Aimed at parents, [these tips from Zenhabits.net](http://zenhabits.net/2007/05/how-to-become-a-patient-parent/ ) are equally applicable to being a good pairing partner. Just swap out “child” for “pairing partner” or “pair”.
Count to 10. This one really works. When you feel yourself getting frustrated or angry, stop. Count slowly to 10 (you can do this in your [...]