Tag Archives: Healing from rape

hard chain to break

I’m single.  Not in a relationship.  (For, years and, years.)  So, my son has urged me to try online dating avenues. This is the thing. What being sexually abused as a child does to a woman… — What being sexually … Continue reading

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i don’t wear makeup. i don’t wear dresses.

I don’t wear makeup. I don’t wear dresses. I laughingly tell people, “Hey, I grew up with three older brothers, got used to being ‘one of the guys,’ what can I say…;” or I grin and go, “I came of … Continue reading

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[2] — the surviving in numbers project

Very good Huff Post article on Ali Safran’s “Surviving In Numbers” project, at, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/03/surviving-in-numbers_n_3537567.html . Writes Safran at the Surviving In Numbers website [ http://www.survivinginnumbers.org ], “I came up with the idea for this project in October of 2012, around the third … Continue reading

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