Let's face it: when it comes to relating, it's a sea of bumper cars out there!
It helps if you can have a sense of humor and some Face Reading insights into what makes people tick. That way you understand why they do what they do, know what to expect, and be a little less frustrated in dealing with others. Call it mental health first aid - it allows you to maintain your sanity and shift your expectations because you realize they are not acting like that just to drive you crazy. They are simply being who they are.