“Because every child is born into an imperfect world and into an imperfect family, every child has abandonment experiences. Even though their belief that they are the cause of these painful events is, in fact, an inaccurate interpretation of their life, children have no other way to understand the world.” Dr. Robert Glover. author No More Mr. Nice Guy.
Having toxic shame is part of the human experience but if it’s not dealt with properly, it can cause major dysfunction to an individual on many levels. People cope with and deal with shame in a lot of different ways and resolving some of your own deep shame is crucial to living a healthy and authentic life.
We are going to discuss the topic of toxic shame, how it manifests in our lives and strategies to overcome the shame that holds us back from achieving our full potential.