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Duffy, the singer best known for the 2008 hit “Mercy,” returned to social media to share some “passing thoughts.”

“Hi,” she wrote on Instagram. “Sharing passing thoughts. I don’t envisage it to be a permanent thing, something to connect. Nervous. Doing it anyway. Duffy.”

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Her following eight verses consisted of simple phrases written in black and white text. The posts emphasized the phrases: Sun, Acceptance, Music, Attraction, Confused, History, Love and Heart. He signed each one with his name.

For the Sun Post, Duffy wrote: “It is painful for a seed in the dark, before it has met the sun.” As for acceptance, she said, “Sometimes, as hard as it is, we have to understand that there are things we cannot accept and accept that there are things we cannot understand.”

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Singer Duffy says she was raped, drugged, held captive for days: ‘I survived’

The music’s post added, “A hurt starves the mind and feeds the heart.” History says, “If you ever take life too seriously, read history.” The heart of the mind was, “Listen to your heart, this is where God speaks.”

Back in February, Duffy shared a heartbreaking story about being away and absent from the music world for so many years after her second album, “Endless,” which was released 10 years earlier.

“You can only imagine how many times I thought about writing it. The way I’d write it, how I would feel after that. Well, not entirely sure why now is the right time, and What is it that I find exciting and liberating to talk about. I can’t explain it,” Duffy wrote at long last. Instagram post With a black and white image of him in a narrow street at the time.

The singer explained that many fans had speculated “what happened to me, where I disappeared and why,” adding that she was eventually contacted by a journalist over the summer with whom she wanted to share her story. felt compelled.

“He was kind and it felt so amazing to speak at the end,” he said before telling the world about his absence.

“The truth is, and please believe me, I’m fine and safe now, I was raped and held captive for a few days. Of course I survived. It took time to recover. No need to say it Not a light way. But I can tell you that over the past decade, thousands and thousands of days I committed to re-feeling the sunshine in my heart, the sun shines now.”

Although Duffy did not name her alleged abuser, she said that during her absence from music, her heart gradually “unbroken.”

“You wonder why I didn’t use my voice to express my pain? I didn’t want to show the world the sadness in my eyes,” she explained. “I asked myself, how can I sing from the heart if it’s broken? And slowly it broke. In the next weeks I’ll post a spoken interview. If you have any questions, I’d like to answer them, In spoken interviews, if I may. I have a holy love and sincere appreciation for your kindness over the years. You have been friends. I want to thank you for that X.”

If you or someone you know has been a victim of abuse, please contact the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-4673.

Granthshala News’ Julius Young contributed to this report.