All in The Overlooked

Child on child sexual trauma

An anonymous contributor shares with us their story of childhood sexual trauma at the hands of another child. “I still, 30 years later can't fit the word abuse to this experience. Because it doesn't seem justified. Yet I know I experience the same symptoms of many people who were sexually abused as children by an adult.”

The Reality of Mundane Nightmares

In mundane nightmares my body recognises such dreamscapes as ‘normal’ - because they are normal in our world. But, these dreams should not be normal, no matter my body may try convince me so. They are ugly and they are violent; they feel normal only in this nightmarish reality of being a survivor surrounded in an ongoing rape culture. 

What Happens When You Report to the Police?

No matter how much research, I could never find a real, solid answer to what the process actually involved. Whether you want to report to the police or not is only YOUR decision. You know what is right, so trust yourself. I’m writing this to provide you with the fullest picture of what may happen if you do report to the police.