Experiencing Homelessness

The Silent Torture

From a home that acted differently behind closed doors, from a, mom who hated me from birth, to man who was allowed in our home and allowed to rape me,to a mean teacher, to a pastor who...

Finding my birth mother

Being adopted didn’t give me a better life, but it changed the route of my life journey and I’d like to share a little bit about that with all of you this evening. One day when I was 8...

I do belong and I will be successful

I’m not really sure where to start, but I’ve had the need to open up and share what I’ve been through maybe to possibly help younger teens and younger kids having a difficult time or...

No threat, No fear will silence me

Trigger warning: Before reading this post, please be aware that it contains descriptions of childhood rape, sexual assault, and other forms of abuse. My name is Jo, I am 20 years old and my...

how to move on.

I grew up in a middle-class family outside of town about 15 mins it wasn’t too far out of town in case you needed something but far enough away that it was quiet. So, growing up out in...

Restored, Renewed, Reborn

Trigger warning: Before reading this post, please be aware that it contains references to rape, including childhood rape. we are just trying to make it in life and are out of ideas. We need...

With Darkness Comes Light

On December 13, 2017 I woke up in a strange place, to the sound of unfamiliar voices, dazed and confused, surrounded by nothing but darkness. In my barely conscious state of mind, I thought...

life under law and treasures

My name is Nicole and I had lived a terrible nightmare though my story may not go far it does grow strong, you see when I was belittle as a kid it reflect on struggle and ever chance it was...

Heavy and light

Trigger warning: Before reading this post, please be aware that it contains descriptions of repeated childhood rape and other forms of violence and abuse. My name isn’t important. To...