Anger

Understanding Anger Can Empower Women to Live Authentic Lives

Understanding Anger Can Empower Women to Live Authentic Lives
Has anger ever taken the best of you? Have you ever regretted your reaction because you felt out of control? Did shame overwhelm you after these incidents? You are not the only one. Many of us women with a “temper” go through this. This can definitely make us feel powerless. Expressing Anger Is Not Socially Acceptable for Women We women are raised to think that anger is an ugly emotion, and this perpetuates the shame that comes with anger. Due to this, some of us don’t express our anger and keep it bottled up most of the time. On the other end of the spectrum are some us who ...
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Relationship Killers: Anger and Resentment

Relationship Killers: Anger and Resentment
Anger hurts. It’s a reaction to not getting what we want or need. Anger escalates to rage when we feel assaulted or threatened. It could be physical, emotional, or abstract, such as an attack on our reputation. When we react disproportionately to our present circumstance, it’s because we’re really reacting to something in our past event — often from childhood. Codependents have problems with anger. They have a lot of it for good reason, and they don’t know how to express it effectively. They’re frequently in relationships with people who contribute less that they do, who break promises a...
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Codependency Causes Anger and Resentment: 8 Tips on Anger Management

Codependency Causes Anger and Resentment: 8 Tips on Anger Management
Managing anger is essential to success in work and relationships. Codependents have a lot of anger they don’t know how to manage it effectively. They’re frequently partner with people who contribute less than they do, who break promises and commitments, violate their boundaries, or disappointment or betray them. Symptoms of codependency, such as denial, dependency, lack of boundaries, and dysfunctional communication, contribute to anger. Because of dependency, codependents attempt to control others in order to feel better, rather than to initiate effective action. But when people don’t do what...
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