Jessica is a survivor of childhood sexual abuse and intimate partner violence. After years of struggling and almost taking her own life Jess discovered she had to make the toughest choice, to live beyond the lies. She is now speaking on surviving violence, healing from the trauma and helping others to create a culture of truth to end violence.
On episode 21 of L is for Lily we have Jessica Teresi, and we learn the importance of having a community when it comes to healing from violence. We talk about how it feels to be authentically you, and how the fear from not being believed, can impact your future. Jessica is a survivor of childhood sexual abuse and intimate partner violence, and I urge those of you, who are listening, or know someone who is also going through this, to please reach out.
“I think so many people have felt how I felt, in those darkest moments, but a lot of us don’t want to talk about it…”-Jessica Teresi