The Virago
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The Virago

Passive Submission is Not Consent

Even if you're naked and in each other's arms

Photo by We-Vibe Toys on Unsplash

I will share a part of my history that I've never told anyone, not even my husband or my closest friends.

When I was nineteen years old, I was raped by my boyfriend.

I've never mentioned this to anyone before because I didn't realize it until recently.

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