Where did that come from? Anger & Friendships

AGW
4 min readOct 13, 2023

Have you ever had those moments when someone has angered you even for a second? Throwing you into a fit of rage that you didn’t see coming; what makes it worse is when the anger is justified. Leaving you to inform the individual of your anger and giving them ample time to address the issue… if they don’t, then the following is likely to happen.

Due to the issue not being addressed instantly, typically within an hour or so, leaving you to stew in your pool of red-hot anger for a prolonged period. You realise you’re not just angry; you’re outraged with that person for more than what just happened, no matter how insignificant the occurrence.

This anger gives birth to a spark, a spark that gives birth to a flame, a flame that lights a fuse, a fuse you didn’t know even existed, a fuse that wasn’t just lit; it was then doused in gasoline. When the person who angered you had the chance to act and address the issue(s) and didn’t, this inaction then accelerates the lit fuse's trajectory towards the barrels of gunpowder full of toxic rage that lurk within us. When the lit fuse is still not dealt with, those barrels of pure, refined and highly explosive gunpowder will explode and destroy all in their path — burning away all the good feelings that you had towards them only mere moments prior, tainting all the good memories and leaving them soured and…

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AGW

A Gentleman Writer by name A Gentleman who Writes by nature so come and explore the world through my eyes and words. Blogger with a unique view on the world.