Do not cut off his lessons and send him away
Fri Oct 6, 2017 1:02pm

toooo abruptly. Ease him out. How? Suggestions: You have "gone out of business." "Moving." "Bad news from your physician." "House has been condemned." "Piano was repossessed." A friend of mine has a nephew that matches your description of the lad. They are concerned about the kid blaming everyone but himself for his nonstop failings. Arrogant and some very deep seated angry resentment. It's scarey.

  • ExamplePikes, Fri Oct 6 12:54pm
    I have an adult student who informed me last lesson, he bought his first gun. He has serious anger management issues. He becomes red faced with hysteria at any correction. He sits still and seethes,... more
    • Do not cut off his lessons and send him away — PH👏🏾👏🏾EY, Fri Oct 6 1:02pm
    • But I'll play... So, is that individual LESS dangerous to the people around him if he has 4 guns instead of 8?
      • Absolutely not. Sia☺giah, Fri Oct 6 11:39pm
        My husband owns a bazillion firearms. Once upon a time, he only owned two. He is not more nor less "dangerous" now than when he only owned two. The volume of firearms one owns is NOT indicative of... more
      • Well it depends.PH👀EY, Fri Oct 6 6:49pm
        If one is an out of shape 64 year old, maybe 4. And that is pushing it. Somehow the Patsy "thought" he would be of greater virility if he lugged into the snipers' lairs 24 heavy fully automatics. But ... more