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My Fear of Being Vulnerable

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Being vulnerable is scary. Though by writing about my trauma that is what I am doing, showing my vulnerability. I am opening up the inner thoughts of my mind and my pain, to the world. 405 more words

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Healing By Talking

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The other night a friend sent me a video from a ted talk, that discussed sexuality. The premise of the video was; that if women talk about sex it will be better for them, and they will be more comfortable. 556 more words

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It is Not Your Fault!

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Ever since I have started speaking about rape culture and sexual violence on my, now ended, radio show, and on social media, I have had the opportunity to discuss the topic with many people. 738 more words

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My Triggers Don't Make Me Weak

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Triggers are a hard topic for many survivors. They can vary extremely for every person. They can also be extremely hard to pin down and understand. 544 more words

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Not Every Survivor Copes the Same Way

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Everyone copes differently that’s just life. Some people turn to religion, when things get hard, while others run from it. 477 more words

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Night Time Routine

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I have problems getting to sleep on most nights. Sometimes because I am too caffeinated, sometimes because I am scared to have a nightmare. 365 more words

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Regrets and Recovery

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People seem to be very hung up on regrets; who has them, and what they are. Some of these same people also seem hung up on my answer when they ask about my regrets; as I always say I don’t have any. 319 more words

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