The only way to grow and fulfill our potential is to stop pretending we are victims. If you claim to be a victim it means you are powerless. Some people are victims, most are not though. We almost always have a choice. Victimhood is a habit, and therefore can be changed. As a victim you cannot progress because you’re constantly living in the past, blaming others for what happened. It is the opposite of acceptance and gratitude. If we are complaining – we are playing the victim. If we are blaming – we are playing the victim. If we feel our future is determined by the past actions of others – we are playing the victim. In reality, you might be a victim – once your mind accepts that idea though, you have already lost.