My child negotiated her right to her own body, to be free of unwanted touch, to satiate the will of a man who would not acknowledge the trauma he inflicted, who demands whatever he wants. #DVAM
How many times? How many women? How often do they refuse to stop, convince us that our violation is inevitable, how often do they scare us, throw our powerlessness in our faces until they force us into resignation,to deny our own human need for safety?
Betray your own fire.
Betray your own spirit.
Abandon your body.
Bc what is there left to do if we cant make it stop, if we're scared but have to survive?"
I STILL have to fight the impulse to concede to his will in fear of making him angry (and I don't even live w the man).
The impulse, the FEELING, to concede the safety, the comfortability, the autonomy of their own bodies, to satisfy the unfeeling, selfish will of a man.
I dont even have words for what I am right now.
Incredulous. Anguish. And so much more...
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