Why Didn’t She Run? Why Didn’t She Scream?

Why Didn’t She Run? Why Didn’t She Scream?

:: CW. Because even with all of the essays on sexual assault that I’ve written and published over the years, there’s still one story that I haven’t told. But with Epstein’s ugly face everywhere, I need to tell it, now. CW: rape, child rape, sexual assault. I’ve always...
My Depression Is Not for Your Catharsis

My Depression Is Not for Your Catharsis

:: Sometimes I suffer. Sometimes being me hurts, a lot. But that’s all part of my story. Stop trying to take away my story. It’s hard to write about depression when you are depressed. I’ve had depression many times. Yet it wasn’t until the most...
Book Reviews: Past Pain and Future Possibilities

Book Reviews: Past Pain and Future Possibilities

:: Three current books that bring to light the relationship between past pain and future possibilities. Here are reviews of some recent books I’ve read. To read more of my book reviews, you can click here and here. These books are about women who have had to...