Seeing into the Other’s Anger

Applying Objectivity So You Can Remain Stable

Season 2, Episode 87

When someone is inappropriately angry toward you, it is easy to become pulled into the raw mood of the moment. As a contrast, if you can learn to recognize what is truly pushing that person’s anger along, you can develop objective understanding that prevents you from responding in your own maladaptive reactions.

Seeing into the Other's Anger

by Les Carter, Ph. D. | MarriagePath Radio

Something to Think about

In this episode, we established that:

  • Angry people are commonly drawing upon fear and insecurity as they display their emotion.
  • Often that person’s anger represents a lack of self-awareness, but if you maintain objectivity you can remain steady.
  • Seeing into the other person’s anger can be a crucial step toward maintaining healthy relationship boundaries.

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