As any experienced therapist will tell you, many people harbor anger towards one, or both, of their parents. Sometimes, this is justified, sometimes not. Often, it is a way of excusing one’s own failings and weaknesses. No matter what the cause, or how justified it may be, such anger needs to be analyzed and overcome. April 1, Releasing the anger towards our parents- Seeing reality as what is This post is on a tremendously difficult, sensitive, but important topic. It is about the pain of having a childhood where our needs are not met, the anger we hold towards our parents, and what we can do about it.
We believe that a new therapeutic frame to respond to adult children’s anger at their parents may be more beneficial in the long run—to the adult child, the parent, and the grandchildren. The same new frame is needed for those of us, clients or not, who hold firmly to the notion that parents are to blame for many psychological difficulties. Elderly parents may be agitated for a multitude of reasons. Decreasing abilities, discomfort and fear caused by illness and disease processes, gradual decline in mental cognition, and feelings of helplessness are often causes for anger. The most common signs of building emotions in a parent may include but are not limited to.
For parents of teens and young adults with anger management issues, It is not uncommon to feel hopeless and defeated. As dedicated as these moms and dads may be, they feel overwhelmed by constantly fearing for their child’s safety, as well as . Some child-parent relationships are marred by anger and hurt. Here’s how you may be able to release the anger towards your parents and move on in life. Perhaps as adults.