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Anger Management, I Fail At It

I’ve always thought of myself as the most patient person in the world. No, seriously. Just ask my ex girlfriends. (Kidding, ladies. Please don’t kill me.) But I’m becoming really, as in really, cranky and short-tempered as of late and it’s starting to worry me.


Anger. It bursts me at the seams.
 

Take this incident from last week, for instance. I was running late for work and I had to go through another astoundingly mind-numbing human crush over at the legendary MRT morning rush. There have been fables of casualties there, my cellphone being one of them. Anyway, imagine going through a human stampede on a daily basis, plus having to deal with various armpits and the whole gamut of bodily odors can really take its toll. But I’m zen. Really, I am, not even when the sweaty construction worker in the wife beater stood in front of me and showed me, up close, his vast fields of armpit hair. So I get off the MRT, still zen and shit and I get in line at the turnstile when suddenly this woman who has probably had ninja training had sneakily snuck herself in front of me and was acting like she did nothing stupid.


 

And that’s when my zen bubble burst. I actually fantisized about pushing her off the line and giving her an hour-long lecture on manners and how I do not kill people who stay in line. And I sent her off to make me a turkey sandwich. And afterwards we made out in the MRT ticket booth making use of the various equipment and the said turkey sandwich to enhance the experience.

But in reality I was just standing behind her, glaring at her and finding a way to get her behind me again.


 

But yeah, I fail at anger management. I usually end up cranky lately which as we all know isn’t a good thing. I really have to get to the bottom of this or I’ll probably lose the six remaining friends I have. Then I’d have nobody to poke at Facebook. We wouldn’t want that, would we?

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  1. it was a suggestion. 😀

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  2. jonas

    [quote comment="120472"]What's with the "daily dose of retard?"

    I'm sure you wouldn't like racial slurs used against you, yet that is what you are doing by making fun of being retarded. I can tell you that there is nothing funny about being retarded.

    Why demean and hurt people who didn't ask to be born that way. Do you think it's okay to take away their dignity with a casual remark.

    I always think that people who use the words retarded and retard as slang just don't know about the pain they cause.[/quote]

    Is that you Jesus!? No.. Ah, you Jacob.. You sounds like the savior.. But Jesus the savior I learned from catechism is the most retarded figure ever… He would make a nice blogger like Ade here if he lives today.. Hey, Ade, Baby-fucking-Jesus, I've been reading u since time immemorial.. Wish to be like you when I grow up.

  3. ^LOLOLOLOLOLOL!!!

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  4. Ano ka ba, di ka kasi nakikinig saken! What did I tell you was the best way to deal with things like this ha? It starts with the letter S…kaso di ka makakuha nun for now…so starts with a B na muna. Kaya nga they say maligayang bate…kasi it makes you maligaya after. Okay??=P Now go do it and stop whining!

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  5. Are you serious? You seem… a tad too nice to fail at anger management. You're too composed, zen if you may lol. Anyway, wouldn't wanna see you mad and uhm, misha!!

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  6. Ade

    [quote comment="120483"]walk faster that her, then cut!

    I just notice your "pretty tags". I got stuck playing with it for 5 minutes before I snapped out. grr..

    you do know naming it pretty tags make you seem gay right?

    [/quote]

    Fine. Retitled and shit.

  7. walk faster that her, then cut!

    I just notice your "pretty tags". I got stuck playing with it for 5 minutes before I snapped out. grr..

    you do know naming it pretty tags make you seem gay right?

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  8. Eeek! I don't wanna mess with Ade now. But seriously? How about people who are late? You'll prolly murder me. Hahaha.

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  9. Ade

    [quote comment="120479"]LOL Ade wants people to get behind him! What a retard.[/quote]

    No, YOUR FACE is retarded! Coz you're so insensitive of the retarded!

  10. LOL Ade wants people to get behind him! What a retard.

  11. [quote comment="120472"]What's with the "daily dose of retard?"

    I'm sure you wouldn't like racial slurs used against you, yet that is what you are doing by making fun of being retarded.[/quote] I didn't know that the mentally disabled were a RACE.

    If you're really trying to be PC, in case you don't know, "retarded" isn't the PC term to describe those with mental disabilities. "Retarded" is used in this site to describe a way of acting.

    Go read The Onion to understand this type of humor before you come back in here acting all high and mighty.

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  12. Ade

    [quote comment="120472"]What's with the "daily dose of retard?"

    I'm sure you wouldn't like racial slurs used against you, yet that is what you are doing by making fun of being retarded. I can tell you that there is nothing funny about being retarded.

    Why demean and hurt people who didn't ask to be born that way. Do you think it's okay to take away their dignity with a casual remark.

    I always think that people who use the words retarded and retard as slang just don't know about the pain they cause. But, now you do.[/quote]

    What racial slurs? You mean those stupid Phillipinos and their stupid carrabaos trying to be black, hip-hop, and shit while they buy their clothes at Blue Navy?

  13. I hate people like that! I usually glare at them too, but that's about all I can do. =p

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  14. Always carry a permanent marker with you. The next time someone cuts in front of you, write a few choice words on the back of his/her shirt >:)

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  15. HJacobs

    What's with the "daily dose of retard?"

    I'm sure you wouldn't like racial slurs used against you, yet that is what you are doing by making fun of being retarded. I can tell you that there is nothing funny about being retarded.

    Why demean and hurt people who didn't ask to be born that way. Do you think it's okay to take away their dignity with a casual remark.

    I always think that people who use the words retarded and retard as slang just don't know about the pain they cause. But, now you do.

  16. I never let people who cut lines get away. I usually manage to get them behind me/.

  17. It's totally acceptable to kick a girl's ass Ade, especially if she thinks it's ok to cut in line. SPANK HER!

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  18. There are days, and there are days. Sigh.

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  19. The train scene somewhat reminded me of that popular scene in My Sassy Girl LOL

    Anyway, just get rid of her LOLOLOLOLOLOL

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