Shame is a most uncomfortable feeling we try to avoid.
Shame can come and go and be triggered by certain events or words.
Shame makes us feel worthless, disgraced, and unworthy. We want to hide, we often blame our self and engage in negative self-talk, we may react in anger, or seek relief in addiction.
Go deeper, read There is No Shame in Feeling Shame, post 2; The Symptoms of Shame and the 4 Ways It Makes You Feel, post 5; and Why We Use Shame on Others and Ourselves: 6 Eye Opening Reasons, post 9.