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Ask Erin: I Need Help With My Anger Issues

Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez

For me, getting angry is really easy, and to get out of anger is really difficult. This has brought me problems with all the people around me.

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Ask Erin: I Need Help Expressing Anger After Sexual Abuse

I need to know how to express anger after sexual abuse. (Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

I am unable to physically show any signs of anger — I’m too scared, too well-trained not to. I need to know how to express anger after sexual abuse.

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For A Good Time, Call 1-669-BAD-TIME

For A Bad Time Call 1-669-BAD-TIME

People are so awful sometimes; I wish it weren't true, but it is. 

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Waking Up To The Mass Shooting In Las Vegas: I Just Want To Hug You

If you're struggling today, I see you. If you're confused and angry and afraid, I understand.

As I often do, I grabbed my phone to scroll through Facebook. There it was. The news. A mass shooting in Las Vegas.

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Reasons Some Women Hang Onto Blame And Anger After A Divorce

Anger and blame aren’t helping you in any way, shape or form.

Sometimes a woman gets stuck in blame and anger after divorce because it’s far too painful to look at themselves and the role they played in the end of their marriage.

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Erasing My Father’s Face From Mine

I wanted to reach inside myself and cut it away.

Little things, everything would annoy me. I couldn’t keep it down. I lost my temper, over and over. I felt the strain of it all, the sheer exhaustion of parenting two young kids. But it was more than that. This anger was reminiscent of something buried deep within me. A piece of my past that I’d buried down so far I didn’t even know it was there anymore.

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#MondaysWithMatt: Don't Push Your Anger Away

"Being angry is something that I struggled with for a long time."

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How To Survive This Election When You Disagree With People You Love

True compassion isn’t borne out pity, it’s borne out of a genuine desire to empower individuals, societies, to achieve their highest potential, their peace.

We are 17 days from the election. There is no amount of Facebook unfriending that is going to make you not related to your Fox-News-addicted Uncle Jeff. Your father will still be your father, whether he votes for Donald Trump or Santa Claus. In the zen tradition, I have a long way to go but if I make it until November 9th, I’m golden. Here’s my plan — but you might not like it.

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How To Survive This Election When You Disagree With People You Love

True compassion isn’t borne out pity, it’s borne out of a genuine desire to empower individuals, societies, to achieve their highest potential, their peace.

We are 17 days from the election. There is no amount of Facebook unfriending that is going to make you not related to your Fox-News-addicted Uncle Jeff. Your father will still be your father, whether he votes for Donald Trump or Santa Claus. In the zen tradition, I have a long way to go but if I make it until November 9th, I’m golden. Here’s my plan — but you might not like it.

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I Realized That Empathizing With Your Children Is Horrible For Your Health

I had to find a way to be the mother I wanted to be without paying such a huge price. Image: Jo Abi.

I was paying a price for how I was parenting my children. Even before this study was released — confirming that more empathetic parents can suffer health issues — I knew it to be true because I felt it, I was living it, every day.

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