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Anger Management Blog
Latest Pages and Visitor Contributed Stories

Authored by William G. DeFoore, Ph.D.



This Anger Management Resource Blog is my journal of latest web site updates and insights. It will always let you know when new Web pages are created and what they're about--many of those new pages are stories contributed by visitors just like you!

You will also see updates on anger management in the news, along with my commentaries. I will also pass along fun, uplifting links to help you shift to the brighter side of life.

And of course, I'll keep you up-to-date on the latest anger management resources available to you and your family.

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Recent Articles

  1. Completely Confused By 20 Year Old Son's Behavior

    Jul 06, 22 08:59 AM

    My son is 20 years old. He is extremely intelligent. He excelled in school and was at the top of his high school senior class. He was accepted into every

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  2. Walking on Eggshells

    Oct 25, 21 05:12 PM

    Hello, I’ve been married for 29 years. We have 2 sons. Our problem is my husband’s anger issues. The least little thing will set him off and he goes on

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  3. Anger Directed Toward Budding Adult Child

    Oct 13, 21 08:07 AM

    Most of the time my anger outbursts are directed toward my soon to be 20 year old daughter who lives at home. She has gotten over the outbursts that

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Completely Confused By 20 Year Old Son's Behavior

My son is 20 years old. He is extremely intelligent. He excelled in school and was at the top of his high school senior class. He was accepted into every

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Walking on Eggshells

Hello, I’ve been married for 29 years. We have 2 sons. Our problem is my husband’s anger issues. The least little thing will set him off and he goes on

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Anger Directed Toward Budding Adult Child

Most of the time my anger outbursts are directed toward my soon to be 20 year old daughter who lives at home. She has gotten over the outbursts that

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I Am An Abusive Mother And Not Sure If I Deserve To Live

Two days ago I was advised by my 34 year old brilliant, professional, successful daughter that I neglected her emotional needs. She says I am mean, and

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Is It Worth It To Keep Going?

I am a 20 year old student, my boyfriend is 23. We’ve been dating for 2 years this month. Our relationship is mostly good, and I know we both dearly love

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I Threw My Phone Again

Hi Dr. DeFoore. I hope that you can help me or provide me some possible solutions to the way I problematically handle my anger. I love my boyfriend and

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I'm Asking My Angry Son To Leave

My son is 24. We lost a very close family friend to suicide 2 1/2 years ago. Since then, he has not been the same. He is angry and flies off the handle

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Sober Grief

I am sure everyone will agree with me that 2020 has been quite the year! For me personally, it got worse before it got better. In June of this year,

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Getting Hit By Lightning

Long story short for both of us. I started meditation about 6 weeks ago but could not come up with any reasons for the intense anger that I was becoming

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My Husband Blames Me For Things Not My Fault

My husband goes to AA. When he is really stressed, he blames me. For instance, he is scheduled for a hernia repair operation tomorrow. He is supposed

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Abusive Boyfriend And Potential Mental Illness

I am a 20 year old in college, and my boyfriend and I have known each other for eight years, been together seriously for nearly five years now. Since

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Verbally Abusive And Very Aggressive

Hello, I have a long distance relationship for 2 years (we broke up for 6 months in the middle of it). The relationship started in distance, we are

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Double Trouble

Our son has an addiction problem which caused his wife to file for a divorce. He moved in with us over a year ago while his divorce proceedings were and

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Disrespectful Nearly 20 Year Old Son

I have been a single parent since near the birth of my youngest child who is now close to 20. I have an older child who is 23 and at Med School. My

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Angry Situationship Girl

Please forgive my grammar and punctuation in advance. I’ll give the short version of this story. This is a typical boy meets girl story, where girl

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My New Wife & My Daughters Cannot Get Along

I met my new wife shortly after a rocky divorce. My daughters were 3 and 7. The woman whom I would eventually marry was the ideal companion and nurturer

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Left Abusive Relationship But Thinking Of Going Back - Am I Crazy?

My husband and I have been married 5 months, together 6 years. The entire relationship has started on physical abuse and has since touched every category

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13 Year Old Son's Aggressive Behaviour

Our son has only just turned 13, but he is showing increasing signs of aggressive behaviour (pushing past us in the hallway en route to his bedroom when

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Physically, Mentally, Verbally Abused From Husband

My spouse is very controlling, I have to wear my hair a certain way, color it a certain color, wear certain clothes he approves of. If I don't, he belittles

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Abusive Partner Or Abusive Me?

Thank you so much for what you do. I am happy I found this site. I am currently in an abusive relationship, both physically, mentally, financially,

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I Try To See The Best In Others

I am a 26 year old woman who has been in a long term relationship with my boyfriend for about 6 years. We moved in together about 3 years ago and that's

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Am I Making Assumptions About His Drinking?

Hello, My name is Violet. I'm 23 yrs. old and I'm wondering what I should do in now knowing that Jamie, my 26 yr. old boyfriend of five years, is in

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Drama, Drama, Drama

This story is not funny. However, I believe it needs to be told. My son, who is now 27, has a 6 year old daughter with a woman, 30 yrs. old, who is about

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Grief Over My Husband Breaks Me

Hi I am Anu, as my husband lovingly called me. I lost my husband a month and a half back and since then have been a total wreck. I just can’t control

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One Year Later Still Sad & Angry

My darling man was paranoid about my previous life of promiscuity. But I knew I wouldn’t stray with him. I am loyal, and because I have dated many men,

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Time To Deal With The Monster Within

Hello, & thank you for this site. I hope it will help me. I'm coming up fast on the age of 50, and can't remember ever not having a zero – mach7 anger

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Should I Marry Him Even Though He's Abusive?

Hello. I am in deep love with a man who has shown me a different world. I have two children from my previous relationship. I met my now fiancé about

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Always Willing To Grow

I am similar to an angry version of Dori, from the movie Finding Nemo. I forget more than I remember. I have a great attention to detail in some memories,

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Road Rage Battle - Hopeless And Fed Up

I'm a rule follower in life and that's no exception while on the road. I'd elect to go the speed limit and follow traffic laws as intended for all motorists

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Great Info On Anger & Your Health

This infographic covers all the important points, and gives you some guidance about how to be healthy even though you have anger!

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Dangerously In Love With A Broken Man

I fell in love with a broken man. He was kind enough to help me when I found myself in a rough spot. He too was in a rough spot. Together all we had

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Counseling Works Better Than Pills For Chronic Pain


You or a loved one have chronic pain? This article shows how counseling is more helpful than medication to help with that!

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I Can't Do Anything Without It Triggering A Fight

I have been with my fiancé for five and a half years. Everything was great in the beginning. It was when we moved in together that everything changed.

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Don't Touch My Food!

This is not about me, it is about my 51 year old son. We had an episode last night that really caused me a lot of worry and hurt. When fixing our plates

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My Experience With Anger Management Issues

Ever since I was a young kid I recall becoming easily bothered by things that seemed to breeze past others. Something as simple as my favorite show not

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Become A Spiritual Warrior!

spiritual warrior
Tranform your natural warrior spirit (we're born with one) into a spiritual warrior, when you align your healthy anger with your good heart and your values.

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Losing Myself In A Sea of Anger

I'm 29. My birth mom has always had a substance abuse problem. She lost custody of me at age 9, and my two younger half siblings, one was 3 and one was

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A New Beginning

A new year brings great changes and challenges for me. This year has its ups and downs, with managing and trying to become a better man for my family.

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Should I Keep Giving Money To My 20 Year Old Son?

I've been on this website to talk about my son before. I'm a lone parent of 2 (now young adults). I've done everything for them and made sure they had

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Overwhelming Feelings Of Anger

Hi, I'm seventeen years old and I suffer with really bad anger issues. Anything makes me the slightest bit angry, whether it's missing a bus or dropping

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Is It Worth Trying To Save?

I was married once before and had a 3 year old when I connected with a former high school friend who is now my husband. Our relationship seemed great,

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Held Hostage In My Own Home

Thank you for this forum. I have many of the same issues with problem adult children I see on this forum and I too am at a loss for what to do. My

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Bipolar And Abuse

Last July I fell in love with an incredibly sweet man and we got married in December. I knew he had a history of being an abuser but I also egotistically

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Where Did I Go Wrong?

I raised my 2 kids by myself from when my son was a baby and my daughter was aged 2. I'm in a professional working role so was able to take part-time

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A Never Ending Race Of Trying To Free Myself

It was my first year in college. I was in a relationship with a girl called Karen. At first it was good. Then a little bit of negativity was taking place

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To Stay With Him Or To Re-Build My Life

Hi all, I have been with my partner on and off for nearly three years now. He is 25 and I am 23. When we first met, we clicked. However, He used to sell

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Can People Change?

My boyfriend and I have been together for only 9 months. A love so rare. So strong. Best friends. Inseparable. But when he drinks, his mind gets warped

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He Refuses To Leave My House

I'm in a 2 month relationship with a Japanese guy and we're living together in my own house. He was well mannered, loving and understanding during the

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