I’ve been snappy with my partner lately. I’ve been triggered by or annoyed with others lately too, but I’ve been able to stay calm and mature about things in those situations. It’s just that he’s the closest person to me right now; I see him every day and because of that he bears the brunt of my frustrations.
As the Mills Brothers sing:
“You always hurt the one you love, the one you should not hurt at all;
You always take the sweetest rose, and crush it till the petals fall;
You always break the kindest heart, with a hasty word you can’t recall;
So if I broke your heart last night, it’s because I love you most of all.” [Read more…]