Takeaways from a holiday weekend

Everyone deserves love and kindness. Even assholes.
  1. Nobody's perfect
  2. You are entitled to your thoughts and feelings
  3. You aren't entitled to share your thoughts and feelings if it hurts someone else because that is the definition of an asshole
  4. Some people are just assholes
  5. People are in danger of becoming lifetime assholes if no one ever calls them out
  6. It really hurts when someone you love doesn't stand up for you
  7. Sometimes you have to remind people that they need to stand up for you
  8. To avoid a screaming fight, express that reminder while calm and sober
  9. It's OK to preserve your emotional health by limiting contact with assholes
  10. Moscow Mules are deliciously refreshing