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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? 14 People

    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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    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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    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 survived Hurricane Andrew back in 1992. I will never forget that summer I spent with my grandmother. I was at the Imperial at Brickell in downtown Miami FL, and was about 7 at...
    jt8md88 jt8md88 26-30, M Sep 3

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    Nobody is powerless. “Be not the slave of your own past - plunge into the sublime seas, dive deep, and swim far, so you shall come back with new self-respect, with new power...
    PurpleGlassPalace PurpleGlassPalace 26-30 1 Response Sep 5

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    I. Am. I also want to state right here that not just Woman are victims of Rape. There are men, chidlren of both genders, and yes women. Please don't sterotype this as a thing that...
    Cassadilla1822 Cassadilla1822 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I am an abuse victim survivor. And I think people need know that an abuser can be anybody. They can be black or white, male or female, mother or father. And anybody can be a victim...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I feel like I have a sign on my head that says "hurt me". hurt my feelings, hurt my heart ,do whatever you want to me because it doesn't matter.I wish I could stand up for myself...
    ALEYXI ALEYXI 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Hello, my name is Diane and I am a junior at Rutgers. After the recent news concerning Mike Brown/Ferguson and police brutality, and reading about the protests occurring in NJ, I...
    deekayyy deekayyy 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I think about Janay Rice. I pray I'll have the strength to leave any abuser ... whether emotional, physical or sexual. I've done it before and know I am stronger because of what I...
    easynuh easynuh 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    Is someone please available to talk? I really could use someone to talk to. I had a recent breakup with an abuser. I feel shattered. I feel weak. I feel so alone. He beat me...
    amtired amtired 22-25 8 Responses Aug 18

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    Depression is real. Why, depression is as real as emotions.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M Aug 18

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    I have just found out my friend was raped by her brother, she calls me crying all the time and I don't know wjat to do .. I know it's true cause I saw screenshots of messages of...
    anon2620 anon2620 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    Its never love when he calls you a ***** or a *****. Because no respectable man would ever call his woman names, especially ***** or *****. Is he truly sorry for leaving scars on...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    30 Things I’ve Learned About Love from My Emotionally Abusive, Narcissistic, Alcoholic Husband 1. If you trust someone, they will repay you with suspicion and jealously. 2. If...
    KMarie789 KMarie789 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    He told me to kill myself..over and over and over.....and over....
    amtired amtired 22-25 10 Responses Aug 21

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    I'm feeling very hopeless and overwhelmed. I've been married for almost 17 years to an emotionally abusive narcissistic alcoholic. It wasn't until about four years ago that I...
    kmn789 kmn789 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 22

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    Maybe I should kill myself..I....I. Don't know how to handle this..,.. I.... AAaaaaaaaaaaaAAAAAAH. Going crazy.I can't let psycho people get to me... :/ I dno...
    amtired amtired 22-25 6 Responses Aug 22

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    My family loves my abuser. My sister and Mom both know what he did to me as a child, because I told them directly. They welcomed him like an old friend when he came to our door...
    Bobbiin Bobbiin 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I was once alone... I was isolated from the outside world, my family, my friends. He wanted that to be. I did not want them to see. I was filled with shame, shame on me. I was...
    Mm8335 Mm8335 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 25

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    So, how to start? I got married 2 years ago last weekend to a nice boy, a good Christian boy, or so I thought, so he led me to believe. Turns out he was lying. About all of it...
    geolbt geolbt 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    My da loves to dish it out. He a alcoholic lawyer. Dry drunk. Good at manipulating. And scheming. Nothing more. Just those two things. And bashing devotion...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 25

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    I thinks it's worst than physical. Although I have not experienced the physical. Sounds heal. Harsh words stick with you for a lifetime. My question is why do I find who are...
    Prettygirl8726 Prettygirl8726 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 26

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    About maybe four years ago it started, I had really gave my love to a guy of my dreams, but I was so young and foolish, and he went out with me for a couple years and then just...
    Zoex3 Zoex3 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    I need to get away from the abuse I wish some one would help me I need someone to love me and give me a place to call home
    Mallexx Mallexx 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 27

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    So to add to my horrible year, I've just found out that my bank details have been stolen and I've lost £200 in purchases. Well I guess now all I own of value is gone they're...
    TheMagicMan66 TheMagicMan66 18-21, M Aug 28

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    I don't know if I'm allowed to post links but I wanted to give out my bandcamp page here. If you have read my other experiences on this site you can understand where I am coming...
    UsernameEntered UsernameEntered 22-25, M Aug 30

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    Right now I'm like sobbing my eyes out as I write this. My dad and I don't get along too well. All he does is complain, yell at me, threaten to hit/abuse me ALL THE TIME. (Even In...
    Hipstercatlover Hipstercatlover 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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    One my my earliest memories and most vivid is from when I was 4. It was a year or 2 after my parents divorced and my mother was in a downward spiral. Her boyfriend moved in with us...
    ausofbounds ausofbounds 41-45, M 4 Responses Sep 1

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    I was molested and raped when I was 5 and it really did something to me. Spiritually, mentally even physically. Even till this day, I still smell him on me. I just........sigh...
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 9 Responses Sep 3

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    Mine happened 18 years ago. I haven't been by that apartment complex for a long time. Today I happened to drive by the apartment complex where it happened. I didn't want to but I...
    yossarian1944 yossarian1944 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 3

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    How can a person say that she loves you and yet emotionally abuses you? Threaten to sue me for god knows what. Threaten to reveal to my family and friends about the secrets I...
    HeyHiHelloOla HeyHiHelloOla 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    My mom was really nice at first until we moved back to Florida from Georgia. Her and my dad were trying to work things out but she had a mental illness and bipolar. They say that...
    amersonjazzy amersonjazzy 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    In 39 years of living so far, I survived.... An abusive mother Broken left arm caused by my mother Rape Abusive relationship 2 surgeries 2 lumps removed Pulmonary embolus (thanks...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 5 Responses Sep 7

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    I started at university not too long ago and we had to do a presentation on any topic, so I picked the dangers of fire and then told them how I got burnt. I was so nervous but I...
    Makemewhole Makemewhole 22-25, F Sep 8

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    When I was 14 my dad started touching me in very sexual ways and earlier this year he said very inappropriate and sexual things to me. I'm scared of him and I'm ashamed about it...
    LadyDreaming LadyDreaming 13-15, F 5 Responses Sep 8

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    I was raped in a public place, I froze during my assault, I often have terrible dreams about it. I feel so dirty, learning how to deal with it isn't easy but I've got amazing...
    gettingstronger1111 gettingstronger1111 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    My mom. Every girl wants a woman they can look up to and depend on. Share secrets and do makeovers. Talk about boy problems. My mom, she's nothing like that. She was in a car...
    Madis9957 Madis9957 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 9

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    Imgoin insane. I'm still recovering from abuse.sTILL. Its frustrating. And some people (only a few,) tell me crap that just makes me feel worse. But I HAVE found a lot of nice...
    amtired amtired 22-25 5 Responses Sep 9

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    Again. I really could use someone to talk to..yet again? : I'm sorry people...I just could really use support rite now. I am recovering. But not as quick as I had...
    amtired amtired 22-25 1 Response Sep 10

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    I am not really sure if anyone is going to read this, but I need to get this off my chest. I started dating my now ex-boyfriend my freshman year of college. We exchanged numbers...
    kburrs kburrs 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    So I'm losing my full respect for my family. My dad and brother are extremely verbally abusive towards me. My sister and mother are always on their side. Look, I really am...
    damjenny damjenny 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I was engaged to who I thought I was going to spend the rest of my life with. I didn't realize how much abuse I was receiving until I had him arrested. He finally hit me and I had...
    stacyda30 stacyda30 31-35, F a week ago

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    It sounds silly, because I'm a guy. I just broke free from an emotional abusive relationship, but I don't know if I've really broken free. I find myself sad at night, I wake up...
    rustyhouston rustyhouston 31-35, M 6 Responses a week ago

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    I shared my story on another account on EP but I'd like to have a anonymous account to. If u want to know my story u can just chat me.
    Justanothergirl2000 Justanothergirl2000 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I can go against peer pressure! All my life I've been my own person and quite independent! I remember back at school people seem to put people in groups depending on what type of...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I was raped when I was 15 by an 18 year old who I knew and kept seeing because he was a family friend. After I always thought I would never get straight again but then when I was...
    mparker7789 mparker7789 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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