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Velveteen Love

17th June 2011 | 1 Comment

Tomorrow is the one year anniversary of the rape that I reported, which ended up being a drug out nightmare because of the detectives challenges to me, the ignorance of the medical staff, and the inexperience of the police officers. Today I have much anxiety, on and off nausea, and a difficulty with dissociation. Outside of that, […]

Anticipating Rape Anniversaries

25th May 2011 | 0 Comments

As some of you know, I am just a few weeks shy of facing the anniversary of the horrifically life changing nights last June; the nights a male stranger thought he had the right to violently and humiliatingly invade my body. The anxiety of it approaching has been great, almost overwhelming me at times. Some moments are so intense […]

Rape Not Believed

24th May 2011 | 5 Comments

I have not written here for awhile because I received a wounding from a dear dear friend that hurt so intensely I could not even speak for a few days. This woman came into my life eight years ago and the bonding grew deep, which I suppose is the only way the wounding could be […]

Making Rape Less Unspeakable

17th March 2011 | 0 Comments

Perhaps too much time alone is too much time alone. WARNING: I offer a warning to whoever may be triggered by, judgemental of, or find too much information in my authenticity. Please do not read this entry. Again I am choosing to tell my story so  that others who walk the same road, alone or in […]

Pandora’s Project

11th March 2011 | 0 Comments

I recently had the honor to participate in a video created as an outreach to victims of sexual assault. Pandora’s Project is a nonprofit set up for support, resources, and healing for victim’s of rape and sexual abuse. Pandora’s Project offers a message board and chat room, free lending library, and numerous articles and resources. We welcome all survivors […]

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