Coming Out of Shame: Transforming Gay and Lesbian Lives Gershen Kaufman Lev Raphael Coming Out of Shame Transforming Gay and Lesbian Lives In Coming Out of Shame Gershen Kaufman and Lev Raphael expose the role shame has come to play in gay and lesbian lives Rarely discussed but vastly important shame powerfully shapes each individual s
  • Title: Coming Out of Shame: Transforming Gay and Lesbian Lives
  • Author: Gershen Kaufman Lev Raphael
  • ISBN: 9780385477963
  • Page: 243
  • Format: Paperback
Coming Out of Shame: Transforming Gay and Lesbian Lives Gershen Kaufman Lev RaphaelIn Coming Out of Shame, Gershen Kaufman and Lev Raphael expose the role shame has come to play in gay and lesbian lives Rarely discussed but vastly important, shame powerfully shapes each individual s development of self esteem, identity, and intimacy three areas where gay men and lesbians have been extremely vulnerable to the crippling effects of shame Tracing the hisIn Coming Out of Shame, Gershen Kaufman and Lev Raphael expose the role shame has come to play in gay and lesbian lives Rarely discussed but vastly important, shame powerfully shapes each individual s development of self esteem, identity, and intimacy three areas where gay men and lesbians have been extremely vulnerable to the crippling effects of shame Tracing the historical and cultural sources of gay shame, Kaufman and Raphael reveal how gay men and lesbians have internalized shame, resulting in self loathing and self destructive behaviors The hallmark of shame is silence, and by breaking the silence around the dynamics of gay shame, Kaufman and Raphael offer a way to come out of shame and begin the journey toward wholeness and self acceptance Filled with the experiences of those struggling to overcome shame, Coming Out of Shame includes strategies for storing self esteem, creating a positive gay identity, healing scenes of shame, and developing partnerships in intimacy Self affirming and inspirational, Coming Out of Shame guides the transformation of gay shame into gay pride and empowers gay men and lesbians as no other book has done.
Coming Out of Shame: Transforming Gay and Lesbian Lives Gershen Kaufman Lev Raphael

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One Reply to “Coming Out of Shame: Transforming Gay and Lesbian Lives”

  1. Finished As I got further along in the book, there was a lot of assumptions that pegged all gay men into one large bucket of hypersexual people exclusively focused on sex and the shame involved Newsflash, doctor, grow up I see a need for you to return to graduate school I m very sad I finished this crap.

  2. Coming Out of Shame is an incredibly ambitious work that means to explore the way shame is transmitted across generations, internalized, and reinforced culturally and within relationships The first chapter of the book is rather inelegant in its psychodynamically soaked experiential language I m still not entirely sure I distinguish scripts from scenes I found a lot meaningful and approachable my reinterpretation of the concepts through cognitive behavioral language Later in the work, the author [...]

  3. This book is so fantastic I m not sure my review will actually do it any justice Every gay lesbian person out there who can understand a semi scholarly book should put this on their reading list This concept of shame is really central to a gay person s understanding of self and Gershen and Lev do a superb job of illustrating their points Two thumbs way up

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