stew in your own juice

stew in (one's) (own) juice(s)

To brood over one's unpleasant emotions, such as guilt, anger, or anxiety, in isolation. Kevin was in such a foul mood at dinner that I left early and just let him stew in his own juice. I can tell the suspect is racked with guilt. Let her stew in her juices for a while, and she'll confess.
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stew in your own juice

suffer the unpleasant consequences of your own actions or temperament without the consoling intervention of others. informal
See also: juice, own, stew
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