The Aftermath of Rape – Healing My Mind

The Aftermath of Rape - Healing your Mind I was reading this article the other day that said the simplest way to change your life is to change your mind about things, change your perception of how things are in your life.

I want to do this.

After the years of abuse and then punishing myself, in various other ways, I find myself staring in the face, a stark moment of clarity. I need to embrace that all those years of being sexually abused was not my fault and that my anger is natural and is to be expected, and that I am okay. I’ve always known this I just find it hard to do. I’m in a position now to change it all, moving forward. I have the power to move on with my life and this is something that I need to do for me and Kati.  This is something my gut has told me to do and I’ve tried to do for years.

From this point on, I will move forward with my life in a positive way. I will focus more on my plan to disassociate myself. I will choose to live and breathe in all the beauty that life has to offer and I will choose this every day.

I will never forget having been raped. It will always be a part of who I am and who I become but those years of rape will not be a negative factor that ruins my entire life, but rather a catalyst I will use to be the best person I can possibly be every single day.

 

I won’t be able to forget having been raped (sexually assaulted, molested, abused), it will always be a part of who I become but those years of rape will not be a negative factor that ruins my entire life, but rather a catalyst I will use to be the best person I can possibly be every single day!

 

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8 thoughts on “The Aftermath of Rape – Healing My Mind

  1. I need to change my mind because I can’t change anything else. I really have to get this. The truth is very painful but I can’t run from it. Thanks for this site.

  2. Kerri, You have just offered thousands of people hope by saying what you said — there is a “choice” each and every day. We both know that it’s often not this simple. Many, many times intervention is needed, guidance must be provided and always there is that defining moment when a person says, “No more! You will not control me any more!” and that is when true healing of the mind will begin.

    Thank you for this message of hope and promise!

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