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Remembering My Victim Past

Recently Daniel was reminiscing out loud about how I was back in my “victim days.” He talked about how I used to seem ever vigilant, always on the lookout for what was NOT going according to my plan of how things should be and how miserable I made myself (and everyone around me, too) when things were not proceeding according to “Lynne’s dictates.” (I like

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Toddler Tyrants of Victim Consciousness

photo credit: wsilver I had an image come to mind that I think aptly describes what victim consciousness sometimes looks like. My image is this: An adult-sized baby is throwing a toddler style temper tantrum; they wear a diaper and there’s a crown on their head; they are hollering, “I don’t like that! I don’t want it! You don’t treat me right. No fair! I’m

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Making Peace With Reality

photo credit: Vincepal To find peace from the state of victim consciousness, we must do the following : We must come to trust that we are in an alliance with a Greater Intelligence that is benevolent and interested in our well-being. We must let go of our demand that life be the way we think it should be and accept the way it is. We

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Victim Consciousness & Its Opposite

photo credit: Robbert van der Steeg I have lived on all sides of addiction (alcohol & drugs) and so have much personal experience with life on the victim triangle or what we call victim consciousness. I’ve found that moving out of victim consciousness requires that we move into its opposite, observer consciousness. A primary requirement for accessing observer consciousness is the knowledge that our thoughts

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Defining Victimhood

photo credit: andybullock77 The term “victimhood” as I use it, refers to a painful mental state of consciousness that originates from limiting beliefs we hold that cause unhappiness. Being a victim by this definition has little to do with our outside circumstances. It is a state of consciousness that is based on our perception of those circumstances. Victims, by this definition, perceive themselves as unfortunate,

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