Why We Feel Shame Around the Holidays

Holiday Shame

Here’s a link to my latest for Psychology Today, about how cultural imaging of the ideal Christmas can inspire shame in those of us whose lives don’t look like a Hallmark card.


By Joseph Burgo

Joe is the author and the owner of AfterPsychotherapy.com, one of the leading online mental health resources on the internet. Be sure to connect with him on Google+ and Linkedin.


  1. So glad you’re still with us. I’ve really missed your wisdom these last few years. Especially considering the political mess your country is suffering. But you did mention him in The Narcissist you know. Welcome back. Will buy your new book. Have the others. Take care.

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