Breaking the Silence: Why Survivors of Abuse Shouldn’t Keep Quiet

Sacha | Thoughts
10 min readMay 7, 2023
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As a survivor of childhood abuse, I struggled for years carrying the weight of trauma from my past.

For years, I then also struggled with the belief that I was somehow obligated to keep quiet about my experiences in the name of family privacy.

I felt the pressure to maintain a façade of normalcy — hiding the truth from the

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Sacha | Thoughts

Sociologist and writer focused on analysing societal power dynamics and promoting positive social change