Knowing how to control our emotions is learned behavior. Not knowing how to control our emotions is learned behavior. We learn what to do and what not to do based on the consequences of our actions. When the consequences are negative we have an opportunity to make a change in how we respond to our emotions. For some, depression manifest as anger in outward behaviors and can change our perception of the interactions we have with others. Understanding the cause of the depression can be a step forward to managing anger and the outward behaviors that can come from this emotion. Unresolved issues of anger can impact your job, relationships and family.
Fear and respect are not the same. If others fear you it’s not a good thing. People in families have learned to “keep the peace” so as not to trigger anger in others. Some may call it “walking on eggshells”. This type of environment is very stressful for those who are in it. Working on resolving these issues alone or with family members can help families be more unified and help the individual find more peace in their own life.