Have you ever felt like no one could love you?
Ever felt like you were an outcast? Like you just didn’t belong…
Have you ever felt like you were a mistake? Like what you done was unforgivable?
Dr. Brene Brown defines shame as an intensely painful feeling that we are unworthy of love and belonging. And, we’ve all felt shame. It’s what we do with the shame that determines whether or not it grows or dies.
Although black women rank the lowest in suicide rates, this does not account for suicide ideation. Suicide ideation is the thought of committing suicide.
Have you ever thought about what it would be like to end your life?
Were you too scared or ashamed to talk about it?
This Sunday, September 15th @ 7PM EST, we’re going to chat about shame among black women, how it can lead to suicide, and what we can do to lessen shame.
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