It is easiest for powerful people to unthinkingly hurt less powerful people because in those cases ramifications to the powerful are least likely to come or are least likely to be potent should they come at all.superior to other people or, especially, to feel like she is someone who has a lot emotionally invested in being superior to other people.
This is likely due in some part to the various social and moral pressures against feeling better than others that I mentioned at the outset.
Your career may have had a few hiccups, and your relationships are trademarked by tension, but your independent way of thinking isn’t wrong- it just rubs some people the wrong way.
For these people being intimidating as a result of a situation in which it is called for can be very difficult.
So she might avoid indulging in feelings of great superiority because such feelings make her feel vainglorious or selfish or megalomaniacal or arrogant, etc. But when you do not viscerally of those power differentials and their possible perils.
This makes it easier for you to fail to take proper care about the ways that those power differentials put extra burdens of responsibility on you to make sure you are benefitting, rather than harming, those who your power affects.
The sad part of this is that some people don’t even realize that they’re coming off this way.
More often than not, these people have a big heart and are very kind, but their strong personality makes them come off as aggressive or even rude.