If we’re lucky, we grow out of the misconception that the world revolves around us –self-absorbed, everything happened to us… We resent every little misstep our parents made & some of us take full advantage of every opportunity to remind them about all of them… Or to even use those missteps as excuses for the problems in our adult lives.
If we’re lucky, we outgrow this misperception early in life before the misperception itself ruins our lives. Alternatively, we find out the hard way… go through hard times to get to the other side. Unfortunately though, some of us never make it to the other side.
On the other side awaits the somewhat frightening, but liberating realization that we are completely & utterly responsible for ourselves, our lives, & everything in them. The truth is, we are NOT victims –though, some of us choose to live as such. True liberation occurs with that simple realization… We are NOT victims.