Should I report rape?

LonelyIt’s an awful shame that’s even a question. We don’t question if we should report a burglary, a car crash, or any other type of assault. But unfortunately, rape falls into its own unique category. A survivor of a sexual assault needs to consider many factors when it comes to reporting.

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Changing the conversation

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Dear Richard,

We’ve recently welcomed a new year and today is your birthday, so it’s to be expected that you’re up late taking stock of the state of your life and I’m not surprised that you seem to be finding yourself unhappy. I can certainly relate to that sentiment.

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I have learned

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I won’t let you nail me to that cross,

Not even one more time.

Jesus died for our sins

So I don’t have to die for mine.

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I appreciate you!

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My goals for 2019

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I need you

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I’m not defenseless,

But I need defending

I’m not helpless

But I need help

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In some other life

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I don’t want to hurt him,

But I have to let him go.

His heart’s not mine to keep.

His path is not mine to follow.

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Please consider supporting the YWCA of Cass Clay

It’s my birthday month and I have many goals, hopes, and wishes. One of those is to drum up support for the YWCA Cass Clay. This nonprofit is near and dear to my heart. The staff and volunteers give so much of themselves to create a compassionate, caring, and healing environment for vulnerable women and children in my community. Please consider making a contribution to my fundraiser for the YWCA – every bit helps ❤

Click on the image below to donate!

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What I wish I could have told myself at twenty-five

What I wish I could have told myself at twenty-five:

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“Only” a house

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