I agree with all of this. I think that both of them are telling the truth. We've also seen that Kate has been less than kind in 1995, but she gets a pass, because of what she went through. They both seem to be in a semi-feral state, with good reason.
I'm glad that neither girl is with the gaslighting douchebag Jamie.
I just saw the repeated mention of Clerks, as a wink to the fact that she's Kevin Smith's daughter.
I saw Martin treating Jeanette, in the same way that she treated Gideon. I also think that he was like Gideon in the past (only Gideon doesn't seem to be a creep),