Five Options for Managing Anger

Becoming Proactive in Response to Frustrations

Season 2, Episode 57

When you feel angry, you are not bound to raw reactions.You can make well-informed choices regarding your use of anger. In this segment, we will identify five basic choices you have as you experience anger. Knowing your options (both healthy and unhealthy), you can become more effective in keeping anger within reasonable boundaries.

Five Options for Managing Anger

by Les Carter, Ph. D. | MarriagePath Radio

Something to Think about

In this episode, we identified that:

  • Suppressing anger is a choice, just as assertiveness is a choice.
  • If you are inclined to become harsh in your anger, that is not the result of an uncontrollable impulse. You are responsible for how it comes out.
  • Managing anger is a matter of personal initiative, as opposed to hoping others will cooperate with you.

Let's Talk

“If managing your anger is indeed a choice, why do you suppose so many people struggle with making wise choices?”

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