Guys, I apologize for egging on about this whole manners thing. My etiquette and Botox articles were/are taking a while to complete, hence, the fixation in decorum (and frowning).

While doing research, I came across this quote:

“Being married does not give you freedom to ignore your manners.”

I got reminded of how, at the airport a few months ago, I noticed a woman snapping at her husband for apparently not finding something in her purse. Immediately I promised myself, “I will never treat my husband that way.” The woman, by the way, later on happily leaned against her spouse’s arm while waiting for boarding. All the more I was struck by the prospect of treating A. with respectโ€ฆconsistently. For if someone is capable of giving you love and comfort, it’s only proper to reciprocate by being mindful of how you treat that person.

Now, the challenge hereโ€”and why I’m even writing about thisโ€”is that I come from a family whose members are known to be impatient, impulsive, and quick to angerโ€ฆincluding myself. There lies the importance of the aforementioned resolution….and again, I make that promise to be my best.

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