CW: molestation, incest, child abuse, domestic violence
About a month ago, I took a vacation day from work, checked into a hotel for seven hours, and wrote 6,000 words of truth that I’ve never told anyone before. At least, not in so many words.
I had just started reading Zoe Zolbrod’s memoir The Telling, and it was clearly affecting me. I have some stuff to tell. This entire undertaking of reading 100 memoirs is about informing how I will tell it.
But the telling itself is important. It is power reclaimed, transformation, revolution. It is survival. Continue reading