Reactions from those in our Inner Circle

Sometimes, the people close to the victim may blame them for what happened. This might be due to the fear that they feel when someone close to them has been a victim of a crime since it makes them think it could have been them. Unfortunately, this might make the crime victim feel guilty or ashamed, even without reason. People might unconsciously blame the victim as a way to explain why the incident happened.

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