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by Ede Clarke

If I marry him,

then the rape would be ok.


If it was rape,

then it’s ok we had sex before marriage.


If it was sex before marriage,

then it was rape.


If we get married,

then it’s ok he raped me.

About the Author

Ede Kay is a Greek American mostly living in Mainland China, surrendered to the calling to give voice to and offer rescue for slavery and abandonment trauma survivors in East Asia. She has a heart for words, books, justice, giving a voice to the once-forgotten Dear Ones, and kitties.

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