5 New Year’s Resolutions I’m Making as a Survivor of Sexual Assault

Originally published on Everyday Feminism Magazine on December 31, 2016 by Sian Ferguson and re-published here with their permission. Like many others, I’ve had a rough time this year. 2016’s meme-worthy level of awfulness has hit me hard – and I can’t wait for it to be over. As someone…

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I SPOKE ABOUT PARENTING AS A SURVIVOR, BECAUSE I WAS ASKED.

Originally published on Trigger Points Anthology on November 2, 2016 By Dawn Daum. Even though I’m a socially awkward introvert with post-traumatic stress, I gave a talk on parenting after trauma last month. Why? Because I was asked. Someone read the Trigger Points Anthology and wanted a keynote speaker who…

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My name is Vennie Kocsis

My name is Vennie Kocsis. I am the author of Cult Child, a memoir based on my life growing up a sexually, mentally and physically abused child in Sam Fife’s Move of God cult. View the book trailer and order my novel and other publications by visiting my website: Vennie…

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Don’t tell me everything happens for a reason

Don’t tell me everything happens for a reason When even the justice system offers no solution I walk around reclusive and exposed Like a tortoise without a shell Every day life plays in fast forward But my mind keeps replaying moments in hell One unwanted touch and my childhood was…

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