Fearless She Wrote
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Fearless She Wrote

My Ex-Partner Assaulted Me Before the Attempted Rape

And I only just realized it — 6 years later.

Photo by Genessa Panainte on Unsplash

For the month after I was almost raped, I called it a “close call” instead of sexual assault.

It took me years to finally admit that night was an attack.

6 years down the road, and I’m an active, vocal advocate for sexual assault survivors.

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