Anger Management Strategies

When conflicts arise that are difficult to contain or that become destructive, beginning counseling in a safe and neutral environment can be a way to make sense of the many layers of what is happening.

The aim is to develop communication that is non-threatening and not blaming or manipulative.

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Men and Anger

Anger is a strong emotion that tells us we are under a threat or under a perceived threat. As such it is very helpful and important for our self-protection.

A problem arises however when anger is responded to automatically rather than taking a moment to make sense of the threat, or to check how real the threat is. In this case anger may be 'acted out' in the form of an angry response that risks being abusive or violent, and the risk of creating more problems and damaging relationships.

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