I wanted to be the cool girlfriend who loved sex, not the tease who gave him blue balls.
So keep speaking up when you’re ready. Keep holding the hands of the women around you and giving them a gentle nudge in the direction of courage with a simple ‘me too.’
I think a lot about deleting social media. It’s a fantasy of mine — I imagine the thrill of watching a decade of posts disappear, permanently deleted, and with it all of the nerves pitted in my stomach like rocks.
How To Forgive Yourself For Something You Shouldn’t Have To Forgive Yourself For: Healing Self-Blame After Abuse And Assault
Survivors of abuse, assault or any other heinous crime are often blamed and shamed for being victims in the first place – and it’s no surprise that they struggle with self-blame in the aftermath.
It all seemed a little strange, given Hollywood’s anti-abuse message this past year.
Asher was expelled from the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators last year after sexual harassment allegations unsurfaced in an anonymous email.
The duo’s song leaves each of us with this simple, powerful message: We are not alone.