Little Girl Lost – If I Knew Then What I Know Now
September 15, 2013
A heart-wrenching account of the effects of abuse at the hands of her father. This woman – Carrie – is very brave for sharing her harrowing childhood which, of course, filtered into her adult life.
Deep Breath everyone.
Last week I shared my story for the first time so candidly with a group of grade 10 girls. A few days prior to the school visit I had written my most vulnerable blog entry but hadn’t the courage to publish it. I figured, if I was brave enough to share it with the girls and their response was favorable, I would ‘dare greatly’ and put it out there. In my wildest dreams, their reaction to me could never be as astounding as it was. They have been so affirming in their acceptance of me that I found in them the courage I was lacking. So as promised to the girls and to myself, here is my most vulnerable piece to date.
I often wonder if men and boys ever consider the damage their unwanted hands on the unwilling bodies and souls of girls does to us. Would they still…
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