Caryl Avery Caryl Avery is a former psychotherapist and psychology director of Self magazine. Today she writes across many disciplines and is author of "CUTS: An Uplifting Musical," the irreverent parody revue about plastic surgery and everything else we do to look young and beautiful.

Monica, Shame, and Fame

By Caryl Avery
By Caryl Avery

If Monica feels like a victim of shame 16 years after her affair with then-President Clinton hit the headlines in 1998, it seems to me that she is trying to heal her shame in all the wrong ways.

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