The Time I Was Almost Raped And Why This Is Important To Share

This is a vulnerable post, because of the shame I (and many women, and some men) feel in somehow ending up, repeatedly, in situations like this. It is important we start sharing about these almost-rape experiences, to overcome shame and begin to shift societies and cultures around the world.

I imagine every man who has been in an even somewhat romantic context with me is clutching their pearls right now. Cool it. Because I am trained to protect men from the consequences of their own behaviors, I won’t reveal your name…