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What does Powerlessness mean to you?


A few years ago, I heard the term ‘boundaries’ and am still learning about it. Lately, ‘powerlessness’ has been coming up. I’m eager to learn other people’s ideas on this...
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It means you're not making decisions, they're being made for you.
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I think it can also mean an inability to influence your world. You have no power to alter your life situation or how you experience it, or other people's life situations for that matter
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Having aspects of your life controlled by abusive narcissists who enjoy hurting you. Living situation, employment, people pretending they care about you or that they're you're friends and allies in order to acheive selfish gains etc. At least that's how I feel/felt.
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Thank you. Interesting
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