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The selfishness of guilt and shame

I have found myself reading over and over this post at Surviving Prostitution and Addiction. In the first paragraph, Angel K writes: At times get the strongest urge at times to utterly destroy myself, to hurt and hurt and hurt … Continue reading

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Maybe I’m just oversensitive.

I recently viewed the movie Crooked Beauty. In it, the narrator, Jacks Ashley McNamara, discusses her unique take on why she has what we label as bipolar disorder. McNamara sees herself as being more sensitive to all the injustices in … Continue reading

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