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Welcome to RECOVERY.

This podcast is hosted by Ashleigh Rae and is an exploration of the real, nitty-gritty of recovery from sexual trauma. No fluff, no bull - we're bringing the real issues out of hiding, and talking openly, honestly, with integrity and respect because... one in three of us knows EXACTLY how it feels to be a survivor.

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Nov 8, 2018

Welcome to the official first episode of Season One of Recovery!

After a break, we've remodelled this podcast to cover more lady-centric things including a Feminist News segment, and Cool Feminist Things.

Today's episode features Lisa, a courageous Melbourne woman who was sexually assaulted by a man she met via an online dating service. This episode covers explicit content, descriptions of injuries and her experiences with the medical and judicial system as an adult survivor of rape. It also covers Lisa's story of recovery and the incredible resilience and courage she has to rebuild her life.

Key Points:

  • Ask for support from your loved ones
  • Trauma can look “busy”, take time to check in with yourself
  • Seek support from an advocacy service to find out what your rights are
  • Forgiveness is a key to recovery

Discover More About Lisa:

Mentioned Links:

The Tinder Rapist Walking Free Article

Everyday Sexism Project

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