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What do you think

if a 15 year old child is molested or raped by an older person do you think that child is to blame too or just the adult

 just so everyone is very clear i DO NOT blame the victim either. however my husband thinks otherwise. we watched the movie CAPE FEAR. and he replied its both their faults.

so what does that say about him if he said they were both wrong?

 
AnitaB27

Asked by AnitaB27 at 3:20 PM on May. 19, 2011 in Parenting Debate

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Answers (7)
  • no one who is raped or molested is to blame EVER.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:21 PM on May. 19, 2011

  • The child is a victim of a crime. You would not blame a 15 year-old for "getting murdered," so why blame them for "getting molested?" Victim blaming is sick and depraved.
    CraftingMama

    Answer by CraftingMama at 3:22 PM on May. 19, 2011

  • Never the victim, regardless of age.
    DusterMommy

    Answer by DusterMommy at 3:26 PM on May. 19, 2011

  • Hmm, the girl in the Cape Fear remake was seduced by a (fake) teacher - so you have a young teen being manipulated sexually by an authority figure. The ADULT is completely in the wrong.
    jmpj8107

    Answer by jmpj8107 at 3:45 PM on May. 19, 2011

  • The adult of course.
    RelaxedMom2-3

    Answer by RelaxedMom2-3 at 3:23 PM on May. 19, 2011

  • No one who is molested or raped is to blame. They are the victim.
    BananaMuffins

    Answer by BananaMuffins at 3:26 PM on May. 19, 2011

  • You never blame a victim!!!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:29 PM on May. 19, 2011