The Thrill is proud to feature personal narratives courtesy of the Project for Open Voices. Today’s essay is Blurred Lines: Actually Not So Blurry Once it Happens to You. It was authored anonymously and is being published in honor of Take Back the Night, which is a week of events and dialogue concerning sexual assault. POV is always accepting new submissions, so if you want to share your story, email firstname.lastname@example.org – if you prefer to submit anonymously, the login password is kenyoncollege.
Trigger warning: Please be aware that the piece below involves sexual assault and may be triggering. The Sexual Misconduct Advisors (740-358-1544) and the Counseling Center are available 24/7.