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Four weeks into 2019 and Happy New Year seems passé. Regardless, I hope you enjoyed the holidays and the close of 2018. I for one was happy to say goodbye to 2018. I am ready to start afresh in 2019. Reflecting upon 2018 I can honestly say it was one of the most difficult years…

Suicide

In sharing my experiences, I touch upon the topic of suicide. Facing the reality of rape plummeted me into depression, hopelessness, defeat and despair. I understand the reality of feeling depressed. I understand the reality of losing all hope. I understand the reality of feeling completely defeated. I understand desolation and despair. Luckily for me,…

#MeToo

Let me begin by saying, if you know me or follow my blog, this is not a revelation, but – #MeToo. Regardless, there has been a lot of social media buzz surrounding the #MeToo phenomenon. I have been curiously watching responses to this movement. I didn’t immediately chime in because I wanted to focus on…

Why Now?

As I have been sharing my experiences, I have shocked a lot of people, especially friends and family who had no idea. Why didn’t I say something sooner? What led me to share? Why now? My intent has never been to shock. My reason for staying quiet for so long is really quite simple: I…