Flashing red: The anger signal

Relationship expert, Harriet Lerner shares tips about our expressions of anger.
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Flashing red: The anger signal

by Harriet Lerner

We women have long been taught to avoid anger, not only the expression of it, but the experience of it. We swallow our anger (“it’s not worth fighting over”), or we deny it entirely because we are supposed to be the nurturers, the soothers, the peacemakers, the steadiers of rocked boats. We can keep peace and hold relationships in place as though our lives depended on it.
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Faith reflections: You’ve got me feeling emojis

by Kristen Glass Perez

When I was a kid, there was an image that always struck terror in my heart. It was a sickly green frowning face with its tongue sticking out, and it clearly meant “stay away!” Who was this green-faced demon? Well, he was named Mr. Yuk and he was powerful. I knew that he was not to be messed with.
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Cafe group: Anger

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