If I was to describe my trauma in one word, that would be: unbelievable.

It is all real, but I don't expect anyone to believe me. People have heard parts of what I have been through, said "I don't think you are lying, but yes, it is hard to believe." Then, they read the records or saw it first hand. (Some of my trauma was caught on tape.) The shock and horror on their faces is burned into my brain. One person responded, "I didn't quite believe you before, but I do now. This is…