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Understanding How Shame Hinders Clear Requests

Understanding How Shame Hinders Clear Requests

Understanding How Shame Hinders Clear Requests

  • Media type: Article
  • Time Investment: 3 - 5 minutes
  • Date Added: 9/24/2021

It may be challenging to hear or make requests when you feel shame regarding anyone's feelings and needs. Without support, shame could be debilitating, so you may feel resistant and become defensive, hear threat, or criticize others. Instead, be with people who allow space for vulnerability. Find ways to celebrate, negotiate, be mindful, accepting, and creative.

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