I was asked to contribute a book chapter for a new book for survivors of child sexual abuse and sexual assault. The book’s focus is tools for healing, which attracted me. Besides, all of us need tools to better ourselves.
Victimhood is no way to live. My job is not to protect anyone’s feelings, or to keep my feelings protected by silences others. My job—as is everyone’s—is to be the best, most whole person we can be.