We as human 'beings' living in a world that is so focused upon image, power, money and what we do, can have such a HUGE impact upon our own psyche and self image. We can grow up feeling inadequate, low (or non existent) in self worth, self respect, self confidence and self esteem...... all of the self's where we can be so very absorbed on a daily basis! How we appear to others! Are we likeable, are we cared about, are we good enough? ALL of these are about another's opinion.
There are times in life that we experience events and situations that are meant to expand our knowledge and wisdom, build our character and empathy, and give us courage and determination! These times can also be extremely taxing, upsetting and very nearly character destroying dependent upon the circumstances. When individuals are in full "victim" mode (blame and its everyone else's fault - taking no responsibility for their own actions), they can and usually do PROJECT their
Reaction or Response – we may not really think that there is much difference between the two but believe me, when you are on the receiving side….. there definitely is! Reaction is usually like a ‘knee jerk’ effect and is frequently linked very closely to a strong emotion. Similarly to an immediate physical vocalization of ‘OUCH” when we are touched or poked in a painful or injured part of our body! This will also occur when we are ‘prodded’ in a distressing or highly emotion