just letting everyone who has messaged me in the last hour know that I’ll get back to you tomorrow sometime when I can, it’s bed time for me now!
Anonymous asked: You finish uni this year. Do you think you could ever find the time and energy to pursue a charge against the scumbags who did this to you? :)
Anonymous asked: Shannon, I have been reading your ask's, and saw that you booked a therapy appointment to help deal with your sexual assault. I was assaulted, and I have been in and out of therapy for years, however I have this excellent therapist at the moment, he is based in Marks Point (which I know is close for you). He was raped himself, and is really inspiring. All the things he says makes so much...
fromonesurvivortoanother asked: just wanted to say that i really appreciate what you do here.
Anonymous asked: We're the police good to you? Like helpful/non-judgemental/not scary?
occupycityrail asked: How do you feel about Macadamia biscuits?
Anonymous asked: Thanks for explaining the ins & outs of why you told the police & why you didn't press charges, it helps me deal with what i've been through. I don't actually know your story though, are you willing to share? As I think i went through something similar & its good to reach out to those in like-minded situations.
mysonisalsonamed-bort-deactivat asked: how do you feel about the argument that women who don't pursue justice for their own assaults allow their attackers to go on and victimise others, and that women should be legally required to follow their allegations through until a ruling is made in court?
Anonymous asked: can i please ask why you didn't press any charges? It has affected you so much, everyone can tell. They should pay for it.
iiwantedeverything-deactivated2 asked: did you report your assault? and if you didn't, why not?
joeandersons replied to your post: well I left for uni at 7:30 this morning and 12… How good is that period just before the end of semester……..:( it’s so fucked haha literally my only consolation was that when I walked into the AIC early this morning it was already full of people that had clearly set up camp long before I had
well I left for uni at 7:30 this morning and 12 hours later I have finally made it home. time to calm myself with tea, candles and sigur ros before I have another mental breakdown lol cool
The only reason “coming out” is still even a thing is because it’s presumed that...– Anon (via lavoiesacree)
Anonymous asked: Shannon - don't take depression lightly! Seek professional help because you may need to take medication for a short time until you learn coping mechanisms. The world is full of young people who suicide because they don't take this important step.
Anonymous asked: You epitomise a first world problem child
privileged kids go to counseling, poor kids go to jail.– —judge mathis, speaking the truth (via thatprettyoddfeminist) facts on facts on facts (via dumbthingswhitepplsay)
Anonymous asked: Everybody's sad mate. Happiness is an elusive bastard, but sometimes we get hold of him for an hour or two; that's all you can really hope for I guess.
Anonymous asked: Just try to find pleasure in little things, such as: feeling the warm sun on your back after it has been cold all day; when the you find the perfect resource for the essay you are writing; and how so many people who have only met you via this website honestly believe you are wonderful. It is small things like that which keep me going. They are not time consuming, but they make everything a little...
I have bi-racial hair because I have bi-racial blood. And I’m not talking about...– Bi Racial Hair Poem (via grrrlstudies)
The truth is, though, that it’s an incredibly simple and casual thing. I mean, I...– Cliff Pervocracy, “Asking.”
notafraidofruins: Sometimes I feel okay and then I’m like wow that was a really nice 45 seconds
I don’t want to be the best lover you’ve ever had. I just want to be your...– Derrick Brown (via theorthodoxheretic) i wanna be both cuz im an arrogant bioatch (via nastygrrl)
This is why hook ups are difficult Because I’m like, oh he’s nice but what if he believes we live in a post-racial society?