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Be Angry

Recently, while I was teaching on the subject of anger management to a group of young therapists, one of them chimed out, "Therapy is not Jerry Springer!" I laughed, and of course had to include this truism in a blog. So, here we are and today I'd like to talk about anger. Why is it an acceptable emotion, why is everyone angry, and is anger used properly a positive emotion?

First, let's look at what makes us angry.

There are 3 things that can cause anger as a choice: Compromise, Power, or Righteousness.