3 Hidden Powers of Powerlessness: Create a New Way Forward Starting Right Away

I held a machete against his throat. Otherwise, I felt powerless.
I couldn’t get him to leave us alone.

I believe we were 12 years old at the time.
I’m 42 now, and I’m 99% sure I would not do that again.

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