Lowering Your Expectations

Here’s something I’m passionate about: drivers should indicate when they are turning or changing lanes. I get really upset when I’m about to step out into the road and a jeep careens around the corner in front of me, or when I’m driving and a car slows down in front of me for no apparent reason, and then veers off to the side.

I can easily justify my anger because the law is on my side, and most people probably agree with me and feel similar to an extent. So, if I’m right and they’re wrong, why am I the one who’s upset? The non-indicator is most likely oblivious to the whole thing and happily continuing on with their day. I’m feeling upset and irritable, and while I’m in this state I’m disconnected from the people and things that are actually important to me.

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