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Reasons You Cry When You Get Mad

Reasons You Cry When You Get Mad

Below, Romanoff explains some of the emotional reactions people experience in response to anger.


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Maintain Your Composure in Public

Maintain Your Composure in Public

Visualization can be helpful in these moments. For example, imagine your thoughts being depicted as cartoon photos and visualize placing them safely into a filing cabinet, until a more appropriate moment to revisit them.

If you are unable to control your emotions, you always have the opport...


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Take Deep Breaths

Take Deep Breaths

Taking deep breaths is a good way to calm yourself down. Pausing for a moment and focusing on your breath allows you to be more deliberate in your communication and your response to the situation.


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“While anger can be a loud and expressive emotion, typically people have a lot of underlying emotions below the anger that gets washed over,”



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Disadvantages of Crying When You’re Mad

Crying can be disadvantageous when you are in a situation in which you don’t want others to know how you’re truly feeling. This could be due to how you believe it might change their perception of you.

For instanc...


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A Word From Author

A Word From Author

Crying is a common reaction to anger, since anger is often triggered by situations that hurt you. Crying can provide emotional release and help you understand your feelings better.

However, crying in public or with people you’re not comfortable with can be embarrassing and frustrating. Taki...


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Communicate Your Feelings

Communicate Your Feelings

Writing out your thoughts allows you to see the situation more clearly, understand what triggered your anger and then respond more effectively. Similarly, having a friend or family member whose opinion you trust to validate and empathize with your experience can help calm you down.


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2. Depression and Anxiety

2. Depression and Anxiety

We are taught at a young age that anger is corrosive and threatens attachments and relationships. Therefore, we go to great lengths to protect others from our anger, by replacing it with less outwardly threatening emotions, like depression and anxiety. The consequence is that we must bear the bur...


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Coping With Crying When You Get Mad

some strategies that can help you cope with your tears and your anger in a healthy manner.


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Pros and Cons of Crying When You're Mad

Benefits of Crying When You’re Mad

Crying is a form of self-soothing; it forces you to regulate and control your breath, focus on your inhalation and exhalation patterns, and decrease your heart rate, until you return to a calm state.

It is okay to cry...


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“Our tears are a way our body forces us to pause and take inventory on the situation.”



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1. Aggression

1. Aggression

This can include overt aggression or action, such as breaking things or punching walls. Alternatively, people express their anger indirectly through sarcasm—this allows them to dispel their aggressive impulses in a sublimated way.


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3. Criticism

3. Criticism

People also tend to become critical when they’re angry. Instead of constructively addressing the problem, they find fault in others in the pursuit of retaliation.


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Release Your Emotions

Release Your Emotions

When you feel safe—either with others you trust, or on your own—you should embrace your tears as a form of catharsis. Crying is an innate tool for emotional regulation, and shouldn’t be resisted in moments when you need to be regulated. It is a built-in mechanism to process and manage intense fee...


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"It’s better to cry than be angry, because anger hurts others while tears flow silently through the soul and cleans the heart.”



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Allow yourself to shine without the desire to be seen...

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