The following is sad, but true. I hope we can change certain aspects of our world to make it a safer and better place. I’m re-blogging this as it’s a taboo that must be addressed… Not my usual kind of blogging post, but it’s too important to dismiss.
Because I was 15, spending a summer abroad to learn French, and I didn’t know who to talk to when you’d come to my bedside and grope me in the night. #WhyWomenDontReport
Like so many women, I don’t have adequate words to share in the spaces between these highlighted occurrences. They’re just a few among others buried in my subconscious, ingrained in the tactile memory of my cells every time someone touches me, even in moments of tenderness.
Because I was one of your guests, and I thought we were all enjoying a night swim in the Mediterranean. Yet the darkness hid your assault in broad moonlight. #WhyWomenDontReport
I’d posit that women are robbed of their own pleasure, for years, when their bodies become the unwitting object of another’s unwanted, yet continued, advances.
Because my job was to film you, but you’d kiss me on the mouth every morning and “slept” for hours in the car with your head in…
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