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I Suppress My Anger

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    I Supress My Anger And Then Explode

    i spend most of my time being nice and happy but if something annoys me i feel sometimes i lose it uncontrolably and it is scary it is almost like i am looking on and it is happening to someone else it dosn't feel like me its weird and scary it dosnt happen often but when it does...
    debbielansbury debbielansbury 41-45 2 Responses Aug 6, 2010

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    Bubbling Underneath

    I am a calm person, but there are times feel a quiet rage twisting through my veins, an anger simmering under my skin. I honestly don't know how to react when I feel this way, so I do the only thing I can think of in that moment... I walk away. I remove myself from the situation...
    BeautifulMayhem10 BeautifulMayhem10 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 19, 2013

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    Sometimes I Suppress My Anger

    Sometimes I suppress my Anger until it festers and then a blow up with a loud holler.
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 1 Response Dec 8, 2011

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    And What Do You Want For Christmas, Little Girl?

    Every year it is the same, "what do you want for Christmas, honey?" I want for you to listen to me throughout the year so that you KNOW what would make me happy at Christmas and wouldn't have to ******* ask in the first place. Gift giving is my "Love Language, so I take it very...
    MommaBella MommaBella 31-35, F Nov 25, 2013

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    Control

    This has always been somthing I do.  I'm afraid that if I let my anger show I will loose control.  So instead I hold it in and try to deal with it. I need to express it when I feel it but the fear of loosing control wins out.  If any one has any adivce on how I...
    Grits4life Grits4life 46-50, F 3 Responses Aug 16, 2008

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    Holding It In...

    I'm always, holding back. Never saying what I want, when I want. So A lot of people don't know how I feel. Like someone, close kinda, don't know I like him. My anger, builds up and up. Than finely I take it out on myself. By cutting, or hurting myself. People always think they...
    Sourtherngirl Sourtherngirl 21-25, F 1 Response Oct 29, 2007

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    Supressive Anger

    Sometimes I have a hard time dealing with my anger. and learning how to let it go when needed...i have a bad habit of supressing it. like im trying to find different ways to vent my anger, to release it. like punching the bag, working out, going for runs..sometimes. writing...
    RedWolfGuy RedWolfGuy 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 29, 2011

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    I Just Don't Know How To React...

    For nineteen years I have been living with suppressed anger.  I am a very passive person who would rather diffuse a situation than suffer a physical altercation by any means.  It takes a while to get me to the breaking point where I actually raise my voice disrespectfully and...
    junny927 junny927 18-21 1 Response Jul 2, 2011

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    Being Alone.....

    Hi guys. I got married 4 years before to a very b'ful divorcee girl. We have a smooth relationship. But recently i have got some problem. My wife keeps contact with her ex-husband. I didn't mind it for so long. I know there is nothing going on between them, but, still i feel...
    there4ualways there4ualways 26-30, M Jul 16, 2013

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    Headaches..

    i always suppress my anger. it gives me really bad headaches. i never really know the right way to let it out..
    psychodolphin psychodolphin 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 26, 2008

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    How Do You Keep Your Threshold

    I suppress my anger as well as all of you, and I find myself quite easily angered. The only way I can relieve any of it is contact sports; whether it is me hitting the other person, or myself taking some blows as well....both seem to help. If I don't get a chance, I tend to...
    Tippmann07 Tippmann07 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 6, 2012

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    A Very Short Fuse

    They say it is me, I know it is not They it was what I said, I said not it is what I meant They said I know nothing, I know that I know something I am now beginning to boil over, the tension is rising The blood is rushing to my brain and I cannot bear it no more Hey you what are...
    HardingP119 HardingP119 36-40, M Aug 12, 2012

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    Eats You Up Inside

    I suppress my anger to the point of when I have had enough I blow.  When I blow look out because I am looking for anything and everything to throw or hit someone with.  Now as for that it does not happen often because it takes a lot to get me mad.  All my life I...
    rondat rondat 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 6, 2008

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    At times I want to scream at the top of my lungs

    and destroy something - but I keep it all inside. I end up not addressing the catalyst to my anger because I'm afraid that further conflict will push me over the edge. Not sure if I am more afraid of snapping and losing control one day, or never being able to properly express...
    Leighway Leighway 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 10

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    Holding anger is a poison.

    It eats you from the inside. We think that hating is a weapon that attacks the person who harmed us. But hatred is a curved blade. And the harm we do, we do to ourselves..
    akirayuuki akirayuuki 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 23

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    It's horrible because no matter how much you

    swallow your pride and anger, you know that there's a possibility you're going to explode one day. I need to find a healthy outlet, can anyone help me with any advice?
    bluebird00 bluebird00 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    My vision is clouded by anger

    and hatred, I'm very angry all the time though I choose not to show it. I don't want people to know I'm an angry person, so when I walk around it's usually with a face people can't read. This way people don't know what I'm thinking and avoid me. When in all reality I'm a very...
    TheHelpingHand TheHelpingHand 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 29, 2013

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    Never

    i've never yelled at anyone. ever. well maybe, when i was about five but unlike most teenagers i have never yelled or raised my voice to anyone. I guess that we all express anger in different ways. When i get angry at someone i hide it and then i explode and i get mad at everyone...
    lnebkip lnebkip 16-18, F Oct 5, 2007

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    Sometimes I Suppress My Anger ...

    Sometimes I suppress my anger because talking would just make things worse...so, yes I do...But most of the times I just scream everything out. I fight for what I think is right, a thing that everyone should do.
    Vaiolet Vaiolet 18-21, F Aug 31, 2007

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    Now I Am Free

    I have learned that no battle is worth the sacrifice of my soul I choose my battles wisely sometimes walking away showed more courage I am my own worse enemy The greatest battles I have ever fought, I fought from within Even freedom has its price Now that I am free was the...
    Jay04Sch Jay04Sch 36-40, F Dec 25, 2012

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    Hurting Myself

    I used to be the angriest person. Anything would set me off. Literally. You could say "Hi" and I'd go off on you about something I was mad about two years ago. I had a ****** childhood. I don't think I ever used a calm tone in those days. I was always angry. When my grandma was...
    SerenaJade SerenaJade 18-21, F Jun 7, 2013

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    Silence

    i am a quiet person. i silently watch and contemplate on my thoughts, feelings, and actions.  I am quiet until i am provoked. i get angry over trivial matters.  It starts as annoyance at the person for their stupidity and for having an issue with such a small thing.  Now...
    cnherr cnherr 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 18, 2011

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    Broken Promises

    To feel a knife dragging across your skin, ripping you open.. It focuses you on another pain entirely, provides a momentary escape from everything that just made your world come falling down. An event that completely blind-sided you. Made you feel like something destroyed your...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 27, 2013

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    My Anger Isn't Anger At All

    Anger is an easy emotion. It is easy to feel angry when really what I'm feeling is HURT. Vulnerable and insecure and stupid. I don't want to feel any of those things, so instead I will feel anger. I will HATE him for treating me like that (when in reality he's following...
    MommaBella MommaBella 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 18, 2013

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    Anger Is Like Fuel

    I do suppress my anger a lot because most of the time it's not appropriate to let it out.  Sometimes, I feel like I get angry more than other people.  So, I keep it in to avoid looking like a complete madwoman. I find by doing this it's like adding fuel to the flame...
    darlene darlene 41-45, F 3 Responses Dec 9, 2007

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    A Constant, Never Ending Struggle

    -I probably have the most awkward anger problem in the world. I don't expect you to understand, and to be honest, I don't really care if you don't. Unlike everyone else whose stories I read, I don't have a short fuse, and my anger is not even comparable to high-grade explosives...
    themanoflegends themanoflegends 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 16, 2012

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    Why Is My Anger So..

    I believe that I possess an inconceivable amount of pure rage, even though I never ever show it I just keep it in myself no matter how hard it would get for me because i fear my anger greatly, it isn't like the other. When I get angry I just lose it, I have too much strength so...
    thedarklight thedarklight 18-21, M Jan 15, 2013

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    When I Become Angry.

    I keep it to myself and don't really express it much. However when I do finally ''unleash'' it I don't know how to stop feeling it. I get so angry than that my head feels like it is going to explode. I actually hate it. I don't get angry often but when all of it builds up and...
    Tara277 Tara277 26-30, F May 17, 2012

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    Tea Kettle

    I hold it in till it boils over and I whistle or scream real loud. Not healthy.
    alicia2316 alicia2316 41-45, F Jan 18, 2012

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    Pented Up Anger

    I think that it takes alot for me to let out my anger. i take crap and i take it . for once in my life i would just love to be like my twin sister in telling people off then they make me anger . it take crap and i take it then i explode maybe thats why ive had a heart acic and...
    lunnas lunnas 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 10, 2008

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    I Suppress My Anger And I'm Not Always Wrong.

    I work full time a mental health center. I provide case management for a court liaison team. One of my duties is to teach an over view of anger management to clients who are enrolled in life skills program. I review the general theory and go through a simplified planning...
    midwestrefugee midwestrefugee 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 16, 2013

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    Just A Wuss.

    When I was young, maybe eleven years old, I was informed that my mother was addicted to drugs and had been keeping it a secret for years. Cocaine and crack, I believe. I had heard of those drugs, but I really had no idea how serious it was or what the effects of them were. She...
    Angryyoungandpoor Angryyoungandpoor 22-25, M Aug 28, 2012

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    I don't surprises it at home like I do at the

    office. Do you do this? Why do you think it is? I haven ken theory but I don't want go bias responses by sharing it right off.
    Sully858 Sully858 46-50, M Jan 20

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    Elongation...

    I supress my anger as much as possible... there are times when it does come out but that is only when things hit very close to home... meaning individuals who are supposed to care about me bertray that form of trust...
    Xeno Xeno 26-30, M 4 Responses Jul 29, 2007

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    I Love My Anger

    I use my anger as power, as strength. I keep it bottled up and under extreme control until I know that I need to use it, and when I let it go it is.....magnificent. I don't mind being angry because when I am I make the world mine.
    MattsShadow MattsShadow 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 22, 2013

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    Fear

    *longgggggggggg heavy sigh* I am afraid of my anger. My two biggest issues, and the main theme in a majority of my night terrors, is fear and anger. I've been taught from a little girl not to 'make a scene'. I was told 'not to tell', 'just don't think about it', 'forget all...
    angelwings626 angelwings626 41-45, F 11 Responses Jun 20, 2010

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    Let me give you the short

    and sweet version here. I'll give you the full version here: http://www.mediafire.com/view/nbh9ztz08jvlije/Stress%20Explanation.docxI go through a lot and I get extremely angry. I try to be a nice guy, but everyone just walks all over me. I hold in my anger and I do nothing...
    SgtRecker06 SgtRecker06 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 30

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    Who Knew?

    I am an angry person, from the very first moment I open my eyes until I go to sleep at night. But who knew?  Evidently I've spent my entire life avoiding the massive internal rage, and after all this time it's reached a tipping point.  I cannot avoid, ignore, escape,pretend...
    theremustbeawayout theremustbeawayout 51-55 1 Response Nov 27, 2013

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    I suppress my anger anytime I feel it.

    I say harsh words to people I love, without any control.
    akiyama10 akiyama10 18-21, F Feb 19

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    A Certain Fury

    There is a very distinct sort of fury that exists within me and well the truth is that sometimes I sort of let it do as it pleases though actually i dont(?) It is a very confusing dilemma i face quite often and I am often helpless to do something about it
    thedarklight thedarklight 18-21, M Feb 4, 2013

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    It Has Become A Talent

    Am the kind of person whose anger can easily turn to tears so i try not to let things get to me, i have become so good at it. When am very angry i don't raise my voice or anything i just walk away or ask the person who made me angry to leave. It has worked for me, it prevents you...
    ufutaa ufutaa 18-21, F May 18, 2012

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    I hate myself for keeping all the pain inside!

    Everytime I wanna defend myself or just explain my side my mind just shut down. I am so mad at many people around me and no cares, understand and/or even recognise it! It feels like everyone around me just love to put me down and dont give a **** on how I feel! My heart is full...
    behindthedark behindthedark 18-21, F Feb 1

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    I Do It All the Time, It Ta...

    I do it all the time, it take a lot  to get me to a point that I would show my anger. I mostly just keep it in. And will bring it out at a time when we having a quite time together. I think it's important not to blow when you angry it could only make thins worst. I believe...
    Friendlybabe Friendlybabe 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 18, 2008

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    Passive-Aggressiveness

    I tend to hold a grudge for a long time and always looking for a time where I can have my revenge on whomever I disdain. I always never fail to include that I am incapable of actually hurting someone. I can't do it! I just can't tell people how I really feel because I think it...
    nosanity nosanity 22-25, F Aug 31, 2008

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    I Have Become Prety Good At It.

    I can almost never show my anger to anyone. I used to live with a person that told me he was a Iraq Veteran. He told me that hes budy got killed by an RPG and he sow it happen close to him when he was in Iraq. He then moved to a different place. Lately he tryed to kill himself...
    MAGH2 MAGH2 26-30, M Mar 7, 2012

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    So Angry

    So just recently I had a great understanding about my anger and thought I had found a way to shift it, I wrote about it here: EP Link Just a short time later and I am all bottled up again, the flavour is a little different as this time I really understand that what I am...
    NeedingToVent NeedingToVent 36-40, F Oct 19, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I've been suppressing it for years and now it becomes a ticking time bomb and the anger is persistent and consistent toward certain situation. And I'm so angry I'd lost control and...
    GrumpyGrouchy GrumpyGrouchy 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 12

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    Mark Twain: Let go of anger: “Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.” Anger is most of the time...
    SpiritQuest2014 SpiritQuest2014 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I had a battle against anger most of my life.It manifested slightly in primary, against people who i felt wronged me or disrespected me. I remember i also had bouts against my...
    Valtielislord Valtielislord 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I have very bad anger issues the littlest things set me off! I have gotten into many fights and in a ton of trouble because of my anger! I have been threatened to get sent to...
    Justanobody17 Justanobody17 16-17, F Apr 6

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    Is it okay if I smash my head into my wall and possibly on a concrete wall at that? I'm sorry but I think that's they only way to take out my anger without harming anyone else...
    mangadrawer12321 mangadrawer12321 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    Can we all agree to this? This happens the most around the ones we love the most. My family, my friends...I get angry at them for reasons that are completely silly. I am angry and...
    ladypirate108 ladypirate108 18-21, F Apr 15

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    I have anger issue with my some of my husband's family. It is so hard to forgive and let go of my hatred and anger! So sad. I want it out of my system but I just can't get away...
    Pinkdiamond9 Pinkdiamond9 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    One thing to STOP this year for me was my Anger problem. We tend to think of the things we want to add to our lives but sometimes it is just as important to subtract something. I...
    Ken6969 Ken6969 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    I have no clue how to keep my anger under control
    welch1995 welch1995 18-21, F Mar 24

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    He said my anger was very scary. He's seen it. He knows. He said he's not scared for himself, but he's afraid for what I can do. What will I do to those around me who love me? What...
    Missjayne1 Missjayne1 31-35, F Mar 29