Several extremely popular anime of the last 5 years fall into the survival game genre, including .
Then I made a conscious effort to invite friends over for dinner, ask a neighbor to help me move my couch, and chat with the other moms at drop-off.
Slowly, my sense that I had a contagious disease lifted, and I found myself expanding my definition of what makes a family.
"Read the e-mail again in the morning, and make sure it says exactly what you mean." Don't be snide, angry, or sarcastic.
Try for a pleasant and courteous tone even if you don't feel that way.
But no matter how right I felt I was, deep down in my heart I knew: Being in constant fight mode was horrible for my kids, and it was making me even more miserable.