"People who are abused like you were are groomed to not say anything. It's not that you didn't want to tell someone, it's that you were taught not to. You were taught to stay silent and nothing else. You were three when this started. How is it your fault when that's literally all you've ever known?" T's response to me blaming myself for my trauma. It was hard to hear but her logic made too much sense for it not to be true.