If this is how you think, then you are not alone. I come from a community where therapy is still a taboo and asking for help and seeking therapy is still considered a weakness even in this day and age. 553 more words
Tags » Post-traumatic Growth
Today I attended a seminar about sex abuse and was not surprised to see so many former victims of abuse working in prestigious jobs. I began realizing that for most of my life, I have been hiding behind success and fake ambition just to make myself feel better about the life I have lived. 682 more words
Trigger warning: Sexual assault, rape, child abuse, physical abuse, suicidality
Disclaimer: the #MeToo movement was conceptualized by a woman of color, TARANA BURKE, in 2007 to raise awareness for women of color in low-income/low-priority neighborhoods where rape crisis centers are nonexistent and there is little to no awareness of the extent sexual assault and rape is perpetrated within these communities. 1,583 more words
‘Tonight I can write the saddest lines.
I loved her, and sometimes she loved me too.
…… I no longer love her, that’s certain, but maybe I love her. 1,568 more words