A Survivor Story: Anonymous

"You took my innocence. You took my happiness. You took my faith in God. You took what should have been my college experience. February 14th 2013. Valentine’s day. You told me that if I didn’t kiss you on valentine’s day I was a bad girlfriend. I just wasn’t ready yet. Memorial Day 2013. I invited you over to my house because dad…

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A Survivor Story: Krissy

Krissy is a 45 year old mother of three. Her main goal in sharing her story is to continue her journey to healing and hopefully help someone else heal.  I then went to close the side door, and he pushed me in.  I couldn't understand what was going on.  He then grabbed my hands and threw me to the floor of the…

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A Child Survivor Story: Jacob Harris, Age 14

Jacob Harris, with permission from his mother, asked to share his Victim Impact Statement he provided in his abuser's hearing on Survivorhood. Jake was between the ages of 5 months to 11 years old when he endured his abuse. He is sharing his story so other kids know that they aren't alone. "There was a time my mom was cooking bacon for…

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A Child Survivor Story: Joshua Harris, Age 15

Joshua Harris, with permission from his mother, asked to share his Victim Impact Statement he provided in his abuser's hearing on Survivorhood. Josh was between the ages of 2 to 13 when he endured his abuse. He is sharing his story in his words in hopes to help others and so that other kids don't feel alone in their struggles. "I felt…

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A Survivor Story: Ellen

TRIGGER WARNING: The contents of this story are graphic in nature. They may be hard to read or may be triggering to sexual assault survivors. Please have support readily available. Ellen is 27 and is attending graduate school for Clinical Mental Health to become a Licensed Professional Counselor. She has a passion for trauma work as well as helping people who are…

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A Survivor Story: Amy R.

Amy is a mother of 4, daughter of a pastor, college educated and is pursuing an advanced degree. She is sharing her story to let others know they are not alone and that they are not wrong. “The first thing I would say and that I want to be really clear on is that I am a very pro-sex person. I am…

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A Survivor Story: Kaydie

Kaydie is the fur momma to Stella, Milo and Bella. She is sharing her story so others don’t feel so alone and to educate people on the importance of counseling. My Adoptive Dad “The first time I experienced what abuse looked like was the day that my adoptive dad lost his mind. He put his hands on my mom. I was only…

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A Survivor Story: Marianne Harris

Marianne Harris is a mother to 5 children, her sons Josh and Jacob, Johnny and Hurricane (Hurc) whom she had with her abuser, Dennis, and her daughter Jana. Her main goal in sharing her story is to let others know they are not alone. Dennis had a habit of becoming violent with Marianne while she was pregnant – when she had a…

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