Right after college, I started writing a lot about my experiences as a rape survivor. After a while, I started being inundated with messages from people-strangers, friends, and family alike-asking questions or just letting me know how much my stories helped them through their own recovery. Once I was able to accept I had been in a sexually, domestically, psychologically, and financially abusive relationship, I started talking. I did a whole lot of reading, researching, and listening too. But I started talking. I talked to friends, I talked to strangers who had their own stories, I got up and spoke in front…