It’s not your fault

A girl’s journey as a sexual assault survivor


Photo by Peyton Sims

Story by Peyton Sims and Kate Morgan

Ashlee * knew something was wrong.

The cursing and screaming.

The slamming doors.

The fighting that never seemed to end.

The blaring music from her headphones couldn’t block out the sounds of a marriage falling apart. Yet it still came as a shock to Ashlee when she overheard her father shout that he wanted a divorce.