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1

I am a bad person

Feelings: shame, guilt, depression
Needs: acceptance, healing, empathy, love

2

I am a boring person

Feelings: ashamed, disconnected, despondent
Needs: friendship, play, connection, discovery, community

3

I am so lazy

Feelings: shame, guilt, anger
Needs: aliveness, connection, inspiration, contribution, empowerment

4

I am stuck and can't be free

Feelings: disheartened, exhausted, worried, hopeless
Needs: choice, support, clarity, compassion, empowerment

5

I am such a wimp

Feelings: discouraged, frustrated
Needs: competence, clarity, support, empowerment

6

I am too needy

Feelings: overwhelmed, embarrassed, ashamed
Needs: clarity, acceptance, community, compassion, empathy

7

I am worthless

Feelings: dejected, depressed
Needs: purpose, love, community, self-connection, compassion

8

I can't do anything right for you

Feelings: hurt, angry, baffled
Needs: acknowledgment, appreciation, to be seen, ease

9

I can't do this anymore, I can't take the pressure.

Feelings: Overwhelmed, alone
Needs: Connection, support, choice

10

I can't explain what's going on for me.

Feelings: Confused, overwhelmed
Needs: Clarity, connection

11

I didn't tell you because I knew it would make you mad.

Feelings: Worried, agitated
Needs: Safety, consideration, peace

12

I feel attacked

Feelings: scared, angry, defensive
Needs: safety, clarity, understanding

13

I feel disrespected

Feelings: angry, hurt, disheartened
Needs: respect, consideration, acknowledgement, appreciation

14

I feel helpless

Feelings: scared, despair, frustration
Needs: support, empathy, agency

15

I feel humiliated

Feelings: embarrassed, ashamed, angry, dejected
Needs: respect, equity, compassion, consideration

16

I feel like everything is my fault

Feelings: shame, hopeless,
Needs: acceptance, empathy, support, mutual responsibility

17

I feel so abandoned

Feelings: terrified, hurt, lonely, sad, bewildered
Needs: reassurance, belonging, connection, support

18

I feel undermined

Feelings: angry, resentful, shocked, frustrated
Needs: honesty, collaboration, trust, support

19

I have been abused

Feelings: angry, hurt, frightened, resentful
Needs: healing, nurturing, safety, respect

20

I have just been dumped on

Feelings: angry, overwhelmed
Needs: choice, respect, consideration

21

I have no purpose

Feelings: confused, depressed, disconnected, hopeless
Needs: purpose, meaning, belonging, appreciation, contribution

22

I have no value

Feelings: grief, disappointment, loneliness, shame
Needs: purpose, contribution, meaning, community, self-connection

23

I just have to carry on, it's my responsibility.

Feelings: Tired, gloomy, overwhelmed
Needs: Security, respect, honor

24

I love you so much, I'd die without you!

Feelings: Joyful, alive
Needs: Love, connection

25

I need to make everything right

Feelings: Worried, concerned
Needs: Need to serve, integrity

26

I said I'm sorry!

Feelings: defensive, insecure, worried
Needs: connection, harmony, acceptance

27

I should be able to let go of events from childhood

Feelings: discouraged, burnt out,
Needs: healing, growth, hope, peace, wholeness

28

I should be able to understand everything.

Feelings: Worried, overwhelmed, uneasy
Needs: Security, competence, order

29

I should be achieving more

Feelings: panicky, restless, guilty
Needs: belonging, contribution, meaning, acceptance

30

I should exercise more

Feelings: disappointed, confused, guilty
Needs: health, consistency, self-trust, vibrancy, strength, beauty

31

I shouldn't be so fearful

Feelings: disappointed, frustrated
Needs: peace, competence, confidence

32

I shouldn't risk failing. I probably can’t do it anyway.

Feelings: Frustrated, depressed, tired
Needs: Competency, purpose, autonomy

33

I shouldn’t be so emotional.

Feelings: Fear, shame
Needs: Expression, clarity

34

I talk too much

Feelings: embarrassed, worry
Needs: feedback, mutuality, contribution

35

I work hard; I deserve to come home to a clean house.

Feelings: disappointed, exhausted, resentful
Needs: ease, mutuality, support

36

I would like to hear you say I was right.

Feelings: pain, hurt, sadness, frustration
Needs: to be seen & heard, trust,

37

I'm jealous

Feelings: insecure, angry, anxious
Needs: reassurance, fairness, love

38

I'm not going to be a very good department chair.

Feelings: Apprehensive, anxious
Needs: Competence, respect, belonging

39

I'm sorry, I tried

Feelings: resigned, hopeless, resentful, exasperated, shut down, grief stricken
Needs: hope, growth, connection, ease, acknowledgment, appreciation

40

If I were more disciplined, I would exercise regularly.

Feelings: Frustrated, disappointed, guilty
Needs: Health, self-respect