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We provide anger management articles in this blog to help you learn ways to manage and control your anger and rage in ways that keep you healthy. Also for couples and families to be safe.

Healthy Confrontation Anger Management

Kind And Firm Healthy Confrontation Not mean and firm. Not verbal abuse. Not kind and soft. Not mean and soft. King and firm. The key to a healthy confrontation is that it is BOTH kind and firm. Relationship therapists use tools for healthy confrontation all the time. The following guidelines will give you some tools to help…

Mean And Soft Confrontation Anger Management

Anger Management Confrontation: Mean & Soft Some people have a patter of using mean and soft confrontation for their anger management. This is the worst combination. These people yell and scream and lost their temper. They start their confrontations with explosive anger. But then later they give in and get walked on. Many relationship therapists working…

Anger Management Confrontation: Kind & Soft

Anger Management Confrontation: Soft & Kind One way we teach in anger management confrontation is to do it with kindness and in a softer tone. Some people hate confrontation so much that when they do confront, they water it down so much that no message gets through. Often these people don’t want to hurt the…

Anger Management Assertiveness

Assertiveness In Anger Management Classes When teaching anger management group clients how to be assertive in their communications, we often use the three “F’s” to characterize it: facts, feelings, and fair requests. One of the most important components of an assertive statement is a description of what you might observe: things you see, hear, feel,…

Separating Anger Management Facts Verses Filter

If you are going to learn to control you anger, it is very important that you learn to distinguish facts from filters. You have to separate your thoughts from the objective facts of a situation. As you continue to use your anger log you will start to understand the difference between facts and the filter….

Anger Management Counseling Facts

Facts are what our eyes, ears and touch tell us and our filter is the way we think about and interpret these facts. Anger Management counseling facts are things that happen, and our filter is the lens that we use to see those things. Our filters are like glasses that we wear to see the facts. When things…

How can I manage my own anger?

How can I manage my own anger? Buying time: practical ways to calm down. When you feel the first surge of anger boiling up inside you, pause for a moment. Think about what has made you angry, think about the consequences of exploding in a rage and then choose how to respond. Delaying your reaction…

Anger Management Option Direct Confrontation

Anger Management Option: Direct Confrontation Direct confrontation is very hard to do, but it can be extremely effective when done well. The idea behind direct confrontation in anger management counseling is that you sit down with someone face-to-face and tell them directly what your problem is, without being explosive. This method works well in relationship…

Anger Management Option Passive Aggression

Anger Management Option Expressing passive aggression is an anger management option. This kind of anger is very different. Passive aggression is indirect. You might avoid someone completely. You might talk behind their back. Or you might do something sneaky to get at them in an indirect way. Most counselors and therapists in marriage suggest otherwise….

Anger Management Option Stuffing Anger

Stuffing Anger An option for dealing with anger is stuffing anger. Instead of outwardly blowing up, you hold your anger in. On the outside you may not look angry, but inside you are boiling, gritting your teeth. The systems can come out in depression or addictions. You “suck it up” or “hold it in.” You…