You don’t have to justify to anyone the reasons you didn’t leave right away.
Because you chose not to fight for her, she has found someone who would fight to the end of the earths for her.
Get used to the apologies. Get used to the mental or emotional exhaustion after any form of expression relating to their abuse.
One year ago today I was turned into a victim of a gender crime. Today I am no longer a victim. I am a survivor.
No one should be ashamed of what happened to them because we did nothing wrong. No matter what society tells us, we did not ask for this.
I did not survive.
This week has been especially important for addressing mental health, as October 10th was World Mental Health Day. This day serves as a reminder to keep your mental well-being as a major priority in life.
I want us to stop worshiping the martyrs and start praising the survivors.
It’s forcing yourself to get up and move on because you can’t stay broken forever.
Brock Allen Turner was arrested on January 18th, 2015 outside of the Kappa Alpha fraternity at Stanford University. The reason for his arrest? Rape. In June of 2016, the formal rape charges against Turner were dropped.