Savvy Raj

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Dynamics of Power

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On Domination.

Domination is the root cause of inequality.
What is it to dominate?
Have you been ever at the receiving end?

To think of ones right over another
To assume another as valueless
To believe one has the power over another all the time
To try and stifle another’s perspectives.

To drown another’s voice from speaking out.
To choose not to hear what another says
To distance oneself in superiority.
To show the strength of money or status etc

To disrespect and disregard, another’s space.

To blame another for every little thing

To demand attention all the time.

To throw temper tantrums and have constant mood swings

To bully another into submission.
To be arrogant and egotistical.
To only think of the self and no one else.
To hurt another with criticism.

To be rude and overbearing
To be sarcastic in every conversation
To pull down another’s self-esteem
To harm another with physical strength

To manipulate another’s mind or heart
To devalue another’s efforts.
To demotivated another from self expression.
To kill another’s spirit for life.

Many of us may have been subjected to dominance in some form or another
It can be a trying time.
To be in a situation where there is truly no freedom to be.

There are many forms of domination and control. It could occur as there is financial dependence or in case of having health issues that limit mobility.

Most arise from deep insecurities that need constant assurance of power and control over things and people.

Domination happens at the workplace at schools and colleges at gyms at playgrounds and very often in relationships at home.
Often the majority of victims are women and children. Sometimes they are subjected to harassment through both physical and mental torture.

Often in the inability to make room for another in accommodation and in complete lack of tolerance…
Domination doesn’t end with one person sometimes the entire family is dominated by a single vile individual.

It is truly a difficult environment to live in under the threat of constant control.
Often times the dominant partner will manipulate subtly that others will not notice. And gradually take control of everything.

Life doesn’t seem yours at all.
It takes a strong will to break free.
To reclaim your life back again
The lesson to remember…

Never back down!

The assertion for self liberation and freedom is a journey towards resurrection.

Savvy

Read Part 2: Path to Resurrection

Author: Savvy Raj

Dance Educator, Writer, Artist, Designer, Wellness Mentor

5 thoughts on “Dynamics of Power

  1. So important to understand how this works. My stepfather was very domineering and abusive, yet I didn’t fully realize it until I observed his behavior after my own children were born.

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