Anger is a secondary emotion 12
I see anger as a secondary emotion.
It is the tip of the iceberg.
With an actual iceberg, about 1/3rd of it is visible and 2/3rds of it is hidden under the surface.
With anger, anger is the visible response, and some sort of emotional pain is hidden under the surface. Instead of dealing with that pain directly, we turn it into anger as a way to release it or redirect it.
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- Ann Silvers
- Tags: emotional intelligence