Lauren

Author's details

Name: Lauren Reid
Date registered: December 11, 2014
URL: http://whenyoureready.org/about-2/lauren/

Biography

Lauren Reid is the founder of When You’re Ready.org, a three time survivor of rape who built this community to let other survivors of sexual violence know that they’re not alone. When you’re ready, I’ll be here.

Latest posts

  1. She took my advice, and for that I am ashamed. — October 17, 2017
  2. Follow up to a Story: There is no perfect healing — October 12, 2017
  3. WYR Welcomes Katie! — July 5, 2017
  4. WYR welcomes Jen to our growing team! — June 6, 2017
  5. Lost: The Trail from Sexual Abuse to Addiction — May 1, 2017

Most commented posts

  1. Here’s what happens when you share your story — 1 comment
  2. Have PTSD, Will Travel — 1 comment
  3. WYR welcomes Jen to our growing team! — 1 comment

Author's posts listings

Oct 17

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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Permanent link to this article: http://whenyoureready.org/she-took-my-advice-and-for-that-i-am-ashamed/

Oct 12

Follow up to a Story: There is no perfect healing

I always imagined trauma was like being followed. Every once in a while you’ll pull far enough ahead of the lights, just to see them catch up again. Except in this case, I feel that when it’s really close, I’m splayed out on the pavement, the high beams blinding me with those gnarly details again. 

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Permanent link to this article: http://whenyoureready.org/follow-up-to-a-story-there-is-no-perfect-healing/

Jul 05

WYR Welcomes Katie!

We are happy to have Katie on our team and part of our community, and look forward to her blog posts. This survivor has a lot to say, and a strong voice.

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Permanent link to this article: http://whenyoureready.org/welcomekatie/

Jun 06

WYR welcomes Jen to our growing team!

I am excited to report that our WYR team is growing – recently Jen has joined Elizabeth, Lindsay, Heather, Samantha and me as a blogger on our team.

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Permanent link to this article: http://whenyoureready.org/welcomejen/

May 01

Lost: The Trail from Sexual Abuse to Addiction

It takes courage to reach out for help. Treatment extends further than a rehabilitation facility and may span from weeks to years. Substance addicts with a history of sexual abuse, however, have a more specific set of needs that will be addressed in treatment. There are countless therapy and family groups available so victims of sexual abuse and struggling addicts don’t feel alone in their recovery.

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Permanent link to this article: http://whenyoureready.org/drugrehab/

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