When a person who is well liked and well-respected in the community is accused of horrific behavior that the community prefers not to believe. The perpetrator provides the community with exactly what it wants in order for it to look the other way. Believing that the complainant is “crazy” gives the community the excuse to marginalize the victim and the disclosure, all the while showing support to the “unfairly” accused offender. – Boz Tchividhian
The above quote can be found here.
The first paragraph of this post speaks so directly to my life of being raised by my pedophile father that it bring on anxiety to read it… it is spot on! And it is the WORST part of sexual abuse.
[…] offender. ~Doodle by Mia Thriver, MiaThriver.com The below text is from the blog post “Marginalizing the abused: Six ways survivors are treated as insignificant.“ “He has worked hard to convince everyone that I am crazy.” These were the words of a […]
This post was on Mia Thriver and was lost when that blog went down. At the end of the above pin back it says. “He has worked hard to convince everyone that I am crazy.” I am sure I went on to write about how that was my experience too. I am sure I read through the article and pulled out quotes that I connected with the most, and talked about them. This is all of the origional post that I have been able to recover of this post, from pinterest, and from google plus, and comments.