As the attack of a hostess at a New York City restaurant who simply asked for the required proof of vaccination attests, more and more adults are acting irrationally. If you are witnessing more of these temper tantrums – or in the case of the NYC incident, assaults ― during the pandemic, you are not alone. Not a day goes by without a news story of short-fused grownups acting like spoiled kids in restaurants, on airplanes and in other customer-service venues.
According to The Wall Street Journal, at home, at work and in public, people are having meltdowns during the grueling COVID-19 pandemic, which should have been improving instead of getting worse. Tempers are flaring and folks are taking out their frustration on anyone in their way.