Tag: sexualassault

#MeToo and “Why Are People Coming Forward Now?”

In regards to the MeToo Movement and whenever someone comes forward about abuse in their life. We hear so much of “why didn’t this person come forward, or why now?” I really don’t owe anyone an explanation but I’m going to give one anyway…

Speak Out: Tiff’s Story

“I’m not really sure how to start this, but I’m going out on a whim. I’m turning 19 in a week, and I still don’t feel ready to take on the world. 7 years ago now, is when the abuse ended, but some days…

Speak Out: Jennifer Michele’s Story

“My name is Jennifer Michele. I tend to rarely share my ‘real‘ story, as I don’t want to tarnish anyone involved. However, I feel it’s my place, as an advocate to begin to share my journey the best I can. I was sexually abused…