Self-sabotage was a term I heard frequently at the beginning of my mental health journey. I heard it from health care professionals, family and anyone who felt the need to weigh in on my struggles.
I learned early on that the term “self-sabotage” was being used by some as an insult, a judgment. It was used to describe a deliberate act.
An act that was completely under your control. An act that you chose to inflict upon yourself. It was used to describe a character flaw, a defect, but still intentional.Read more on themighty.com