To the Women Who Tried to Warn Me
You were right. But you already knew that. You knew that long before I did. We know in different ways, I’m sure, but combined we know everything.
Perhaps it took you time to know what you know now. It took me time. You already knew that too.
I’m sorry for so many things I hardly know where to start. I’m sorry I didn’t believe you. Sorry for your sake and for my own. I’m sorry that you trusted me with your stories and experiences of abuse and I betrayed you. I’m sorry I used those stories and experiences against you. I’m sorry I used them against…