Therapy Through Writing

Why Didn’t You Tell Anyone?

Why didn’t you tell anyone? What didn’t you contact the police immediately after your boss or the boss of your boss assaulted you? Why didn’t you tell your parents that the priest touched you inappropriately after choir practice? Why you never told anyone about your husband beating you?

Getting over abuse and being able to speak about it is a very very hard thing to do. Images flow back in one’s mind every time one thinks about what happens. Or perhaps, one chooses to block completely this memory from surfacing. That horrible act leaves deep traces in the psychological state of a person. Many years can pass before she or he can tell anyone about it.
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Donating Blood In Germany – Service Design

Have been donating blood since the late nineties in multiple countries. This past week, it was my first time doing so in the country I have been living in for the past 8 years. It was about time.

Germany is slightly particular when it comes to blood donations. If one does not catch a special action visiting the office, university or some other place, one needs to make an appointment in the online system, which would be possibly a couple of months in the future.

So, when a friend told me that there will be a special blood donating venue in a week, I jumped in without hesitation. It was my chance to finally make it happen.
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