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What Should I do With my 19 Year-Old Daughter's Anger Issue?

My 19 year old daughter has very disturbing temper tantrums and they are getting worse. She screams and cusses and blames everyone for her mistakes. She lives at home with us and everyone walks on "pins and needles" in hopes that she doesn't have an outburst. If one thing doesn't go her way she starts one of her tantrums.

I dread getting her phone calls in fear that shes having a trantrum and It disrupts my whole day. Im at a loss on what I need to do. Where should I call first in hopes of her becoming a happy nineteen year old? She also dropped out of college and quit her job 3 months ago. She has tried a few times to go out and put some job applications out but the least little thing will set her off and she won't go.

Sometimes, these tantrums go on for as long as an hour. As much as I do for her, she is real "mouthy" to me.

I have had enough. I'm scared that one day one of these tantrums will cause her to do something she will regret. What should I do?

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