by Christina Enevoldsen I talk about my childhood sexual abuse very publicly now, but I didn’t start there. The first time I ever told anyone I’d been abused it didn’t go very well. For years, I’d repressed most of my
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"... savoring every bit of it as it reveals more and more of the feelings I've had for a long time...The questions at the end of the chapters help me to put into words the feelings I've never been able to share with anyone."
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In my head, I realize that we live in a world that is full of chaotic events and that good people are killed or treated unjustly every day. I don’t believe that when someone is a victim of a tragedy, it means they did something to deserve it. But a child believes everything is personal. To gain some sense of order, when something bad happens to a child, it’s because he or she did something to cause it. Even into adulthood, I was still operating from that child-like belief. When something bad happened to me, I believed it was because I was bad. ”