Somehow managing to work things out anyways can make you hard. In "Reunited", when Yellow Diamond arrives on Earth along with Blue, Peridot eagerly goes up to Yellow Diamond, expecting to relive the moment from "Message Received" when she directly insulted Yellow to her face, asking if she remembers her. Retrieved from " https: However, once she begins to make friends, her life starts going smooth. However, Lapis demonstrates that she isn't seriously committed to the Crystal Gems' mission of protecting Earth in "Raising the Barn", choosing instead to leave the planet in anticipation of a Homeworld attack.
Peridot initially derives a sense of positive reinforcement from Amethyst's being entertained by her many commentaries on Earth and the other Gems but goes too far when she unwittingly offends Amethyst by bluntly pointing out that she is technically a "defective" Gem. Season 3.