If you talk to someone who has never been sexually assaulted, they might tell you to get over it. If you talk to someone who doesn't understand trauma, they won't know why you're still "stuck on it."
If you talk to someone who is trauma-informed, they get it. They will listen to you and sympathize with your pain and struggle. Because they understand the awful reality of trauma, they won't ask you to "move on." They won't accuse you of "asking for it" or making a big deal out of nothing. Sexual assault doesn't just ruin your day; it isn't a setback or something to simply "get over." It[...]