Tagged: sexual assault

Rape and Alcohol

    Two of the times I have been raped I was under the influence of alcohol. Because of the things I have gone through in my life, the lives of my family members...

If the same, I feel the same

I read an article about a guy who’s an alleged serial rapist. One of the cases is a much older case. The woman chose not to go forward with the charges. I always wonder...

Validation

It’s kind of funny because the one that says “you think other people have it worse” is something I always think when I hear someone say or talk about their trauma. Not that in...

Reminders

Wouldn’t you agree? You have gone through traumatic experiences and now you look at people with reminders. Do they have the potential to end up like the last? Will this end badly? These are...

This is so true!

You know this is so true! I have had to swallow this quite a few times. From the rape charges not going anywhere, to the domestic violence protection orders expecting them to actually protect...

An invitation to our lives

  So here it is. The start, the beginning. Although I am a bit unsure how to do this so bear with me. I have been told on several occasions that I ought to...

Mental Memory, Physical Moments

My husband and I were talking the other day about the things in my past. He has expressed on more than one occasion that if he could he would somehow erase, get rid of,...

Justice for Faith

 “I have been following this not just as a sexual assault survivor, fellow North Carolinian, a mother, but because I have personal connections with other members of the Hedgepeth family.  Like alot of families...

Not so easily triggered

You know I feel for folks who have gone through trauma but I am not the one that is so easily triggered by things. I don’t know if I have just become so numb...