Surviving Sexual Assault

He looks at me like nothing ever happened

Trigger warning: Before reading this post, please be aware that it contains descriptions of childhood sexual assaults. It all started when I was about 6. It was a family gathering or a...

his mom knew

Trigger warning: Before reading this post, please be aware that it contains descriptions of childhood sexual molestation and assault. when i was young, i can’t remember the exact age i...

God, have you forsaken me?

Trigger warning: Before reading this post, please be aware that it contains descriptions of childhood sexual assault and rape. My story is very long and it comes in traumatic waves. I have...

Trigger Warning – My Assault

My story starts two and a half years ago. I went to the ER for a medical condition and ended up being sexually assaulted. As you can imagine that is not the course I thought my medical...

HE WAS IN MY NIGHTMARES

Again and again I went through that pain. I lost my sense of trust in people. I was absolutely afraid to go out in the evenings. And I began to doubt every man that passed me. ~ Photo...

Gifted to Speak

These past couple of years have been both traumatic and transformational for me. I have had many up’s and downs in life but still found the strength within me to continue moving forward...

Stop Coping, start feeling.

Trigger warning: Before reading this post, please be aware that it contains references to childhood sexual assault. What happens when you try to cope and not feel? You break down and...

Untitled

As I read through my morning-of-procedure directions I realized I wouldn’t be able to take the double dose of ibuprofen 2 hours before and then 30 minutes before the procedure as...