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What Do You Do When Your Partner Has Anger Issues? Ilissa Banhazl, MFT, San Dimas

The first thing you don’t do is engage! If your partner is spewing angry words and tones at you, you need to tell them you need to take break. If you allow their anger to be turned on you, you … Continue reading

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When Is It Time to Leave Your Relationship? Part 2- Safety Plan for Domestic Violence by Ilissa Banhazl, MFT

When verbal abuse escalates into physical abuse it is definitely time to leave! You and your children are in danger! How to leave safely is the question. Here are a few suggestions.  1. Make sure you find a cabinet or drawer near your … Continue reading

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Ilissa’s Family Tip # 5- Are You Irritated or Angry?

There’s a big difference between feeling irritated and feeling angry. Irritation is milder; something you can cope with. Anger that is acted on is stronger and usually out of control. It crosses boundaries, hurts other people and can be abusive. … Continue reading

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