I Want to Help Victims Become Survivors

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 76 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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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