No relationship is ever easy, I know.
I'm sure you are right about males going through bad spells, but why should they? Surely it's not beyond the realms of possibility to be just a little respectful. It's easy to hide behind the excuse of 'growing up' and 'entering adulthood', but in the end it's always down to choices, which were made badly.
Of course it will be me sometimes, maybe most of the time, I don't know? However I know I could have avoided coming across a brat in those occasions. It was down to choices, ones which I made badly. See Dumbledore's quote in my signature.
I know. But it's not the choices you make at 20, George!
He Has no idea what he is doing right now, or What life really is. He just needs time! And remember that he Has no idea how bad his behaviour is coming across! He doesn't realize how bad it is and looks!
This must be tough on you, but it too shall pass! You will see!
Nobody should be hold responsible in the long term for What they did at 20 y.o.
Very worthy of my sis, see?