Other ICs would just try to make me feel better after the fall-outs an collect money oh, so familiar with that!
I think the overall pattern you describe would actually be visable in most areas of your life. A kind of casual surface skate rather than a real show up and be completely present.
The choices to cheat aren't usually isolated. It's tendrils run wide and deep. Me: 37
'til the roof comes off. 'til the lights go out. 'til my legs give out, can't shut my mouth