Sep 18

Title IX and Survivors On Campuses

There’s been much debate on Betsy DeVos’ new statements about needing to “reform Title IX” in universities across the United States. It is no secret that DeVos primarily met with only the “accused” (cough rapists cough) instead of listening to survivors and their experiences. DeVos came forward and made statements that the “accused” are not …

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Aug 21

Honest coping mechanisms for Anxiety/Depression/PTSD

With my laptop out of commission, I haven’t been able to write like I intended. However, my laptop is back at full capacity, so here we are. I wanted to write, I wanted to say something to the world now that I finally can. I would be lying if I said I was in perfect …

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Jul 30

Shame and Abuse

Have you ever had a shame attack?

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This morning I had one of ‘those’ starts….

I slept through my alarm at 5:13am due to a restless night and bad dreams, no fun. This always feels like an earthquake drill. I hate being late and it’s just not my M.O. Sorry Sandi.

I arrived late to …

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Jul 14

3:51 am

It’s 3:51 am, I have my first interview for a position in my field after graduation at 11:30 am. I should be fast asleep, not staring at my ceiling as if it were an empty void. Sleep sounds wonderful in theory, but my PTSD refuses to let me be the prey of an attack in …

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Jul 12

“Praying”: Why Kesha’s new single is something every survivor needs to hear

Whether you decided to not come forward about your assault, did come forward but not heard or lost your case, or even won your case, we can all agree that one of our biggest fears when processing our assaults is the sheer fear of rejection or not being believed. Being told you’re making it up, …

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