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4 Things to remember around anger

How do you write about something that people are afraid to see? How to you expose an undermining, but insidious, practice? How do you change peoples’ minds? 280 more words

Mental Health

For husbands of survivors| Trauma Tuesday

This short video is an excellent resource for Christian husbands of survivors, although I would urge caution about one of the recommendations made by the speaker. 606 more words

Faith

A letter to someone I used to care about so much who once hurt me so deeply

To the guy who hurt me so much,

As it has been almost a year now since what happened between us ended and you were violent towards me I thought it would be fitting to write this no send letter to express my feelings towards you. 184 more words

Instructions For The Girl Who Finds Herself Drowning

The first time you dug your body into the shore of my bed, your fingers curled around sand and left silhouettes even the tallest waves couldn’t reach. 129 more words

Poetry

Flashbacks on the Shed Floor

The last thing I remember was pulling down Senka’s arts and crafts down from the high shelf because she wanted her coloring books.

Next, I remember laying down on some kind of a wood floor, a man kissing me, making shushing noises, telling me to please be quiet. 285 more words

I am learning to live in the present and not let my past invade my mind

Thankfully one of my very good friends told me that I shouldn’t count my rape anniversary. I wasn’t really counting it, I was just aware of when it was. 160 more words

6 Things to do if you, or someone you know, was sexually abused

How do you write about something that people are afraid to see? How to you expose an undermining, but insidious, practice? How do you change peoples’ minds? 211 more words

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