No matter what you’ve been through, you can conquer it and live the life you want to live.
For most of early October, all US-centric news sources were difficult to watch. The news tends to be grim, but for one-third of the women watching the investigation of Judge Kavanaugh, it felt personal.
Politics aside, violence has become a prominent discussion topic. Many survivors have jump-started the conversation, admirably taking it head-on and speaking out. Others have yet to find their voice.
That’s how I was a year ago—I was assaulted just as the #MeToo movement was taking off. I saw myself as a victim; so many people were sharing their stories as survivors, but I didn’t see myself as one. It was overwhelming. I wanted to get past it, but I didn’t know how.
It was too hard for me to read article after article describing others’ experiences, and their …Continue Reading