... heavy drinker and rarely had anything. But whenever she goes to have a little something I feel that anxiety, fear of having a fight like that again and a little anger to the fact that she's having it while we could still have plenty of fun together without it. ... (8 replies)
... You need to find your grey area that doesn't throw you into such anger simply be being around people that drink socially. People can drink without being drunks and acting irresponsibly. ... (8 replies)
... Perhaps I am stating the obvious, but there are many people that do not have a "problem" with alcohol but rather enjoy it with a meal--similar to someone liking milk with their cookies. If you can look at it in that way, perhaps you might start the path of dealing with your anger. You are passing on the feelings towards your parents, who obviously abused or neglected (same... (8 replies)
... outbursts of extreme anger can occasionally be caused by panic attacks, fear is the usual thing associated with panic attacks but occasionally uncontrolable anger outbursts can be caused by them (0 replies)
... Hi Soclosepaul. I'm Jenny. My parents were both alcoholics and my father died from it. Pretty gruesome death too...gas gangrene. Killed off his body one organ at a time until it could no longer stay alive and then it died a slow infected death while he watched. And yet he was bribing orderlies in the ICU to bring him booze.
I was angry at one time and then I realized what I... (8 replies)
... You could probably benefit from therapy, or going to ACOA (Adult Children of Alcholics) or Al-Anon (for familes of alcoholics). It never goes away. You will never get over this, but you can learn how to deal with it better. Maybe you can channel your rage into something positive, like members of MADD or SADD. They're making a big difference in the world.
You were forced to... (8 replies)
... I recommend trying to spend time meeting people in bars, pubs, etc. so you can get to know these people and that they won't be as bad as you think. :) I'm not recommending that you drink yourself, however. (8 replies)
As far as kindergarten I can remember my dad being a complete out of control drunk. He was a functional alcoholic. He worked at an extremely hard job for many hours. Afterwards, he and his crew would get drunk. Then he would come home and create hell with my mother and me. He beat my mother up almost every weekend. He beat me several times as a child. He had this... (8 replies)
... Oh wow. This is a more extreme version of me.
My dad was an alcoholic from the time I was about 4 years old till I was around 14. I'm now 30 and he stopped over half my life ago, but...for many years (and still now I guess), I've had dreams (nightmares) that he's started again, and I have really bad memories of some of those times during my childhood. He was NEVER... (8 replies)
... growing up my parents were bad alcoholics. I moved out at 15 and never looked back. I have grown to hate anyone whos drinking. So bad so that people that I care about, if I see them drinking I loose any sort of compassion or feelings for them. Ive left a close friend and my only family member stranded and walking for hours to get home, and I didnt feel bad or guilty about it... (8 replies)
... i dont know why i bottle up my anger...yet i do think that the reason i have so much anger towards the bf is because we will get in a fight and never solve it. we have the worst communication EVER. ... (10 replies)
... Hi all. I am new here. I have a 4 year old daughter that has anger management issues. She goes far beyond temper tantrums and once she gets wound up she can't seem to calm down. ... (21 replies)
... All the symptons you guys (gals) are describing is known as PMDD (Pre Menstrual Dysphoric Disorder). It a very serious form of PMS. I was diagnosed a little over a month ago and prescribed medication to help control it. I strongly urge any woman who feels out of control; like a completely different person the two weeks before her period to seek help from her doctor. I was... (19 replies)
... Ok so I have an anger control problem! What can I do. Its like I will just flip a swith and go into a rage! ... (5 replies)
... Ok..I am an 18 year old female. And for the past couple years I have noticed that my anger has become more frequent and to say the least, its pretty uncontrolable. I seem to take it out on my family more often then not. ... (2 replies)
... my name is stacey and I have Borderline Personality Disorder the main criteria for this illness is uncontrolable rage. I usally talk on a different section on this board but I started browsing to night boardum. ... (0 replies)