Category Archives: Eroticized Rage

What Is Eroticized Rage?

Dr. Patrick Carnes: “Eroticized rage is about breaking rules and the abuse of power. The CEO who has 146 women on the payroll he’s had sex with. They’re all single parents he’s taken advantage of. He’s angry with women.” “There’s … Continue reading

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Stepping Into My First 12-Step Meeting

I went to my first 12 Step meeting in April of 2011 because I realized through psycho-therapy that eroticized rage was a poison in my life, even though I only expressed it through socially acceptable means (such as jokes and … Continue reading

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Intimacy Vs. Eroticized Rage

After he described his love life, his therapist asked, “Have you heard of the term eroticized rage?” “No,” he said, “but that rings true. I had a girlfriend, Holly, who said to me, ‘Take out all your rage at women … Continue reading

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