What do you think of when you think of some one being angry? As a society we seem to confuse certain sets of behaviors with emotions. I believe this problem stems from the reality that we can never experience another persons emotions. We can only interpret the other persons feelings through our interpretations of the behaviors they are demonstrating. An emotion is something you feel; not something you do. If some one is "acting angry", the key word is "acting", not "angry." They are demonstrating behaviors that they are choosing.
-Neil R. Jones MA, LMHC