The more you know about anger, the less you will be subject to it as a negative force. Owning one’s anger – knowing what it is and naming it – enhances relationships and intimacy.
Your anger and assertiveness will make some people unhappy. They will hate your willingness to risk connections and challenge social conventions. Be prepared to be labelled humourless, difficult, a ruiner of parties, dinners, and picnics.
a woman does, she’s a raging bitch."
Communities built by women in response to what makes them mad have the added benefit of making women’s anger public and visible, creating important shifts in representation and understanding.