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Assisting Your Child in Managing Anger

Anger, a natural and constructive emotion, often serves as an indicator for children when they perceive injustice or wrongdoing.

However, when a child’s expressions escalate to the point of being uncontrollable or aggressive, it may indicate a problem that requires attention.

anger from a child is hard to deal with as a parent let us help you.

Dealing with Anger in a Child

  • Don’t take it personally, even if it is directed at you, it is not always going to be because of you.
  • Avoid becoming hurt or angry yourself, try to step back for a moment.
  • It is easy to damage relationships by `bearing a grudge’ for what someone has said or done.
  • It will be hard for you to make progress if you are still angry about something done a long time ago.
  • Try to keep their anger in perspective. None of this is easy when your own feelings are hurt.
  • You may need some time to yourself after you have calmed the child down, in order to deal with your own feelings.
  • It is important to not feel alone in this. You may need to talk with others about how you feel.

It is important to not feel alone in this. You may need to talk with others about how you feel.

As an adult dealing with a child with anger problems, it can be difficult to avoid becoming `hooked’ by their behaviour, and start becoming angry too.

Remember if you are struggling:

If you are struggling to deal with an angry child or anger yourself, then please contact Gemma to arrange a consultation or view our useful resources on mental health & well-being.

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