When you’re stuck in a frustrating, same-old-same-old way of relating to somebody, the bad news is that (no matter how hard you try) you can’t change the way the other person acts. The very good news is that you can change the way you react. Choose to react differently, and everything changes.
“Nothing changes if nothing changes.” Unknown
“Let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think.” Romans 12:2