Anger is an emotion
If you sometimes feel so angry that you are afraid you'll hurt your child, physically or emotionally, then ...
Learn how to manage
1. Recognize your anger.
Admit it to yourself. Remember that anger is a healthy human emotion. It's okay to get angry. It's not okay to hit someone or be emotionally abusive. Pay attention to the signs of hidden anger - tensed muscles, accident-proneness, feelings of frustration or disappointment and a tendency to use sarcasm.
2. Identify the cause of your anger.
how to manage
Helplines and Crisis Lines
Family and Social Service
Transition and Safe Homes
Child Welfare Services
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA),
Legal Aid Centres
Look in the front pages of your telephone book to find out bow to locate the emergency support services in your community.
The cost of services should not get in
the way of your getting help. Many services are free or have sliding
fee scales based on your ability to pay.