I wrote about the 1000th Cut. You can read it on Medium.
The important parts –
No. I don’t need to draw less attention to myself. The people who do this need to start treating us not as numbers or objects, but as human beings.
Be empathetic when your sister, wife, girlfriend, or friend comes to you needing a venting session. Remember it’s not flattering, it’s harmful. Each isolated incident can be rationalized away. “It’s not that bad.” No, it is that bad. It’s bad with the 1000th cut – The one day she dropped her guard and relaxed, it happens again and stings with a bitter pain.