“Speak the truth, even if your voice shakes”

The quote above is borrowed from a friend’s cover photo: the side of the house spray painted with these words in black. I first came across the photo about a year ago and immediately found it powerful, but never have I really felt its true meaning until this evening.  Continue reading “Speak the truth, even if your voice shakes”

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month: 6 Things I Would Tell My 17-year-old Self

February is Teen Dating Violence (TDV) Awareness Month. It’s important to learn about healthy relationships early on to help prevent abuse, so throughout February I will be posting on issues related to TDV.

To start, here are 6 things I would tell my 17-year-old self: Continue reading Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month: 6 Things I Would Tell My 17-year-old Self