This Is What It’s Like Living With Trauma

Trigger Warning: Sexual Assault.

It’s been seven years since I was sexually assaulted. There’s a part of me that feels lucky. Maybe because my experience wasn’t as bad as others’ (though still traumatizing nonetheless). Maybe because I survived it. Or maybe because I’m healing.

Some days are easy and the world is open and golden and I feel lucky. But there are days…

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