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Things That May Trigger Your Child’s Anger

As well as your child's physical development and changes in the growth of their brain, there are many common situations and feelings that can trigger an anger episode. The angry outbust is designed to hide their true feelings of hurt, emotional pain and helplessness of which they feel guilty and embarassed to show. Here’s some things that may trigger your Child’s anger:
  • Feeling hungry
  • Feeling powerless
  • Wanting to control other people actions
  • Being talked about behind their back
  • Feeling unlistened to
  • Big life changes or transitions
  • Being told off
  • When their friends wont let them play
  • Feeling they have be treated unfairly
  • Feeling manipulated
  • Being bossed about
  • Feeling disrespected
  • Feeling trapped
  • When someone get in your way
  • Being frustrated
  • Losing at sports or games
  • Feeling unloved
  • When things do not go the way they wanted them to
  • Feeling forgotten
  • When someone breaks their things
  • Being told what to do
  • Feeling like the bad guy
  • Being teased
  • Having to wait to do something
  • Feeling lonely
  • Feeling blamed
  • Feeling hurt
  • Feeling judged
  • Hearing news they don’t want to hear
  • Criticism of their behaviour and actions
  • Feeling misunderstood
  • Loud or unwanted noise
  • Being cut short
  • Being told no
  • Being touched
  • Being gossiped about
  • Feeling fearful
  • Being late or others being late
  • Being ignored
  • Being bumped into
  • Feeling bullied
  • Feeling hard done by