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Women & Shame: Reaching Out, Speaking Truths and Building Connection

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In this compelling and provocative book, Dr. Brené Brown explores the complexities of shame and its silent and secretive influence over women’s lives. Dr. Brown spent four years interviewing over 200 women about shame and its impact on the way they live, love, parent, work and develop relationships. The raw honesty and painful truths of these interviews make it clear that ...more
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Published May 1st 2004 by 3C Press (first published January 1st 2004)
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Nov 15, 2012 Ashley Deniz rated it it was amazing
This book was phenomenal! I read it for my job because I work with women in the mental health field. This opened my eyes to a lot of new ideas that explain a good amount of how and society acts the way it does. I am just floored at how much impact shame has had (and is having) in my life. I would recommend this for everyone, I think it's so applicable and appropriate for every woman's life.
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This book was written by one of my professors, and I've been meaning to read it. She just came out with a new one, so I have to get caught up.
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Fascinating! Men feel guilt but women feel shame. Do you know the difference between the two? If you haven't read this book, my guess is you do not...
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Dr. Brené Brown is a research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work.She has spent the past thirteen years studying vulnerability, courage, worthiness, and shame.

Brené is the author of two #1 New York Times Bestsellers: Daring Greatly and The Gifts of Imperfection.

Her latest book, Rising Strong will be released on August 25, 2015. In Rising Strong, Brené writes, “If
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