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Sour Grapes

I’d recently read a post called It’s Not So Easy to be Rich that talked about the difficulties of, you guessed it, being rich.

Being one of the un-rich, I couldn’t help but feel a little happier reading about the unhappiness that comes with richness. Maybe, I thought, being rich just isn’t that great after all. And while I’m not rich, yet, that’s great news to hear.

The fact that this seemed to me a lot like a case of sour grapes didn’t escape me. Am I wrong to feel this way, or is it just a natural response to avoid the pain involved in jealousy?

Categories: Psychology

Donn Lee

I love to read and write. Professionally, data science, technology, and sales ops are my thing. In my non-professional life, I aspire quite simply to be a good person, and encourage others to do the same. For those who care, I test as INFJ/INTJ (55/45?) in the MBTI.

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