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Athena – How do you handle anger?

Athena – How do you handle anger?

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I think in the beginning, it was difficult when you're mad at, especially if I'm the non-injured, you know, I'm the spouse of the disabled person. So, you feel guilty—"how could I be angry?"—"how could I do that... Show More

I think in the beginning, it was difficult when you're mad at, especially if I'm the non-injured, you know, I'm the spouse of the disabled person. So, you feel guilty—"how could I be angry?"—"how could I do that?"—"how can I think those things?" But, he's still a man, and he still needs to be treated like a man, and I need to treat him like a man. And, I have to call him out if he's doing something or saying something inappropriate. And vice versa, he needs to know that I'll accept criticism, I might be upset, but that I need his support and I need his criticism. And we need to help eachother.

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Athena – How do you handle anger?

Athena

Partner or spouse injured in 1996 at age 31, quadriplegic
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I think in the beginning, it was difficult when you're mad at, especially if I'm the non-injured, you know, I'm the spouse of the disabled person. So, you feel guilty—"how could I be angry?"—"how could I do that?"—"how can I think those things?" But, he's still a man, and he still needs to be treated like a man, and I need to treat him like a man. And, I have to call him out if he's doing something or saying something inappropriate. And vice versa, he needs to know that I'll accept criticism, I might be upset, but that I need his support and I need his criticism. And we need to help eachother.

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