Category Archives: Abuse
Question: Hi, I haven’t been mad in a long time. I got my anger in control, until last night. My spouse withheld information, I being a survivor, felt completely manipulated. Is there such a thing as blind rage. Because I … Continue reading
The Anger – Trust Connection
The Anger-Trust Connection podcast by Lynette J. Hoy, NCC, LCPC How can you rebuild trust when you are angry with someone? Is there any hope? What needs to happen to break the cycle of anger and distrust? Here are some … Continue reading
Anger and Aggression….
Question: When someone starts calling me names or taunting me, it winds me up very easily. Especially when they say things that I feel hit a nerve. Things like saying I have no friends, that I’m weird or a loner, … Continue reading
Flying Off the Handle with Anger…
Question: Hi, I have a problem. About every six to eight months I seem to fly off the handle. Every time my wife gets an order of protection against me to stay away from her and our 9 year old … Continue reading
Is it Anger or Abuse?
People are often confused – wondering what the difference is between anger and abuse? Anger can result in rage, put-downs and violent acts. Isn’t this kind of behavior the same as abuse? *You can listen to this Quick Tips for … Continue reading
Violence Between Couples is Usually Calculated…
Violence Between Couples Is Usually Calculated, And Does Not Result From Loss Of Control, Study Suggests ScienceDaily (Oct. 26, 2009) — Violence between couples is usually the result of a calculated decision-making process and the partner inflicting violence will do … Continue reading
Anger Management & Domestic Violence FAQS
Listen to the free podcast: Is It Anger or Abuse? How does anger management differ, if at all, from domestic abuse counseling? Answer: The domestic violence movement would say that anger management is not applicable to batterers. Batterers are a … Continue reading
Boyfriend is a Batterer…
Question: My boyfriend tends to be moody and depressive by nature. He is often irritable and has what I would describe as unprovoked anger attacks directed at me. He would never see them as unprovoked. In his eyes, I have … Continue reading