Your Stories...

of healing, bravery, and survival.
Inspiring and encouraging those who may still feel hopeless.

SILENCED – A Poem

October 24, 2018

                He came into my life He laughs knowing he’s all controlling Fear Continue Reading

SWIRLING

September 20, 2018

We live in Michigan now. We moved here in June. Right after school let out for the summer. We sold Continue Reading

STEALING

September 20, 2018

We are sitting around the supper table. In Northern Minnesota, the evening meal is called supper. And not dinner. We Continue Reading

LIFE WITH MY ABUSIVE FATHER

September 7, 2018

My father thought that it was necessary for children to fear their parents in order to behave. He thought that Continue Reading

THE BULLYING EFFECT

August 29, 2018

While growing up, I was always small for my age, I had buck teeth and an afro of thick curly Continue Reading

RECOGNIZE THE SIGNS OF ABUSE

August 22, 2018

I was an artistic, emotional, curious, energetic 7 year old child. This is the age my abuse began. I did Continue Reading

EFFECTS OF EMOTIONAL ABUSE

August 17, 2018

Growing up with epilepsy. I wasn’t teased face to face. But they didn’t know that the first thing that came Continue Reading

SURVIVOR AND AUTHOR

July 25, 2018

My story begins at the age of eleven in sixth grade. I had a classmate that was a bully and Continue Reading

OUR FOSTER DAD SAVED US

July 4, 2018

I really don’t know where to begin, but I’m Jasmine Bolden, I was a foster child since I was seven Continue Reading

I AM A SURVIVOR

July 2, 2018

How Understanding the ACE Study Impacted a Human Trafficking Survivor I learned: • Trauma escapes language and causes memory loss Continue Reading

HEALING AND RECOVERY

May 15, 2018

I spent years living in a dark place with a negative outlook on life in general; I hated myself, and Continue Reading

HEALING FROM CHILD ABUSE

April 11, 2018

My name is E.L. Henderson and I’m a 43 year old woman who suffered complex child abuse for 15 years. Continue Reading

STANDING UP TO CYBERBULLYING

April 6, 2018

When you hear of cyberbullying victims, you expect to discover stories about teens or tweens. I was 44 when my Continue Reading

DEAR FUTURE SELF

April 2, 2018

Dear Future Self, I am writing you this letter to inform you about the person that I am today and Continue Reading

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SURVIVOR

March 30, 2018

My abusive childhood set a pattern for me to marry an abusive husband.  I lived in denial for many years Continue Reading

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BRINGING AWARENESS

February 4, 2018

I am passionate about this organization as I think it brings awareness to the world about child abuse. We often Continue Reading

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PROUD TO SUPPORT

January 31, 2018

American SPCC is one of my favorite charities. It is supporting and bringing awareness to a cause that needs more Continue Reading

IT MUST STOP!

January 30, 2018

My beautiful daughter Claire has been cyber bullied for over a year. I, as her mother, took action after the Continue Reading

MENTAL HEALTH IS JUST AS IMPORTANT

January 29, 2018

As a baby, my first born could only sleep on my chest or her fathers or she would cry hysterically. Continue Reading

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THE VOICE OF OUR CHILDREN

January 25, 2018

American SPCC is the voice of our children. What a powerful organization standing up for kids right’s across the US. Continue Reading

IT WILL GET BETTER

January 19, 2018

   I tried to kill myself. Multiple times. 6 years ago I tried to kill myself. More than once. For Continue Reading

DON'T BE ASHAMED TO ASK FOR HELP

January 11, 2018

On July 1, 1998, I thought I was going to die. I thought my ex-husband was going to kill me Continue Reading

I AM SOMEBODY

January 2, 2018

“I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.” ― C.G. Jung I am SOMEBODY Continue Reading

I HOPE TO INSPIRE

December 28, 2017

My name is Beverly. I am a 48 year old married woman of 2. I was molested from the age Continue Reading

GROWING UP PANICKED

December 11, 2017

I’ve been told my story is dark. I’ve been told, “I need time to adjust to you.” I’ve seen what Continue Reading

TRUTH OR DARE

December 8, 2017

It was  on a weekend when my cousin had to stay the night with me and my sisters. He was Continue Reading

I'M NOT WHAT THEY SAY I AM

December 8, 2017

So my story might not be a big one but it definitely hurt me. I remember only being in at Continue Reading