“I think it’s clear how explicitly twisted my thinking was at the time. If I could go back and have a talk with my younger self, I’d tell her to go through that therapy I have since then so that I could understand the confused post traumatic state that I was in.”
She was referencing to her experience during a past “dark time” in her life as a victim of sexual assault and abuse.
She said she should’ve sought therapy rather than deflect or avoid it at the time.
Many survivors of sexual assault or abuse suffer from a variety of mental health conditions.
Common are PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder), depression, panic anxiety attacks, addictions, and even personality disorders.
It’s a safe, private therapeutic space to get help without judgment.
It does not make you sick, weak, or broken. It actually makes you stronger, and more prepared to move forward to a better life.