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venusmilk:

Homère. Nausikaa: traduction de Leconte de Lisle.

Illustrations by Gaston de Latenay.

H. Piazza, Paris, 1899.

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An abusive man may embellish his childhood suffering once he discovers that it helps him escape responsibility. The National District Attorney’s Association Bulletin reported a revealing study that was conducted on another group of destructive men: child sexual abusers. The researcher asked each man whether he himself had been sexually victimized as a child. A hefty 67 percent of the subjects said yes. However, the researcher then informed the men that he was going to hook them up to a lie-detector test and ask them the same questions again. Affirmative answers suddenly dropped to only 29 percent. In other words, abusers of all varieties tend to realize the mileage they can get out of saying, ‘I’m abusive because the same thing was done to me.’
- Lundy Bancroft, Why Does He Do That?: Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men (via monobey)

I’m really proud of the promises I kept that I made for myself

pomeranianprivilege:

liberal feminists love “kill your rapist!” cutesy patches & slogans but when it comes to real life actual rapists? then it’s time to talked about transformative justice, forgiveness, “everyone deserves second chances”, “they need love and support to help them change!”, “an eye for an eye makes the world blind” “no one deserves to die” “everyone deserves to be treated with respect no matter what they’ve done” and so on. When I say I want rapists & pedophiles to die, I mean one shot to the back of the head (or whatever your preferred method) no sympathy, no mercy.

stop turning victims pain in to cute meaningless words, stop making money off of it, and then turning around and throw victims under the bus. 

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