Healing

  Trigger warnings for rape and for a slightly gory picture I was raped. Sometimes I just need to say those words. They hurt. Every time I say them they hurt. But they're true, and someday I'm hoping that truth will set me free. I haven't always been able to admit that I was raped. At one time it was actually safer to think that it had been my fault. It was easier to blame myself than it was to admit I'd been powerless, because, to me, powerlessness was far more terrifying than … [Read more...]