Facing Up to My Dirty Little Secret
I have a dirty, little secret, and I was always told "secrets, secrets are no fun - secrets, secrets hurt someone." My secret? Shame. It’s also a major topic I have been recently addressing in my life with my counselor. Many of us assimilate shame and guilt but actually they are two very different thought processes. For example:
Guilt is, "Uh oh, I did some wrong and I feel bad."
Shame is, "Uh oh, I did something wrong so I am bad."
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