I Don’t Need To See Fifty Shades of Grey.

It's the people and places.

“Oh, you just take everything too seriously. Lighten up, for fuck’s sake. I loved it, I don’t think its offensive, and I don’t care if you do.”

I’ve heard about triggers. I’ve added the appropriate warnings to my writing, my posts on Facebook.

This was the first time I’d experienced one for myself.

I can’t even explain it. My whole body started shaking. My vision blurred as my heart pounded in my ears. It was as close to drowning as I think I can imagine.

And right now, everywhere I look, it’s around me. It’s on TV. People are “checking in” at the movies on Facebook. It’s every goddamn where.

I haven’t read Fifty Shades of Grey. I don’t intend to. And I won’t be seeing the movie. I’ve seen, heard and read enough about it to know I don’t need to see it.

Because I lived it.

Not the…

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