13 Powerful Quotes About Sexual Assault That Prove It Can Happen To Anyone


It's not your fault.

Sexual assault can happen to anyone— and it's never your fault. It's not how you dress or how you act or you've slept with— or anything to do with who you are. It's an assault and it's never okay. You are not alone.

"I will never understand why it's more shameful to be raped than to be a rapist."

"Being able to survive doesn't mean it was ever OK."

"You are not a victim for sharing your story. You are a survivor setting the world on fire with your truth. And you never know who needs your light, your warmth and raging courage."

"The body remembers. Stuffed until an event, a sound, a sight, a touch, a word, or a person awakens them."

"It's not consent if you make me afraid to say no."

"Feminism is the radical idea that women's safety is more important than men's feelings."

"She was powerful, not because she wasn't scared but because she went on so strongly, despite the fear."

"This is why some people don't want you to touch them. In their minds, someone still is..."

"Today in science class I learned every cell in our entire body is replaced every seven years. How lovely it is to know one day I will have a body you will have never touched."

"What you did to me haunts me every single day."

"Crawl inside this body, find me where I am most ruined— love me there."

"I went through one of the hardest and worst situations in my life without anyone by my side, so don't you dare tell me I can't do anything on my own."

"Sometimes surviving is the worst kind of pain."

"It could take you years to actually face what has happened. And numerous more to overcome it."

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