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I Want to Help Victims Become Survivors

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    Helping Victims Become Survivors

    Hi and welcome to Rising Above Magazine! You may be wondering what this magazine is all about and the purpose it serves. Well, Rising Above is a magazine put together by survivors of abuse for victims and survivors of abuse. Here at Rising Above, we have come together to write...
    RisingAboveMagazine RisingAboveMagazine 22-25 1 Response Jun 29, 2008

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    Everyone Deserves to Live

    I Try and Teach Victims They are Survivors. To See past the Pain. Everyone Can be a Survivor They Just have to be Willing to Endure the pain.My Goal is to teach that they Can Survive!!.
    matthewsmommy matthewsmommy 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 2, 2008

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    Stay strong. Just stay strong,

    you are an amazing person and I love you. If you've gone through things similar to what I've been going through, I'll tell you one thing: There is no cure to it. What you need to do is get it out of your system, externalise it. Shout, write, sing, dance, paint, act, express...
    crackedwriter crackedwriter 18-21, F Nov 11, 2015

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    Entrapping Term

    I regard the term 'Victim' as being entrapping in itself- it provides the offender or offence with some form of continual power over the person they have wronged and that only can lead to destructive feelings of self-contempt, revenge and a considered idea of being weak...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 3, 2008

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    You Were Victims

    Now you can be the survivors. You have come a long way. Good for you.
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 9, 2011

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    My Aim

    In my life I have been in the position of needing someone to care enough to reach down and pull me up . To show me I was not broken beyond help , to give me the proverbial shoulder , and even to walk me those few first steps back into society when I was so sure I could not be...
    softkitti softkitti 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 14, 2011

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    Help Victims

    If I can help anyone or any victims become survivors, it will make me happy lending them a helping hand. 
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Aug 13, 2011

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    Was a Victim Once

    I was once a victim.  Ten years ago I was raped by an older man.  It was an awful experience and it turned me into a empty shell for a long time.  I didn't know how to cope with those feelings of betrayel.  Of feeling that I was at fault for what had happened...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 21, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I guess someone could help me to get rid my Anxiety! Or just help me to improve my social life! I don't know why I am I always like this! 😓 Alone and Shy! sometimes I'm scared...
    AyumiZoba05 AyumiZoba05 22-25, M 4 Responses 43 mins ago

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    Do you feel the necessity to help a fellow human being in need, and would you be willing to give more than a good will message? You can do great good and get good pay for it We...
    Lifeforall2016 Lifeforall2016 56-60, M 1 hr ago

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    I don't get any pleasure when people who know nothing about me leave comments like "I'm sure you are beautiful" and "Lots of men find X really sexy" after I say something about...
    adel66 adel66 46-50, F 3 hrs ago

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    Who would like to see my growing belly?
    theblueone111 theblueone111 18-21, M 5 hrs ago

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    To The Girl Who Stole My HeartYou're the first person I think about.In the morning after I eat and go out.When I jump in the shower to wash my body and head.And the last, after...
    theophilusmartins theophilusmartins 18-21, M 20 hrs ago

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    I want to share an actual issue that I am having that is negatively impacting my relationships. I always want sex and I want to do it with a lot of my friends. It's uncomfortable...
    Lyric8 Lyric8 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    How to Decide What to Do with Your Life ( this is lifehacker's post btw im just copied it here because i liked it alot ) When you're young, the world is your oyster and...
    deeptastic deeptastic 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    "Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence." Aristotle said this more than 2,000 years ago. And it still holds true today. What is...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    What if I just WANT to be traumatized? Why would I want that though? What's the point? To give myself a tragic backstory? Why? What if I just PREFER being miserable? Why? I hate...
    Hush92 Hush92 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Not Sure How To Choose An Attorney? Read These Tips! You do want a lawyer that can handle your case right? Most people think that good lawyers cost a fortune. This can be true...
    lawyerbd0 lawyerbd0 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    Hey everyone, it's my first time posting, so I will keep it short. It's also 3:45 am. I wanted to talk about my sociopathic, violent brother. This guy lied and told us in great...
    LiftedCurse LiftedCurse 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    What is deep hole inside me I can't seem to get rid of? It's like this void that constantly needs to be filled - the problem with filling it is dangerous.. Seeking impulsive...
    neurokitty99 neurokitty99 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I am 17 and I have believed in mermaids ever since I could remember. I love reading books about them and I did watch H2O when I was younger but that isn't why I feel the need to...
    mermaidmixi mermaidmixi 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    lord of fools, king of lies, halls of time washed by tides. the hand of healing weilds the blade, with deft incisions, memories fade. screaming silence fills the ears, as the...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M 3 days ago

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    R: Doers (Realistic) People with this main characteristics are independent, stable, persistent, practical, down-to-earth, physical, athletic, or mechanical. They can and think...
    iamnotperfect iamnotperfect 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Lately, especially the last year, I've come out of a shell. Whereas I use to feel deep in the midst of my angst lately it's become less and less. Something I can say I never...
    boompowsplat boompowsplat 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    yes I do want to say thank you to all the nice EP members who have been so kind and good to me. Yes I've met a few who seem to be mad at me or the world, but you know none of us...
    g4it g4it 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    A rambling of tjoughts at 3 am- I was a small child, I wanted to become a nurse, then a brain surgeon. I joined the military to help people and ended up doing the opposite. Now, I...
    heypei135 heypei135 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    1. I do not believe I will finish this. 2. I am 5'2" AND THREE QUARTERS. 3. I really speak out when something feels wrong to me. 4. I'm an 'INFJ' 5. I believe looking at the world...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Monster at daycare . jackie the evil monster quinns words. , my words. She hurt my son earlier he told me she bit him tooShe was on medical leave when the poor guy felt brave...
    Helpforquinn2 Helpforquinn2 18-21, M Jan 31

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    hey I'm 16 and I'm looking for a feedee/feeder relationship I'm straight sorry but I'd love to chat :) I love showing my belly if asked and I'd love to see yours cx if you want...
    theblueone111 theblueone111 18-21, M Jan 30

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    Here's how to spot it!1. You feel on-edge around this person, but you still want them to like you. You find yourself writing off most of their questionable behavior as accidental...
    Grace2U Grace2U 66-70, F 3 Responses Jan 29

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    I lived in a abusive household. Parents abused me and until social services got involved I lived in constant fear and pain. At school bullies targeted me as well, and for a while...
    ianlarc ianlarc 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 28

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      I'm a foreign citizen trying to get PR in Australia but my agent who's working for me is lagging a lot with my applications and charged me extra $1000 than the amount we...
    irresistibleteen irresistibleteen 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    I would love to be so lazy and so fat that I would be confined to bed. Feeders would help me do everything from bringing me food to cleaning me. I would have so much fat that it...
    FutureFat FutureFat 16-17, M 3 Responses Jan 28

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    1. I am 18 years old. 2. I really like the colours pink and mint green. 3. My favourite seasons are Autumn and Winter. 4. I pretty much have all the symptoms of Social Anxiety but...
    emjm013 emjm013 18-21, F Jan 27

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    im voluntery of animal rescue i need money for my life please if anyone want help me just messege me GBU all
    huskywoof huskywoof 18-21, M Jan 26

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     DO DIFFERENT REALITIES EXIST? I MEAN, WHAT REALLY IS REAL? I wrote pages and pages about this and finally came to this conclusion. We live in the natural world. Within the...
    WindSylph WindSylph 46-50, F 5 Responses Jan 21

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    The future of the past. I have to remember, when I am deep in battle. And the odds are against me, not to get rattled. To stay pure of heart, and clear of mind. When I fight with...
    Luke5150 Luke5150 36-40, M Jan 20

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    The future of the past. I have to remember, when I am deep in battle. And the odds are against me, not to get rattled. To stay pure of heart, and clear of mind. When I fight with...
    Luke5150 Luke5150 36-40, M Jan 20

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    I know this may sound bad. But it started as a fantasy of wanting to have pregnancy risk sex. The more I realize I want to do this I am thinking maybe I just want to get pregnant...
    amberdoll95 amberdoll95 18-21, F 23 Responses Jan 18

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    Would anyone like to see my belly?
    theblueone111 theblueone111 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 17

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    I want to become a vegetarian. I have always looked at what I eat and I always make sure I don't eat bad foods and make sure I eat healthy foods that are good for you. For a few...
    OwzK OwzK 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 17

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