I'm stood in front of you, I’m about to make my first disclosure. I’m terrified.
I was black and blue, everything hurt. Regardless of this, and the fear, and how my life was in danger, I was determined to stop it all.
I need you to make the time now. I need you to finally see me. I need you to keep me safe. I need you to believe me. You asked me to sit and explain what has happened. I have no voice, no words, just fear.
With hesitation, I reluctantly mustered the words and courage to tell you why I am so bruised. I can’t say about anything else, but I’m sure this is bad enough for you to take action.
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