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Is it normal to feel so enraged at everyone when one person annoys you?

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Last Updated: 11/15/2021 at 7:07pm
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February 22nd, 2015 1:22pm
Yes, it's normal. But you should learn how to control it through many different strategies and skills for anger management.
April 24th, 2015 4:23am
Yes, because when you get mad your blood pressure rises and creates, well, a rise out of you. It takes a while for you to calm down.
April 24th, 2015 9:54am
It most definitely is. Even if it isn't the best response, it's normal. That usually happens when that one person who annoys you is very important to you and you value them a lot. When someone is on your mind so often, its understandable that it will have an effect on everything you think about. Try to sort it out with the person to avoid torturing everyone else. Anger can make you say silly things sometimes.
July 6th, 2015 8:17pm
No, it's not .. but you can't do anything about it it's just a normal response to your feelings being hurt or you getting annoyed But with time you have to realize this isn't a helathy thing to do .. and being angry at everyone won't really solve your problems; it will make them even worse.
July 7th, 2015 12:04pm
It is a natural reaction and by noticing it you have taken the first step towards making a better choice. It is normal to feel angry at everyone, but keep in mind it's not their fault and it would be wrong to act on a temporary impulse. You have to find some constructive ways to express your feelings, such as working out, listening to music, going for a walk/jog, drawing, painting or keeping a journal. Keep in mind that acting on anger impulse is something you might regret after that intense feeling is gone.
July 11th, 2015 9:54pm
As long as you cannot find a way to resolve your conflict with one person, you can get enraged to everyone else as well, yes. That doesn't make it okay to repeat it as you may find yourself becoming the person who creates conflicts instead of searching for a way to resolve what you have with that specific person that annoys you. Surrounding ourselves with negative emotions or people can't help us in anyway so why become the ones who create this environment just because we want to avoid our deepest feelings?
November 2nd, 2015 4:03pm
It is normal, feeling like everyone else is to blame for that one persons mistake, is perfectly normal. Most of us have felt this way numerous of times in our life.
December 22nd, 2015 7:59am
Yes, many people cope with anger by venting out to friends or family. Sometimes this anger is unwarranted but if you catch yourself doing this, just tell the person that you didn't mean it and were just caught up in emotions.
December 29th, 2015 8:01am
It just depends on the type of person you are. It could be mood swings to something that happened to you.
January 25th, 2016 6:50am
It's perfectly normal. It might help to tell the person who you are angry with how they are making you feel and resolve the situation so that there is no residual anger . Taking our frustration and angers out on others is natural but preventable by getting rid of that anger.. taking a walk, having an argument and then moving on, taking some time out to think about what you are feeling and why.
July 12th, 2016 4:57am
Yes, it's normal. Sometimes when we get angry, it's hard to determine who we should and shouldn't be angry at.
July 26th, 2016 2:10am
This is a phenomenon called transgressive aggression. You get angry at everybody but the root cause as the root cause may be too elusive for the mind to comprehend their actions.
August 1st, 2016 1:46am
Of cource! Everyone's human and we're not always perfect to be on thing. When someone gave you a bad time before talking to somebody it's acceptable to be mad or frustrated because It's a feeling you can't control.
November 15th, 2021 7:07pm
Yes, sometimes I catch myself getting really annoyed just because one person said something that set me off! It can ruin my mood for quite some time. What I've found that helps me, at least, because I hate making other people feel bad especially when it's not their fault, is to try and take some time for myself. Whether it's five minutes in the closet bathroom or half an hour in my room, taking some space away from people can really help. I will sometimes put on a song, or paint, usually something that's creative and requires me to move around. Even just shaking out your body can really help release that anger! I take one final breath, then go outside ready to start again.