The Fire After the Sexual Assault

TW: sexual assault, suicidal ideation

I was awake again in the middle of the night, unable to go back to sleep. It was four weeks after my sexual assault at the age of fifty. My thoughts were spiraling into suicidal ideation.

“I’m a terrible mother.”

“I’m a bad person.”

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Author of The Bishop’s Wife mystery series, Princeton PhD, triathlete, mother of six, autist, Mormonish, she/her

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Mette Harrison

Mette Harrison

Author of The Bishop’s Wife mystery series, Princeton PhD, triathlete, mother of six, autist, Mormonish, she/her

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