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I Want to Help Victims Become Survivors

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 72 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 had always been athletic and sporty and played my chosen sports to really high levels at both state, national and international levels. I broke a small bone in my ankle at the...
    Fit40club Fit40club 41-45, M 2 hrs ago

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    I have problems of my own but I have come to realize a long time ago there's no solution so I live with them. I've been through a lot and but I like helping others and sharing all...
    Christmas74 Christmas74 56-60, F 2 hrs ago

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    I really do, but it's so hard. I even get into these weeks where I become extra antisocial (if that's even possible) I won't leave my room unless it's for 3 reasons. -restroom...
    MarcyMay MarcyMay 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    i need help just mostly wuh geography anf math
    Jacksonsn030 Jacksonsn030 13-15 4 hrs ago

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    All relationships go through there ups and downs BUT, when things get hard, how do you know whether to continue to stick them out or to just walk away? I have been dating someone...
    lynnraeberrymay lynnraeberrymay 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

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    You were a great son, brother, cousin and uncle but you were a horrible father, a near stranger that never put the time and effort to get to know your kids. You just wanted to boss...
    AtropineHeart AtropineHeart 26-30, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I want to start birth control for the purpose of controlling my PMS symptoms: extremely emotional, constantly fatigued, can't focus because I feel depressed - I don't want to go on...
    kat115nk kat115nk 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

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    Can anyone help me find this charm on the Internet or anywhere for sale.
    Joshreese Joshreese 16-17, M 8 hrs ago

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    23 years old... in Chicago, Illinois.... drug/disease free... I want to help women of all ages get pregnant...
    sogonee312 sogonee312 22-25, M 11 hrs ago

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    EP has gradually gone beyond improvements. When you continually make changes that the majority of your views are opposed to your life expectancy becomes somewhat short. I suppose...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 6 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    My Dusautonomia has gotten the better of me..at times I have to ask for help and it hurts me so much to have to do this. I had to have assistance in the shower from my boyfriend...
    katelynchildress katelynchildress 18-21, F 12 hrs ago

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    I think being more Womanly is the answer for me. Being more feminine is the goal I aspire to in order to reach higher as a person. Being a man is just not enough for me. I am...
    feministman feministman 51-55, M 13 hrs ago

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    I left the field I have worked in for the past 12 years because I want to do something I'm passionate about. I want to help others. I want to make a difference!
    SunnySideUpsideDown SunnySideUpsideDown 31-35, F 5 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    Post 004 In my last post I talked a little bit about Genesis 2:17 but after that no more red flags pop up for the rest of Chapter 2 (for me anyway). god's Machiavellian plan for...
    DGA2000 DGA2000 61-65 13 hrs ago

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    I love to help people when they ask me to. It is a high insult to me when a friend doesn't ask me to help them move or talk when they're down. I am a fantastic listener and I would...
    nickels513 nickels513 26-30, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    Can some help ? I am all alone here looking to release....
    wurkerby wurkerby 56-60, M 15 hrs ago

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    My Fake Mother had her boyfriend and his family members burn the ends of my hair with a cigarette lighter to make me look like more of what my Fake Mother brainwashed them to...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 16 hrs ago

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    Good morning EP ers Well another new day and each day is unique even though for me nothing really exciting happens. But wait as I listen outside my window I can't help but to...
    toniyl toniyl 36-40, F 17 hrs ago

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    This would be nice me and my wife could a fat couple and not have any one looking down on us. But they would help encourage and make us fatter that's a good life
    chubbyhubby250 chubbyhubby250 31-35, M 20 hrs ago

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    My name is rose, i come from a single parent family .i lost my dad when i was at class seven,we are very poor my mum has been sick from then.i wish i could get someone sponsor me...
    chelimorose4 chelimorose4 26-30, F 22 hrs ago

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    That wonderful feeling when you become socially responsible all the time and treat all of them as brothers and sisters 😊😊😊 Helped a young girl today when she was abused by...
    Ashiq700 Ashiq700 22-25, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am creating an event for my local communities fire and rescue football team and all profit that is made will be donated to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation to help...
    tarzo94 tarzo94 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    me A Genius in Business at July 6th-7th SeminarFont size: Carla Granato June 24, 2013 Meir Ezra, International Business GeniusChicagoland Real Estate Connections Club, Mokena...
    alduckhum alduckhum 36-40, M 4 days ago

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    Born into an abusive family. My father was physically and verbally abusive and it never let up until one day he was arrested. My mother, of course, stayed with him because she didn...
    Liftofferik Liftofferik 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    Hello I'm john Vincent and I was hoping that you girls can help me as am starting to try girly things and I was hoping you girl will tell me what complete makeover will you give me...
    god6000 god6000 18-21, M a week ago

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    I don't want any friends at all, at least from a conscious theoretical perspective. From an evolutionary perspective, I see friendship as a way to ensure survival by combining...
    Zaxel Zaxel 18-21, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    DO YOU WANT TO BECOME A WEREWOLF?in recent times humans want extraordinary qualities in order to defeat all obstacles and achieve every goals and ambitions In life.becoming a breed...
    Redian Redian 16-17, M Aug 19

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    EP Admins please read: Complaining about a problem without proposing a solution is considered whining. I'm not here to whine, I want to offer assistance. I am not sure why this...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 16

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    I have come a long way from the person who couldn't imagine living, this helps me believe that things can get better. I wasn't trying to become strong at first, I was just trying...
    lovetodraw19 lovetodraw19 18-21, F Aug 16

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    I hate being so artistic. My biggest dream ever is to become a singer. Basic yes I know. And it's so unlikely. But I love music. I write and record everyday. And it's not even...
    internallybroken internallybroken 16-17, M Aug 15

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    This is just my random thinking... Why would most people call mass murderers 'pathetic losers with no friendswho were so dumb to kill random people'? I mean, they wouldn't...
    Eve34 Eve34 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    Any werewolves out there can you please help me? I really want to become one of your kind I don't want my human form anymore please help me and please don't say "download the book...
    mayaandalexus mayaandalexus 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    My Depression May 2014-August 2015 2 and a half years ago, I became depressed and never told anyone. My parents contributed to this greatly but subtly, saying little demeaning...
    MagicalLasso MagicalLasso 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    As a two time survivor of relationship abuse, both verbal, emotional, and sexual, I think it is extremely important that woman have the ability to stick up for themselves. It's a...
    PrincessKayleigh PrincessKayleigh 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 11

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