Dancing at the Shame Prom

Dancing at the Shame Prom

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Shame is a powerful thing. It can weigh on your heart and mind, diminish your sense of self-worth, and impact the way you live in the world. But what happens when you share that secret burden? Amy Ferris, Hollye Dexter, and the writers they brought together are all ready to let go of shame. In qDancing at the Shame Prom, q twenty-six extraordinary women?Lyena Strelkoff, Teresa Stack, Monica Holloway, Nina Burleigh, Amy Friedman, Meredith Resnick, Victoria Zackheim, and more?take the plunge and say ?yesOCO to sharing their stories. These brave writers, journalists, musicians, artists, directors, and activists have offered up their most funny, sad, poignant, miraculous, life-changing, and jaw-dropping secrets for you to gawk at, empathize with, and learn from?in the hopes that they will inspire others to do the same. Letting go feels good! Freeing, provocative, and audacious, qDancing at the Shame Promq is about flaunting the secrets that have made you feel small so that you can stand up straight, let the shame go, and finally?decisively?move on with your life.Ron and I had explored the idea of adoption once beforea€”even going so far as to complete a home study, ... where a social worker vets prospective parents through a series of interviews, criminal background checks, and reference letters.

Title:Dancing at the Shame Prom
Author:Amy Ferris, Hollye Dexter
Publisher:Seal Press - 2012


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