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When where and why we get peeved

shutterstock_210042937We’re human, and we can’t blame a mental illness on outbursts of rage, irritability, or anything else for that matter.

Here is a list of things that peeve me, and any other “normal” person with a mental illness:

When

  1. When people steal my toothpaste
  2. When I check my bag for my keys over and over
  3. When I have a fine point pen instead of a medium point pen.

Where

  1. In a public bathroom
  2. In line waiting to board a plane
  3. In the company conference room.

Why

  1. Why do some people not signal when changing lanes
  2. Why do I think about taking a trip to NYC and not book a ticket
  3. Why do I pluck my moustache instead of waxing it
  4. Why do I eat cheese every day…

When, where, and why are you peeved?

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When where and why we get peeved


Erica Loberg

Erica Loberg was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. She attended Columbia University in New York and graduated with a BA in English. She is a published poet and author of Inside the Insane, Screaming at the Void, What Men Should Know About Women, What Women Should Know About Men, Diamonds From The Rough and Undressed.


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Loberg, E. (2014). When where and why we get peeved. Psych Central. Retrieved on November 14, 2019, from https://blogs.psychcentral.com/manic-depression/2014/09/26/when-where-and-why-we-get-peeved/

 

Last updated: 30 Sep 2014
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