No more feeling I am inadequate of a healthy relationship. No more thinking I am only good for sex. No more feeling ashamed and guilty of what he did to me. No more staying silent about my story.
Because even with all the work I’ve done to process my experience, I still wonder if I was responsible in some way. I don’t know if that feeling will ever be gone.
I say “No More” because as a former sexual assault Victim Advocate, one sexual assault or domestic violence is one too many. We have to speak out for those who suffer in silence and we want them to know that we are here for them, that there is hope, that help is available, and that we truly care about their […]
I say no more because I’ve been through “it” with my mother. We are worth MORE, we are ALL worth MORE.
I say no more because i have been through the pain of being sexually assulted and raped, though in the end it made me a stronger person i regret not saying no
No More hiding behind shame and guilt that does not belong to me. No more believing myself unworthy of love, compassion, and support. No more protecting the perpetrators by remaining silent. No more dissociating from my emotions, I will own my emotions. No more denying myself the right to feel anger.
Another person in my county has been taken from this world by the hands of an abusive spouse. The person she loved and that she thought her has taken her life from her. Two more children have now lost a mother because of domestic violence that just kept escalating. It’s seems like every day I see someone else being abused. […]