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Victims feel put upon by the world. They’re in a passive state: they think things are done to them, not by them. There’s an art to being a victim, a perverse use of your creativity in which you make up excuses for your inability to move forward in life. They live limited lives.
“I woke up in a wooded area a few feet away from the playground of my former elementary school naked, covered in grass stains and my blood, gasping for air because this dude decided to choke me until I lost consciousness.”
Rape culture is something that needs to be talked about, but seems to get pushed under the rug until some big media story comes out. Sometimes, knowing you are not alone is really all it takes to start feeling better. All I want is to help – even if it’s just one survivor, because THAT is what we are. And I refuse to be a victim.