survivor

  1. CarbonTiger

    I am

    I am a survivor of violence & childhood sexual abuse. I am a survivor of rape. I am a survivor of being drugged. I am safe, I am loved, I am supported. I recognize I am hurting. I am strong. These words help me believe in the truth. It was never my fault. I was a child. I am in fact, a...
  2. J

    Moving forward after abuse.

    Hello abuse survivors. I’m in an additional category, invest survivor. That word, “incest” is so repulsive to me, but it does not define me. I’m looking at the chaos it caused in my life. It does not define me though. God has given a gift to me that I want to share. It is a direction, a...
  3. JethroTull

    I’m not good enough, I won’t cope.

    Three years ago I went off sick with mental health issues, which quickly descended into a six week hospital stay. Two years of gaslighting by someone at work, a demanding job, which I loved, and a cancer scare, all played their part in my spiral down. opening my childhood box of emotions, the...
  4. F.A.

    Qualified by Trauma

    We have all had something put upon us without our consent, that has made us Uniquely Qualified by Our Trauma to help others As We Heal and After We Heal. I see it everyday on forum and in chat. No PhD in the world in any study of man will give anyone the unique special perspective we have as...
  5. Gistin

    Dear, All at Male Survivor

    Greetings, We’re all here for various reasons, whether we are a survivor or here to support a loved one - We come together with trust in a safe space. Once that trust has been violated or manipulated, the ramifications can be long lasting. A year ago, I was at the end of my rope as I’ve been...
  6. F.A.

    Victim, Survivor, Thriver, (next) - my thoughts *Triggers*

    When you live through a trauma you are going to follow 3 steps but I believe because these steps have been standardized by professionals who the greatest majority have never dealt with sexual assault it is a best guess theory for them. These are my personal interpretations of the steps...
  7. C. E. (Chase Eric)

    Surviving Neverland - a candid share...

    After watching the preview of Leaving Neverland and the interview with the two survivors on Oprah, I find that I have settled into a gloom since the screening. I'm generally an upbeat person. I worry that some think that is uncharacteristic of what to see from a childhood sex abuse survivor. I...
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