What Do I Do When I Know My Child is Provoking Me to Anger?
There are challenges parents face when their children provoke them to anger but it is critical to respond with wisdom and grace. Emerson explores the concept of not provoking children to anger, draws from biblical references, and highlights the need for emotional control and composed anger in parenting.
Questions to Consider
- What are the differences between "proportionate anger" and "composed anger," and how can parents effectively express their anger without exploding in anger?
- How does Emerson's personal experience with his father's anger issues influence his approach to parenting and his commitment to not provoking his own children?
- What practical steps can parents take to avoid being provoked by their children and maintain emotional control in challenging situations?