When does Anger become a problem?

When does Anger become a problem?

 

  • You are developing anxiety or depression, regarding your anger.
  • You are using alcohol or other drugs to try to control your anger.
  • You are getting angry with the people who are closest to you, or with people who are less powerful than you, instead of confronting the situation that triggered your anger in the first place.
  • People close to you are worried about your anger.
  • Anger is affecting your personal relationships and work.
  • You think anger is the only way to get what you want.
  • Your anger seems to be larger than the reason for the anger in the first place.
  • Anger lasts for a long time, and longer after the situation has passed.
  • Anger impacts other unrelated situations.
  • When it involves verbal, emotional, physical or psychological abuse.
  • You feel angry often.