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Where did my consent even begin and where would it ever wind up?

I grapple everyday and often in the night with the shame and the trauma of having accepted Ted’s agenda and Ted’s bullying.

Mostly, when I talk to others, they ask me why I stayed?

They don’t seem to wonder if abuse became a comfortable posture or if I was posturing to stay comfortable in spite of the abuse?