“As long as I know how to love, I know I’ll stay alive. I will survive.” Gloria Gaynor (Lyrics by Dino Fekaris) Photo: Arvid Qwarfordt

(This piece was originally published Jan 13, 2018 on my wordpress blog)

The week the #metoo story became a cultural tsunami my husband posted a photo of us kissing, sweetly, and with passionate love. This image was the single most potent message he could have delivered.

In my life I have been harassed, abused, raped at gunpoint, ripped off and underestimated. I have also been loved.