“I Don’t Think You’ll Understand” – How Music Can Help Us End Violence

2017-12-19T16:51:48+00:00September 28, 2016|Gender-based violence, Guest bloggers, Sexual abuse|

Woman with dandelionMusic is powerful. It’s a medium like no other – thoughts, feelings and raw emotions laced with rhythms and chord progressions that keep the message flowing.

Music for so many is an escape. It provides a chance to reflect on personal events that happen in life and an opportunity to relate to another human being. Who hasn’t said at one point “hey, that line says exactly how I feel right now…”

But what happens when that line brings to light an experience that you’ve worked hard to forget? Or gives you chilling insight into someone else’s pain?