Like all emotions, shame passes, but for addicts and codependents, it hangs around, often beneath consciousness, and leads to other painful feelings and problematic behavior.
Why you need to free yourself from emotional debts.
Letting go may require repeated efforts to shift your consciousness away from the problem.
Choose life in the Light.
One of the most fast-growing health problems is postnatal depression.
I feel like I have been gaslighted, like I am in the wrong for not being more morally compromising.
Guilt causes anger and resentment, not only at yourself, but toward others in order to justify your actions.
The path forward won’t be easy, but healing is possible.
“People will love you. People will hate you. And none of it will have anything to do with you.” — Abraham Hicks
If we’d like to say no, we feel guilty, and we may feel resentful when we yes.
I’m gonna be blunt, man. This isn’t on you.
NYC Dads guest blogger Lorne Jaffe is a new at-home dad who has struggled with depression and anxiety for most of his life.
Codependents have underlying internalized shame, which fosters a guilty conscience. They’re especially hard on themselves and may suffer from frequent bouts of unrelenting, false guilt.
Veronica Grace talks about the challenges of raising two sons while their father was in jail.
I owe it to myself, those around me and the work my dad and I did together to live a life of adventure and courage. I refuse to let his death be anything less than a beginning!
The idea of forgiving your partner may feel like you are in agreement in the decision to divorce or that it’s just perfectly acceptable that they are destroying the life and dreams that you two shared.