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10 Reasons Why It Took So Long For My Silence To Be Broken.

10 Reasons Why It Took So Long For My Silence To Be Broken.

1.) Because it only took 15 seconds to say no.Β 
2.) And it didn't work.Β 

3.) Because it only took 15 minutes for a man to take my worth.
4.) And I still haven't found it.Β 

5.) Because it only took 15 hours of me suffering on the bathroom floor before I found the strength to stand up, turn off the faucet, and leave that place.Β 
6.) And I still find comfort in collapsing to the floor, wishing for death.Β 

7.) Because it only took 15 days in a hospitalΒ for me to be able to return to reality.
8.) And my days never feel real.Β 

9.) Because I was only 15 years old.
10.) And I thought suicide was easier than the world doubting me.Β 

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