A perfect victim always screams.

A perfect victim can deliver, on command, a hyper-detailed and unassailable account of their assault(s).

A perfect victim has visible scars.

A perfect victim goes to the police right away. Not the media, the police.

A perfect victim does not wait days to come forward.

A perfect victim does not wait weeks to come forward.

A perfect victim does not wait months to come forward.

A perfect victim does not wait decades to come forward.

A perfect victim acts like a victim.

A perfect victim is sober at the time of their attack.

A perfect victim has a clean bill of mental health.

A perfect victim has healthy coping strategies.

A perfect victim doesn’t drink to excess.

A perfect victim doesn’t wear revealing clothing.

A perfect victim does not maintain contact with their abuser.

A perfect victim does not remain on friendly terms with their abuser.

A perfect victim does not know their abuser.

A perfect victim never sexts.

A perfect victim never forgets.

 

 

This post was inspired by three paragraphs of a past SIAC post, which can be found here.