They really bite whale bubbles sometimes.  Is there an emotion called ‘left out’?  Maybe I imagine it?  It’s hard to be a good person when you have fragile feelings.  I’m toughening up or maybe just learning to control my emotions.  I mean, I’m not sure the real goal?  I just want peace.  I want, in that situation of exclusion, to feel the hurt and then let it go.  I don’t want it to take from me, I want it to add to me.  But first, the mind has to quit ‘stirring the emotinal pot’ by starting the pity party dialogue as soon as the emotion hits.  Oy, me.​