Surviving Rape

women's stories

I’m strong enough to get through it

Trigger warning: Before reading this post, be aware that it contains descriptions of childhood rape, and other forms of violence and abuse. My story begins somewhere in the early...

Stranger Rape

I was raped 7 months ago. The man who raped me was never caught. I am 17 years old. I am not even close to being okay. My “friend” Lindsey decided to invite 2 dudes over to her...

My childhood from hell

Trigger warning: Please be cautious when reading this. This may offend and upset readers who have suffered something of a similar nature such as sexual and physical abuse. My name is...

The Power of Your Voice

The narrative of a woman’s value being in her vagina, ability to do homely chores and care to the family is one that has lingered for a long time. As a girl-child, I believed this and...

My Ongoing Struggle and Pain

I can still, when I allow myself to think about it, remember the disgusting smell of beer and alcohol on his breath as he proceeded to pin me against the door so I couldn’t leave. The...