Giving away personal responsibility can occur in a number of ways and for a variety of reasons. Let’s look at a few of these.
Ways of giving away personal responsibility
1) Allowing others to make decisions for us when we suspect another choice is more aligned with our values.
2) Refusing to speak up or out when situations are not to our liking.
3) Accepting the status quo on those occasions a change on our part would be more beneficial to us.
Reasons for giving away personal responsibility
a) A lack of clarity on our part as to our life purpose.
b) Fear of creating waves or upsetting those around us by ‘imposing’ our will on them.
c) An unwillingness to put in the effort and energy required to implement a change strategy.
Others ways of giving away personal responsibility as well as additional reasons for doing so are, of course, there to be reviewed. Please feel free to share your thoughts below.
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