Fearless She Wrote
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Fearless She Wrote

Religion Stripped Me of My Power to Consent

My conversion to a radical religious movement — and finding the courage to finally leave

Photo by Ben White on Unsplash

Six months into my marriage, my husband forced himself on me.

At 19 years old, I’d just had a miscarriage and couldn’t mentally or emotionally fathom the idea of getting pregnant again. But a month or so after my




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Holly Bradshaw

Holly Bradshaw

Curious creature, pursuer of passion, unbeliever in limiting or lengthy bios. Email me at hollybradshaw.writer@gmail.com.

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