In Lebanon, where it’s not against the law for men to physically or sexually abuse their wives, about 300 people rallied over the weekend “to raise awareness of Lebanon’s lack of laws protecting women from domestic abuse,” says Brooke Anderson’s report on Lebanon’s Dailystar.com. The country’s legislature has been sitting on a domestic violence bill since 2010.
Linda Lee, whose profession is in sales and marketing, is beginning to write her story. Here’s the first part.
How do I begin to tell my story when there are so many layers, years passed, time that can never be replaced? I ask myself this question often… In truth…I perfected how to be a chameleon as an adult. This is how I survived.
There is so much screaming to come out of me, and each time, I hesitate. Do I want to open another door? Do I have a choice in how I make agreements with myself on what I want to remember and don’t?