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It's easier to claim victim status than it is to admit to poor judgement
Posted by SueC
on September 19, 2023, 7:00 pm, in reply to "Burning Brand
I suspect that many of the historical claims of rape, sexual assault and grooming arise because women are haunted by previous bad or unhappy experiences and cannot accept those experiences happened because they were young, wanted to appear more grown-up than they actually were and had poor judgement about the guys with whom they were eager to be involved.
It's feminism 101 - women are responsible for their own behaviour. Everyone makes bad decisions - women of my generation used to say that you get to kiss a lot of frogs before finding your own Prince Charming. It's a phrase that recognises bad experiences happen - but, if you're wise, you learn from them.
And you don't mistake them for crimes.