Survivors witness and feel beneath the story... Fragmented, often locked away in an unconscious vault; we banish pain in order to survive it.
You need to know you didn’t break me. I am stronger than I have ever been. I fight daily to assure that people know their value and their worth.
While you learn to excavate within and subjugate without, you are writing your own spells to manifest a magic that changes the world.
I am not writing this as a professional sex therapist. While I am trained and certified in various fields of therapy, I am writing this as a woman who has blossomed and is still blossoming after sexual trauma. I am writing this as a woman who is a sexual being, and was a sexual being before she ...
The lives of these women are shattered. Only their husbands know. Their children still do not. One can only hope that through their courage to share their stories with outsiders, they may at some point dare to speak openly. Until then, a lot has to change in this country for women to rise.
If you’ve chosen to have sex, then you’ve taken on a significant responsibility, and that comes with the obligation of honesty. At all costs. Know that. And if being honest puts you in danger, then tell someone, anyone who can help you. Stand beside you. Protect you from their reaction. But ...