The inflicting of punishment on oneself: she was unable to break her cycle of self-punishment
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- Self-punishment is abated by observing other members modeling appropriate emotional responses to various experiences.
- It takes a lot of determined willpower to reset your mind to think more about self-nurturing and kindness than self-punishment and guilt.
- What looks like self-indulgence is actually self-punishment.
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