Black People : Anger - When is it valid or acceptable?

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  1. legit-writer

    legit-writer Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    From my understanding, anger is normally a secondary emotion, but is there ever a legitimate reason to be angry? How about if someone harms a loved one of yours or someone harms you even? Is that a valid reason to be angry? If not, when is it ever valid or acceptable?
     
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    :10500: secondary emotion? what does that mean?
     
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    it means that anger normally masks fear and hurt (the most common unhappy feelings)
     
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    i don't agree with that at all…..anger is anger
     
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    it's never primary.
     
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    it's alright to be angry. People take anger too far like kill someone if they look at them wrong. If someone hurt my loved one, i will get angry and confront them. Don't care where or when they will hear from me.
     
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    what do you mean?
     
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    Yes.


    Not always, but yes.


    Depends; far to many scenarios, situations, and possibilities for one to be angry, so one would have to judge when it happens. However, there are indeed valid reasons.
     
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    It all depends on the situation, because anger is an emotion. That means it's neither good/bad or positive/negative, but what you do with it and how you express it. Alot of times, people take anger and use it to motivate them to do positive things. So don't just dwell on its negative side.
     
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    From what i've seen a lot of times, people take anger and use it to do negative things. Real talk.
     
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