Anger. Do you find yourself angry?. Do you not want to be angry? Do you work hard trying to diminish your anger?
Harriet Lerner is a practicing clinical psychologist and is best known for her work on the psychology of women, marriage and family relationships. She is the author of eleven books including the New York Times bestseller The Dance of Anger. You may remember Dr. Harriet Lerner was a guest here before and when we talked about sex in relationships from her latest book Marriage Rules: A Manual for the Married and the Coupled.
In this interview, Harriet gives us insight about our anger and how it can actually help our life and is not something to bury.
Things we discussed:
- Her incredible journey to publish her book The Dance of Anger. It took five years and what she learned from this experience.
- How can anger be helpful in our lives
- Ineffective vs effective communication
- Overfunction vs underfunction
- Resistance to change
- Countermoves in change
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