"With every person that speaks out...

my resolve strengthens. Sharing these words, finally calling [the] abuser out publicly by name, brings

the start of a new calm." 

Eliza Dushku

                                                         Content Warning 

The Survivors Speak section of this blog is a space for survivors to engage in free self-expression through a variety of creative formats. When the experience of abuse is generalized instead of specific it can hide the true impact. If you choose to enter these first person accounts and experience a trigger or flashback, here's some helpful advice from other survivors who have been there with you.