A while ago the hashtag #Hedoesnthityoubut was trending all over the internet.

The more I come to grips with reality and realize how deeply something can affect you the more I felt like I needed something that was more specific to my situation and maybe the situations that girls like me had experienced. I hope that the more I write about it the less power it will have over me.

So, here it goes…

#Hedidntrapemebut

He compared me losing my virginity to a car being driven off the lot, “It loses so much value.”
He grabbed me and twisted my breast so hard that it was bruised for weeks.
He ripped my lace panties so violently, “because they are tempting” that he tore a very sensitive part of me. It bled a lot, but I was too embarrassed to tell anyone.
After we broke up he followed me around our school dance, to the point where I spent most of the night hiding in the bathroom.
#Hedidntrapemebut I still feel like I deserved it, because I was the one who told him to give me a chance.
#Hedidntrapemebut the effects of that relationship would affect the way I saw myself and future relationships for years to come.
#Hedidntrapemebut I couldn’t be in the same room with him without feeling unsafe.
#Hedidntrapemebut my life was never the same.

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