Originally Posted by FretlessMainly
If you're not bitter, you haven't been in the music business for long enough.
Only if you grant the sorry a-holes the power to aggravate you. If I find myself in a band with a flake and it appears that flake is more liability than asset, instead of letting that get to me, I'll start looking for another place to play. If the BL is too thick or otherwise attached to them to see the flake for what they are, I can't allow that to frustrate me, I just move on and leave the crap in my rear view mirror.
You are the only individual who can make yourself bitter or angry. By blaming it on someone else you are granting them that power over you.