Managing My Anger

Dave Gutteridge
6 min readNov 7, 2021
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The concept of “anger management” is often framed as being exclusively a form of therapy for people who fly into fits of rage that harm themselves or people around them. Anger management is treated like it’s an exotic problem, the kind that only merits treatment if you are a fundamentally broken human.

But everyone has moments of anger, and pretty much none of us are given tools for handling them. Our schools and culture…

Dave Gutteridge

I write thought-provoking pieces on ethics, relationships, and philosophy with honesty and vulnerability, often inspired by experiences and pop culture.