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Why should I avoid making decisions when I am angry?

Some decisions are easier than others. Some don't require much thought at all, while others cause a lot of stress. One thing is certain: Decisions made in anger are likely to be impulsive and usually don't have good outcomes. That's why it's important to weigh your options before you react.

When you are angry, it is much harder to exercise good judgment when you have a choice to make. By making it a habit to think before you act, you can learn to react thoughtfully rather than giving in to anger.
The Anger Workbook for Teens: Activities to Help You Deal with Anger and Frustration (Instant Help)

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