I was doing into detail about the darkest parts of my life. I don’t know how I got to a place where I was ready to tell the masses about this.
Scott Harling

Interestingly, I find it much easier to share dark things on the internet. I went for over 20 years not mentioning the fact that I was raped in a home invasion. But once I wrote about it in a few stories online, it became easier to process, and I did find commonality with other people who read what I wrote. I don’t really talk to people in real life, so sharing things like this online sort of confirms that I’m not totally alone like I feel when I’m sitting around in my house for hours. But certainly it helps to filter out the truly awful stuff. But then again…that stuff can sometimes make great comedy! 😆 It’s a tightrope, ain’t it?

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