A reaction to the New York Times article, “The Internet Is Overrun With Images of Child Sexual Abuse. What Went Wrong?”
I never sat down and made a conscious decision not to tell anyone what was done to me. I took it for granted that silence was the only option. In fact, it wasn’t really even an option — it was just the way of the world as I knew it. Living my life in silence wasn’t a choice. It was the only way I knew how to live.