Boiling Point

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Thomas Nelson Inc, Jul 29, 2005 - Family & Relationships - 224 pages
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Being a man in the twenty-first century isn't easy. In fact, trying to live up to a masculine ideal that may be nothing more than myth has left many men frustrated and angry. Often unable to express their emotions, these men appear buttoned-up until a seemingly minor setback unleashes a torrent of rage that can destroy personal and professional relationships.

Does this sound familiar?

  • The mistakes of other drivers fill him with road rage
  • Setbacks at work send him into a tailspin
  • Unmet expectations in his relationship leave him seething
  • Holidays and other occasions are filled with tension instead of joy

Suppressed anger, when it finally boils over, scalds everyone involved-including loved ones, co-workers, and even strangers.

Christian counselors David Stoop and Stephen Arterburn offer solutions in this trade paper version of The Angry Man. They show what happens when men's deep-rooted anger starts to ruin relationships, jobs, and health, and they help sufferers find their way back from the brink. Men will find the help they need to reimagine a positive image of their masculinity; their loved ones will find advice on reaching a man at his boiling point.

 

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Contents

Introduction
PartI Why Men Are Angry and What They Do When They
The Day the Lawn Mower Died
Growing Up Without Father
Trying to Live Up to a Myth
Exposing the Roots of Mythical Masculinity
Anger out of Bounds
When Anger Boils to the Surface
Part II
Becoming His Greatest
Answering the Questions of Manhood
Talking It Over Together
Learning to Relate
Dealing with His Losses
Living with a Man at Peace
When Men Wont Change Notes

Men Sex and Anger

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