Anger Management Essays

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Narrative Essay

“Anger Management”

I hear some people say that they got so angry they lost control and didn’t know what they were doing. I often wondered what that must be like. I, being a very passive person, have never lost control when I’ve become angered. I’ve always had total awareness of my situation. In the movie “Anger Management”, Jack Nicholson so nicely stated: “Your temper is the one thing you can’t get rid of by loosing it” I’ve probably come close at times, but never gone over the edge to uncontrollable rage. I remember there was one time it came close.
It happened one late Sunday afternoon. My friend Dan and I were sitting in his car patiently waiting for the next availably gas pump. It was
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He pauses a moment and then starts up again.
“You almost hit my van. You didn’t have to come so close.”
I open the cover to find a locked gas cap. All I want to do is finish my business and go home. So I hurry to the other side, get the keys and return to unlock the cap. And all this time this lunatic is still giving me S$#T about his van. As I unlock the cap and get the hose, I mumble under my breath: Ah blow it out your a$#. Now he starts screaming
“WHAT! WHAT WAS THAT! WHAT DID YOU SAY TO ME?”
Normally I would have ignored him. I always let things slide. I don’t like getting all worked up over something stupid.
I don't know what came over me. He must have pushed all the right buttons, because all of a sudden, I didn’t seem so hot anymore. The aches and pains were gone and theirs this tremendous burst of energy in every part of my body. I turned to face him and replied at the top of my lungs,
“I SAID, BLOW IT OUT YOU’RE A$#”
With no delay, he replied:
"I'M GOING TO COME OVER THERE AND F#*K YOU UP”
To my surprise, he found even more buttons to push. Now my whole body is on fire. Lasers beams are emitting from my eyeballs. I look at him and he’s standing there, swinging his fist around like he’s winding then up or something. So I put both my hands behind my back and start walking
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