I Am a Survivor of Sexual Abuse

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 55 People

    I post this as I woke up very early this morning

    and feel like I want to get it out. I remembered about 2 years ago that I was sexually abused at camp when I was about 7 years old. I remembered after 8 years of therapy and pain and suicidal ideation. I guess I had pushed it down so, so hard, which I know many people do, and I...
    louisa88 louisa88
    26-30, F
    Jan 13, 2014

    It was time ago,someone close to me really did

    hurt me specially I didn't except him to do such a thing My parents passed out when I was ten and I was moving in with my boyfriend he really support me in this process And he was very protective about me But one day he had to leave town for business for a couple of hours and I...
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    1 Response Apr 24, 2015

    It's been a rough journey

    but I've made it this far
    dazedandlost dazedandlost
    18-21, F
    Nov 12, 2014

    What Saved My Life Can Save Yours Too

    "When doubts filled my mind, your comfort gave me renewed hope and cheer." Psalm 94:19I am writing this today for everyone reading this who deep down feels less than, who feels like they might not be somehow "eligible" for healing and blessings, who feel like God is there for...
    girl4god girl4god
    36-40, F
    Feb 24, 2012

    Im angry with the fact

    that my life has been controlled by one disgusting man who had abused me. I feel so powerless and weak and So....... Bad
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    Jan 1, 2016

    Recently I bought a book 'Courage to heal' ,

    the bible for sexual abuse victims. Today the book said writing about my sexual abuse, and sharing with others could heal me. I personally don't like to do this bc writing bores me but... I decided to follow their advices. So I downloaded this app, thought this would be good for...
    deleted deleted
    Dec 28, 2015

    What Helped Me

    "The trials in our life can either make us bitter or better. Affliction can either draw us closer to the heart of God or drive us further from Him; it all depends on our view of God." -Mark A. FinleyFor many years I was very bitter towards God because I felt alone and abandoned...
    girl4god girl4god
    36-40, F
    Feb 24, 2012

    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 ladder and started living with us and that's when the sexual, physical, and mental abuse started by him. One night, he blindfolded me...
    JustALittleGirl123 JustALittleGirl123
    18-21, F
    Apr 3, 2014

    A Quick Synopsis

    When I was 12-13 I had 2 isolated experiences of sexual abuse from 2 different guys, but that didn't effect me nearly as much as when my ex-husband spent roughly 2 years sexually abusing me.  We were married when I was 18 and it took me a year and a half to figure out that...
    awakening87 awakening87
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Jun 23, 2009

    It saddens me that some of you reading will

    harass people who post this experience. This is my second time posting this, but I will simply block those who try harassing me this time. I do not need to defend myself to strangers online, I am not ashamed to state this fact. This is a website for people to connect, people to...
    Squooshbugle Squooshbugle
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 17, 2016

    I'm Not Dead

    When I was a child I was molested by my father.  I was mentally, physically, sexually, and emotionally abused by the only man that I never thought would hurt me, in anyway for that matter.  He hurt me in ways that I never thought possible.  What hurt so bad was...
    WonderWoman1225 WonderWoman1225
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 18, 2010
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