Trigger warning: This post contains the subjects of sexual assault, and abuse. Since the Me Too movement, consent has been under a microscope. This is such a muddy subject, and people can be very opinionated. With excuses like: boys will be boys; times were different then; if a boy likes you he will be meanContinue reading “Consent”
Trigger warning: This post contains the subjects of sexual assault, and abuse. I have been thinking about writing a post on this topic. Today when I saw a story on Facebook, and The New York Post, I knew this was the time to share! The following three stories occurred when I was a teenager, soContinue reading “Home”
Trigger warning: This post contains the subjects of sexual assault, and abuse. I have been dreading telling this story for many reasons. I am a private person when it comes to my struggles, especially involving my PTSD. I don’t mind talking to a select couple of people, but beyond that I am very anxious aboutContinue reading “Sexual Abuse from an Authority Figure”
Most people have heard about the Evan Rachel Wood, and three other women who have come forward against Brian Warner (Marilyn Manson). She stated that he groomed her, and gradually abused her. More regarding the allegations in the link below. Evan Rachel Wood and Others Make Allegations of Abuse Against Marilyn Manson | Vanity FairContinue reading “Older Men”
In my previous post I wrote about male intimidation. I think part of the time, people don’t intentionally intimidate others. In many cases, they are unaware (mostly men) because most have never had to worry about feeling unsafe. I previously stated I receive friend requests, emails, and private messages from random men I have neverContinue reading “Dos and Don’ts”
Male Intimidation is something I have fought my whole life. It seems like when you are a survivor of any kind of abuse or assault you are vulnerable to more abuse. Every single woman I know has had some kind of sexual harassment or abuse. I also know some men who have endured sexual abuse,Continue reading “Male Intimidation”
*Feature Photo by Claudia Back *Second Photo by Steiner-Engeland I don’t remember the exact moment I lost the ability to handle everything emotionally. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health disorder caused by a traumatic event, and it never completely goes away. PTSD is the panther crouching in the shadows, waiting for the exactContinue reading “I Showered With The Curtain Open Today”
In addition to sharing my own experiences, I welcome your personal stories, both anonymous and public. I welcome stories of abuse; sexual abuse, Sexual harassment, domestic violence, mental abuse, and day to day coping with PTSD. All survivors are welcome; men, women, trans, and non binary. This is a safe place to share to not only help others cope, but also to release our stories to help with the healing process.