It’s something most of us take for granted.
When we report having our pocket picked, our car sideswiped or our identity stolen, we count on sympathy and support.
But too often that isn’t the case when a woman is raped, sexually harassed or abused by a partner – and not being believed is a searing experience that can compound the pain from the assault itself.
He’s such a nice guy. I don’t believe he’d do that. Are you sure you didn’t lead him on? All couples fight.