I can only say maybe 2-3 times.
I re-acted badly, and I was a tad younger(30's).
I think it's quite human, normally it will happen when a person feels they are 'stuck'...Frustration plays a big part, and there are times it just happens.
We are not perfect, so go into damage control, when you can....I have learned NOT to make a big deal out of it.
That makes others really 'milk' the problem.....and that means it then can spiral out of control.