|Staying Silent About Abuse |
So Others Can Stay Comfortable
Is Not An Answer
Wake Up to Live with Desiree Leigh
You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't going away."
Healing is not about visualizing your hurt gone; it is not about blowing your hurt to the heavens; it is not about smothering your hurt with positive thoughts; it's not about asking yourself what you have learned from the experience!; and it's NOT that you asked for it. Healing is, however, about facing the hurt, knowing that it was real and it was not your fault, and acknowledging that, yes, you were violated viciously, and it is a criminal offence.
want to punish you for speaking the truth,
for being correct, for being you.
Never apologize for being correct,
or for being years ahead of your time.
If you are right and you know it, speak your mind.
Speak your mind even if you are the minority of one.
The truth is still the truth.