The other day, a friend of mine told me that his wife was just plain grumpy! She snapped at him frequently over small things. And at times, she could even be nasty. He didn’t know what to do. Whenever he reacted to her irritability, she got even more annoyed! When he mentioned his concern about her behavior, she barked—“If you just weren’t so annoying, I wouldn’t be so annoyed!”
And so goes that kind of conversation— usually nowhere.
What is this about? Why is it that the some people seem to be chronically irritable? Most grouchy adults blame others for their irritability---... Read More