Letting go of guilt

  Guilt acts as our inner watchdog, says Margaret Clark, Ph.D., a professor of psychology at Yale University who studies guilt and close relationships. Roz, 45, a freelance writer in Lake Oswego, Oregon, thinks they implant a guilt chip in every woman when she gives birth: Today, I told my kids I wi...

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Published in: Good Housekeeping Vol. 243; no. 4; p. 125
Main Author: Amy Keyishian
Format: Magazine Article
Language: English
Published: New York Hearst Magazines, a Division of Hearst Communications, Inc 10-01-2006
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Summary:   Guilt acts as our inner watchdog, says Margaret Clark, Ph.D., a professor of psychology at Yale University who studies guilt and close relationships. Roz, 45, a freelance writer in Lake Oswego, Oregon, thinks they implant a guilt chip in every woman when she gives birth: Today, I told my kids I will have to miss their sports-awards ceremony because of work. "Think about other ways to keep in touch: cards, e-mails, phone calls, Internet video," says June langney, Ph.D., a psychologist and researcher at George Mason University who studies guilt, shame, and empathy.
ISSN: 0017-209X