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Overcoming shame is accepting we are just like the others around us

Overcoming shame is accepting we are just like the others around us Overcoming shame is accepting we are just like the others around us
Source: Giuseppe Cristiano via fineartamerica
I Thought It Was Just Me (but it isn't)
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I Thought It Was Just Me (but it isn't)
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The biggest potential for helping us overcome shame is this: We are “those people.” The truth is…we are the others. Most of us are one paycheck, one divorce, one drug-addicted kid, one mental health illness, one sexual assault, one drinking binge, one night of unprotected sex, or one affair away from being “those people”–the ones we don’t trust, the ones we pity, the ones we don’t let our kids play with, the ones bad things happen to, the ones we don’t want living next door.

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