When you decide to speak up about child sexual abuse, you will experience various reactions from various people. Survivors would like to believe ‘family’ will be the most supportive, but often times we experience the opposite. My experience was no different. Oprah once said “sometimes you have to divorce your family” I’m not sure who […]
What about the ones that came before us?! I saw a comment earlier that really pained my heart, it was from an elderly survivor of child sexual abuse. The comment was made on Facebook on a thread of exchanges from survivors and supporters alike, but this particular comment caused me to pause for a moment. […]
Isn’t it ironic that the only pictures I had in my possession as a CHILD happens to be school pictures taken at ages 5 when I was first sexually abused and ages 11 when I was first raped by my grandmother’s husband. I look at these pictures and anger sometimes surfaces, I see a CHILD, […]
I NEVER thought in a million years that victims that were sexually abused as children that have lived with guilt and shame FINALLY having the courage to speak about their ordeal could ever result in something this nasty! I’ve heard and read of families being at odds with each other but to the levels that […]
The healing process or The process of healing is as unique to each individual as their finger prints. We all experience and process things differently, therefore we heal differently. Do Not try to stop, block or hinder one’s process. The best you can do is be supportive and patient.
For years I was asked not to speak about being raped by my maternal grandmothers husband for the sake of protecting my grandmother. Her daughters had grown up with this fear that her husband would have killed her had THEY spoken out about him raping THEM. So, when grandma’s husband turned his gaze upon me […]
Thank You’s, Upcoming Video & Masked 😘 Thank you for your donations. 😘😘 Upcoming release of Grandma Awaken from your Slumber Video… 😘😘😘 Journey2Free launches Masked. A series for survivors of child sexual abuse to share their stories while wearing a disguise all in hopes of starting the healing process through speaking. More to come. Stay […]