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April 29 2020 Denim Day a Virtual Rally was held to raise awareness, educate, heal and support survivors of sexual abuse, assault, harassment and rape. It is also a challenge for many experiencing hardships trying to survive during this economic and health pandemic. There is a blessing in having an outlet and platform to engage, educate, learn, inspire, connect, share stories and experiences. I shared the video of the Virtual community. The story of Denim Day is interesting as well you can read about it on the Peace Over Violence website in the link above.
For anyone that has experienced or is going through the tough times of any sexual misconduct remember you may be bruised but you are not broken. You have courage, you are strong. There was a quote from the Virtual Rally I want to share keep in mind: "Your heart is a muscle the size of your fist. Keep Loving Keep Fighting"
It's only right that I tell my story, my truth about my own Domestic Violence experience. It's hypercritical to an extent because I stayed in the relationship after the incident. I encourage others not to make the mistake I made. If you can get out make an exit. My gift is to serve with a purpose and help others.I am here to send a positive message to go where you're accepted not tolerated. My story can help you help someone else. On the evening of August 27,2015 I was attacked by my ex boyfriend. I was feeling overwhelmed at his house because of some information he mentioned to me. It made me feel uncomfortable. I wanted to leave. He got upset that I wanted to leave. I told him he didn't care. He slapped me in the face with the remote control.I cleaned up in the bathroom & he came and got me. We laid down back to back to each other. I was upset with him about a text message a girl sent to him. There was verbal abuse for sure. He leaned over and punched me in th