I have many notebooks but nothing like my old SMASH book. I was one of those who dived deep into the craze of ‘SMASH booking’ – a type of art journalling/ commonplacing in pretty notebooks called ‘SMASH books’.
Sometimes when I see teenage girls or even pre-teen girls, I just want to go over to them and guide them somehow. I want to warn them about things – I want to tell them about my experience with teenage love.
TW: image-based sexual abuse, depression, suicidal thoughts When I found out about the image-based sexual abuse (“Revenge Porn“) in August 2015, the first thing I thought about was how it was all my fault, how it was going to stay with me forever, and how the only way out of it was to die.