I am who I am because of my cracks, and yet I am moving on from a simple “well, I learned” response to my past.
A list of important points came up while watching season 2 of 13 Reasons Why that I believe could spark better conversations than watching the show.
In a time when it can be uncomfortable to say you’re not joyous, I want to say that I hear you. I see you. I value you. I’m with you.
I ask you to read this piece – each and every excruciatingly painful and hopeful word – and to consider how to stand with the survivors of sexual assault in your life or how to take care of yourself if you are a survivor yourself.