"When you reclaim your sexuality there is a piece of your self-worth that is able to be reclaimed as well. You gain back a sense of power and control over your own body that many who have suffered through abuse have lost. It can be empowering to remember that your body is yours, that it can bring pleasure and be enjoyed. Self-care, a piece of recovery that is crucial, can and should include reconnecting with your body and your sexuality in a healthy, empowering way."
We've got a powerful post today from See the Triumph Contributor, Rachel Miller, on healthy sexuality after abuse.
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Our mission at See the Triumph is to end the stigma around intimate partner violence and to provide supportive resources for survivors of past abuse. This month, for Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we are focusing in on one goal: To raise awareness about the strength, resilience, and resourcefulness of survivors, as well as the need to end the stigma that survivors face. Our theme…
Every community needs strong voices for ending intimate partner violence and ensuring that survivors within those communities are supported and able to access helpful resources. Based on our research and our work thus far with the See the Triumph campaign, we have learned that every person can make a difference by challenging the stigma surrounding intimate partner violence within their own…
We invite you to take this pledge to share a message of strength and support to those who have been a victim of any form of intimate partner violence. Unfortunately, survivors of intimate partner violence are so often are judged and stigmatized in our society. This pledge is for every victim and survivor of an abusive relationship who has been told that she or he is to blame for that abuse. …
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