LOIS: Look, Clark, I know that I got a little thorny when you raised the red flag on A.C. CLARK: I was just trying to look out for you. LOIS: And I appreciate it. I’ve just never had someone to help guide me through the shark-infested ocean of romance. … Not that I can’t fend for myself. CLARK: You know, I think I was wrong about our friend A.C.
To all my overachievers who don’t get praise from parents and loved ones anymore because it’s just expected of you to do well: I’m proud that you passed that test, I’m happy you graduated with honors, I love that you try your hardest all the time.
I know sometimes the lack of support and encouragement from those whose opinions matter the most to you can be disheartening, but keep pushing through and being the amazing person you are.