I Have a Temper At Times

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    I Let My Temper Do the Talking!

    The other night, my boarder, who has been a pain in my a$$, came home stoned out of his mind with his 9 year old daughter.  I was disgusted, but I didn't say anything.  I kept quiet as they made their way downstairs to their 'space'. This happened at 9pm on a...
    Cheleanne Cheleanne
    66-70, F
    2 Responses Apr 18, 2008

    i can be really nice

    but when people get me angry wow its like a bull cow on the loose i have no control of what i do
    misslovely16 misslovely16
    16-17, F
    May 4, 2014

    Actually most of the time.

    My friends usually tell me that am over sensitive that I get mad on simple things. When I have a temper, I just yell and everythin will be okay later on
    deleted deleted
    Apr 12, 2014

    Neighbors On Drugs: Noise Disturbance

    This is more or less a sequel to my first story in this group "fed up with neighbor's dog". I had a talk with an OLD lady about her stupid dogs; her son and some other kids live with her on her property; owning the dogs together as shared property... Nicely and calmly at first...
    indigowitch indigowitch
    22-25, F
    Apr 28, 2012
    onedirectionlover123 onedirectionlover123
    13-15, F
    Aug 16, 2014

    Short fuse. Anything can **** me off easily

    enough if I let it. I hate it. I wish I could be that person that let's things slide and doesn't worry about dumb stuff, but it's hard. Thanks dad for giving me your attitude.
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk
    22-25, F
    Jan 30, 2015


    I have a fairly bad temper. I'm not sure if it's worse or better than others. I just know that it's not good to have it. I tend to bottle things up inside of me until something (whether big or small) puts me over the edge and I just freak. I lash out at anyone and everyone...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Feb 1, 2013

    I live with anxiety and at times I can have a

    short temper. I work with a theripst once a week to learn ways to control it. Definitely helps
    stephyliz stephyliz
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 26, 2014

    Oh Man! Rage Against Everyone Around Me!

    I swear there are times I can't stand myself. And I take it out on the people around me. I can't stand my poor mom, I feel so bad for the way I speak to her sometimes. She avoids me, it's sad but I can understand why. There's this dark cloud that comes over me whenever she is...
    VFemmefatale VFemmefatale
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 13, 2012


    I am in check.. i have hog-tied my temper... here and..right now. There has only been a handful of times that i have "allowed" my temper to get out of hand. IF i don't keep this temper of mine hog-tied ... at this moment... all hell would open up and the she devil herself would...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Apr 28, 2012

    The one I saw tonight.

    .. It scared me just a bit because I thought someone died. I live in a community filled with apartments. The apartment complex next to mine is FILLED with college students. So I'm just in my room and all of a sudden, this couple is outside being loud and the boyfriend is cursing...
    xxblasianxx xxblasianxx
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 11, 2015


    I inherited my temper from my adoptive father who inherited it from his father.
    ameeker ameeker
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Nov 27, 2007

    +;i Have A Temper At Times:

    i have always been a peaceful loving person and that is my nature but when ppl try to take advantage or make a fool out of me i fight back and let them know i have never been afraid of ppl in general even though i have high anxiety and ocd that all had to do with my childhood ppl...
    mycuzinvinni mycuzinvinni
    46-50, M
    Apr 28, 2012

    Most people who know me.

    ...they think that I'm sweet, quiet, never get mad, etc. Those who know me a little better...know that I can really lose it at times. I think the reason is, is because I keep it in most of the time & don't tell people when things are bothering me...then they just build up until...
    RubyLane RubyLane
    46-50, F
    1 Response Dec 25, 2014
    PastelLime PastelLime
    Nov 19, 2015

    This is my 2nd cousin lol,

    what a princess 😊
    onedirectionlover123 onedirectionlover123
    13-15, F
    Aug 15, 2014

    I don't know what I do

    when I have my temper. I just want to destroy everything.
    BlahhHead BlahhHead
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Jun 10, 2014

    It's just one of them days… Don't take it

    personal Baby, baby, baby Don't take it personal As I swing back from mood to mood It's NOT because of you I never want you to be insecure So won't you understand That I'm only in love, you're the ONLY ONE I need It's just one of them days that a girl goes through Don't take it...
    1unusualLass 1unusualLass
    31-35, F
    Aug 3, 2015

    I have been stuck inside with my brother

    and mother all day and I can't wait until its time for my run. if I hear 'GET OFF YOUR LAZY *** AND DO SOMETHING' directed at me one more time...I'm going to throw a book at someone's head...I might just go now...I've got a ton of **** I need to run from and leave forever...I...
    Inara24 Inara24
    13-15, F
    Feb 17, 2015

    It was in class last year (grade 7)

    and he was bullying me all day. Calling me names, pushing me around, etc. and in the second last class of the day he was throwing little pieces of paper at me (note that he was sitting a desk behind me and one to the left) and then he decides to grab a pencil and chuck it at me...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jun 6, 2014

    I've been so angry the last 3 days .

    everyone is getting on my nerves and little things kept going wrong. .
    deleted deleted
    Feb 20, 2015

    So I start sharing my opinion on this book,

    and my professor disliked what I said so now I'm being picked on by him all the time. Now we doing a play and he puts me in the side that goes with the ideas of book, and with super lazy people so I have to do all the damn work... Seriously it gets in my nerves.
    ES45soldier ES45soldier
    22-25, M
    1 Response Mar 5, 2014

    I Yell At Zombie Video Games...

             I never really get mad at people but I do get mad at objects. Like this one time I was trying to hang this picture and while I was hammering in the nail it wouldn't go in. I had to rescue the nail from my floor like eight times...
    Birdfan81223 Birdfan81223
    16-17, F
    Aug 5, 2010

    All couples argue at one point

    or another. However, this husband grew so concerned over his wife’s temper and the effect it was having on their marriage that he decided to visit the doctor for advice. What the doctor recommends had me laughing out loud! This story has been circulating the internet for years...
    Blanche08 Blanche08
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Oct 24, 2015
    alyssaliv alyssaliv
    22-25, F
    Jan 30, 2015

    Most of the Time I Save It For the Special People In My Life

    I so wish that I never let my emotions get the better of me - and there are definitely times that I am stronger than others. It is sad, but, most people outside my family, do not ever witness my temper - it is not sad that they don't get to see it - it is sad that I reserve...
    DorothyofOz DorothyofOz
    41-45, F
    6 Responses Apr 9, 2009

    A Fire's Cool Temper.

    I'm not afraid to admit it or ashamed either. While my nature is fiesty, l love with a passion with all my heart. I'm a strong, stubborn woman, and l'm the most loyal, supportive friend, advising when asked. I would NEVER repeat anything personal l was told. To me that is...
    deleted deleted
    6 Responses Sep 28, 2015

    Yesterday I hit my mom like 3 times

    and I hurt her arm and now I feel bad about it
    Cowgirl1992 Cowgirl1992
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 8, 2015

    Yes I do and I'm not always good to be around

    when it goes beyond my control. This happens on very rare occasions, I absorb a lot and will always try to see your side, but oh boy, don't push me beyond my very deep well of tolerance and patience. I've picked up a motorbike and thrown it against a wall, he's damned lucky it...
    Lee124 Lee124
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Feb 2

    Do Tourette's Outbursts Count?

    My TS is anxiety-induced. When I get angry, the TS outbursts come right along with it. " I ", myself even get scared b/c I don't even know what I'm gonna do next! It's like, my actions are so unpredicted, uncontrollable, & impulsive. I'm afraid it might land me in...
    otad12 otad12
    31-35, F
    Sep 11, 2008

    Well... This is so true,

    but only if "at times" means "all the time, except when I am asleep". Even then, I guess I can get pretty angry in my dreams. Lucky I have learned to keep my temper under control... mostly.
    yulico yulico
    70+, F
    2 Responses Apr 9, 2014

    Fiery Celt

    Far too fiery, way too hot headed and extremely volatile on far too many occasions.I do keep my temper in check most of the time, and I do work hard to do so. However...if its bubbling beneath the surface and you've just been the catalyst for its release, look out.It is not going...
    celtically celtically
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 5, 2011

    Gentle by nature generally.

    I know anger I have felt and been captive by the emotion and feelings of anger on different scales many times, it's a slow build up, I thought it was.
    1unusualLass 1unusualLass
    31-35, F
    Jul 16, 2015

    I have a terrible temper at...

    I have a terrible temper at times.  Sometimes, I'm not even sure if I should be allowed in public because trying to control doesn't always work. 
    evilkittymew evilkittymew
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Sep 11, 2008

    Say "Whooosa" 3 Times.. and After That I Crack..

    I used to be known for my very short temper, but i tried to not get so easily angered anymore.. When someone do make me angry, i say "whooosa" and count till ten, and if they carry on 3 times... i just crack. i don't like to fight.. but when someone really makes me mad...
    Ella06 Ella06
    18-21, F
    Apr 18, 2008

    My Temper Ruins Everything That's Important To Me

    i've only recently named the problem as temper. always wondered why my life skills are weak, why some jobs don't work out. looking back i remember a few temper tantrums i had through elemetary school and high school. they were few and far between but always shocked my teachers as...
    dotothy dotothy
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Oct 16, 2009

    sooo....I'm going to be stuck on a bus with my

    art class all day. I remember when this would have been paradise. now, though, its like a living hell! the irritation they have managed to bring me is impressive for a record time of three minutes fifteen seconds. I am going to choke someone.
    Inara24 Inara24
    13-15, F
    Mar 3, 2015

    Everyone has a temper.

    And everyone looses it sometimes. Having a bad temper means you loose your temper too easily or often- relatively. I need to work on not loosing my temper.
    stufy stufy
    1 Response Aug 5, 2014

    Hate Being Mad

    I just don't ever want to feel mad. Whenever I get mad I swear alot and punch walls and sometimes give myself bruises and scars. I don't cut myself anymore, but I brake stuff and whatever. I want to just be happy. But never knew how...
    cementerygates cementerygates
    16-17, F
    Feb 28, 2008

    I don't have time for people

    who don't have time for me! I don't want to hear it!
    ChrisErizo1 ChrisErizo1
    31-35, M
    1 Response Oct 16, 2014

    At work. I have been known to be short with

    people and I'm easily angered. I have just seen the same old crap and put up with it so often that I have no tolerance for it anymore. I'm a critical person, of myself and others, so when something is not right, I usually tell the person what was done wrong and how to prevent it...
    XlizrocksY XlizrocksY
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 30, 2015

    Is it possible to love someone

    but be so angry with them for being angry about something so stupid you don't like them and want to punch them in the face!
    Thundakatt Thundakatt
    36-40, F
    2 Responses May 5, 2014

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