Self-pity and bitterness are sneaky emotions.
A pack of 14 year olds will stroke your head for roughly 36 hours before telling you to snap out of it (Cher-style!) and linking arms with you to drag you into your next adventure (or misadventure).
Why is it when we get to be adults we suddenly think others have a right to wallow until they become grumpy old people?
Let me start the battle cry…”SNAP OUT OF IT!”
Now carry on…