I was half-awake when I felt our palms touching.
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I was getting hurt with each passing day.
Little did I know, life as I knew it was about to change.
She chose her job over us.
He started taunting me and my mom.
Till today I sometimes doubt my male friends.
I went to him, consoled him.
He was a good guy but my fear ruined everything.
I kept quiet for years.
I grew up so lonely.
As a trusting child, I said yes.
I should have understood everything very early on.
His face, that sly smile, and his eyes filled with the glory of achievement.
He then forced himself on me.
I guess it all started when I was a little girl.
I can’t be stable when it comes to this perfect man.
I feel like dying every day.
I hated going to school.
Aren't you satisfied with all the dishonour you have brought to our family?
They started to blame me and called me a liar.
I went blank, and he pushed his finger up.
He picked me up, tied me down with his belt and beat me with his golf stick.
I was the perfect target.
There was not a single day when I did not cry.
They kept fighting, he kept getting drunk and beating mom for sex.
"Did you find someone to marry?”
I’m still continuing further education.
I never thought of going back to that hell.
“What if this happens to my daughter?”
All my relatives give me free advice.
I was so afraid that he would slide his fingers deeper.
Now there are nights in the hospital, and the pain is in my body.
It was a horrifying night.
I screamed that day.
I thought for a second that I should tell someone about this.
My tiny hands were grabbing his arms, trying to pull them back.
He slapped me and pushed me against the wall.
They wanted me to sit in the centre and face all the humiliation.
He asked me if I wanted to go to the toilet with him.