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In This Moment with Toby C - Toby C EPISODE 14, 5th April 2019
4th Step - Resentment Inventory
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4th Step - Resentment Inventory

  • We made a list of people I had hurt or toward whom I felt resentment.
  • I was not too well at the time, and was plagued by waves of self-pity and resentment.
  • We have been driven to maudlin sympathy, to bitter resentment.


  • Because of resentment and drinking, he had not paid alimony to his first wife.


  • Continue to watch for selfishness, dishonesty, resentment, and fear.


  • A great wave of outraged resentment engulfed the meeting, sweeping every member to a single resolve: "Out he goes!"


  • It brings misunderstanding, fierce resentment, financial insecurity, disgusted friends and employers, warped lives of blameless children, sad wives and parents -- anyone can increase the list.


  • Resentment grows.


  • We put them on paper, even though we had no resentment in connection with them.


  • Never forget that resentment is a deadly hazard to an alcoholic.


  • But with the alcoholic, whose hope is the maintenance and growth of a spiritual experience, this business of resentment is infinitely grave.


  • Resentment is the "number one" offender.


  • The greatest enemies of us alcoholics are resentment, jealousy, envy, frustration, and fear.


  • It is plain that a life which includes deep resentment leads only to futility and unhappiness.


  • You should warn against arousing resentment or jealousy.


  • The elder statesman is the one who sees the wisdom of the group's decision, who holds no resentment over his reduced status, whose judgment, fortified by considerable experience, is sound, and who is willing to sit quietly on the sidelines patiently awaiting developments.


  • Another feeling we are very likely to entertain is one of resentment that love and loyalty could not cure our husbands of alcoholism.


Alcoholics Anonymous (Big Book) and Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions (12 & 12)