Guilt is recognizing that you have done something bad
Shame is telling yourself that you are bad.
Guilt drives you towards change and holds you accountable.
Shame holds you back.
Whether you chose the drug rehab, 12 steps, therapy, religion, or any combination there of there is only one answer for "What is the best path?"
And that answer is THE HARD ONE.
I know. I know. That's not what you wanted to hear. You wanted the catch all answer that that would bring these problems to an end as quickly and as cleanly (no pun intended) as possible.
Rayvene Whatley LPC, MAC, CPCS, NCC | 4015 S. Cobb Dr. Suite 100, Smyrna, GA 30080 | 404.940.1582 | email@example.com | Licensed Therapist Atlanta Georgia
SOBRIETY : What's the best Path?