I’ve decided that I’m not going to try to hold myself to a regular posting schedule. I’m still going to try to get at least one post up each week, but maybe I post it Monday or Friday or whenever.
Hopefully, this will help ease some of the “deadline stress” that I have going on sometimes when committee reports are due and whatnot. It also allows me to give myself permission as it were to not hang onto posts for days and feel like I can’t write about something since the internet moves so fast and something that happened on Sunday, no one wants to read yet another piece about it on Thursday.
Thanks for all your support by stopping by here and reading and even engaging directly with me on what I’ve written.
Most mature people understand that blame is rarely productive. Anyone remotely away of feminist activism around sexual assault has probably heard the term “victim blaming”. Victim blaming generally defined as “when the victim of a crime or any wrongful act is held entirely or partially responsible for the harm that befell them”. It can happen in all sorts ways.
This is a direct continuation of the subjects of my previous two posts. If you need a content warning for sexual abuse of various kinds, this is it.
So let’s continue on with where I left off in my last post:
There’s a strange sort of sick logic to this line of reasoning. But even knowing that the thinking is flawed doesn’t always stop the cyclical nature of the thinking that leads into “I must have deserved this, because I am unworthy of love”.
Continue reading “Let’s Talk it Out: Blame v. Responsibilty”