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Kimberly’s Story: When It Never Heals

Kimberly’s Story: When It Never Heals

On the night of June 12, 1986 I was supposed to be having a good time enjoying a concert with

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Laiba’s Story: Abuse Story

Laiba’s Story: Abuse Story

Hello, my name is Laiba. Just Laiba. My surname (Waseem) doesn’t define me in any shape or form, due to

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Melly’s Story: WALKING DISASTER AREA

Melly’s Story: WALKING DISASTER AREA

Maybe I should not tell my story HERE. My story is not as painful as the other stories but I

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Anonymous Story: He Thought He Did Nothing Wrong

Anonymous Story: He Thought He Did Nothing Wrong

I married my ex husband when I was 18 and pregnant. He always used sex as a weapon and was

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Laila’s Story: He Thought It Was a Compliment

Laila’s Story: He Thought It Was a Compliment

I’m 15. I go to a girl school in London about 20 minutes away from home. The bus stop i

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Weronika’s Story: Only a Touch

Weronika’s Story: Only a Touch

I don’t how should I start this. Telling someone about my story helps me at first, but later I feel

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Ashley’s Story: The Classmate and Neighbor

Ashley’s Story: The Classmate and Neighbor

His name is B, and he ruined everything the day I moved to my new apartment with my parents when

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Sarah’s Story: I Was Only 14

Sarah’s Story: I Was Only 14

Starting high school was a huge transition for me, as I am sure it is for most young girls. I

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Anonymous Story: Broken

Anonymous Story: Broken

I’m not going to share EVERY memory of abuse with you… I would be here for a very long time

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Turn the Pain into Power.

2017 has been a rollercoaster of a year with so many disturbing events have unfolded resulting in amazing events occurring.

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989 days, 3 hours, 18 minutes, and 47 seconds later

989 days, 3 hours, 18 minutes, and 47 seconds later

To the small town, liberal arts college quarterback that sexually assaulted me, It’s been 989 days, 3 hours, 18 minutes,

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Acceptance – No Justice

Acceptance – No Justice

** Trigger warning** I have been dealing with my attack for over two years now and it feels insane to

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Me Too: A Poem

Me Too: A Poem

For the girl on the bus using her headphones to drown out the advancements of the man as well as

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Me Too

Me Too

I’m crying for all my friends and family, and perfect strangers, who are bravely standing up to say “me too”

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She took my advice, and for that I am ashamed.

She took my advice, and for that I am ashamed.

She told me what happened and that she was thinking of reporting the man who was harassing her. I believed her, and I told her so. I gave her the names of some people at the firm who had been supportive of me.
And I told her not to report it.
I told her it was pointless, that the firm would not support her and the only outcome would be a damaged career.
She took my advice, and for that I am ashamed.

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