Overcoming Adversity

women's stories

I am not the child called it

I am a survivor. I was beaten by my mom’s husband for years. He was a nasty drunk. We feared weekends they were worse. Whatever he grabbed we were hit with and my mother was no...

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The life of a Body dysmorphia sufferer

Trigger warning: Before reading this post, please be aware that it includes a graphic description of self-harm. For 11 years I have struggled with severe body dysmorphic disorder, I...

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Two losses; one decade

Lived with two very hard workers. My father was an alcoholic, but a hard worker, provider. My mom, the best way same hard worker, provided everything, just wasn’t a drinker. Many...

The Healing Power of God

My name is Jackie I wanted to share my story about the healing power of God in my life my mother took a drug called thliomiad that was brought over to the United states and Canada in the...

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I have to rule myself first

Trigger warning: Before reading this post, please be aware that it includes references to childhood sexual abuse. My life was a living hell, and I mean literally. At the age of one, I lost...

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Brain trauma awakening

My story. Take a moment to reflect. Through this physical embodied lifetime we go through immense changes that other species are incapable of, this may be due to the fact we have both...

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I worked hard and defied the odds

Hi this is my story. when I was eight years old I hurt my hip really bad at the time we thought I was a pulled hip flexor so we just moved on with life. I was a gymnast I had fulls and...

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I Survived, You Can Too

Trigger warning: Before reading this post, be aware that it contains descriptions of childhood rape, and other forms of violence and abuse. My name is Leigh* and I want to tell you my...

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Untitled

I want to share my story hoping to help others around the world who experienced what I went through See in 2011 I went through some some very hard times carrying 2 children that I had...

I grew up to be an amazing young woman

Since a young age, I bowed down to the expectations of how others viewed me. After so long of listening to other people predict your life, you begin to believe it, too. For the first twelve...