Everyone has to deal with a few pricks now and then, but it’s how you handle those thorny situations when they arise that matters.
Things people say or do can get under your skin.
It can be abrasive. It can be irritating.
But it can be overcome.
Just like a skin rash or allergic reaction, it’s not going to get better if you scratch at it and dig your nails into it — you’ll just make it worse.