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I Am a Rape Survivor

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    Raped By Teacher At 14 Years Of Age!

    The tragic incident happened when I was 14 years old, when I was living in Switzerland. I started having problems in school because of my ADHD and learning disability. My math teacher offered me tutoring after school and I agreed to do it. About in the 3rd lesson, he started...
    corinne0721 corinne0721 36-40 1 Response Apr 23, 2011

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    I Will Always Feel Guilty ..

    I know the title is an odd one to have chosen, to feel guilty about rape .. but I shall explain this later.I always loved animals, they were my true passion as a child, I wanted to work either as a veterinary nurse or with horses. Volunteering at many different places. I lived...
    Karen4Justice Karen4Justice 26-30, F Jun 7, 2011

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    A Nightmare Boyfriend...

    I'm not sure where to begin or how I can even share my story. It was a traumatizing experience and has been emotionally hard to cope with over the past year in a half.  I met my ex boyfriend about 2 years ago from an internet dating site. We talked online for about 3 months and...
    HopelesslyCrushed HopelesslyCrushed 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 12, 2012

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    After Silence

     I was banned from After Silence (one of the only rape survivor forums on the web) because one member, I repeat, one member did not believe my story.  A site that is supposed to be about moving beyond and through that "silence" we all experience banned me...
    astralvigilante astralvigilante 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 13, 2009

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    Happens Again

    When I was six my mom died due to pills and alcohol. The hospital deemed it as accidental. Before she died I guess I used to sleep with her and my dad. I continued to sleep with my dad. I was really young so I don't remember what day it was but I woke up in the night and my dad...
    gek239 gek239 18-21, F Jan 14, 2011

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    A Girls Story (me)

    My life has been like a roller coaster that will never end, i have been abused, to sexually abused, to mentally abused, to not caring what anyone says or thinks about me. As a young newborn i really never knew my biological dad until i was 3 years old than he stepped into my...
    MissUnperfect MissUnperfect 22-25, F 12 Responses Mar 12, 2011

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    Letter

    Dear D,It's 9:40 PM. You've just left and I feel completely alone.I just need you to know that I love you. It took me 20 minutes to write that sentence. I think I've finally gotten it right. I owe it to you to try to explain, even thought I will never be able to. ...
    SeaGhost SeaGhost 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 28, 2010

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    You Never Forget

    Anyone who been rape wont forget.I did not relized what happend until after I broke up with him a year later.I always felt there was something not right with him.I never had sex with him until he forced me .I was drugged and all the memories keeps coming back. We went on...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F Apr 14, 2013

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    Looking To Interview A Rape Survivor For Dissertation Article

    Hi there, I am a final year university student and for my dissertation I am producing a series of articles looking at discrimination and issues which women face in modern society. One of my articles is focusing on the number of women who are subjected to sexual abuse and rape...
    ArticleResearch ArticleResearch 22-25 Apr 19, 2013

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    What Comes Around, Goes Around

     My best friend was viciously raped by her fitness trainer. She was a total wreck afterwards but I saw a total change after the trial. She explained to me how great it felt having him sent away for so long and getting the justice she deserved. She also found it empowering to...
    lotusbird8 lotusbird8 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 9, 2009

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    A Victim No More

    From the age of 6 through 16 yrs old I was sexually abused by my stepdad. My mom knew about it, did nothing. I went for papsmear at 15, dr told me to use condoms, I wasn't sexually active. I was raped by stepdad. I was to afraid to say that. My stepdad put the fear of god in me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 5, 2011

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    George

    It was my ex bf from 2008 and we were having sex i didnt like it but I fellt like I had to do it for him and I said stop three times and please stop its not rape so what is it! He went as fast and as hard as he could so he could finish...even though I said I wanted him to stop...
    sweetmusic2011 sweetmusic2011 18-21, F Mar 18, 2011

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    In The Now

    He died over the weekend. He was a trusted family friend. He was my first abuser and the person who destroyed my childhood. My parents don't know and with email after email about his life and death, they're ripping apart my carefully constructed sense of security. I don't want...
    thisisntyou thisisntyou 22-25, F Oct 14, 2013

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    I Don't Know If I Was Raped

    I know this sounds weird but i'm not sure if what happened to me was considered raped. I just need some honest opinions. I'm 23 now but it happened when i was 16. A group of us friends were hanging out on the beach drinking. My friends older brother lets call him donkeyshit...
    powpow8 powpow8 22-25 Apr 16, 2011

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    Rape...

    I was only fourteen when i met my ex boyfriend, he was eighteen and he knew my age and everything about me... we ran in the same groups he and i.He asked me out, it was very sweet and he was so shy, i thought he was a really nice guy.First thing he told me was to keep our...
    LydiaBlack LydiaBlack 18-21 4 Responses Mar 7, 2011

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    He Was Just A Child....

    As a very young child, I was sexually abused by my babysitter's son. Interestingly enough, he was only a child himself, and because of this, I find it hard to be angry at him. It was not until I spent a year in therepy (and subsequently underwent hypnosis) that I recalled what...
    ladyzantorian ladyzantorian 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 25, 2011

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    Yea It Happened..

    i think about cutting his penis off and shoving it down his throat... it wouldn't solve anything but it would make me feel so much better
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 29, 2011

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    How do I become a survivor

    because I don't want to be weak anymore 8.( if I don't do something now I can't see me being here for feb that's how bad it is so please any details on coping would be amazing. Thank you in advance. Xx
    stillbroken21 stillbroken21 18-21, F Jan 27

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    Help Me Forget Please

    i was 16 years old, in my junior year of high school, and i was still a virgin. i hadn't even done more than kiss a guy let alone have sex with one. I wasn't like some church-going innocent girl who was saving herself for her wedding day or anything; but i did want to wait to...
    sarahmee sarahmee 18-21, F Nov 26, 2012

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    Don'T Wanna Go There

    So after two years, when I think I have put it behind me, I have to go back again...to that dark place...I don't look foward to seeing him, to seeing his face...I pray that I don't fall apart...I'm going to court, my trial date is on wednesday... I just don't want to survive, I...
    bronwen22 bronwen22 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 18, 2013

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    Rape Revisited

    I can't write long about this topic, it is still too painful and remains present for me. I had just joined the Army in 1979, I was 17 years old. I had just reported to my first duty station. A few months later I was filling ill and went on sick call. The doctor took me to a...
    deenic deenic 46-50, F 4 Responses Apr 30, 2011

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    Yes

    I have been raped a few times in my past, and I have been molested by two members in my family. I was raped on two differet occaisions, the 1st time I was raped, I was at a party that I wasn't suppose to be at, that my mom and dad said I couldn't go to, if I had listened to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 12, 2012

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    My Story And Recovery

    My Story of Sexual Assault I am not a professional writer, I am not writing this for an essay, a college course or to be judged, this is for help me heal from a sexual assault that happened a year and a half ago. I apologize if the events seem scattered; I have repressed most...
    anonomous0114 anonomous0114 31-35 May 17, 2013

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    What Comes Around, Goes Around

     My best friend was viciously raped by her fitness trainer. She was a total wreck afterwards but I saw a total change after the trial. She explained to me how great it felt having him sent away for so long and getting the justice she deserved. She also found it empowering to...
    lotusbird8 lotusbird8 26-30, F Nov 9, 2009

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    How do I become a survivor

    because I don't want to be weak anymore 8.( if I don't do something now I can't see me being here for feb that's how bad it is so please any details on coping would be amazing. Thank you in advance. Xx
    stillbroken21 stillbroken21 18-21, F Jan 27

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    Still Dealing

    i was raped at 14 i was still a virgin and had no nterest in dateing or guys for that matter at the time I was at a party one nite i wasnt drinking like my freinds were i had coke and i started to feel really dizzy and sick i went upstairs to my freinds room and i passed out i...
    ashliekeith ashliekeith 22-25, F Aug 17, 2010

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    Attempted Rape Escape

    THIS IS A CONTINUATION OF THE STORY I FIRST POSTED ENTITLED 'MY RAPE EXPEREINCE.' THIS IS THE SAME TEACHER WHO HAD RAPED ME EARLIER THAT YEAR. THIS HAPPENED IN THE SUMMER 1978.WE LIVED AT A LAKE AND I HAD BEEN OUT SWIMMING. I WENT TO THE MAILBOX SWIMMING AND I WAS STILL IN MY...
    ksgal ksgal 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 6, 2011

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    Rape At The Rodeo

    It was rodeo week in our town and I had gone to the canival to have some fun. It was around 11:30 that night when I stated to go home I was about 3 blocks from the fairgrounds when a man grabed me from behide and dragged in to a group of burshes there in the dark was a van the...
    Leaf2009 Leaf2009 22-25, F Jul 10, 2011

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    Im A Survivor Of Rape

    i was raped at the age of 3 till i was 27 when it all ended he is in prision now four 14 years my life was turned upside down i was a shy little girl and i blamed my self i self harmed and waned my life to end my life but i dont do that now i got help from family and friends and...
    raindroop123 raindroop123 31-35 Sep 21, 2012

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    My First Boyfriend

    I'm about to turn 25 years old. I was raped by 9 different people until I was 10 years old and my mother ran away with me and my younger siblings. She only knew about two of my rapists at the time. I was almost raped by a guy that I studied Chemistry with when I was 15. And I was...
    sgrace sgrace 22-25 Jan 10, 2011

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    Raped Again!

    I have Now been raped twice in my life. One by a person who I knew and another by a two drunk men. I work downtown in a "bad neighborhood" as a Bartender. Yes, I know it is not the best job but I am in college right now and a friend got me the job. I love everyone there at the...
    HorseCrazyLover HorseCrazyLover 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 7, 2013

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    It's Different Than I Thought It'd Be

    I'm a survivor of childhood sexual abuse. My way of dealing with it when it was going on was to imagine myself outside the house, just looking in the window. The problems with that meant that later, after the abuse stopped, I started disociating whenever something would remind...
    runningaway runningaway 18-21, F Mar 27, 2011

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    I Look Around...

    I look around, and only see people. Lots of people. Unrecognizable faces. I know them. I see them everyday. What are their names? I can’t remember… I don’t know anything about them. Every now and then, I see some familiar faces. They smile, I smile. They say hi, I forget...
    dhoward93 dhoward93 18-21, F Jan 1, 2011

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    My Rape Experience

         My story began my senior year of high school (1978). One of my (male) teachers became obssessed with me. I certainly wasn't the prettiest or even remotely the sexiest girl in my class. I was a flat-chested, 90-pound average looking girl. I was and always have been a...
    ksgal ksgal 46-50, F May 23, 2011

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    Lost, Confused, Need Help

    bottom line is, if your looking for a sucess story don't read this, im in more of a crisis..so this is a story/confession/question.. i need help. Im an an 18 year old female college student. Two weeks ago i attended a halloween party , i only had about 2 beers and really dont...
    nulgy77 nulgy77 18-21 2 Responses Nov 11, 2009

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    My Story And How I Am Still Dealing With It Almost 2 Years Later...

    My Story of Sexual Assault I am not a professional writer, I am not writing this for an essay, a college course or to be judged, this is for help me heal from a sexual assault that happened a year and a half ago. I apologize if the events seem scattered; I have repressed most...
    anonomous0114 anonomous0114 31-35 May 17, 2013

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    I Feel Dead Not A Survivor

    rape victims are shut down in silence and pain... i am anyway but its hard when i am loosing sanity i could never love ken carey or whoever his new name is... i hated every minute of being with you i didnt like you and i didnt like your smell of aftershave and body odor  or...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 17, 2011

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    It Still Causes Problems In My Life

    At the age of 13 when my friends and I were on a holiday with her grandparents we met some 17 year old boys in the town we were staying. They invited us back to the camp they were staying at. I was quite attracted to one of the boys and when he kissed me I went with it. While we...
    geetah geetah 26-30, F Mar 9, 2011

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    Rape Victim Support

    Hello to all, I'm the husband of a rape survivor.  I learned about the rape 2 days ago, the rape itsefl took place 2 years ago while we were married.  There are somethings I'm struggling with.  I am working very hard to be supportive of my wife the best way I can...
    martin737 martin737 41-45 3 Responses Jun 2, 2010

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    How do I become a survivor

    because I don't want to be weak anymore 8.( if I don't do something now I can't see me being here for feb that's how bad it is so please any details on coping would be amazing. Thank you in advance. Xx
    stillbroken21 stillbroken21 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    Trouble Sleeping

    I was raped a few months ago....I have never come out and told anyone before besides my psychiatrist. I can't sleep lately and I am trying something new...he suggested I keep an online diary or blog about it. Does anyone have any experience with this? Is it a good idea to...
    ezzy1222 ezzy1222 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 7, 2011

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    Misery

    In school the counselors played videos about date rape. Sitting there watching, all you can say to yourself is that it can't be real. It could never happen to me. Everyone thinks that. I know I did, until it happened to me. It was a welcome home party in my honor. A big deal at...
    jannah07 jannah07 22-25, F 1 Response May 4, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    I feel my story is too long to type. Or maybe it's too difficult to rethink my past. For now, I feel I could share one instance in my life that happened until I feel I have the...
    Brooke5527 Brooke5527 18-21, F 1 Response 36 mins ago

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    There are a lot of reasons I (as a survivor too) think so: They do suffer the same feelings as we (women) do and a lot of other issues they have to deal with: There is a lot of...
    Mellangela Mellangela 26-30, F a week ago

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    I was almost raped various times. By my mom's co-worker/friend. When? From wen i was 3-11 yrs old. I lived in Florida at the time. He would touch me nd kiss me. He would take me...
    wolfbeliever wolfbeliever 13-15, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Iv never done this before excuse the long story but I need to get every detail off my mind I have no One else to talk to I'm hoping some1 will understand I was on holiday when it...
    Candlelight01 Candlelight01 22-25, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I was raped several times by my stepmom's bf. But it was a bleassing in disguise of sorts. I don't like what happened to me, but it did get me out of that house and I was adopted...
    sadsarahg sadsarahg 18-21, F Mar 27

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    I was at a party and dragged into the woods. I confided in a friend and she told my partner I'd cheated on him. He raped me every day after for a month. That was a year and a half...
    lifelesswine lifelesswine 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I was 15. I trusted someone I should not have and will have to live with the consequences forever. I was raped and became pregnant, but only found out when I miscarried after a...
    Astro314159 Astro314159 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    When I was about 4 years old, almost 5 my mother had met this man, who was about to be in our lives for a very long time. When I just got into kindergarten he had fallen off a...
    JustALittleGirl123 JustALittleGirl123 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    Since my rape 5 months ago, I've dropped out of school (I'm 15, year 10 btw) I've became reckless and taking drugs, and a few weeks ago I turned to prostitution. Well, escorting...
    barleywbu barleywbu 13-15, F 5 Responses Apr 12

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    I am a survivor and will continue to be so. Robbed of my peace of mind and treated like crap, I lived through it. I can live through almost anything now. I would rather it had not...
    Thatredheadchick Thatredheadchick 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    "If the act of forced envelopment is correctly classified as rape—namely a woman forcing a man to have sex using her vagina, the vagina being one of the two most commonly used...
    mikemcneil mikemcneil 46-50, M 58 Responses Mar 21

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    Stage 4 melanoma survivor :)
    Ilovemykids77 Ilovemykids77 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    I have deep hatred for the MAN abused me sexually when I was just a little kid. I was only 4-5 years old when this guy, this so called relatives sexually abused me. I din't know...
    nobodyn234 nobodyn234 26-30, M 3 Responses Mar 25

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