Me Too: A Poem

Me Too: A Poem

For the girl on the bus using her headphones to drown out the advancements of the man as well as his disgusting words and tones   For the woman walking late at night With her keys spread as a weapon

Friends can break your heart, too: A story of betrayal

Friends can break your heart, too: A story of betrayal

Finding a support system when dealing with any type of trauma or emotional battle can be very hard and, at times, exhausting. Especially after something as violating as sexual assault, it can be terrifying to open up about it to

Honest coping mechanisms for Anxiety/Depression/PTSD

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

3:51 am

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

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

“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

Learning to fight the silence: a story

Learning to fight the silence: a story

For my first blog post with WYR, I wanted to tell a quick story about my college experience that I hope will encourage all of you to speak up when you can and to never allow yourself to be silenced.  

Anonymous Story: A Letter To The Men Who Assaulted Me Without Me Even Knowing It

Anonymous Story: A Letter To The Men Who Assaulted Me Without Me Even Knowing It

It’s been a while, hasn’t it? I’m sure neither of you have noticed the lack of access you have to my social media as I have blocked you on all of it. I am a part of your past now,