“I just blew my lid, but my anger was justified!”
“I put up with her faulty belief system long enough, righteous indignation took over and I taught her a lesson!”
“My anger shut him up, because it was righteous!”
I hear this when clients proudly talk about how their anger was used to teach their spouse a lesson, or cause him/her to rethink the situation.
They classify their anger as righteous and consider it justifiable. [Read more…]