124 U15 Negative Emotion – Used



To feel Taken Advantage of…

Practical Tips

  1. Feelings of being Used are best used as a trigger to create change, taking responsibility for making that change happen, is yours.
  2. Have the confidence to stand tall and communicate your feelings, either vocally or in a letter.
  3. Value yourself first and it will encourage others to value you. Know that you deserve to be treated fairly, work towards a fair exchange.

Beliefs and Affirmations

I can acknowledge my responsibility in speaking out when I feel I am being Used.


(How to make it very HARD to feel the negative emotion)

The only time I will allow myself to feel…………Used, is when I have allowed others to overstep the mark.

Example Challenges

I’m tired, I seem to do everything around the house. We need to share the work load. (DC040)

My Adult children, living at home and not making enough effort to find a job and bring some money in. (DC082)

DC110 I seem to do everything for everybody else and nothing for myself.

DC138 My partner doesn’t let me know when he isn’t going to meet me (pre-arranged times). It’s driving me crazy!


“People are made to be loved and things are made to be used. The confusion in this world is that people are being used and things are being loved.” – Anon