Disempowerment. That can be a major side effect of chronic illness, which strips away our dreams, our goals, our entire life and leaves us feeling powerless.
We give our power away to doctors. We deal with doctors who invalidate us or give us diagnoses that we know feel wrong, but we listen to them because we are desperate to get answers.
We give our power away to toxic people. We deal with people who tell us our symptoms are in our head and our treatments are ludicrous, and we question everything we are doing.Read more on themighty.com