Arguing With My MomFamilyArguing With My Mom<div class="ExternalClass14D8C140A2D04BCAA99DEEC137422AA2"><p>​<span style="font-family:georgia;font-size:16px;">I'm having a very bad night. Throughout the day me and my mom were arguing and a couple of hours ago I was getting out the shower and she decided she wanted to get really angry so she took my phone, started cursing at me, I began to have an episode and I had a huge mental and physical breakdown.​</span><br></p></div><div class="ExternalClassD646B5DCF11043ED8BB8DAD6966F4525"><div style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:16px;color:rgb(63, 63, 63);"><div class="ExternalClass14D8C140A2D04BCAA99DEEC137422AA2"><p><span>We are glad that you have written in.  What have you and your mother been arguing about?</span></p> <p><span>We understand how important your phone is to you and how losing it would cause you to lose control of your emotions.  Just that fact alone should signal to you that whatever your mother is displeased with, you should try to find a way to calmly discuss the situation with her so you can improve the situation. </span><br></p> <p><span>Perhaps once you are calm, you can ask your Mother what her expectations are and what you need to do to convince her to consider allowing you use of your phone in the future.  If you feel yourself getting upset again, take a break, walk away, take deep breathes or whatever you need to do to avoid losing control of yourself and your emotions. </span><br></p> <p><span>Good luck.</span></p> <p><span>Sincerely,</span><br></p> <p class="MsoNormal"></p> <p> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span>Pat, Counselor </span></p></div></div> <span style="color:rgb(63, 63, 63);"> </span><span style="font-size:16px;color:rgb(63, 63, 63);"> </span> </div>16

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