Internalized Self-Hatred: What is it? What are its Effects? How do you get Rid of it?

Internalized Self-Hatred: What is it? What are its Effects? How do you get Rid of it?

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Date : January 11, 2015

Written by Gail Meadows and Bob Livingstone

 

Internalized self-hatred is a huge issue and this blog is an introduction to this phenomena. Internalized self-hatred is when you despise your own racial, ethnic, cultural, sexual and or religious identity.   This self-loathing far too often results in suicide or other physical self-harm.  It also manifests in far more subtle, but damaging ways.  There is a belief that is either shared with others or hidden in shame, that the...

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Dealing with the Rage Inside and Out

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Date : January 3, 2015

I’m angry a lot lately, but I really don’t understand the intensity or frequency of my rage.  I have never really been known for my patience, but at age 63, there are tons of infractions that upset me.

 

Bad drivers and traffic jams used to be somewhat upsetting to me, but now a selfish fool driving thirty miles per hour in the passing lane makes me irate. I visualize driving behind this offender of decent road rules until I hit the Mexican border with my lights blinking and...

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