When we have sex, I trust that she will listen and respect me.
It took a lot of patience and healing, but I now understand that what I choose to do sexually and my abuse are two different things.
She believes that people saw what was going on, but nobody helped.
Within walking distance of Ikebukuro train station, among the lanes of restaurants, are a number of mostly unsigned JK cafes.
I told a Rape Crisis staff member what had happened and she wrote a statement, and when she repeated it back to me it was agonizingly clear where the blame lay.
Obviously, that's not to say I'm happy about having been raped — I would totally light my rapist on fire if that was legal — I'm just saying that life has a way of working out if you just keep going.