Your self-awareness is the key to your own happiness. By knowing who you are, you can decide where you want to go in life.
It was quick and painless and not as bad as you predicted. Now that you've been spared from suffering through it, put aside your surprise and start to take advantage of your good fortune. The universe gave you a break, now it's up to you to make sure that you don't find yourself in this situation again. Start putting things in place to ensure that history doesn't repeat itself.
People with poor soft skills, such as an inability to get along well with others, can be very disruptive. Soft skills are not optional; they are necessary. If someone is being disruptive, it might be time to address their soft skill development.