazy? Well, I’ll tell you something. I’ll take crazy over sane anyday.”
Maybe the reason she’s shutting you out is because you’re not
trying to understand what she’s going through. Maybe if you helped her
navigate her powers rather than just assuming they’ll destroy her, she’d
turn to you rather than push you away.