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Anger Management

Rabbit Hole Invitations: Saying 'No!' to Conflicts You Don't Need

O'Brien Browne | Posted 06.12.2015 | GPS for the Soul
O'Brien Browne

The root of all conflict is insecurity. And the root of all insecurity is fear. Many people use conflict as a form of communication. Because of thei...

The Troubling Connection Between Anger Management Problems And Gun Access

Erin Schumaker | Posted 04.09.2015 | Healthy Living

Nearly one in 10 U.S. adults have both a history of impulsive anger and access to a firearm, according to a new study by researchers from Duke, Harvar...

Woman Stabbed Boyfriend For Eating All Her Salsa: Police

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.30.2015 | Weird News

Phyllis Jefferson's temper may be as hot as her salsa. Police in Akron, Ohio, said Jefferson, 50, allegedly stabbed her boyfriend in the groin with...

Man Steals Back Xmas Gift He Gave To Neighbors: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.18.2015 | Weird News

A Minnesota man who gave his neighbors some knives for Christmas has been charged with burglary after he allegedly stole the knives back. Alfred Jo...

Introducing 'Internet Rage,' The Road Rage Of Our Time

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 03.13.2015 | Healthy Living

You may already be familiar with "sidewalk rage." It's what happens to your blood pressure when the person in front of you takes too long in the groce...

Mom Shoots TV Set Because Kids Are Couch Potatoes: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.11.2015 | Weird News

An Illinois mother wanted her children to watch less TV so she allegedly fired a Ruger .22 long rifle at the 50-inch flatscreen. Police charged Jen...

Man Bit Off Fingertip While Watching UFC Fight: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.03.2015 | Weird News

When Manuel Aragon sat down to watch a UFC fight with members of his family on Sunday, he didn't expect he'd soon be grappling with an assault charge....

Impatient Thirsty Man Sets Fire To Own Home: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 02.27.2015 | Weird News

When Jerome Clemons' niece refused to drive him to a liquor store, he got all fired up. So much so that he torched a vehicle and burned part of his ho...

Why Being Angry At Your Spouse May Be Bad For Your Kids

Posted 08.17.2015 | Dr. Phil

If you think you can have a chip on your shoulder directed toward your spouse — that won't affect your child — watch this. Need Dr. Phil's hel...

Man, 28, Accused Of Assaulting 92-Year-Old Girlfriend

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 02.25.2015 | Crime

A 28-year-old man is facing assault charges after allegedly hitting Willie Frances Robinson, his 92-year-old girlfriend. Thomas Standley was arrest...

A Husband Speaks: How I'm Saving My Marriage

The Good Men Project | Posted 04.23.2015 | Weddings
The Good Men Project

I've spent some time at work looking around at the guys I work with who are going through divorces. I've listened to their stories and I don't want their story to become mine.

Why Our Company Quit Twitter (Before the Memo Came out)

Karen Cahn | Posted 02.07.2015 | Business
Karen Cahn

I loved Dick Costolo's epic memo on how Twitter "sucks" at dealing with trolls. It took guts and honesty for the CEO to admit that his company has t...

Stop Arguing With Guns: The Importance of Knowing When to Back Down

Mike Weisser | Posted 04.18.2015 | Politics
Mike Weisser

The fact that someone has a propensity to behave violently doesn't ipso facto mean that they would ever express this anger by using a gun. But there is no other form of personal behavior that is as dangerous and costly as pulling a trigger at yourself or someone else. Wouldn't it be much easier to just get rid of the guns?

What I Changed For The Sake Of My Kids

Wendy Bradford | Posted 04.04.2015 | Parents
Wendy Bradford

I had tried many times to be a different, gentler kind of mother -- but what I've finally come to realize is that I couldn't be a gentler kind of mother until I could be a gentler kind of person with myself.

No Scream '15

Cat Greenleaf | Posted 03.17.2015 | Parents
Cat Greenleaf

I turned to my oldest son, Primo, and asked what he'd think if I made a New Year's resolution -- which I never do -- not to scream at him and his brother all year long. He told me he thought it'd be very difficult for me. Maybe I should take it one day at a time. He's 5.

6 Ways to Stop Yelling At Your Kids (Or At Least Do It Less)

Claire McCarthy, M.D. | Posted 03.16.2015 | Parents
Claire McCarthy, M.D.

"I'm crying because you are yelling at me!" said Liam when I told him to stop. "I'm yelling at you because you are crying," I said. Which not only underlined the absurdity of the situation, but made me feel so proud of my parenting and my ability to manage myself and a 9-year-old. Sigh.

The Worst Times Happen At Our Front Door

Mike Reynolds | Posted 03.11.2015 | Parents
Mike Reynolds

This isn't a story about regret or failure. I raise my voice because I do a lot as a parent, because there's a lot going on. We all have a lot going on. And kids don't listen all the time, nor should they be expected to.

The Fake Can Of Peas And Choosing Your Parenting Battles

Crystal Ponti | Posted 03.09.2015 | Parents
Crystal Ponti

A metaphoric sledgehammer struck me in the head as I watched her throw the chewed, mangled plastic into a corner in favor of a purple ball. A PURPLE BALL!

When We Love Each Other More, What Happens?

Lisa Haisha | Posted 03.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Lisa Haisha

Of course we know when we're angry, but do we really know why? More often it is because a need you have is not being met, so discovering what that need truly is will allow you to resolve your anger. You should also explain this to the person you're angry with so they know.

How to Make Anger Your Friend

Amberlee Rose | Posted 02.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Amberlee Rose

Throughout our lives, we learn that anger is an inappropriate, unattractive, destructive emotion. But, in reality it can be a powerful force for good.

Florida Twins Fight Over Sex Toy, Boyfriend: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 12.10.2014 | Crime

A woman in Bradenton, Florida, is facing assault charges after allegedly attacking her twin sister during an argument about a sex toy and the sister's...

Man Assaults Woman Who Suggests Anger Management Classes: Cops

AP | Posted 12.04.2014 | Crime

OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Police in central Florida say a man faces domestic battery charges after assaulting a woman during a discussion about anger manag...

Boyfriend Allegedly Assaulted Over Monopoly Game

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 11.24.2014 | Crime

A friendly game of Monopoly turned ugly Sunday night when a woman slapped her boyfriend in the heat of anger. As a result the woman had to go strai...

Man Assaults Hospitalized Girlfriend And Bites Security Guard: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 11.19.2014 | Crime

A man in Corpus Christi, Texas, is behind bars after allegedly assaulting his girlfriend in a hospital while she was recovering from giving birth. ...

A How-To Guide to Parent-Child Relationship Repair

Andrea Nair | Posted 01.18.2015 | Parents
Andrea Nair

Leave lots of space for your child to respond. The more she is able to talk about what is going on in her mind and body, the more she will process the event, leaving less to hold as a grudge later.