Women

All you need is love

"All you need is love". I used to disagree with that statement when I thought that love was just a feeling, but now I know love is so much more than that. I actually think that love heals. Love, the verb, can change this broken and hurting world. But how to begin? Well, we do… Continue reading All you need is love

Women

#metoo

These are some of my #metoo stories; a few I've never shared. I’m sharing these because they left me feeling like all the things women so often feel when they are harassed, objectified, and assaulted: confused, shameful, embarrassed, or less than. In italics, I wrote the words I either told myself or heard from others… Continue reading #metoo

Women

11 things not to say to someone who has been sexually assaulted

You should have left or pushed him off you. At least he didn’t… Are you sure that was assault? That just sounds like bad sex. Why did you put yourself in that position? Why did you flirt/kiss him if you didn’t want to have sex? Did you actually say “no”? I don’t think he would… Continue reading 11 things not to say to someone who has been sexually assaulted