3 Unhelpful Ways We Deal With Resentment
(And A Helpful Alternative)
“I’m so full of resentment at my husband. What do I do with all this rage that’s inside of me?”
Whether it’s your partner, parent, sibling, friend, in-law or child, there’s probably someone in your life you resent, feel disappointed by or who you blame.
How to best deal with resentment?
Here are three common – yet unhelpful – ways to deal with resentment. They’re not “wrong”; they’re just not going to help you find the peace you long for.
As you watch this 5-minute video, ask yourself: Which of these is the most familiar option? When you deal with resentment like this, does it lead towards peace, or away from it?
Easier said than done
It can feel especially hard to deal with resentment when it’s been building up for years, perhaps even decades. It may feel like there’ll be no end to what you write in your Rant – that listing the resentments will just go on and on.
Often, a client contacts me about a relationship with a 20-year, 30-year, 40-year history. No matter how entrenched the resentments, this process can help you find more peace.
If you’d like one-to-one support with moving beyond the resentment that’s eating away at you, book a free consultation with me.