Posts Tagged ‘Resentment’

The Passive-Aggressive Partner

The Passive - Aggressive Partner - Cheryl Woolstone Counselling Blog

Passive – aggressive behaviour destroys relationships.

Passive – aggression is a deliberate and masked way of expressing covert feelings of anger.

This pattern destroys the integrity of a relationship and is one of the hardest patterns to transform.

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Say Goodbye to Resentment

Say Goodbye to Resentment - Cheryl Woolstone counselling Blog

“Resentment is the poison you swallow hoping the other person will die.”

This graphic quote from actress Carrie Fisher, reminds us that we are hurting ourselves when we resent another person, and we are giving them control over our emotional state.

Want to loosen the grip of resentment and embrace forgiveness, here are some ideas… Read more »

Remove The Thorns From Your Heart

Remove The Thorns From Your Heart - Resentment - Cheryl Woolstone Counselling Blog

Resentment and anger have amphetaminic effects.

They provide an immediate surge of energy and a numbing of pain – a feeling of personal power, which is a cover for underlying feelings of helplessness and inadequacy.

The upside of any amphetamine is that you get the powerful surge of confidence, but it is followed by an equally powerful crash. You drop down even lower than where you started. Read more »

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