#YoungWomenSay

Stories submitted by women under 30…

IN UNEXPECTED PLACES

I picked this story because it’s my own experience. I was traumatized deeply from that, and it was very hard for me to get out of this experience and get out of these thoughts. I said...

Gifted to Speak

These past couple of years have been both traumatic and transformational for me. I have had many up’s and downs in life but still found the strength within me to continue moving forward...

The Power of overcoming

The gripping story of life doesn’t come together sometimes. I thee am a traveling soul searching for the identity I am to hold. The one stolen from me. I may be in a better place now...

i miss you dad

This is a story about a young girl who lost her dad at the age of 10 and I was doing standard 5.my father had long suffered from a deadly disease this bad moments happened when were in our...

From Death to Life

I want to stay Anonymous. So you will know me as Carmen. I am a 16 year old mixed girl in South Carolina. I have been searching all night for a website to share my story and I’ve finally...

Grateful and inspired

Gratitude Thank you doesn’t even begin to cover how grateful I am. As challenging as life can be or get, I have finally come to terms with who I am. Yes, I am different, my brainwave...

Creating Safe Strides

Hello, My name is Carly Harrison. I am a graduate of Lassiter class of 2019. Running was a big part of high school and it came to an even bigger part of college. I got a full ride to...

I Found The Light

Trigger warning: Before reading this post, please be aware that it contains a reference to childhood sexual abuse. You grew up in a rough childhood surrounded by people who seemed to revel...

Survivor of sexual abuse

I was sexually abused at the age of three up to ten, I went through something so traumatizing that I don’t wish on anyone even if it was my worst enemy. I’ve dealt with PTSD, trauma...