6 Crucial Lessons I Learned After Sexual Assault That I Want You To Know

Whether you’re a survivor or someone who knows one.

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As someone who’s experienced many kinds of sexual violence over 20 years of life, I’ve struggled a lot emotionally and mentally. I’ve invalidated my experiences. I’ve worried I was at fault. I’ve felt alone; I’ve felt scared. I’ve had so many questions, and…