The thing about sexual assault is that you never think it’s going to be any one you know. You think it’s going to be the creepy guy in the corner of a bar, or down a creepy ally way. So you watch out for “those” people.
Who would ever think it would be someone you love, a friend. A best friend. No one ever thinks to warn a 9 year old about there best friend. Why should they have to, the child is 9 years old?
Why should you warn a 9 year about going into the woods with there best friend?
Why should you want a 9 year old to look out for rapists?
Why didn’t I know about rapists?
why should I have to know?
Why did my mum let me go into the woods?
He was 16, why didn’t he know better?
“I’m scared - why should you be, I’m your best friend”
“I can’t breathe, get off me” - why what are you going to do?
Hands pinned, his breath, the wight on my chest.
“Don’t tell anyone, if you do I will do the same to your younger sister”
“Don’t tell anyone because you made me do it”
“Don’t tell anyone because what do you think your mum would say if she found out you are a whore”
I can’t sleep, telling myself that I will forget about all of this by tomorrow.
He isn’t here and I can’t breathe, I can’t pick up my arms. I can feel his breath on my neck and his sweaty hands on my wrists. Bruises on my hands and knees.
Mum asks if I have started my period, I don’t know? Have I? Am I pregnant? Why am I bleeding? AM I BROKEN?
I fell mum, off my bike. The blood is from my knees.
We shouldn’t have to warn 9 year olds about sexual assault! We shouldn’t have to worry about a child getting sexually assaulted by there family, friends, mum, dad, brother, sister!! We should r have to warn children. We should be feeling the that it’s isn’t okay to do that to their people!!
why put a plaster on a bruise when you could have stopped the kid from falling in the first place.
why tell people to protect themselves, when we should be telling people not to rape!!
this is my story