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Human Nature and Victim Blaming (in correlation with Angela's Ashes) an essay written for a thesis project****

Human nature is to find a reason to blame the victim in any situation, rather than to do an inch of anything to help.

The modern victim blaming culture is explained by the phenomenon referred to as “the belief in a just world” (Baumeister, Bushman 328). 755 more words

Addiction

Consumed

I turned 29 about a week ago. Leading into this birthday, I started focusing on the future, I felt like a switch had been flipped, I needed what has been my life over the last “few” years to change. 588 more words

Depression

Trusting Ripples

So, I just wanted to say a little something about trust.  Of course, we adoptees have great issues with trust and intimacy which are so connected to abandonment and rejection.   444 more words

Adoption

I was Slut-Shamed At The Age Of Six

When I was six years old, I lived in a small township at the edge of the Indian Ocean. It was a beautiful place: my school was literally (as opposed to figuratively) on the beach, and there was bridge from which you could look down on the water and see jellyfish. 979 more words

Perspective

Cryptic, I know.

This is going to sound really cocky, but did you know I’m pretty freaking amazing??

 

If you answered yes, you’re already in the know on something I’m just learning about. 244 more words

Life

No More Victim! I want the Victory!

Being a victim can cause detrimental effects to you mentally, physically, and spiritually. Life’s trials and setbacks can cause you to feel entrapped and feel you have no way out. 119 more words

Religion And Spirituality

Selfie Saturday: Throw It Away

Too many of us make this crucial mistake: We tend to replay what has happened in our past. We continue to look in our rearview mirror instead of staying focused on the road ahead. 285 more words

Life