Archive for the ‘ Anger ’ Category

End the Backlog

7th November 2013 | 0 Comments

  The new End the  The rape kit backlog is one of the most shocking demonstrations of how we regard the crime of sexual assault in our society. Rape kit testing can bring justice, often an integral part of a survivor’s healing, and it is vital in keeping rapists off the streets. And yet experts […]

Project Unbreakable

25th September 2013 | 0 Comments

I was randomly listening to different videos on YouTube. At the end of one song, a link came up for this video about a young woman, Grace Brown, who created a photography project that took on a life way beyond what she had expected. She named it Project Unbreakable. Project Unbreakable aims to “encourage the […]

Dangerous Counsel

18th September 2013 | 2 Comments

I met with an author and therapist who is well known for her work with trauma victims. I wanted to talk to her about writing, speaking, school, my work as a child advocate, and my future. She had interviewed me to understand my story. She kept changing the subject back to it, and how I must be sabotaging myself to have these things happen. […]

Exasperating Questions

16th January 2011 | 1 Comment

I find in the aftermath of a tragedy people have many more questions than the victim has answers for. In fact, people have many more questions than a traumatized mind can handle. In my case they had many more questions than I even cared about in those first days of shock and discombobulation. This week my […]

Shattered Life

4th September 2010 | 0 Comments

I awoke yesterday morning to a flood of intrusive thoughts and physical flashbacks. It is abhorant to feel the malevolent perpetrator. It disgusts and nauseates me, makes my skin crawl as though infested with toxic slime that cannot be rubbed off. My anger escalates in the realization of how powerless I am to control their invasion. Having been coached, I say to myself […]

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