Content note for emotional abuse, eating disorder, depression, suicide, self harm, and trauma.
I knew, going into this, that I was going to be talking about my college abuser. Even now, I hesitate to write his name—even though I said it dozens of times during the interview! Even now, I hesitate to write about him at all, even though I published a piece in The Washington Post about him. Even though I've been open about my story.
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