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I snubbed a relative, and am not sure how to make it better.

A question from a friend of mine: I was relaxing at home, and was more than a tad under the influence of Mary Jane when my brother - who lives with me - got a call from my aunt. My aunt asked to speak to me, and my brother - not realizing I was messed up - said "oh, she's right here" and immediately brought me the phone. I get VERY paranoid when I am under the influence, and refused to talk to my aunt. She is now upset with me, and I feel awful. How do I rectify this situation and save my relationship with my aunt? [more inside]
posted by BuddyBoo on Aug 3, 2014 - 16 answers

Me cry, he yell.

My partner gets angry when I cry sometimes and I don't understand why. [more inside]
posted by gumtree on May 29, 2014 - 35 answers

How do I make peace with winter?

I grew up in Wisconsin, and have hated winter for most my life. As a kid it was okay, but since being a teen I was sure that I'd move out to a part of the country that had mild winters. Recent years though, I've come to realize I don't want to move away from friends, and I actually like parts of the city and am starting to see myself growing old here. I just really really hate winter. Can I come to terms with my hate of winter and my new found love of the area? [more inside]
posted by [insert clever name here] on May 10, 2014 - 23 answers

Help me throw a Hedwig viewing party

Some girlfriends and I were discussing going to NYC to see Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway, and the idea of holding a Hedwig viewing party was thrown out. I want to make this a reality. I need your ideas for food, drinks, props, games/other activities, etc. [more inside]
posted by Fig on Jan 27, 2014 - 9 answers

How to stop my father's rages (or at least their effect on me)?

Throughout my life, my father has had anger issues, typically directed at me. Although he isn't violent, he will become extremely (almost uncontrollably) angry whenever I do anything 'wrong'. Now that I'm an adult and no longer financially dependent on him, I want to stop this cycle. However, I'm having trouble figuring out how to do this. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 11, 2013 - 63 answers

Gluten allergies must be made up

How do I come to terms with the glaring in-your-face reality that I have a gluten allergy and that it is not going to go away? [more inside]
posted by PuppetMcSockerson on Nov 13, 2013 - 32 answers

Limit on the NUMBER of Debit Card transactions per day?

The cash is in the account. (Free and clear, not waiting on holds to drop or checks to clear.) The Debit MasterCard is declined. I call Customer Service. The rep tells me that the account has exceeded the daily transaction limit. It’s 4pm on Monday. Special Snowflake details inside. The cash is in the account. The Debit MasterCard is declined. [more inside]
posted by RevRob330 on Aug 26, 2013 - 17 answers

Grar

Depressing holiday songs? [more inside]
posted by curuinor on Dec 8, 2012 - 76 answers

Why does eating make me feel like crap?

I love food, but eating makes me feel terrible. What can I do about it? [more inside]
posted by windykites on Dec 3, 2012 - 15 answers

Any Great Games To Play With/Against My Daughter on Two Android OS Devices?

My 8yo daughter (in a few weeks) and I love playing Plants vs. Zombies, Angry Birds and other games on Android. We play them on my Xoom, Kindle Fire, and HTC Thunderbolt (phone). Are there any good games like these (not first person shooters, please. She's 8 and we're Quaker) that would allow us to play against o with each other, one on the Xoom and the other on the Kindle?
posted by nathanrudy on Jun 17, 2012 - 8 answers

Wanting catharsis

When I was a a teenager, my mom would stand with her face six inches away from mine and say things to me that struck me as being absolutely dreadful. [more inside]
posted by serena15221 on Dec 8, 2011 - 31 answers

In which Magsie the Cat will continue to urinate in the laundry receptacle

Why does our kitten believe that dirty clothes hampers and toilets are one and the same? [more inside]
posted by item on Jul 21, 2011 - 30 answers

cat vs sleep.

What to do with early morning kitty? GF is increasingly upset. [more inside]
posted by Jacen on Jul 9, 2011 - 34 answers

I greatly angered the Japanese manager...

The waitress got 1 item wrong in my sushi take-out order. The manager came by and harshly yelled at the waitress in full view! How can I ensure the waitress is not punished for a very minor mistake? [more inside]
posted by Kruger5 on Jun 22, 2011 - 21 answers

Burnt Out, Pissed. Would like to change that.

How can I be less of a jerk when I feel like the universe is lobbing lemons at my head? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 26, 2011 - 22 answers

Who got angry at Space Ghost and had to leave?

Who got angry at Space Ghost and had to leave? [more inside]
posted by Judith Butlerian Jihad on Feb 15, 2011 - 6 answers

I'm not The Hulk. Really. I promise.

Got my student evals back, and all my students seem to think I'm angry all the time. [more inside]
posted by King Bee on Jan 28, 2011 - 51 answers

I'm really not. Really.

My friend asked if I was bisexual and I am feeling really angry about it. Should I be mad at her? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 18, 2010 - 39 answers

oh its human relations, work and money, and health and fitness, and all the rest, so I guess its a grab bag

I don't know how to "handle" stress nor do I know how to explain to anyone how bad it is. [more inside]
posted by stormygrey on Sep 15, 2010 - 19 answers

Purring with rage

Addendum to this question... will my cat become bitter and angry from being crated for so long? [more inside]
posted by torisaur on Aug 29, 2010 - 9 answers

How do I stop the tears from flowing?

How do you handle crying when you're actually raging to kill someone inside? [more inside]
posted by astapasta24 on Aug 21, 2010 - 23 answers

Scary Neighbor Or My Bad?

What should I do about my angry new neighbor? [more inside]
posted by thinkpiece on Aug 4, 2010 - 49 answers

In vino veritas?

Am I justified in being angry/hurt? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 26, 2010 - 41 answers

Angry, aggressive breakup songs, please!

Please help me make a mix disc of angry, energetic break up songs for my friend who's man done her wrong. [more inside]
posted by MexicanYenta on Jun 18, 2010 - 75 answers

No True Scotsman punches an American in the face.

A few years back, my friend Russell (mid-twenties, American, white, male) was in Scotland, at a bus stop. It was late at night, he'd been drinking, and some guy (mid-twenties, British, white, male) came up and angrily asked him "Are you of Scottish descent?" Russell raised his hands and eyebrows in a confused "Whoa, no idea what you're on about" gesture and said, "Buddy, you got the wrong guy." The man then punched Russell in the face. WHY? [more inside]
posted by Greg Nog on Mar 31, 2010 - 48 answers

Targets Wanted (or "I'm a dick")

I grew up with a pretty mean guy for a father. Thanks to my therapist, I have come to realize that "abusive" does not necessarily mean "illegal," and while his conduct was never the second, it was definitely the first. I'm certain many people grew up in far worse situations, but he still screwed me up, and I still get the bill. The bill comes in many forms, but one is that I'm very prone to anger, and really nasty anger at that. I'm wondering how I can either express or repress this. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 27, 2010 - 45 answers

Why is my Russian Dwarf Hamster so irritable lately?

Why is my Russian Dwarf Hamster so irritable lately? [more inside]
posted by Jimmie on Nov 19, 2009 - 6 answers

PILL MAKE ME ANGRY

So, I'm trying the Depo Provera hormone shot birth control for the first time. It's been about 2 weeks since my first shot, and I'm experiencing some weird effects which may or may not be related to the hormones now coursing through my veins. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 27, 2009 - 12 answers

Why do I get so angry when I drink?

Why do I get so angry when I drink? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 17, 2009 - 46 answers

I'm so over this roommate drama.

So, I have a roommate. I love her, we usually get along just fine, but recently we argued over some financial stuff and now we're not really on speaking terms. How the heck should I handle this? (Long post, long story) [more inside]
posted by wild like kudzu on Aug 1, 2009 - 24 answers

Help a secret smoker quit for good, and stop lying

Stopping an intermittent secret cigarette habit that I lie about to my wife. How do I control my intermittent smoking problem, and how do I placate my wife who won't let me talk to her about it? Longer explanation below. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 14, 2009 - 28 answers

MY GIRLFRIEND IS ANGRY A LOT AND I DON'T KNOW HOW TO DEAL

How do I deal with my angry girlfriend? [more inside]
posted by defmute on Jun 24, 2009 - 46 answers

Why can't I not be a bitch to my boyfriend?

How do I stop feeling jealous of my boyfriend? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 8, 2009 - 9 answers

How to survive this horrible job one day at a time?

My job is making me miserable. I need some short-term coping strategies. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 18, 2008 - 26 answers

The bitter drinker

How can I stop being an angry drunk? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 2, 2008 - 26 answers

Taming of the Who?

Help me find some good movies in which the protagonist is an angry bitch-on-wheels, who eventually sweetens up by film's end. [more inside]
posted by np312 on Aug 19, 2007 - 26 answers

Hat smashing movie and tv clips?

Can anyone point me towards movie or tv clips that involve punching someone in the face through a straw boater held up in front of them or any other comedic hat smashing? [more inside]
posted by Ohdemah on Aug 8, 2007 - 12 answers

Dealing with a tardy cow-orker.

Help with a perpetually tardy co-worker. [more inside]
posted by crunchland on Sep 15, 2005 - 27 answers

Angering Bulls

Regarding rodeo: How do they make bulls angry enough to want to kick and jump and run around to get a guy off his back? Specific method or general torture?
posted by bob sarabia on Aug 16, 2004 - 10 answers

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