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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? 13 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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    If you want to have some context as to where I am coming from with this post, please read my last entry here: EP Link … I can’t take it anymore. I really can’t. I think...
    UsernameEntered UsernameEntered 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 6

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    7 Years. Of those 7 years I was only happy for about 3 years. 7 years with a man who gave me so much joy in the beginning. Now it's like he lives to tear me down. To humiliate me...
    bmichelleb bmichelleb 26-30, F 6 Responses Apr 10

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    Why did he take it all? I was not smart. I knew I was not smart because I was told that every day. Sometimes with words and sometimes it was said with a look or a certain shrug...
    NoDavid NoDavid 46-50 1 Response Apr 13

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    Since I turned nine years old, I feel as if my parents started to get a lot angrier and more aggressive towards life, people, and at just about everything. I was one of those kids...
    ImagineA ImagineA 16-17 1 Response Mar 22

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    I am I victim of physical, emotional, and sexual abuse.
    Wishingtobegone Wishingtobegone 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    I don't like to go back to this era & I chose to forget it all. I am 31 now but when I was 12-13 my older sister moved back into the house I grew up in & brought her boyfriend to...
    BlueEyes3182 BlueEyes3182 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I'm joining this group, not to take on a 'victim mentality' as the psychology folk would call it, but to share with others who have similar experiences. This is all for the sake...
    Buckley4U Buckley4U 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I grew up with a mother who had a hatred for men. I was her only son out of 4 kids and I was the recipient of her anguish. I now suffer from PTSD and struggle with it every single...
    kpax81 kpax81 31-35, M 3 Responses Apr 5

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    My mom calls me names and always say I never do anything right and that it is better if I was born a dog, is that verbal abuse or? I don't know I try not to let it et to me but I...
    lilay98 lilay98 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    It all started when I was 13. I had no other way to school as I lived half an hour away to the closest high school so I caught a private bus to and from school every day with other...
    unknown331 unknown331 16-17 1 Response Mar 24

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    I left my abuser when I found out I was pregnant again, since he beat me previously causing my child to die. Now my son is 16 and is abusing me too. I can't take it anymore! I am...
    dumbwhore dumbwhore 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 24

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    My father is an acaholic, he has been every since I was born he tells me lies abou how my mother never wanted me and she wanted a boy and that I'm worthless and he throws his...
    RavenHearts RavenHearts 16-17, F 6 Responses Mar 24

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    I keep wondering if God is on my side, I feel really sad
    mewmew1234 mewmew1234 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    When I was 7 years old I got burned, my aunt was getting married outside at grandma's house, the family had been busy making the outside beautiful, burning brush and old branches...
    thatonegirlbree thatonegirlbree 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    My older brother takes his anger out on me , he has been for years. Mostly verbal abuse he uses some seriously ugly words just to bring me down and make sure I'm as miserable as he...
    kim95164 kim95164 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 25

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    My fiancé slapped me today. He got fired yesterday but told me a lie about how they laid him off because they couldn't afford it. I could tell he was lying, so last night I looked...
    missmanamana missmanamana 26-30, F 6 Responses Mar 25

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    Just want to know plz help my bf Is from Afghanistan i been with him 10 months and he has stop me from uni he has stop me from wearing tight jeans he dont even allow me to the shop...
    ayesha290388 ayesha290388 26-30, F 6 Responses Mar 25

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    He was perfect from the beginning kind patient sweet. He moved in with me and I was totally in love he was my first true love. I ended up falling pregnant and it all started just...
    leeleelou leeleelou 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 28

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    you know after a while you start believing it..... they say stuff like emo, stupid, fat, fatty, failure, loser, pathetic, etc... I don't know what I did to make everyone hate me. I...
    allreadygone allreadygone 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Demon Possession and the Real Battle I shouldn't be, but I am constantly amazed by the stories of spiritual abuse, not only in this group, but in others. One of the recurring...
    fln38 fln38 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    The Real Battle As I wrote about in the previous entitled article Demon Possession and the Real Battle, I discovered that the spiritual battle did not involve yelling and screaming...
    fln38 fln38 51-55, M 3 Responses Mar 29

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    I think every one has experience it maybe not physically but mentally and emotionally . I have a uncle and a ex friend who goes through it.
    REALWORDS823 REALWORDS823 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I was no raised in a church, but I got saved after reading the bible in my early 20's....I went to church a lot over the next 4-5 years, but got very disenchanted with what I saw...
    windynight54321 windynight54321 31-35, M 3 Responses Mar 29

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    The Truth The phrase, "the truth," is held in high esteem by most churches. Orthodox churches teach that there is TRUTH and then there is truth. In this article, I am addressing...
    fln38 fln38 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    My dad and I had an argument again.. nothing new. I wouldn't even consider it abuse anymore because now I fight back but the fact that after more than 15 years I still have to deal...
    korilakkuma korilakkuma 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    This has happened to me twice and I've only worked at two different places. It's extremely irritating. The first time I told. The second time was today and I haven't said anything...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F Mar 30

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    What did I do to deserve this? I loved him and was always there for him, even when he would scream at me or hit me. I never did anything to deserve this, in my mind, but whenever I...
    LtngBug67 LtngBug67 46-50, F 5 Responses Mar 30

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    I just left a three year relationship that has took the life out of me. During this last year he has cheated continuously, physically and emotionally abused me. I stayed and went...
    mariishurt mariishurt 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 31

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    I was 7 when I first got molested ... My neighbor upstairs forced me to touch him . All I remember was the last time . I'm 21 now and still dealing with this till today .
    loveandlightt loveandlightt 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    im new to this , im in a verbal and mental abuse relationship , im 45 yrs old , im waiting on my ssi case to be done , no matter what I do , everything is always my fault , I have...
    melinda2014 melinda2014 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I didn't know about it untill I read a questionaire about it and found out that it is possible that my internet boyfriend is like this. He would get mad at me for the smallest...
    UglyGhostGirl UglyGhostGirl 22-25, F 10 Responses Apr 7

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    ..when you over care about the ones you love ..try your best to protect them and then they forget whatever you done as soon as you do one simple mistake .. Believe me its the worst...
    ludee94 ludee94 18-21, F Apr 9

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    So don't be ashamed to wear your crown You're a king you're a queen inside and out <3<3
    rawan99 rawan99 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    Cowering in fear,hidden under her bed A five year old child lays,quiet as can be Tears down her face,are constantly shed Never heard murmuring her constant,almost silent plea...
    butthumbs butthumbs 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    He was my bf at the time, he hit me first but I was stupid n stayed then he raped me multiple times for a month...
    bigca1697 bigca1697 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    Hi, I was burned in house fire when I was 19 yrs, I,m 39 now, with 3 beautiful children And good friends ,I have 45% burns, which most people don,t know cause I,m covered up all...
    annmar annmar 36-40, F Apr 11

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    If you have any mold or mildew aound your home or even nearby, get it removed immediately. I let mine go on thinking just because the house was old it had to be there. It wound up...
    jvb13 jvb13 56-60 1 Response Apr 11

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    WEIGHTED AVERAGE COST of DEBTS (WACD) for WHOLE ECONOMY........... For those that live in Australia and indeed everywhere in the world, we would have been bombard by the cry from...
    jiaberg jiaberg 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 12

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    I had a great day at a sci fi expo, and when I came home I found out that my school event was cancelled (it's our school holidays at the moment) my dad freaked out that he didn't...
    Japanne Japanne 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    I was burned at about 6 to 9 months of age. It consumes so many of my thoughts since it's literally staring me in the face. I have lived my whole life trying to look normal but I'm...
    SingleLizAgain SingleLizAgain 41-45, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    His carefully constructed kingdom of sand Looms and towers above, casting phallic shadows Shining in the sun to force bitter black sorrow Over the silent, weeping kingdoms' he...
    butthumbs butthumbs 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I was really pissed off yesterday. My fiancé took me and his dad to steakhouse but he was annoyed because his dad was drinking. All I did was ask him to just put down his phone...
    anzii anzii 26-30, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    My dad is my abuser and I didn't know why I felt so dysfunctional until recently. My mom is amazing, and she is a survivor of horrible abuse herself so I never knew that emotional...
    katieowl katieowl 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    When I was 12 my parents separated for the second, and last time. A couple months after my mother moved out of the house I had grown up in my fathers then girlfriend moved in. It...
    princessofthebella princessofthebella 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I keep following a dangerous path. Spending time with guys who say they are good and in the end they use me. I am tired of it all.
    eessbb16 eessbb16 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    (No lie, true story of me) The first time I was sexually abused by my father was when I was about 6. He came into my room and took off my pants, then yeah.. The other times was in...
    Missmayicx Missmayicx 16-17, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    Though I don't remember being burned (except for some vague memories of a window in my hospital room). I was 1 1/2 years old and being given a bath in the sink. My dad left for...
    aerfixus aerfixus 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    You can read my full experience on my experiences. So the guy that took advantage of me gets out the September after spending 7 months in prison and I was wondering if anyone knows...
    unknown331 unknown331 16-17 1 Response 4 days ago