Now that we know what victim blaming is, how do we avoid it?
- Remember that abuse is a choice
- It is the responsibility of the person who harms to choose NOT to abuse
- It is never anyone’s responsibility to avoid being abused
- Everyone deserves to feel safe and valued in their relationships-regardless of their past, their behavior, etc.
- Chanel Miller’s story
- This story highlights examples of victim blaming and some of the effects that it can have on the victim.