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I Am a Victim of Hurricane Katrina

Where were you on Mon. Aug. 29, 2005? What do you want others to know about that day? Do you still need help years after the storm? 15 People

    Eye of the Storm

    I remember getting packed up to go to a friend's house in Covington.  I remember not thinking too much of the storm, because I thought it would probably turn away from the city like almost all of the others. I remember thinking that it wouldn't be as bad as it was.  I...
    Shayelle Shayelle 26-30 1 Response Aug 5, 2008

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    I Am Very Lucky.

    I am a victim of Hurricane Katrina. Thankfully, I wasn't in the worst of it, but my family and friends were. I remember everything so crystal clear.... That one and a half week felt like three and a half years. I remember my mom telling my sister and I to pack our bags because...
    Selo696 Selo696 16-17, F Jul 17, 2008

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    My Hurricane Katrina Story

    We just moved in with my mother in law a few months before hurricane katrina,April 2005,we thought this was just a scare and she would turn or decrease before she get close to New Orleans,but she surprised us all.Sunday august 28 my husband and I woke up at 6am to find out what...
    mocha504 mocha504 31-35 1 Response Sep 3, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    I didn't have much hurricane damage to my own property, but the community where I was living was completely devastated, and my husband died from heart failure from the trauma of it...
    rebeccapharr rebeccapharr 61-65 Apr 12

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    I'm doing a vid on victims I need your help! All you need to do is put on one side of a paper I am a victim and the on the other i am a victim of _____. You take a vid of that and...
    Justbeingme14 Justbeingme14 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    I hate it when people blame the victim. It's never the victims fault. I don't care what they were doing, where they were or how they were dressed. A crime is a crime, and whoever...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    Lynn Bates (aliases Lynn Jones, Lynn Bates Jones, Beverly Jones) is a con artist living in Connecticut. Her victims are mostly men, but she is a good enough confabulator and...
    VictimofLynn VictimofLynn 56-60, F Apr 3

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    I have attempted to write my story three times now. Let's hope this one works. I can not identify with a victim or survivor due to how my injury occurred. It was due to my own...
    jessintenesee jessintenesee 41-45, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    It took me 10 years to fight what seemed like the inevitable outcome of my fractured mind. I do not belittle your struggles. Life is hard and mental health is real. But know this...
    DaniAllsopp DaniAllsopp 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My ex was a *****. Repeatedly. Let's leave it at that. I was also sexually assaulted by my neighbour when I was very, very young. And I had a third attacker when I was in college...
    dontyouunderstand dontyouunderstand 18-21 21 hrs ago

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    Emotional abuse is just as bad I think because it causes undue stress. Stress can kill you. It will cause you to make poor decisions. I am victimized at times even at the age of 3...
    jamielove7777 jamielove7777 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    NO man should ever hit a girl! ... Unless it's from the back ;) Please don't take any form of abuse ladies, you DON'T deserve it. Know your worth. If you are scared in a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Apr 4

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    I just heard the front door open and it terrifies me...Im in my room, but Im filled with overwhelming fear and anxiety...I know that they wont physically abuse me, but I was badly...
    serenityshadow serenityshadow 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    I've recently been the victim of multiple rape over a period of 3 weeks.. I was drugged in my own home with Midazolam, suspected Rohypnol, suspected GHB (hair is with forensics and...
    craigyp craigyp 41-45, M 3 days ago

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    Yesterday the brother of the man i am in love with said i 'abuse' people verbally, including him and his brother. it has upset me bcs i have been verbally abused in my lifetime a...
    hayleyusa hayleyusa 46-50, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I was with my x for 12 years and I wasn't even a human in those days you could feel the air blowing through me I was hollow and I have been away from him for the past two years I...
    Pammiii Pammiii 51-55 4 Responses Mar 28

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    I believed the words you threw at me. They bore down deep into my soul. To my very core I believed I was unworthy of your respect. That I deserved every horrible name you uttered...
    Happinessismine Happinessismine 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 31

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    I was drugged with xanax at a party 4 years ago by a guy I had mutual friends with, my friend left me there and the next day they claimed it was MY FAULT. I wish I didn't tell...
    sirensofthesea sirensofthesea 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    Someone said that happiness is a choice. You cannot change your past but the future is in your hands. Your reaction is Your responsibility.
    jamielove7777 jamielove7777 26-30, F Mar 31

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    I have to spend 3 whole days with my dad while on vacation. I had to sit in a car with him for about 8 hours so far, and it felt like torture!! I don't know how I'm going to...
    Hipstercatlover Hipstercatlover 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    I'm a first time mom, and stupidly I believed my SO when he said he would change.... thought it would get better when we had our beautiful baby boy.... but it's only gotten worse...
    FTMandLost FTMandLost 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    skin renews itself every ~28 days. so 17 more days & it's like he never touched me (:
    vodkaxanax vodkaxanax 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    If I could tell any female going through emotional abuse I would say learn to love yourself. Accept your own flaws and embrace them. Do not accept or get used to any male putting...
    love9494 love9494 18-21 Apr 4

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    my abuser is in jail. I cry everyday that I put him there. my ex H who remained a good friend has stepped in for support but doesn't understand my tears. I am full of guilt . my...
    twofourgone twofourgone 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 5

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    I wrote about this once but never said who did it and I still won't but I keep thinking about it and I feel I need to get it out... I told a few of my family members but nothing...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 16-17, F 5 Responses Apr 6

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    This wonderful kind man (so I thought)came into my life and charmed me beyond belief, he was so kind and emotionally supportive of me. But the criticism and threats of leaving me...
    meramera1 meramera1 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    Today's one of the bad days. Flashbacks and memories. Every little thing reminds you. You try to keep your mind off it, to keep busy, keep talking about other things, but it's...
    betruetoyourself14 betruetoyourself14 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    I am a Human Subject with "Covert Electronic Harassment and Surveillance and Gang Stalking. For many generations my family has and is being attacked daily with Direct Energy...
    Donnajoyplattner Donnajoyplattner 51-55, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    Wow. Every day is worse He is being so mean I don't wanna live.
    gidget9204 gidget9204 31-35, F 17 Responses Apr 9

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    I have been verbally abuse and everyone looks at me like I'm crazy I have God on my side.
    unhappyperson707 unhappyperson707 18-21, F Apr 10

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    This is basically my first post, I guess. I have never fully opened up to anyone about my situation but lately it's been drilling into my head deeply. I’m 18 now, but at a very...
    deepmaroon deepmaroon 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    When I was 5 I was raped by one of my older classmates. When I was 5 my best friend was a boy named Brandon who was a bit older than I was. I hung out with him all the time and I...
    omni3543 omni3543 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 11

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    I was physically, verbally and emotionally abused as a child...Im bipolar and have to deal with anixiety and depression issues..As an adult I was almost free from all of the abuse...
    serenityshadow serenityshadow 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 12

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    People have assured me that I should be ok to share stuff anonymously here. I've never told anyone about this though, and honestly, I am absolutely terrified. So. Here goes. My dad...
    FabulousUnicorn15 FabulousUnicorn15 13-15, F 4 Responses Apr 12

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    Do you like scrambled eggs? This morning I made him scrambled eggs. I've cooked them several times throughout my life never had any complaints; oh this time it was different. He...
    gidget9204 gidget9204 31-35, F 6 Responses Apr 12

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    i really need to talk to someone ...... my whole body aches. i cant even sleep
    enoughnowitstimeforachange enoughnowitstimeforachange 16-17, M Apr 12

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    Yesterday was a horrible day. I just can't believe how much I'm getting bullied by my own family. They aren't helping with my depression at all. They worsen the whole situation...
    AndreaCulea AndreaCulea 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    I'm actually terrified to write this. I don't want to write that word. It's scary. I've never opened up about this before. He'd never done anything truly bad before. Yeah, he hit...
    FabulousUnicorn15 FabulousUnicorn15 13-15, F 4 Responses Apr 13

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    Okay so, I have never done any of these things but, when I was 12 I had a tiny crush on my brother's best friend. In the end of the summer we went to California from Wisconsin in a...
    ineedyourlove108 ineedyourlove108 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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    I feel as though it's all I'm good for, all I'm wanted for. I'm a complete mess. I say that I don't want it to define me, but it runs through my mind, it controls how I act, so it...
    betruetoyourself14 betruetoyourself14 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 14

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    About 17 years ago when I was just six years old I was sexually abused by my babysitter son. I remembered it just like it was yesterday. My babysitter's son took me into a bathroom...
    confused18000 confused18000 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 14

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