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How could someone who hurt me not be responsible for my anger?

Jacob Teitelbaum
Integrative Medicine

In extreme cases, such as if somebody has purposely injured us or someone we love, it is hard to remember that -- or understand how -- the other person is not responsible for our anger or rage. Although we certainly have the right to be angry, and this anger is natural and needs to be felt, we are more likely to retain our power if we do not claim victimization. Be careful not to blame yourself either. Remember that there is a major difference between blame and responsibility!

 

 

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