PART 8 Time to Heal: On Route to Healing
Confusion. Denial. Empty
Take a deep breath
Breathe in, breathe out
Self-doubt and Triggers
Acknowledge what has happened here.
Stop blaming yourself, you did nothing wrong.
In comes the listener…..
Vent, release, exhale, you are safe
Though the road to healing from sexual assault is long, the journey must start somewhere.
THAT TIME IS NOW. I CHOOSE NOW.
To choose to move forward is not to choose to forget. I will never forget what happened, but I am choosing to look ahead, to learn to heal and love my body, to cherish the life I’ve been given and to take back my power.