Editor’s Note: To continue with last week’s theme of self-defense and preparedness, we’re sharing the story of Renaissance Woman reader and psychotherapist Lisa Wolcott. The summer I was 13, I was sexually assaulted in a hotel lobby. My little sister sat in the booth across from me as we colored. The hotel clerk, who’d chatted […]
No one ever tells you that roughly 1 out of every 4 women will encounter some type of violent attack in their lifetime. No one ever gave me a heads up that being sexually assaulted and raped was even possible. It always seemed like something that only happened to other people…not me.