Speaking Your Truth

I’m not afraid anymore

This was my life. High school homecoming queen, captain of the varsity cheer squad…. experienced sexual abuse/harassment while in college…leading to bad judgment/decisions after...

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We can do better

Women worldwide and in particular developing world bear the hurdles of raising up families single handedly without assistant. Women are symbol of hope. When times are difficult they stand...

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My Reality

Trigger warning: Before reading this post, please be aware that it includes descriptions of rape and sexual assault. I would like to know what happiness is. I would like to have someone who...

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Learning to love myself

Growing up I watched my mom deal with low self-esteem issues and I believe because of that, she didn’t teach me to love myself. I don’t blame her or resent her for it because my...

Los Momentos Que Nos Definen

Vivimos nuestras vidas de momento a momento, de respiración a respiración. A veces, aguantamos nuestra respiración para que el momento dure, pero otras veces, cerramos los ojos y...

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The Invisible Girl

Even though she was in a very depressed state of mind, she was realistic. She realized that no matter what she said, someone would hate her for it. She stopped telling people how she felt...

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A boy did something to me

I had a stepdad and me and my mom would go to visit his family. I remember there were 2 girls and 3 older boys. We were sitting on the couch and the girls went to play and the other boys...