Combinations of Victim Behaviors

Question:

What are the ways various victim behaviors combine to create complex variations and combinations of destructive behaviors?

Definition:

Destructive, victim behaviors come in many styles, variations and forms besides the five patterns known as the BAWLS model: Blaming, Avoiding, Whining, Labeling negatively and Sarcasm. Examples of combinations and variations include:

 Combinations and Variations of Victim Behaviors

 Gossip

 Labeling negatively, Avoiding, Whining and Blaming

 Physical Violence

 Blaming expressed physically, Labeling negatively and de-humanizing the person

 Sabotage

 Avoiding, Labeling negatively and Blaming

 Lying

 Avoiding truth

 Betrayal

 Avoiding, Labeling negatively, Blaming

 Sexual Harassment

 Labeling other gender as inferior and not worthy of respect

 Humiliating behavior

 Labeling negatively, Blaming

 Rejection, Shunning

 Avoiding, Labeling negatively

 Seeking revenge

 Blaming, Labeling negatively--
"I'm going to make them pay!"

What victim behaviors have in common:

All the victim behaviors have a number of elements present and conditions in common. When we or others engage in victim behaviors:

What to do:

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