How to Overcome Shame?

In our last two articles we have discussed the cycle of domestic abuse and the difficulties in leaving abusive relationships. We briefly mentioned shame as a factor keeping people from leaving these relationships. Shame for staying in the relationship in the first place, for wanting a divorce, or from how someone has been treated by that abusive partner.

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Sep 24, 2020 · 3 min read

But this doesn’t end once you leave.

How to overcome Shame?

Remember you are not responsible for what happened

Find inner compassion

Accept mistakes

Forgive yourself and your actions

Identify what makes you feel shame

Speak out

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We Encourage is on a mission to empower women and girls under oppression. WE develops a customizable AI tool to help victims of domestic abuse.

We Encourage

We believe that every girl has the right for education, equality and empowerment. Every woman has the right to live free from violence and oppression. We are building an open source AI tool for victims of intimate partner violence.