Anger is all the rage right now. The rate of anger “reactions” on political Facebook posts is rising rapidly. Among women, TV shows like “Dietland,” “Jessica Jones” and “Sharp Objects” — as well as realworld #MeToo headlines — demand comeuppance for decades of injustice, as longsimmering furies boil over. But these powerful feelings are still poorly understood. Here are five of the most intransigent myths.
In an Esquire/ NBC survey, 56 percent of blacks and 66 percent of Hispanics reported getting angry at least once a day, compared with 73 percent of whites.