A survivor of a multiple sexual assault talks “around” her experience and how it has affected her life
I had an argument with my best friend (one of the few people who knows) when I told her I was writing this article. “For God sake, make sure you are anonymous,” she said.
I was probably going to make that a prerequisite of writing this anyway but her attitude upset me. Why? Because she implied that I had done something wrong; something to be ashamed of; something that will ruin my reputation and hamper my career if anyone ever found out about it. But I don't blame her. That is what I think. So what am I talking about? It is difficult for me to say--but here goes.
Circumstances conspired so that I was out on my own in a foreign capital city late at night. Of course I should have known better, of course I should have thought twice about it. But I was a junior doctor and