What is the Meaning & Definition of victimhood

There are different roles that can take a person in your life. A role that it is possible to adopt a permanent or transient mode is the victim of circumstances. In this way, the victimhood demonstrates how to behave has a person who complains too much about their problems but does not focus so much on which solutions can take to resolve such conflicts.
I.e., who adopts the role victims remains stalled at this point through the self-pity, pity and a Savior external search. Who adopts the role of victim tends to feel that his life is more difficult and more complex than the others. Everything seems to be simpler in the lives of others. On the other hand, who adopts the role of the victimhood also puts more attention on what is missing in what is.

The eternal dissatisfied

It is this view which prevented from enjoying the present to stay glued to the plane of the lack. A person who is standing in the role of the victimhood also tends to blaming others for its own problems, in this way, avoid responsibility for them (remains in the role of passivity and self-pity).
From victimization, the person loses a great power since the complaint and the negative thought generated much anger. Therefore, it is very positive to stop acting as a secondary actor of life to occupy the role actor, the role of leading actor that every human being is called to star in their own story. However, the victimhood shows precisely that of a supporting actor who lives to the drift of the external circumstances, feeling that they have more weight in your own life that the own will.

Cognitive distortion

Behind every attitude that adopts a person is some kind of benefit. For example, the victims considered through self-pity, receiving attention from others. There is a cognitive distortion in the form of interpreting the reality behind the point of view of one who is locked up in the victimhood. A person can change attitude becoming aware that the victimhood is limited in relation to happiness.
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