And once an emotional bond was made between us, we kept it up. And this is even rarer.
Emotional rejection is very common here under the disguise of jokiness or by simply refusing or being unable to make emotional contact.
Jack was stung by this routine emotional cruelty and sometimes he struck back.
He was a classic victim of emotional cruelty and his own reaction to it.
And eventually emotional cruelty wasn't enough and he had to be banned.