In the back of my mind, my depression is bigger than me.
Many men have the mentality of “I Fuck Her Until I Am Motivated To Commit To Her.”
These are the moments when strength reveals itself.
I am terrified of doing something millions of people do every day.
It is a privilege to be with him and to have him in my life.
I lost my virginity to rape, at 13 years old.
When my doctor wanted put me on the pill, I agreed. But that was the wrong move.
I was on a date. It was December and warm in Southern California.
To the boy who never did anything wrong, but also never did anything right:
Sex is supposed to be this wonderful and magical thing, but in my experience, it can also be really traumatizing.
Trigger Warning: Discussion of rape, sexual violence, and sexual abuse.