On occasion, I like to make confessions about things I have done, that I’m not proud of. Not only do I feel better but I also show everyone that I’m far from perfect and that I make mistakes. This helps people to realize that they are not alone.
Today I want to confess that I lost my temper with Elliott Richard last night.
He wasn’t listening and was whining about everything. I raised my voice to him more than once. I’m ashamed because he’s not feeling well and his anxiety is through the roof.
Instead of being more patient a day understanding, I yelled at him because I simply couldn’t take anymore. Now, I had given him multiple chances to stop and all I did was raise me vioce above his. However, I raised my voice period. That’s something that I don’t like to do.
It was unproductive and accomplished nothing more than further upsetting Elliott and making things worse. It also made me feel horrible as well.
Having said that, I’m only human. I’m tasked with a huge amount of responsibility and under a great deal of stress. While that’s not excuse to raise my voice to any of my kids, it’s a reminded that I have my limits.
I like to think that I can go for ever and cope with anything. However, the truth is that I’m human and not super human, by any means.
Losing my cool is bound to happen.
However, it’s something that I will stride to repeat as few times as humanly possible.
This was posted via WordPress for Android, courtesy of Samsungs Galaxy S III. Please forgive any typos. I do know how to spell but auto-correct hate me.
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