Category Archives: Shame

Childhood Trauma, The Shame Loop And Defenses Against Shame

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Shame Caused By Childhood Trauma, How We Try To Repress It And Health Effects

Effects Of Repressed Shame :

We have seen in other articles published on this site that if we have experienced significant childhood trauma we may, as adults, develop profound feelings of inadequacy, worthlessness, self-hatred, rock-bottom self-esteem, feelings of being ‘innately Read the rest

Overcoming Guilt Caused by Childhood Trauma




If we have been mistreated as children, we may well grow up with a pervasive feeling that we are irredeemably ‘bad’ people (click here to read my article on why this happens). This can lead to Read the rest