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#19352 - 02/03/04 04:58 PM Re: Shame
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Registered: 09/14/03
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Loc: Michigan
My therapist has talked about this, he says the two things that always come up in abuse cases are, shame and rage, usually shame, then further along in recovery the rage comes up. I am struggling with shame myself, so unfortunately I don't have much advice to help. BUt as Mike said, it is not your shame to carry, it is that of the people who abused you, I know it's easier said than believed, but in time the shame must diminish and then we can believe it is not our shame.

scott

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#19353 - 02/03/04 07:52 PM Re: Shame
Lloydy Offline
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Registered: 04/17/02
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Lee
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your insight has given me some hope that i can break the shame cycle.
i know it wasnt my fault but i have yet to believe it. Im trying to.
Dare I say - "shame on you for NOT believing" ?

The shame is ALL theirs Lee, nothing to do with you.

Dave \:\)

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