Why People Feel Like Victims - Issue 99: Universality - Nautilus - Deepstash

Researchers identified a negative personality trait named TIV - Tendency toward Interpersonal Victimhood.

People who score high on a TIV test have a lasting feeling that they are victims in...

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Why People Feel Like Victims - Issue 99: Universality - Nautilus

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  1. A constant need for one's victimhood to be acknowledged by the offender and society at large.
  2. The belief that the victim has perfect morality while the other party is inherentl...

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Typically, a child will learn not to need others to soothe themselves, but people with high TIV can't soothe themselves. That is why they often dwell on perceived offences over an extended peri...

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People with a high degree of TIV find it difficult to realise that they can hurt other people. They see themselves as the ultimate victim and never as the aggressor. They are unwilling to forgive a...

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Not all countries have a tendency for victimhood. For example, Nepali people never show any anger and don't blame each other. They think it is childish to show anger.

In certai...

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  • It starts with the way we educate our children. Young children that receive uncertain or inconsistent care are more prone to develop TIV.
  • If people are conscious of the four aspect...

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