Don’t Blow Your Secondhand Smoke on Me!

How cigarettes in public spaces unleashed my inner Grumpy.

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No more Mr. Nice Guy — not that I’ve ever really qualified for that title.

I was already hyper-sensitive and easily annoyed as a kid, but my mother’s brand of tough-love discipline usually kept my grumpy outbursts in check. Over the course of my adulthood, however, my inner…