Don't Blame Others for Your Feelings

Don't Blame Others for Your Feelings
Gema Sánchez Cuevas

Written and verified by the psychologist Gema Sánchez Cuevas.

Last update: 28 July, 2022

Our everyday language shows that we are constantly trying to place the blame for our feelings and actions on others. “You make me so angry!” is one of the most common phrases or “That person fills me with bad energy.” Both phrases are very common and both hold great fallacies.

How is it that others are responsible for your rage? Are you their puppet, slave or tool? How is it possible that you completely lose control of your emotional world when faced with other people?

This text is provided for informational purposes only and does not replace consultation with a professional. If in doubt, consult your specialist.