Venting — whether it's to a co-worker about your boss's obnoxious request, to a friend about your boyfriend's infuriating blunder, or to your brother about your mom's invasive phone call — can seem like a good idea in the moment. Let it all out, and you'll let it all go, right? Not so much. Studies show that venting doesn't release anger; it just exacerbates it.
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Written by Anna Todd April 4, 2017
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