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  • As an extrovert, I think out loud. This has some advantages, like finding out other people wonder about the same things I do. It also has some disadvantages, like saying stupid things. This happens frequently since my thought process doesn’t actually complete itself until the words are already

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    The Heart of Female Same-Sex Attraction:  A Comprehensive Counseling Resource by Janelle Hallman is written for counselors of adult women who (a) experience and are in conflict with same-sex attractions, (b) claim a religious identity, and (c) have sought help. Hallman’s specialization in

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    Many books have been written about shame. Yet they all begin with the same problem: shame defies definition. Language fails to describe what is occurring (Kaufman, 1996). A root meaning of shame is to cover or envelope (Lynd, 1958, McClintock, 2001); it is as if the very experience is covered up by

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    For those of you who attended the Taming the Shame workshop, thanks for coming! Despite the fact that we were talking about the horrible experience of shame, you all made it a fun time! I appreciated your input and learned additional words that help to identify shame - which is difficult to

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    The Mid-Atlantic Conference for Exodus will be held this week, April 4-6, 2008, during which I will be conducting two workshops.  I'll co-lead a workshop called "Walking it Out with Women" for counselors and ministry leaders coming alongside women who experience same-sex attractions.

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