I think that is one thing that most people missed out of the entire #MeToo Movement, that sexual assault can happen to anyone. It can happen anywhere and at any point in time. We need to be more open about discussing this problem in society, along with the problem with guns. We can’t continue to avoid it or push it to the side any more.
Many of you know who follow my blog, that I posted about my sexual assault at the hands of a female doctor this August.
As I watched Facebook this past week and saw a multitude of comments (both good and bad), I felt several emotions. I felt sad, for myself, and for numerous women around the world. I felt slightly triggered and needed to monitor how much time I spent on Facebook, because some comments got pretty ugly. I felt thankful, that many women felt like they had a platform to speak honestly the harm done to them, and that they got to say #metoo in solidarity with other women.
I saw women try to sort out if they should say #metoo if they had just been harassed, but not actually assaulted. I saw a few posts where women mentioned as a side bar that men and boys are assaulted…
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