Women Get Raped, Men Get Presumed Innocent

content warning: abuse, assault, rape Between Cosby and Kavanaugh, it's been a shit week for women.  I've attempted to personally minimize the effect on me--after all, I've been feeling better lately.  I don't want to go back.  I don't like feeling all the ugly feelings that fester, unresolved and unwanted, somewhere in my subconscious.  I've … Continue reading Women Get Raped, Men Get Presumed Innocent

Do you want an order of protection?

content warning: domestic violence "Do you want an order of protection?" asks my advocate at the Compass Center after I spend some time ranting about how a year should be enough time for my abuser to calm down and leave me alone.  Of course I want an order of protection.  Of course, after everything I've … Continue reading Do you want an order of protection?