How To Manage Frustration
by Alex Lickerman
It’s an uncomfortable paradox that the people closest to us often frustrate us the most. My theory about this is that we all have a certain level of tolerance for frustration that diminishes with repeated exposure to a situation or a person we find frustrating. Thus we more easily manage our frustration at the beginning of a frustrating experience and with people we’ve only just met, but as time passes and our frustration continues, our ability to manage it steadily decreases.