How to Cope With Triggering News About Sexual Assault and Harassment
It’s been a rough week in the news for survivors of sexual violence and harassment.
Of course, there’s power in survivors speaking out, naming their abusers, and seeking justice. These stories shouldn’t have to remain a secret. But the tidal wave of headlines, tweets, and Facebook posts about sexual abuse will inevitably be very triggering for survivors of sexual violence. In a media landscape where it’s difficult to avoid the news or social media altogether, coping with all the stories can be difficult, but it’s not impossible. Here’s how.