This week one of the themes that has come up a lot in my counseling work is resentment and offense. This got me thinking, praying and researching this topic. I share my reflections about how there is a trap of offense and resentment laid out for both the betrayed and betrayer.
Offense with reason
Resentment, a feeling one finds listed in the “anger” slice of most feelings wheels, is a natural reaction to those who have offended us. Offenses, are generally, injustices and one can be righteously angry about injustice. If the injustice we are talking about takes the form of