I Want to Let Others Know That They Are Not Alone

Surviving domestic violence, rape, child abuse or other violent acts of crime is so extremely hard to overcome. It is a lonely journey. You do not have to do it alone. 835 People


    When I was 18 I met a 17 year old who told me he was older an looked older me I look young but we started dating I noticed he started to become very obsessive an jealous I didn't think much of it til he embarrassed me at a party an yelled at in front of everyone an asked me why I...
    Laura77 Laura77
    Mar 3, 2011

    To everyone out there

    that feels alone, you're not. There are others here to listen and give support. Don't hide in fear.
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Dec 3, 2015

    12 month sober from what felt like the most

    dramatic, painful, irrecoverable 2 years and a half of my life. Yet the worst part is I could have walked away before it got out of hand But like an addiction.. the deeper the love grows the harder it is to walk away. I am writing this to tell you my story so I can...
    ffjpp ffjpp
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 5, 2015

    Is The Third Time The Charm? Or Does That Make It My Fault?

    I was 13 years old when I thought I fell in love at first sight, like every other foolish thirteen year old girl who just wants the attention of a boy. Well, I was getting the attention of an older boy; to be exact, the eighteen year old best friend of my seventeen year old...
    scheullerm007 scheullerm007
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Jan 7, 2011

    Hello. I am leading a project with a group of

    my friends, which is to convert a school bus into an RV. We have been planning, designing and finalizing the project for roughly 5 months, but now I need help to fund the project . (By the way there are rewards for donating to the project) So please check out the link below...
    Mitchellross Mitchellross
    18-21, M
    Mar 28

    I am fourteen years old

    and Ive had one hell of a journey, but I'll just explain in brief. My parents were young when I was born, in their late teens. My real dad had no idea I existed until 2010, yet by then he was married with his own kids and living abroad, and the man everyone thought was my dad...
    dlm12elb dlm12elb
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Oct 5, 2015

    I Always Worry That The Devil Is Going To Take Me Out This World

    I just worry in my mind, because I want to know what made him do it. What made him enter my body, cause me to have an Urinary Tract Infection. What cause me to go online to find out if I was actually in Hell, what cause our city to rain. What cause me to make things and object to...
    chicago54 chicago54
    22-25, M
    4 Responses Aug 4, 2010

    I just escaped extreme abuse.

    I feel very shattered and alone. Im sufferiing extremely. If someone is available to talk thatd be helpful thanku. :-)
    amnotthattired amnotthattired
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Oct 5, 2015
    Pierce7891 Pierce7891
    18-21, F
    Aug 31, 2014

    Report This Sick Crap To Ep Now!

    A whole group of users here to talk about getting their wives/girlfriends RAPED. Report these SICKOS now! EP Link
    CaptainComet CaptainComet
    Dec 21, 2010

    No Longer The Victim

    Four years later, and I finally feel it is time I talk about this. It was the summer before my 11th grade of high school and I had just ended my relationship with an abusive boyfriend. I was insecure, vulnerable, and determined to do anything I could to distract myself from the...
    letmebehealed letmebehealed
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 31, 2013

    Suffer In Silence (a Poem)

    This was one of the first poems we wrote after figuring out we were a survivor.A bunch of people have asked for copies and it's even on a website for Ritual Abuse survivors.The format isn't right, but we don't know how to fix it on here. So we're posting it as is. we hope it...
    TruthSpeaks71 TruthSpeaks71
    1 Response Aug 29, 2012

    Did I Ask For It...I Don'T Remember?

    I am a Gay male. This was a few months ago, August 2012. I went on vacation to San Diego with my best friend to celebrate the end of summer quarter. One night we decided to go out to an 18+over club because we weren't 21 yet. Well as I was getting ready, I was drinking tequila...
    Jan 25, 2013

    Hey, This is a random post,

    its not an experience. But I'm in a good mood! If you-yes YOU reading this, feel like your lonely, sad, pi*sed off- and you need someone to talk to or even rant to...I'm your woman. Much love. Goodnight xx
    deleted deleted
    8 Responses Apr 8, 2015

    ​Not by oneself!I am here

    for you whatever you need! Just give me a shout or call and i'll be there!Isolation and being on your own is a horrible feeling sometimes we don't realise or know who's actually there for us or who would keep us company but all you have to do is say it as sometimes people have...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 15, 2014

    I Am Struggling With Domestic Violence

    I am only looking to talk to other women struggling with do ratio abuse. Especially Christian women that stay with their husbands. I love my husband more than words can say. But when he loses his temper I'm never sure if I will have a morning to wake up to or if my children and...
    VictoriaLyn VictoriaLyn
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Sep 23, 2013

    I always help my friends

    and never let them alone cause i know what it's like to feel alone and i always try my best at helping them with their problems like they always help me with mine but sometimes i think it's just not good enough.
    elissahindoyan elissahindoyan
    16-17, F
    Jul 5, 2014

    I have been through A LOT

    for my age. Well for anyone's age tbh. So if anyone wants to talk, vent, or ask for advice.. I'm always here.
    learnfromexp learnfromexp
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Aug 7, 2015

    You can repeatedly say the same sentence

    countless times "you are not alone" and to be quite specific the ones that fit this criteria are the ones that don't and will never understand the situation the sufferer has/is going through regardless of what they say, but still there is education educate if they couldn't...
    Lifeisamindfuck Lifeisamindfuck
    18-21, F
    Jul 20, 2014

    Anger, jealousy, fear,

    bitterness–these are the emotions that wrench the human heart. As a result, our relationships suffer. Our nights are sleepless. And we become unhappy, tense, anxious, and miserable. Perhaps you have been searching for a way to escape from your pain, anxiety, boredom, and...
    Paaqwesi Paaqwesi
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Jul 5, 2014

    Can This Be Possible?

    I was physically abused by my mom.  I'm pretty sure that my mother had anger issues due to the fact that when she was a child she was invovled in an accident that winded up killing her mother and throwing her out of the car via the windshield.  She cracked her head and winded...
    IntuitiveOne IntuitiveOne
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Aug 6, 2011

    I am pushing fifty . .

    . Just like you I never thought I would be this age Just like you my eyes get tired quicker these days Just like you my ears sometimes hear what they want to Just like you I cant sleep all through the night any more just like you I need to pee more often than I want to just...
    dispossessed dispossessed
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Aug 31, 2014

    I am writing this incase anyone else finds

    themselves in a similar situation . . . Please do not worry about me, I have been free of this relationship for 7 years now. I am a lot happier than I was at that time, and I am in no danger :) I am not looking for answers or advice so much, mainly just wanting to share an...
    elimarie7 elimarie7
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Dec 31, 2014

    rowanproff rowanproff
    18-21, F
    Dec 3, 2015

    Please could anyone who has been in a domestic

    abuse situation with children fill in my short anonymous survey :- http://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/ZID51/ it is for a research project and I would be very grateful :)
    hereat hereat
    36-40, F
    1 Response Mar 27

    Most empowering thing I've ever heard.

    .."Never be sorry for how you chose to survive"
    damagedwings damagedwings
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jan 13

    You're not alone! I'll be here

    for everyone who needs someone. After EP close, we can stay in contact. (:
    deleted deleted
    Mar 27

    No matter what you are going through,

    there will be someone going through the same thing just hang in there!
    sighselly sighselly
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Jul 30, 2014

    The Ones I Love And Care For...

    Very often I put my feelings into words that I try to turn into verses, poems and poetries They are like rich pieces of a nascent sun that I dedicate to your being when it wakes up In the limpid horizon of my dreams I draw inside me your aspects In your absence...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Dec 4, 2009

    suicidal ideation, anxiety,

    paranoia, insomnia, drug abuse, self harm, living without parents..domestic abuse. Someone out there has been through at least one of those, you're never alone.
    driftingalone driftingalone
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Aug 15, 2015
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