In the year 2000, aged 20, I was sexually assaulted by a man I had thought of as one of my best friends at the time.
Falling To Pieces by Tony Demoncy
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So today marks a year since my story came out. Today marks a year since I was sectioned. I feel empowered and able to talk about it all more freely. I’m past the stigma of not feeling strong enough to talk about it because I am male.
I can’t remember how old I was when the sexual abuse started,but it had always been part of my life and felt quite normal. I guess I can start my story at around 5 years old.