Some people put chains on others. They play judges or police like they did when they were kids. They love the sound of shackles on the prisoners feet. It symbolizes their power and inflate their ego’s. These are the humans we see in the public when they throw a tantrum. It’s the men and women who grew up with a dark omnipotence. Some were protected too much. How do children react if they get no boundaries?
When kids grow up, they must navigate in a tough world: A world filled with rejections and disappointments. IS it strange that some of them start acting out? And is it possible for us to understand why they love the sound of shackles?
What would you do, if you grew into a world you didn’t understand? How would you survive when the privileged life you led, led to no frustration tolerance?
Abusives need power to not fall apart themselves. Understanding the need for power and the underlying vulnerability, is not easy. When their need for control and Power harm others, it costs to see it from their point of view. But I haven’t stopped trying yet.
The shackles around my feet have been heavy. I have blisters and bruises from walking and no energy left to get them off. But it doesn’t really matter, because I’m not afraid. Like an animal in a cage, I still have room to live and survive. And I will.
Shackles, I notice your weight around my legs, but I must tell you a secret. I will remove them, and no one can stop me.