"I know, Brian, but you are doing a good job, and nobody said this would all be easy."
"I just feel like crying or screaming or teeing off on someone right now...like I am going to lose control."
"Take it from someone who has been there...it will get easier. You have a lot of good things going for you; you are a handsome young man, you are hard working, and you will appreciate it all so much more when you get there...and you will."
"Thanks, dad. I love you."