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    How to Reduce the Shame Caused by Emotional Abuse

    How to Reduce the Shame Caused by Emotional Abuse

    s I have shared in my previous posts, I believe that shame is the most damaging aspect of emotional abuse, so much so that I designed a shame reduction program for emotional abuse victims. This proprietary program has been highly successful with my clients. It features six major avenues for reducing or eliminating the shame of emotional abuse. They are …

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    Why Shame is the Most Damaging Aspect of Emotional Abuse

    Why Shame is the Most Damaging Aspect of Emotional Abuse

    Emotional abuse and shame go hand in hand—a perfect marriage, so to speak. Shame is a significant factor in emotional abuse since it is the primary damage caused by emotional abuse. It is also the primary tool used by abusers and the source of emotionally abusive behavior in abusers. Coming to identify how shame is affecting you and understanding how …

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    When You Need to End an Emotionally Abusive Relationship

    When You Need to End an Emotionally Abusive Relationship

    Even when someone realizes they are being emotionally abused, they aren’t necessarily prepared to end the relationship. This is because most victims suffer from horrible, debilitating shame, shame that robs them of their motivation to take action, shame that prevents them from believing they deserve anything better. But in spite of the fact that you may feel ill-prepared to leave the relationship, there are some circumstances that indicate that you …

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    Recovering from the Lasting Shame of Emotional Abuse

    Recovering from the Lasting Shame of Emotional Abuse

    After escaping an emotionally abusive relationship, shame needs to be healed. For victims of emotional abuse, shame causes damage to their perceptions of themselves, ongoing disgust and humiliation, and self-criticism for putting up with the abuse. Working to reduce...

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