Deserving honesty

Honesty is a huge bug-a-bear for me. (Is that the expression? Whatever. If it wasn't before, it is now.) I struggle with honesty, for several reasons. I don't want to make people feel bad. I don't like being wrong. I'm often wrong and people are harsh and judgmental about those who are wrong. I don't … Continue reading Deserving honesty

In defense of shame

I hold a rather controversial opinion. I think shame is good. Seriously. I like shame. I mean, I don't enjoy -like shame, but I appreciate-like shame. I like what it does when working rightly. And I believe it can work rightly. This is not a popular opinion. Shame is mostly seen as a negative emotion, … Continue reading In defense of shame