“Be a good girl,” they said. “Do what your father tells you,” they said. When all you know is a life of abuse, you don’t know that it’s abuse... until one day, when you meet that one person that sets everything on fire and shows you that life can be different. Better. That your life isn’t normal. That discovering one’s self can be a long and painful journey, but one that must be traveled. And when no one else can or will save you, sometimes you have to save yourself.