Shame damages female potential, it’s time to get rid of it

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Lila has a plan to make her boyfriend pay, but sometimes plans change

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But affording alternative therapies is a barrier to most

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I stopped wearing busy like a badge of honor, and I’m never going back.

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Our children learn from us so I need to be careful what story I’m telling

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Defense mechanism, competition, or self-hate… maybe all three

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Our schools need to do better with victims of trauma

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But not advocating for your need does

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And it hurt my family, but, it’s not too late to fix that

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The trauma we experience in childhood always matters

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Maria Chapman

Writer | Coach | Educator | Social Change | Mental Health https://www.mariafchapman.com/ https://linktr.ee/mariafchapman

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