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Uncomfortably Silent (TW for mention of SA)



I plead in my head
For them to stop
As a male hugs me
Or rests their hand
On my shoulder
Or gives me a high-five
Or something,
Tensing up in
Fictional apprehension
As if they’ll end up
Violating me.
I should know they probably won’t,
But why am I so afraid?

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It really sucks dealing with this constant fear.

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Submitted by lonely-blue-sheep on April 06, 2022

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