Authored by William G. DeFoore, Ph.D.
Angry people can be hard to handle and even dangerous, and you're not sure what they're going to do next. They can be abusive and extremely difficult to live with or work with.
That doesn't mean they are bad through and through, it just means you better know how to take care of yourself when you're dealing with them.
The angry man or woman in your life might even be someone you love, or you may be the one who's angry. The main thing to remember is that anger is a natural, healthy emotion that most people don't know how to handle very well.
You will learn all about healthy anger and how to express it in healthy ways, on this web site.
You will feel better about yourself and other people as well, after using the resources of this web site. Give yourself the gift of understanding, by reading this page and following the recommendations.
Good question! Here are some answers:
We could go on, of course, but I think that gives us a good overview of angry people.
If you see yourself in the above description, you need some anger management help of your own! Don't even bother trying to "fix" somebody else until you have taken responsibility for your part. Managing your own anger is an essential part of dealing with abusive relationships.
What happens in a person's life that makes them so angry? Here's a short list--(for more indepth information, go here):
Anger problems can result from a huge variety of causes, even adult attention deficit disorder can lead to issues with anger managment.
Okay, enough about the angry people...now let's talk about how you can deal with them so that you don't have to worry about them.
The first priority here is that you take care of yourself (and your children, if they are involved). If you live with an angry man or woman, it can be really hard to decide whether to leave or stay. Read on, and these tips will help you decide.
Assuming you or your children are not in physical danger, here are some things you can do:
You know what? You can do this! How do I know? Because I don't think you would be on this site or at this point on this page if you didn't have a good heart and a strong desire for things to be better.
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