“Don’t be a victim” is victim shaming

I can’t count the number of times the cult leader said, “Don’t be a victim,” or, “You just want to be a victim.” SO MANIPULATIVE.

H/T:

https://healingfromcomplextraumaandptsd.wordpress.com/2016/11/07/dont-be-a-victim-is-victim-shaming/

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Author: everybodysdaughter

I'm an adult child of divorce, having been raised in multiple divorce/remarriage situations. I'm writing in order to shed light on the problems of divorce from the perspective of the child. I will also discuss problems with other non-triad family structures, since there is a lot of overlap. People often think that better parenting skills will overcome problems in non-triad arrangements. While I agree that parenting skills are important, they cannot overcome the problems I discuss such as fractured ontology and perpetual liminality. I converted to the Catholic faith in 2012, and will discuss Catholic things from time to time as well.

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