Is There A Place For Anger?
I've been pondering this a long time: Why am I a feelings suppressor? I think a good part of the answer is that it has been made socially unacceptable, especially for women, because we run the risk of being labeled "hysterical" or "hormonal" instead of "passionate for justice" and "empathic" which is much closer to the truth.
If you hop on over to The Angry Women's blog, you can read about the thoughts I've been processing concerning anger and the ways we've been taught to censor and silence ourselves. I'm tired of being afraid of everything. I'm tired of tailoring myself to unspoken social rules. And I'm not alone. Not by far!
Here's an excerpt: