I'm not terribly impressed with any of these people, and much of that, IMO, comes very much from the environments they were raised in.
Very much my opinion - I completed agree that the fun, happy, silly Ethan isn't actually the real Ethan. I think the cold, closed off, and kind of rude Ethan is more natural to him. He's a damn adult, but rarely acts like it, and when he gets to a place, his coldness is offputting. Does he even like Olivia anymore? If she is "so different" and he doesn't like what she is, he should walk away and let her go too vs. this continual cold shoulder. "I need