My blog began with this letter. The results from the response from my family to this letter gave me a voice to start this blog. Their abandonment made me realize I could be silent nolonger. It is a long read, but it explains in detail, some of the things that happened and why I was silent for so long.
- Details could be triggering for sexual abuse survivors.
I wrote a letter about the abuse that I endured. I have changed every name in the letter except my own. I sent the letter to the people that I felt needed to know this truth. In doing so I was able to see other people’s truths as well. I have learned that many people do not want to hear the truth.
So often sexual abuse has so many things attached to it that makes the victim feel so alone. It just isn’t spoken of. It is so often hidden by those who know and others who don’t want anyone else to know.
But by keeping sexual abuse a secret, there is never justice. No justice for the victim.
So many secrets upon secrets upon secrets that never should have been a secret to begin with.
It is pretty simple. There…
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