Violent Behavior in Children and Teens - Topic Overview
How can you manage your own anger without becoming violent?
- Talk to someone. Find a trusted friend or adult
to help you one-on-one if you're afraid to talk or if you can't find the right
words to describe what you're going through.
- Be calm. Try to
express criticism, disappointment, anger, or displeasure without losing your
temper or fighting. Ask yourself whether your response is safe and
- Listen. Try to listen and respond without getting upset
when someone tells you something you may not want to hear. Don't overreact; try
to see the other person's point of view.
- Seek solutions. Work out
your problems with someone else by looking at different solutions and
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