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Anger management

imsotired

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hi guys i need your opinion on something.

Since my dog is old i still take him for walks (not long) as he needs excise like us. where i live there is a school nearby where some kids walk to school. today i was walking my dog (Simba )FYI and since he is stubborn to get into the house i was waiting for these children with a dad to pass and the dad just looked at him closing his lips together(hope that made sense). i wanted to yell and shout at him so bad but he had already passes me. when i got home i said that fkn man and hes so miserable. can any of you give me tips on how to not get angry with people when they look at him. i try to reflect on it but it doesnt seem to work. ugggh!!!
 

Cuchculan

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As long as nobody is actually doing you any harm, as in hurting you or your dog, there is no reason to be angry really. People will always look and some might even say things. They are only words. You were doing the right thing. Waiting until they passed. I find if we simply smile / laugh it annoys such people. In other words they know we are not caring about their actions. Bit like something calling me a name. If I smile, they will be confused. Wondering why am I smiling when they just insulted me? I don't lower myself to their level. This can really annoy them. My whole reaction is not what they were expecting.
 

TruthHurts

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hi guys i need your opinion on something.

Since my dog is old i still take him for walks (not long) as he needs excise like us. where i live there is a school nearby where some kids walk to school. today i was walking my dog (Simba )FYI and since he is stubborn to get into the house i was waiting for these children with a dad to pass and the dad just looked at him closing his lips together(hope that made sense). i wanted to yell and shout at him so bad but he had already passes me. when i got home i said that fkn man and hes so miserable. can any of you give me tips on how to not get angry with people when they look at him. i try to reflect on it but it doesnt seem to work. ugggh!!!
I have a little dog that gets so excited to go to the park, bike trail etc he normally has his tongue out with kind of a smile on his face people always seem to think that he is tired and make commits that dog is tired that dog needs water! He is the one running me all over the place not the other way around haha he walks me. " I pretty much try to let him do what he wants to I'm just there to keep him safe" One day a lady was walking with her son she says that dog is tired the kid says no mom that dog is happy he is smiling. Sometimes people have blockers up to only see what they want to see it's best to just move along and continue on having fun.
 
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