shame

 When it comes to handling call outs, you have to know the difference between guilt and shame.

The Mental Health Guide To Handling Call Outs

Let’s face it: call outs sucks, no matter what it's about. It doesn’t help if you are in any way either mentally ill or neurodivergent. Read...
Trav Mamone    |   11.6.17   |   SHARE
Minds
He assaulted me, and my prevailing feeling was shame.

Why Did My Sexual Assault Cause Shame?

He violated me and robbed me of an innocence I would never recover. He did this to me. Why did my sexual assault cause shame? Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   11.1.17   |   SHARE
Voices
To be shamed while pregnant is so upsetting.

What It's Like To Be Shamed While Pregnant

I’m not even a mother yet, but I’ve never felt as disparaged in my life as I do now, as a pregnant mom-to-be. To be shamed while pregnant is so Read...
Brittany L. Stalsburg    |   10.23.17   |   SHARE
Families

Claim Your Shame: Lots Of People Are Divorced

I couldn’t imagine having to tell anyone that I was...divorced. It’s so silly when you really think about it: about 40-50% of marriages end in Read...
Hannah Matthews    |   10.16.17   |   SHARE
Sex + Love

Sex, Shame, And Sex-Esteem: Unlearning Harmful Attitudes Toward Sexuality

It’s time we stop teaching shame and start spending more time fostering healthy sexual identities in young girls. Read...
Ambreia Meadows-Fernandez    |   08.31.17   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
Image credit: Aaron Burden via Unsplash

Are We Still Ashamed Of Our Periods?

There are still parts of the world where women/vagina owners aren’t allowed inside their own home or community when they’re menstruating. They’re Read...
Gigi Engle    |   08.7.17   |   SHARE
VoicesBodies
How can I live in this happiness without being ashamed of it? (Image via Unsplash/ Micah. H)

What’s Not Said: I’m Ashamed Of Being Happy

My happiness is what undid me, ironically. I worried so much about being OK with the happiness that I fell apart. Read...
Lisa Marie Basile    |   05.10.17   |   SHARE
VoicesMinds
How to cope with a less-than-perfect wedding day.

Ask Erin: I Need Help With My Post-Wedding Shame

She’s made all the mistakes, so you don’t have to… Ask Erin is a weekly advice column, in which Erin answers your burning questions about anything at Read...
Erin Khar    |   03.10.17   |   SHARE
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