#YoungWomenSay

Stories submitted by women under 30…

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...

One and Only Friend

I always had trouble keeping friendships with people. Not sure if it is because I tend to be more selfish than most, or forget to take my meds, who knows. But I do remember meeting this one...

Give yourself the time.

I felt like my heart had been so thoroughly and irreparably broken that there could be no real joy again, that at best there might eventually be a little contentment. Everyone wanted me to...

We will heal

My father’s suicide was the single most painful event in my life. I was 18 when he left. I’m 22 years old today. But the would stays as fresh as the first day I had to say good bye to...

Life goes on

Hello, My name is Nawaf and I’m from Iraq. The story starts with me going shopping with my family back when I was just 12 years old. I remember asking my parents if I could grab some...

GROWTH ISN’T A FAST PROCESS

I’m 20 years old , Doing B.A French at St.Teresa’s College.I started crafting from grade 1 , first I enjoyed marking , scoring , cutting and sticking but gradually I started to...

Turning Point of An 18 Year-Old Girl

I’m a girl who is 18 and was diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer 5 months ago. It was right after I took the university exam that I learned about it. I have always felt worried something...

The String holding a rope

Born out of the uk, in a hospital I no longer remember. Born like a normal newborn. Father away for work in another country. Just me, my mum and my granny in the hospital. Everyone was...