"In too many ways, the past is still with me. The past is written on my body. I carry it every single day."
Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body by Roxanne Gay
“It already is bigger than everything else. It lives in front of me, behind me, next to me, inside me every single day. My schedule is dictated by it, my habits by it, my music by it."
The Mockingbirds by Daisy Whitney
The impacts of sexual violence can be long-lasting and deeply significant. Still, each person's experience is unique, so please do not assume or expect that their experience will align with anyone else's.
Are there any ways that this is affecting you or your life right now?
Is there anything in your life right now that's making it more difficult to handle or cope with?