Alone

I have been physically assaulted twice on the street. When I'm alone and someone approaches me for change, I'm scared. When I hear someone walking fast or running behind me, I get scared. Before, I was already insecure in certain situations, but since these events, it is an uncontrolled fear that really takes over my body. My heart is pounding, my senses are on alert, my legs feel like cotton, my sweat is increasing. My behavior in the street depends on this violence. And there is nothing to do…