Trigger Warning: Abuse

It’s a fascinating and disturbing phenomenon that women often don’t recognize their own abuse until someone else talks about theirs. This is why, when one woman comes forward with their story there is often a tsunami of similar accounts that follow.

It is not a case of us staying silent until we have the opportunity to “jump on a bandwagon” or orchestrate a “witch hunt”. It’s because our own experiences are so frequently invalidated that it takes us hearing or reading about another woman’s horror to recognize and face up to that which has occurred in our…

Lee M

Passionate mental health advocate, wellness practitioner and founder of

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