5 Reasons Why It’s Okay to Tell Your Story of Abuse—Even When People Don’t Want to Hear It | CBE

When women come forward about abuse—sexual, religious, emotional, physical, financial, verbal, etc.—reactions often vary widely. Some people cheer on the survivors. Some people question why the victims didn’t come forward earlier. Some people worry that people have been falsely accused.

Two years ago, I posted my own story of sexual and religious abuse on YouTube. Knowing that people often respond defensively, I worried:
— Read on www.cbeinternational.org/resource/article/mutuality-blog-magazine/5-reasons-why-its-okay-tell-your-story-abuse-even-when

Author: Melissanne

My name is Melissanne Velyvis. I am the mother of two successful adult children, and one adorable grand-child. I am a survivor of physical, emotional, and economic abuse. Due to the judicial misconduct of the Hon. Beverly Wood of Marin County, CA, I am not properly protected. I believe my story is of public concern. I would like to educate the public about Non-fatal Strangulation. I can be reached at melissanne@melissanne-velyvis.blog

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