Do you sometimes or often feel like a victim in your life? Well, you if you do, you are certainly not alone.
Feeling like a victim is all to do with our state of mind – our mentality. We think of ourselves as victims, and our thoughts become our feelings and our actions.
When you have a victim mentality you feel as though you cannot succeed no matter how hard you try and that everything and everyone is against you. Feeling like this can be very frustrating as it keeps you stuck.
You feel trapped and helpless and believe you have no control over your life. Your thinking patterns are likely to be negative and very pessimistic. There is also a strong chance that self-pity and sadness are familiar features of your life.
The “benefits” of having a victim mindset
Believe it or not, having a victim mindset is attractive to some people because they believe it holds several benefits, such as: