I will always stand with survivors The biggest fear for me when I first shared my story of rape was whether I would be believed. But why would I make it up?! There are so many reasons why people who have experienced rape/sexual assault keep quiet and unless you’ve ever been in that situation I realise it may be hard to understand why. The very nature of the trauma makes your mind shut it out, pretend it hasn’t happened and numb out any feelings. The shame and guilt for me were huge too, thinking incorrectly that I had […]

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