(including sex) were hurt or threatened. So we were sore. We were "burned up."
On our grudge list we set opposite each name our injuries. Was it our self-esteem, our security, our ambitions, our personal, or sex relations, which had been interfered with?
We were usually as definite as this example:
I'm resentful at: The Cause Affects my:Mr. Brown His attention to my Sex relations wife. Self-esteem (fear) Told my wife of my Sex relations mistress. Self-esteem (fear) Brown may get my job Security at the office. Self-esteem (fear)Mrs. Jones She's a nut -- she Personal relation- snubbed me. She ship. Self-esteem committed her hus- (fear) band for drinking. He's my friend She's a gossip.My employer Unreasonable -- Unjust Self-esteem (fear) -- Overbearing -- Security. Threatens to fire me for my drinking and padding my expense account.My wife Misunderstands and Pride -- Personal nags. Likes Brown. sex relations -- Wants house put in Security (fear) her name.
We went back through our lives. Nothing counted but thoroughness and honesty. When we were finished we considered it carefully. The first thing apparent