I Can't Stand It When People Blame The Victim

Of rape, mental illness, etc. 430 People

    I Was Having A Conversation With Someone

    Just a stranger, we were talking. And he tried to make a point that rape is often the victim's fault. Now before I go on, a little bit about me. I have a lot of empathy, I can (unfortunately) feel how others feel even if I haven't experienced what they have. Another fun fact: I...
    drastunir drastunir
    18-21, M
    4 Responses Sep 24, 2011

    it's easy to blame the victim.

    Mainly because we have a tendency to blame ourselves. Also because to think of such an act is too much. Then there is "But we know him/her. they would never do such a thing."
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jan 21, 2015

    I was drugged with xanax at a party 4 years ago

    by a guy I had mutual friends with, my friend left me there and the next day they claimed it was MY FAULT. I wish I didn't tell anyone now.
    sirensofthesea sirensofthesea
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 31, 2015

    I've gotten frustrated with news stories,

    youtubers, youtube comments, Yahoo comments, friends, Facebook comments, family members, random conversations, or etc. When someone feels the need to blame the victim of a serious crime or try tear down credibility of said person. It's one of a few reasons why I have almost...
    brownowleyes brownowleyes
    31-35, F
    Jan 25, 2016

    I was being abused by my mother

    but when I started opening up about it my mom started spreading lies & her side of the family started blaming me for being abused
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Sep 13, 2015

    I was just blamed for being raped,

    because I didn't report it at the time. I was called selfish because I never said anything, and for the fact that I didn't tell the guy raping me "no". This is getting ridiculous. If you've never been raped, then you have no right to tell the victim, that he/she did something...
    Singlemother78 Singlemother78
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jan 24, 2016

    I feel that this is how people online view me

    for being open and honest about myself and struggles,I remember I made a friend once who I became close to over the internet and I really opened up to them,one time I remember they said I was playing the victim that really hurt me especially since I really confided in them,I...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Nov 15, 2015

    I was raped by a trusted ex colleague I didn't

    put it out there' I invited him into my home, I had drank a bottle of wine, apparently that makes it my fault.
    Raceyredhead26 Raceyredhead26
    26-30, F
    7 Responses Dec 19, 2013

    I hate it when people blame the victim.

    It's never the victims fault. I don't care what they were doing, where they were or how they were dressed. A crime is a crime, and whoever did the crime is obviously at fault. The victim didn't do the crime, therefore it's not their fault. I don't understand why that's so hard...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 1, 2015

    Don't judge me, you can't handle half of what

    I've dealt with. There's a reason I do the things I do. There's a reason I am who I am. https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/236x/b1/66/78/b16678effb68e6846b37718d92305826.jpg
    MrPoolofsouls MrPoolofsouls
    16-17, M
    Nov 20, 2015
    lk092690 lk092690
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Feb 27, 2016
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