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Coffee Date: Justifying rape culture makes you an accomplice

Hello everyone and welcome to another Coffee Date with Luna!  Can you guess by the title that I am very triggered? You know me so well!  *Just a comment before you begin reading: The topic discussed here might be extremely triggering to victims of sexual assault* So, let me give you some insight into what […]

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Some News Hit Home

Guys, let’s just have a little talk.  I did something I usually refuse to do. I watched the news. Actually, I watched and followed just one news.   A little 2 years old girl was brutally beaten and killed by her mother. Her mother managed to crush the child’s skull with her bare hands. The girl […]

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#savingme: Beauty from Ashes

Guest post: There was an organization… I was told I could help people… A man I’d talked to linked me up with my trafficker. The exact words this man used to my trafficker were, “I found a young girl for you”. I was 19. My trafficker was considerably older. I don’t know if there was […]

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#savingme: Give Women Their RAGE Back!

Throughout my existence on this platform, I have often put up post such as “leave something positive that happened to you so we can share some good vibes”. I put up many posts like this in 2020 because this year was the year we all needed to remind ourselves of things we are grateful for […]

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Why Do I Shout About Gender-based Violence

Why do I shout about gender-based violence? Frankly, the answer is simple… Because I have been silent for too long! Yes, it is my time to speak up and speak out. Why? Because abuse does not go away if we ignore it. Much like the rest of society, I conditioned myself to partly ignore abuse. […]

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Coffee Date with Luna: Why?

Hello everyone and welcome to another Coffee Date with Luna! Our theme of today is not a very nice one but it’s a necessary one. I understand that there are many important subjects we could discuss and write about here but I, as a survivor or domestic abuse and a person that knows damn well […]

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Guest Post Information

This blog is expanding really fast, new followers are coming on board every single day and I’m thrilled! Our little community is not that little anymore! Since new bloggers who join us have questions about guest posts and don’t feel like digging through the blog to find all of the previous posts here are the […]

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Guest Post information

This blog is expanding really fast, new followers are coming on board every single day and I’m thrilled! Our little community is not that little anymore! I went back to posting much more of my work to the blog because I had this period where I personally didn’t post that much and now it’s time […]

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#savingme – Solace and Sanity

Your hand released Everything changed Family extracted Like I never existed Lost Little girl Tear filled eyes Stains down on her cheeks Scars across her tiny body Prisoner Love, a foreign dream Comfort, no such thing Tragedy, encompassed grief Suffering Those dark brown eyes Concealing what they have seen Visual antipathy Broken Little smile Pasted […]

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#savingme – Why Me?

Another house A new family Why me New school No one knows me why me A different room New monsters why me All alone This house isn’t home why me Picked up and removed They have no clue Why me My brother is gone Can’t even call on the phone why me A million tragedies […]