Everyday Victim Blaming

challenging institutional disbelief around domestic & sexual violence and abuse

Fault lines

Told by a family member that if my abusive ex husband killed himself it would be my fault. I believed this for too long. He never did kill himself. Can't get those years back. I finally learned through the help of a women's group he was/is not my responsibility. He makes his choices. This family member is female, beliefs are so deep rooted she still believes it. Bone saw and and melon baller anyone?

 

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