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I Want to Help Victims Become Survivors

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 70 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Is there any single person in this ****** up world that understands this deep pain that feels like your rotting on the inside? I'm dealing with it daily. I have friends but there...
    Mrmanaphy Mrmanaphy 18-21 1 hr ago

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    I want to fall asleep and never wake up. I have no reason to feel this way, I have a family, I go to an "okay" school, I've got lots of good friends, yet I still can't help these...
    plantmilk plantmilk 18-21, T 1 Response 46 mins ago

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    I'm very close to committing suicide, I don't want help I just want the pain that is my life to be over
    Aplus82 Aplus82 31-35, M 3 hrs ago

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    I do enjoy helping others very much - hence I recently joined EP. The problem is that I get such crazy messages that I'm not sure if some of them are really true or if they are...
    BeKind444 BeKind444 41-45, F 10 Responses Apr 7

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    I want to be the richest person on earth and then some ,but not for selfish reasons . I watch adverts on TV about charities wanting help and kids being abused and animal cruelty...
    nakednudist nakednudist 46-50, M Apr 7

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    the time my friend Freddie became a girl chapter 2 part 9 I kept thinking about what would happen if this were a school week, how would I explain to Suzanne that I don?t go to...
    Jaitheboy Jaitheboy 13-15, T Apr 7

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    Getting told to kill your self everyday and then people saying I'm looking for attention because I want help but no one can be ****** to if anyone can help please do it's getting...
    holliewollie200 holliewollie200 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 28

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    Yeah. Its true. I hate who i am. I hate the friends i have. Their really not even my friends. They make me feel alone. I came to ep to meet some friends. Instead, all i got was...
    BaileyBabyBlue BaileyBabyBlue 13-15, F 5 Responses Apr 9

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    I am a 26 year old female,i am really petite i am 4'7"and i have always been this little.my current weight is 88lbs the last time i weight myself about 2wks ago i lost 11lbs the...
    mrsgaston mrsgaston 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    But I find some people don't want help just pity. I no longer waste my time on them. And the like inflicting there suffering on me.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 30

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    It is very easy to become an active member of the group. You can announce your desire to help female survivors here and you can be got in touch here or on your whiteboard or of...
    hasmita hasmita 61-65, M Apr 12

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    So the fat pig never what's to update her status, so I will do it for her...I'm her sister the one that feeds her, she is incredibly fat now, growing everyday, more and more...
    fatgirl96 fatgirl96 18-21, F 9 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    1. How do you define honesty? When you say and do things that are not a lie to yourself or others 2. What is your biggest fear or worry? Nothing so humongous God can't help me feel...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F Apr 4

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    witchcraft is a state of being, your being is a part of nature as a whole, and all that nature is within us. the greatest illusion we face is our own egotistical nature. the ego...
    Mike3569 Mike3569 22-25, M 4 hrs ago

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    Stimulation of the parasympathetic nervous system spreads up through the colinergic neurons of the parasympathetic nervous to the colinergic neurons of the brain thereby awakening...
    mpereira1112 mpereira1112 66-70, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    I'm not over confident I just believe that in order to achieve greatness you must believe in yourself- competition to do well is tough but I want everyone to remember that...
    mazzaah mazzaah 13-15, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    This is a personality test. Choose one and read your result below. Don't take too long in thinking and just choose whatever catches your attention.If you are drawn to 1, Deep Down...
    Alyyeska Alyyeska 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    I am going through such a difficult time right now. I lost my desk job but have found a job as a server at a buffet. I am about to be homeless. If I could just get my car fixed I...
    LadyMongoose LadyMongoose 18-21, F 13 hrs ago

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    Nope. Not in this lifetime. As much as I've always known that I love to have the companion of a dog or a cat, I have known that I do NOT want kids. I didn't even like kids for a...
    jerseyjenna jerseyjenna 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    Spying on you A woman in black was crouched in the dark brush early in the morning of a rather tedious Monday. She was watching her latest Target: Steve Rockwell. He was...
    Shadowfox20 Shadowfox20 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    Trust gone means what. Sad. Fearful. But why. Society has gone insane. How to cure society. We cant punish wealthy. They wont let us. But we can try healing...
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    Ba, I'm sorry. Sorry for everything. Ever since you got full custody of me at the age of 12, I've been giving you such a hard time. I was close to you before all that. I was "daddy...
    SweetRose22 SweetRose22 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    pffffft....F this world it does my head in. too much BS in it...i really dont feel i belong in this world..What is the purpose of this life ? We live up to 80 - 100 if lucky. and...
    LegendBattles LegendBattles 26-30, M 5 hrs ago

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    is there any one that can help me with a spell. please inbox me
    suzels suzels 26-30, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    to kill myself. Every thing is so so so so bad . All i want to do is die. But i do not know how to go . Actually around this time when my mom and dad are out i can do it. My only...
    Thedepressedgirlatthewindow Thedepressedgirlatthewindow 16-17, F Apr 6

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    It's a blessing- wanting to help others all the time... But a curse when almost every attempt becomes fubar... And the situation becomes worse.... Lots of "...'s" in this story...
    iamFrightened iamFrightened 18-21, M Apr 2

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    Helping others is something I really like to do. I often ignore myself when doing that.. I help people even when I am very sad myself. I became a volunteer firefighter to help...
    Miridia96 Miridia96 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Moscow clubs capitalize on lonely women starved for affection. Women sitting alone together in a café would not give most observers pause, but in Russia, a group of women alone...
    1stworldview 1stworldview 22-25, M Mar 26

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    To do it. Just what is the point in living anymore if I am not going to have salvation to heaven anyway ? Yup. Here's my point . I don't see how I can ever live a happy life...
    Thedepressedgirlatthewindow Thedepressedgirlatthewindow 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I'm seventeen on the 26 of next month I've never been with a girl and never had a girlfriend it's not that I'm gay I've just never tried and now that I am trying I have no clue...
    rmell1n rmell1n 16-17, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    Desperately need a pro Ana buddy need to shed this fat on me. I need someone who will push me as I keep cheating and the quilt and mirror is killing me. I am 5'4 (167cm) and weight...
    liveoli liveoli 16-17, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Her heart bears her loved ones With their sorrows and joys only that she couldn't find a place in theirs, yet she can't help but loving them ....
    lonesomedove80 lonesomedove80 31-35, F 8 hrs ago

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    My name is Oliver. I'm 21 years old and I'm currently a second year Illustration student at Norwich University of the Arts, UK and I'm embarking on doing a university project which...
    ollie4494 ollie4494 18-21, M 5 hrs ago

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    Not sure if this is for you, but I am looking for 10 People to use my "3-Day Trial Pack". I’m looking to help people drop a dress/pant size or 2 & get toned, receive 3 days of...
    dbry09 dbry09 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    Not sure if this is for you, but I am looking for 10 People to use my "3-Day Trial Pack". I’m looking to help people drop a dress/pant size or 2 & get toned, receive 3 days of...
    dbry09 dbry09 22-25, F 4 hrs ago