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21 days 3 hours ago
I read and feel your pain. Ten years later and you still feel pain. There is no pain relief, there is only letting go. As you wrote in your post, there is nothing more other than maybe a punch in the face, you want. Nothing more can happen. As horrible as the abuse was it was ten years ago, and it reads as if you are still stuck in that time and place. Your life has moved on ten years, your married, and I presume happy. It is time to let it go. I do not say this to be… Read more »
Bethany Kays
21 days 1 hour ago
I appreciate you taking the time to read and comment. Yes, I am married to a wonderful man and have a wonderful daughter. Unfortunately, PTSD does not allow a person to “let it go.” If it were that easy then trust me, I would have just let it go a long time ago. I don’t actually think about the event. Having a man with a gun, knowing he was going to kill me, sexually assault me, and survive, has left PTSD that is triggered by certain things. I wrote this to bring awareness to the after affects of a sexual… Read more »