Guilt Quotes–Part II

I found some more good quotes on guilt… “Guilt is the reason they put the articles in Playboy.”–Dennis Miller “Food, love, career, and mothers, the four major guilt groups.”– Cathy Guisewite “No work for love will flourish out of guilt, fear, or hollowness of heart, just as no valid plans for the future can be made …

Guilt Quotes–Part I

In my wanderings about the literature on guilt, I ran across some quotes. Some are sprinkled throughout an ebook I’ve written on guilt. Here’s some I thought were good: “Guilt is anger directed at ourselves.”–Peter McWilliams “If I had my life to live over again, I’d be a plumber.”–Albert Einstein “If you wind up with a …

Examples of Guilt–Part VI

This is the last of a six-part series of articles on guilt, emphasizing specific examples, and how to deal with them. Written by a psychologist. To continue… Bigger causes of guilt require greater perspective, but not any more effort to find a third standard. For example, there are various methods of reducing collective guilt. One of …

Examples of Guilt–Part V

This is the fifth of a six-part series of articles on guilt, emphasizing specific examples, and how to deal with them. Written by a psychologist. To continue… More complicated is the example of the wife who had the affair. She committed a sin of commission. She did something at the same time both reactive and proactive, …