If you are like many women, you may be married to a man whose main emotional response is anger. Your husband may be angry because of emotional maturity, modeling from his parents, a lack of teaching about being a good man, conditioning, or lack of spiritual awareness. Know that righteous anger at the mistreatment of others is significantly different than anger aimed at one’s own circumstances or the people in our lives. Understand that your husband’s sin is his sin – you are not responsible for his sin, either – he is. He is also responsible for dealing with it – but as his wife, you can help create an environment where he is less tempted to be incited to anger.
If you have not read our page on Why Respect Him? please start there - too often, we are inadvertently arousing the “fight or flight” response in our husbands.
For tips on dealing with an angry husband, we suggest the following blog posts: