Sexual abuse was hard to talk about. I mean, for me, it felt like this big secret that I had to keep to myself for the longest time. I felt that talking about it was supposed to be shameful and therefore I must not talk about it. I was afraid that talking about it would hurt the people that I care about. I wasn’t ashamed of talking about it, I found it therapeutic. It also seemed like the more I opened up about my struggles, the more other people opened up about theirs.

Listening to other peoples stories of abuse…


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