Leslie Morgan Steiner was in an abusive relationship, though at first she didn’t realize it. In a talk at TEDxRainier, she tells the disturbing story of her relationship, correcting misconceptions many people hold about victims of domestic violence, and explaining how we can all help break the silence.
If you or someone you know is facing domestic violence or an absuive relationship, you can find a list of resources here. The U.S. National Sexual Assault Hotline is 1-800-656-4673 (HOPE), and RAINN offers a secure online hotline.
This is important.
"'I've had a bad week.'
What has happened?
‘Nothing’s happened. I’ve had a bad week in my head, is all.’"
Nick Hornby (via subcontained)
Alt text: “Listen, I’m not even 100% convinced that it’s raining. Or that rain exists.”
Every single word of this.
The Presidio Modelo was a panopticon prison in Cuba. This photograph was taken in 1926 when it was fully operational.