More on anger

Yesterday, even after having an excellent day with my daughter, just before sleeping (when she expresses her tiredness by horsing around and just being disruptive) she avoided combing her hair by running around. I lost it and threatened her that I would cut her hair as short as mine since she really didn’t want to take care of long hair. She didn’t want her hair that short, so she relented. But then, I was so angry, that when it was finally time to pray (night prayers) I refused to play a game that we usually play (where I have to find her) because I was so upset. That made her upset as well… and after prayer (which was so ironic because I really didn’t feel like praying) I began to leave. Thankfully, my daughter cried for me, and we were able to reconcile by me telling her a story (as I usually do). I really felt like a terrible (angry) father yesterday.

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About NAyK

I'm an Indian. I'm a Christian. I teach Theology at SAIACS, Bangalore, India. I am married, and I have a daughter.
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