Olivia Benson quotes (x)

oliviabensonismyspiritanimal:

"We blame all kinds of people for creating monsters, why not ourselves?"

"It’s easier to not have friends, but it doesn’t make it any less lonely."

"If you say something, then the abuse becomes real. If you keep quiet, then you can pretend that it’s not."

"Over half a million women are raped in…

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Abuse doesn’t have to be physical to cause damage.

- Olivia Benson (via sculllyyy)

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You know what I’ve seen, is that people who’ve gone through unfair, horrific experiences is that they have this will and when they get support, a chance, they cannot only survive but they can thrive

- Olivia Benson (via startafireoflove)

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You survived the abuse, and you’re going to survive the recovery.

- Olivia Benson, “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (via digne-de-la-vie)

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The truth is everybody changes everyday and some things are more devastating than others. But we never are the same and there are two ways to deal with these changes, you either accept them or you fight them like hell all the way.

- Olivia Benson, Law and Order SVU (via justfreakingrun)

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It’s simple physics: the greater the number of people willing to lift, the lighter the load that each individual must carry.

- Mariska Hargitay on the Joyful Heart Foundation (via 24lad)

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the-s-under-her-clothes:

I look at all the things life has allowed me to do, and I feel like the luckiest person in the world.” - Mariska Hargitay

 

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She could run around naked, that doesn’t excuse rape.

- Olivia Benson (via sculllyyy)

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Over half a million women are raped in this country every year and only a fraction of them report it because they’re too ashamed. It’s a really screwed up world, but what happened to you, it’s not your fault and it doesn’t make you the monster.

- Olivia Benson, Law and Order SVU (via words-that-heal)

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You can do this. I wouldn’t be here if I didn’t belive in you. You’re a fighter. Look at everything that you’ve overcome. Don’t give up now.

- Olivia Benson  (via addictedhargitay)

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