called Becca as soon as I got off the
phone with Miguel. Her mother answered the
phone and sounded kinda suspicious when
she asked me who I was. I told her, and
she said that she would get
was upset. She said that she had told her
parents about Chaz and she had gotten
grounded for being "rude." I told her I
was sorry that happened and I hoped she
didn't blame me for giving her bad advice.
She said that she didn't blame me at all,
in fact, she thinks it was good that the
whole thing happened. She felt proud of
herself for standing up to her father.
That she should have done it a long time
ago. As for Chaz, she was planning to tell
Chaz all about it tomorrow at
told her I was proud of her. Then I told
her it was my turn to ask her for advice.
I told her what happened with Juan in the
car and that I hadn't told Miguel, even
though he was so sweet and he could tell
something was wrong. Then I told her that
Miguel had just called me and that he had
heard about what happened. Of course, if
he heard what happened he heard the lie
not the truth. Now I don't know what to
can you help me?"
she was great. She said that I owed it to
Miguel to tell him the truth. She said
that I have nothing to be ashamed of or
you didn't do anything wrong. You have to
tell yourself that. Juan sexually
assaulted you. That's against the law.
He's the one that ought to be afraid of
the truth coming out, not you."
he said that if told Miguel, he was going
to tell him that I had come on to him! I
don't want Miguel to think
she said that I needed to trust Miguel to
know the truth when he heard it. But if
all he hears is a lie then how will he
know what the truth is?
was right. I didn't do anything wrong.
That creep Juan was just trying to keep me
from telling anyone what a skunk he is.
Why should I help protect him? No way!
He's scum and I am a strong woman who is
going to speak out against what he did. He
needs to know that he cannot treat girls
that way. I did nothing wrong. Miguel will
believe me. I'm going to tell him
said she was proud of me. I felt proud of
myself too. (Which is better than feeling
scared and ashamed. A lot