Words are kind of my thing, at least the ones written down. I often struggle to verbalize in person what I can be quite eloquent about behind a computer screen.
So. I said (very briefly) in my previous post that there are some big things I want to talk about. I’m still not quite ready to do that fully, yet, but I’m getting there.
There’s an issue of knowing where to start. I’ve decided to start here, taking this post as my first step.
I’ve started counselling again recently, to talk about things I’ve spent years not saying. Little by little, I’m finding the words – and the courage – to tell my “#MeToo” story.
Err… stories. Plural.
Tonight I had a breakthrough, admitting out loud what happened. This is the clearest my head has felt in a while. And this is so important!
The critical voice in the back of my mind is saying, ‘Why are you bothering to write a blog post about things you want to say, without actually saying them?’
Well, because I need to.
Breaking the silence is never easy. But it’s so. goddamn. IMPORTANT!
And this is just one layer of one thing going on in my life, behind the scenes. Please bear with me.