Believing Sexual Abuse Survivors

Believe Abuse Survivors 2

I just read this post  On being believed.  by Kaelyn Siversky

This is my comment on the post

What a beautiful post that was! Almost the whole thing was quotable! Thanks for writing it.

The topic of Believing Sexual Abuse Survivors is such an important topic!

These are the quotes I collected/ liked from it.

“Everyone who has faced abuse deserves a place where their story would be believed without question or hesitation.”

“to be questioned, shamed and silenced. It’s a heartbreaking second violation.”

It’s utterly devastating to have so much stripped and stolen from you and then when you try to tell and share your story…

It’s utterly devastating to have so much stripped and stolen from you and then when you try to tell and share your story…

“Like so many survivors we have been taught to hide, to lie and to silence our stories.”

“The pain that comes from being violated or abused is not something that can or should be hidden.”

“know your truth and own your story”

“I told my friends and family and I was not believed, what now?”

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