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Published February 2016.

Replay Resentment

He had a bunch of tapes he could pop into the player and use to justify more drinking

The word "resentment" means to re-feel. I used to love getting resentments because they justified more drinking.

When someone ignored me or didn't like me, it threated my pride and self-esteem instincts. When someone dumped me, it threatened my emotional and sex instincts. When someone was promoted over me, it threatened my ambitions. When someone made more money than me, or stole from me, it threatened my financial security.

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