Baby Steps: Owning One Microaggression at a Time

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*Trigger alert: childhood sexual abuse

Recently I was reflecting on an incident that took place almost 7 years ago. It was a fleeting moment in time, so why do I keep replaying it? Why can’t I let it go? It took years of achingly slow personal growth for me to arrive at an answer. I can’t let it go because I unknowingly took a moment from my friend that rightfully belonged to her…

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