Some lastborns transfer this powerlessness into a personal asset by becoming the boss of the family, coyly eliciting or openly demanding their own way.
Other common emotions at this stage of development include loneliness, grief, anxiety, and a sense of powerlessness.
In the 12-step program, there is an element of admitting powerlessness over the addiction, surrendering to a higher power, and refraining from using the drug.
The result was a cabinet, strong much beyond the average in its individual members, but weak to powerlessness in the diversity of its composition.
It is very remarkable that, in spite of the powerlessness of the confederacy, the last recorded event in its history is the steady loyalty of Tenedos, which gave money to Athens about 340 (Hicks and Hill, 146).