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Unmet Expectations

 

Unmet expectations are most often the root of all anger. I heard Dr. Phil give that as a definition of anger years ago and it stuck with me.

Unstated, Unmet Expectations

I would go one step further and say that unstated, unmet expectations cause most of our anger. Expecting people to know what we want without telling them is the first step to insanity. (I'm not really a doctor but I play one in my head.)

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different outcome. The same could be true of unstated, unmet expectations. If we continue to fail in te...



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