Originally Posted by SpideyVille
I confess that for most of my life, I've tried to live my life in a way that would prevent me from ever walking down the same path as my father and ending up like him. But if there's something I've realized, especially in the past year, it's that I should've done more to make sure that I don't end up like my mother either. There's so much contention between us and some of the traits and things that she does that really infuriates me are the same things I hate myself for.
You can't always help the knee-jerk reaction inside your head, but you CAN learn to control your actions. Just take a deep breath, and think things through before you go barging in.