I'm Going Crazy: The Storm is Inside Out

Combahee River Collective Statement (1977)

Rationalizing makes you crazy

What makes you feel crazy is the effort to rationalize the other's behavior.  Trying to rationalize why someone who loves you treats you badly makes you crazy; trying to rationalize why you love someone who treats you badly makes you crazy.

The History of Sexuality, Vol 2 | The Use of Pleasure by Michel Foucault

Foucault Vol 2 Use of Pleasure

Again, Foucault can be a difficult read, although I've found that if you're willing to bull through the parts that would put you to sleep if you were to force yourself to fully understand each and every sentence, you can still get a huge amount from it without that effort, and just force it to be a smooth read.