so, the anger flows from the anxiety. i get that.
but, if your "anxiety" is rational, is it still anxiety?
reason i'm angry is that i'm fearful of the effects of second-hand
smoke, both in the long run (cancer) and in the short run (shortness of
breath, coughing, tiredness). and, in fact i can demonstrate that my
fears are grounded, as i've experienced these consequences.
when do you stop talking about anger as a consequence of anxiety, and
start taking about anger as a rational reaction to objectively
however this plays out, i'm going
to need to work the anxiety angle, and it's not like it's wrong - the
anxiety is real. but, the consequences are real, too. so, how is that a