Getting angry is a reaction that covers more sensitive feelings, and protects our vulnerability. When we feel angry, we actually have more emotions simmering underneath such as feeling hurt, insignificant, dismissed, lonely, hopeless, invisible, smothered and abandoned. Being able to recognize how you’re thinking about something, and identifying the related sensitive feelings is huge. This gives you good positioning for healing, and creating changes in your relationship. By knowing how you are looking at something, you can choose to look at it from a different perspective, which leads to feeling differently. Another way is that by identifying sensitive feelings, you can interpret your needs and work on getting them met.
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