There are so many labels that get affixed to us throughout our lives. As someone who experienced childhood sexual abuse, I got stuck with labels that I didn’t consent to.
I’m somewhere in the middle of my healing journey, and I get caught up in what word to attach to myself. Am I a victim or a survivor?
Or both? Although this might change, right now, I gravitate towards the word “victim.” For so long, I wasn’t able to speak openly about what happened to me.Read more on themighty.com