5 Signs You’re Raising an Angry Child

Last Update on July 13, 2020 : Published on July 13, 2020
Signs You're Raising an Angry Child

Indeed, anger is a common feeling that can be seen in every human being! In fact, we all have anger which may be considered as normal if we know how to express it rightly. However, if we talk about children when they are annoyed they get into aggression and start throwing tantrums either while playing games or doing some regular activities at home or school.

However, a few days ago I witnessed an incident where my friend’s kid started hitting his friend in a game. Why? Because he was losing to him!!

Angry Child

While observing this I feel there are many reasons that contributed to a child’s behavior being angry and hostile. These reasons can be any unsolved feelings, such as grief that is related to the loss of a loved one or bitter relationship between their parents. Such incidents encircled deep anger in a child’s emotions which can be seen in their day to day life.
Nevertheless, according to research, mental health issues such as anxiety, depression also regulate a kid’s emotions which are even directly linked with angry outbursts.

Aggression in children

We all know children are impatient, intolerant, and even gets in aggression when they are not pleased. Yes! I understand dealing with an angry kid can be restless for you or your family member because I feel they are unpredictable.

In this blog, I am mentioning some warning signs that will tell that you are raising an angry child.

Signs You’re Raising an Angry Child:

1. Your Kid Finds Difficulty With Relationships

Kid Finds Difficulty With Relationships

I agree, when your toddler is angry he will either hit his sibling or will scream loud. These activities are quite common once in a blue moon among young children. But if your kid is continuously throwing tantrums or hitting your or his sibling, then this is a warning sign.
Your young ones tend to develop an emotion of anger towards others and this will impact their overall perspective towards a family, friends and others.

2. Your Toddler Sees Disturbance In Family

Toddler Sees Disturbance In Family

I am sorry to say, but if your kid has seen disturbance, physical or mental assault then anger will surely reside in them. As we know, children adapt little things so quickly from their guardian or parents activities, such as talking, mimicking and so on.
If they have seen you in remorse or fighting with your spouse, they will also behave in the same manner. Hence it is important to make sure your daily unhealthy activities are not shown in front of a toddler. This will increase a sense of hatred in them.

3. Your Child Use Aggression As A Tool

Child Use Aggression As A Tool

This is a quite common warning sign that can be seen in young children. If your toddler has anger issues you will surely witness invasion too. What I have seen is these kids use aggression as their weapon to get what they want. They will scream, cry, and even hit themselves or you in order to meet their wants.

This is not at all acceptable behavior and if your kid does this STOP them!!

4. Your Child Will Show Immature Behavior

Child Will Show Immature Behavior

I understand this is a normal act for a toddler to kick their feet or lay down on the ground but if your 10-year-old child is doing the same thing this is ridiculous. It is important to make them understand the difference between what they are doing and what should they do.

But still, your kid doesn’t understand, it is a wake- up call for you, they need proper guidance to express feelings in an age-appropriate way.

5. Your Child Is Under Frequent Frustration

Child Is Under Frequent Frustration

Frustration is another common warning sign that can be seen in young ones. The angry child shows aggression and continuous frustration over simple things. If they are playing a board game or building block they will demolish them because their friend is faster than him. These are the warning signs and you should consider them as a serious threat to your child’s development.

Final Words

I hope you like this article and have shared it with your friends and family. However, if your kids are having the above warning signs, I would suggest you seek professional help. You will understand more about anger management in children and be able to know how to deal with various situations.

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About The Author

Harshita Singh
Harshita Singh

"Words work magic" is exactly what Harshita follows. She intends to channelize her counselling abilities by the way of soothing words. In her free time she loves play with her pets, indulge in reiki healing and when not doing anything else, taking naps is what she adores the most.

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