Surviving Sexual Abuse

The truth will set you free.

I do not think that I fully understood my inner strength until I was old enough and wise enough to understand what it meant. I must have been in my early 30s. At almost 8yrs old we migrated...

“Our Journey”

My name is Donna and i would like to share “Our Journey”. It’s the short version about my life and how three kids saved me. It was produced for the foster care system. It...

Voice for the voiceless

When I was a little girl, I thought I was worthless and would never amount to anything because of what I was told and the way I was treated. I had dreams but as each day went by I thought I...

Happily ever after

Trigger warning: Before reading this post, please be aware that it includes references to child abuse, sexual assault, and rape. “One day you will be the end of me” he whispered...

Andrea’s journey to self love

Trigger warning: Before reading this post, please be aware that it includes references to child abuse, sexual assault, violence and rape. I can’t remember a time when violence and trauma...

“I’ve only just begun to realise how...

Trigger warning: Before reading this post, be aware that it contains descriptions of childhood abuse and violence, self-harm, and rape. (I’m not the best at writing so apologies for...

Just talk to someone

Trigger warning: Before reading this post, please be aware that it includes descriptions of sexual assault and rape. I was 17, had a couple of close friends, was shy, and my self-esteem was...

Scripting My Own Story

I grew up in a small city called Guwahati, tucked in the far northeast of India. My region is full of abundant resources but also had its own share of issues, like insurgency and violence...