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Why is my son so angry with me?

Why is my son so angry with me?

One common trigger is frustration when a child cannot get what he or she wants or is asked to do something that he or she might not feel like doing. For children, anger issues often accompany other mental health conditions, including ADHD, autism, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and Tourette’s syndrome.

When did I know my son had anger issues?

My son has always had problems with self control and anger management. As his mom I suspected he was ADHD from a very young age-2 years. I would bring up my concerns to his pediatrician, but it was dismissed as being an active toddler, then preschooler, then just being a boy.

Why do I have so much anger at my parents?

It seems like only yesterday that the mother was the pretty, young one. First her daughter ruined her figure, and now she is upstaging her! How one parent treats the second is another common source of anger. A child may have adored her gentle, softly-spoken father and hated the way her mother constantly belittled and ridiculed him.

Why do I get angry when my adult child rejects Me?

If you’re angry over your estranged adult child’s rejection, recognize that you’re not alone. When your adult child rejects you, one reason for your anger may be a sense of powerlessness. Many of us have tried to understand our grown sons’ or daughters’ actions. We repeatedly reach out, attempt to reconcile, and get nowhere. Years may pass.

Is it good for a child to have anger?

Some may rationalize that anger is a good thing and a child must be allowed to vent his anger and even behave wildly, because such behavior is an expression of how the child is feeling. Of course, there is some truth to that way of thinking.

My son has always had problems with self control and anger management. As his mom I suspected he was ADHD from a very young age-2 years. I would bring up my concerns to his pediatrician, but it was dismissed as being an active toddler, then preschooler, then just being a boy.

Why do I have so much anger at my father?

I believe my story demonstrates how deep-rooted anger can be for boys and men who grow up fatherless. When men are unable to identify their fathers as a major source of their anger, they often suffer from frequent bouts of rage, which is commonly directed at the wrong people.

How to overcome anger toward a father who was absent?

Some men carry this rage around with them daily and turn it on themselves, which causes stress and self-loathing. If you grew up fatherless, how can you resolve your anger toward a father who was absent—either physically or emotionally?

Can a child be in control of their anger?

Sometimes, parents have not provided a healthy model for handling anger or have not wanted to constrain their child in any way. Other children are clearly not in control of their behavior, even though their parents may have been good role models and set forth reasonable limits.