We all get passionate about things at time and it is easy to allow some provocation to get under our skin.
I acknowledge absolutely your good intentions
You have accepted this reminder as a gentleman
I respect and thank you for this.
ps do not think you are on your own — I struggle with my own passions!
However, as a boy, if my father thought I was out of line — he beat me!
He had a book on child rearing by Joseph Stalin.
It said “Spare the rod and spoil the child” on the front in Russian!