Every 98 seconds, someone in just the United States alone is sexually assaulted. That someone is most likely 12-34 years old, which is the age group most at risk for rape and sexual assault. That someone could be anyone, from a friend to a stranger, a brother or a sister, a human being whose life is now forever changed and violated. That someone was me.
I was 16 years old when I was raped. I was a junior in high school with my whole life ahead of me. I was a normal teenager and then suddenly, I wasn't. My life had permanently changed and I had absolutely no idea what to do about it.... Read More