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    Internal Shame And Shame

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    According to researchers Hedman et al. (2013), there are two classifications of shame; internal and external. Internal shame is inwardly focussed and refers to how the individual judges and perceives him/herself, while external shame is characterised by an individual’s apprehension and also expectation of the negative judgement of others (Hedman et al., 2013). Internal and external shame are often experienced simultaneously. For example, if an individual perceives him/herself as defective or insufficient

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    Shame, Shame And The Loss

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    What is shame and how different people cope with it. No one knows when shame appeared for a first time. Maybe in ancient times, maybe in 15th century, or perhaps since the dawn of man. The fact, which is known, is that the majority of people experience this feeling at least once in a lifetime. Shame is a strong feeling, which affects not only regular people, but also celebrities. We will see it in the article The Contestant by Daniel Alarcon, where he tells the story of the fame, shame and the loss

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    The Sisterhood of Shame and Guilt As a result of the possibility of being harshly judged about her sex life, a woman can harbor a guilt-ridden fear of being labeled a “slut.” And it's not just a few who are affected. Leora Tanenbaum, author of Slut! Growing Up Female with a Bad Reputation, states that “by the time a young woman is 21, she will have experienced slut shaming.” And in many ways, it is worse now than it was in years past. Kaitlin Menza, while researching slut-shaming for TeenVogue

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    Shame, a word that can send shivers down anyone’s spine. Shame is a painful feeling of different emotions like guilt, sadness, and embarrassment that are focused on how one feels about self. These feelings are a nasty result when an individual feels that they have participated in something wrong. When an individual experiences feelings of shame, their focus has the potential to become redirected and surrounded around that shame (Kaufman, 1996). The process of analyzing the various parts of shame

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    Brene Brown said this,“We judge people in areas where we’re vulnerable to shame, especially picking folks who are doing worse than we’re doing. If I feel good about my parenting, I have no interest in judging other people’s choices. If I feel good about my body, I don’t go around making fun of other people’s weight or appearance. We’re hard on each other because we’re using each other as a launching pad out of our own perceived deficiency.” I love the power in this quote of comparing how we love

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    “Your Only Shame is to Have Shame” Every individual in this world faces some type of problem through out their lives, and everyone overcomes them in different ways. People sometimes release their stress and problems through writing what they feel, and by writing they feel they go somewhere else. Amy Tan, a Chinese American, struggled with her true identity which influence her works which mainly focus on identity, the Chinese American dream, and family struggles. Amy Tan had a childhood full of ups

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    Shame, By Dick Gregory

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    American author Brene Brown, in The Gift of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are, writes, “Shame works like the zoom lens on a camera. When we are feeling shame, the camera is zoomed in tight and all we see is our flawed selves, alone and struggling. (Goodread)” The author of Shame, Dick Gregory, experienced some aspects of shame through family, school, and society. Dick Gregory’s family experienced financial struggle, especially with no father figure in his

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    between shame proneness, anticipated shame due to exposure and without exposure with offending intentions in a rational choice model (Tibbetts, 1997). The specific forms of offending investigated were drunk driving and shop-lifting (Tibbetts, 1997). What are the assumptions being made by the article’s authors? Do these assumptions hold up when scrutinised? Why or why not? Identify some of the problems with the assumptions. The authors assume there is a clear distinction between shame and related

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    Shame In The Puritan Era

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    Statistics show that public humiliation is one of the most common fears. As many admit to this fear, many also grasp to this concept and shame one another for absurd conditions. In the Puritan Era, many methods were used to publicly shame someone for their wrong doing. One of their common methods was to openly tell their “sin” to the whole community. One of their extreme approaches was hanging someone. This showed the public to follow the regulations of the town and do not do anything against them

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    Transgressors’ guilt and shame: A longitudinal examination of forgiveness seeking The paper strives to understand what motivates a person seek forgiveness. The authors looked at the roles guilt, shame, and situational factors played in forgiveness seeking. The topic is interesting as there are many studies on why forgiveness is granted, but not on when forgiveness is sought. Both sides should be researched as the experience of forgiveness is an interpersonal and universal process. The overall

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