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The Dark Side of #MeToo - Dr Chloe Carmichael

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Dr. Chloe Carmichael, PhD Jan 18, 2021 10:16:18 AM
The Dark Side of #MeToo - Dr Chloe Carmichael

The #MeToo movement has spotlighted countless cases of sexual misconduct, but unfortunately every spotlight has a shadow. In the case of the #MeToo movement, the shadow is the fact that human beings will sometimes make false accusations. As a clinical psychologist who has worked with men facing false accusations and with women who have admitted to making false accusations, as well as with men and women who have dealt with legitimate situations of misconduct, I contend that the “believe all women” mentality is well-intentioned but completely misguided and harmful to both men and women. Here’s why: