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a view on shame....

Posted by missophelia , 22 June 2014 · 165 views

“The basis of shame is not some personal mistake of ours, but the ignominy, the humiliation we feel that we must be what we are without any choice in the matter, and that this humiliation is seen by everyone.” — 
Milan Kundera
 
 
 
Shame has come up quite a bit, both in my group therapy, and in my indi...


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the core...

Posted by missophelia , 15 June 2014 · 138 views

I had a rough session on Friday. I am still doing prolonged exposure therapy. It will continue for some time, I believe.
 
In my session on Friday, I started to identify some emotions and beliefs from the rape, both of which I have held deep inside of me for all of these past 25 years. Emotions and beliefs that go beyond all of the surface emotions I...


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really, right now...

Posted by missophelia , 07 June 2014 · 137 views

...I want to run away from the trauma,
and from the part of my life story
where I was raped...





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