Vinita, OK asked in Personal Injury for Oklahoma

Q: If you turn 18 and if your 17 year old sibling taunts you the point of anger,can you hit them legally?

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Peter N. Munsing

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A: no. Look at articles on how to control your feelings. Talk to a counselor if you can.

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/fulfillment-any-age/201511/the-best-way-react-insult

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/communication-success/201409/how-successfully-handle-aggressive-and-controlling-people

good luck! Possible approach: you are learning a life skill that will be useful in the future as your sibling isn't the only hemorroid in the world. Hopefully they will grow out of it. The others you meet may not, so it's good to learn and they gave you the opportunity.

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