I am a huge fan of Dear Prudence. As in not having missed a column or chat in the last five years. (Probably even longer.) For a student of human nature, it’s a most excellent read. And usually pretty amusing. Suddenly the annoying people in my life don’t seem all that bad in comparison to what some people have experienced.
Unfortunately, though, sometimes people write in about things that they find absolutely appalling and I realize that those are things I have actually done. So, according to the audience of Dear Prudence here are 5 reasons why I am very, very rude: