I consider anger management to be Personal Growth 101 whether you think you have an anger problem or not, or you live with someone who does. Anger mismanagement causes pain in two profound ways. First, the anger mismanagement itself causes great distress in the individual who struggles with it. Second, failing to use the anger adaptively means that the issues around which we get angry, and the relationships they impact, will continue to fester.
In my next post we’ll start to unpack how to express anger well, in ways that are healthy, in order to capitalize on the energy it provides in service of your goals and relationships .