Irritated With My MomFamilyIrritated With My Mom<div class="ExternalClass1D50F812CE2640819D5B234A3D75DB04"><p>​<span style="font-family:"times new roman", serif;font-size:12pt;">My problem is that whenever my mother asks me of something and whenever we chat with each other, I always get irritated, annoyed and mean to my mom and I don't know why.  ​</span></p></div><div class="ExternalClassB2FB93EF46254B8DA27A6F20D512EEEB"><div style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:16px;"><p class="MsoNormal"><span>We are glad you have discovered our website and are reaching out tonight.  We appreciate the concern you expressed in your email about getting irritated and mean whenever you visit with your mother.  It is actually good insight to recognize what is going on.  There may be some unexpressed anger from past events that tend to get triggered at these times, or it could be unrelated stress that is coming into your relationship.   For now,  work at catching yourself when you are starting to escalate and mentally step back, take some deep breaths, and calm yourself.   Even consider some mental rehearsal if you know you are going to be having a conversation with your mother.  As you practice keeping your feelings in check and have an awareness of when you are upset you may discover what is making you upset.</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span>Si</span><span>ncerely,</span><br></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span>Larry – Counselor</span></p></div> <span style="font-size:16px;"> </span> </div>18

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