Category Archives: Relationships in General

Principles that could be applied across the spectrum of relationships

Resentment: Part V-Resolution of Resentment


For some of you, this was a long drawn out jlog that could have easily been solved by telling this in the beginning.  I do think we need to realize that there are various facets of resentment we need to … Continue reading

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Resentment: Part IV-Wanting Retaliation


When we have been hurt, our natural tendency is to hurt back.  When we have been punched, we want to punch back.  When we have been criticized, we want to criticize the person who criticized us.  When we have been … Continue reading

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Resentment: Part III-The Downward Spiral


There are times when the feeling of helplessness has only one event that can contribute to the feeling of resentment.  There are other times when the event is combined with similar situations that multiply our feeling of helplessness.  I need … Continue reading

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Resentment: Part II–The Feeling of Helplessness


Helplessness is not a good feeling.  I remember driving in New Hampshire in the winter time many years ago and came upon a slick patch of pavement.  I had my seatbelt on when a car coming from the opposite direction … Continue reading

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Resentment: Part I–What Is It


Resentment is a common emotion that most of us have experienced on this journey of life.  There are many triggers that cause resentment to surface in our lives.  A job we had where we got fired or layed-off for no … Continue reading

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Taking a Sabbatical


The last six or so months have been a whirlwind of activity for the Gorton clan.  A business was sold.  Two houses were sold.  Two houses were boxed up for a move.  One house was bought.  A move from Arizona … Continue reading

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Relational Wisdom: Part V


I grew up in a very small town in eastern Colorado.  Seibert was a town of 200 including the cats and dogs.  The prime industry was dry-land farming and ranching.  The prime produce was winter wheat that was planted in … Continue reading

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