Talking about an unsafe childhood is difficult. There is a huge taboo around it. Journalist Suzanna Timmer, who herself experienced an unsafe childhood, interviews her colleague and friend Dina-Perla Portnaar. Dina-Perla grew up in an ultra-Orthodox Jewish family and experienced violence from a very young age: “I was told I was a whore and a child of the devil. I was cursed, ugly, a profiteer and didn’t deserve to live.”
Read more in the (Dutch) article via Mynd.