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Survivor Story: A Lesson in Consent

It took me a long time to understand that I did not bring those unpleasant experiences on myself. – See more at: http://vagendamagazine.com/2014/02/this-is-how-i-realised-i-had-not-in-actual-fact-been-asking-for-it/#sthash.0IHydg7t.vKoXmbi8.dpuf

“It might not make sense, it might not seem consistent, but that was something I just wasn’t ready for. 514 more words

Sexual Abuse

No Noise

I have been trying to catch you all up on the emotions and what I went through as a child so you understand where I am coming from and get the back story. 816 more words

My Abuse Stories

Kevin Swanson, Child Abuse, and Dead Little Bunnies: Kathi's Thoughts

HA note: Kathi is a Bible-belt midwest transplant to the beautiful Pacific northwest. After homeschooling her kids for 10 years (she decided that high school math and science were not her strongest subjects), both kids are in public school. 2,726 more words


This Present Darkness: A Review of M Dolon Hickmon's "13:24"

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By R.L. Stollar, HA Community Coordinator

The highest praise I can give… 611 more words


International Anti-Street Harassment Week 2014

Harassment, whether it is acted out verbally or physically, is a form of abuse that nearly all women (and some men) have experienced. Many face harassment on a regular basis; whether from strangers on the street or public transit, strangers or friends online, or co-workers in the office, harassment is unwelcome, degrading attention that dehumanizing another person. 48 more words

Sexual Abuse

Sexual Healing, by Zoe Reyes, LMFT

Sexual abuse is one of the most devastating traumas a child can experience. The impact on the child is significant; it can define a person’s sexuality as an adult, it affects a person’s views on sex, it contributes to the survivor’s self-esteem. 378 more words

Mental Health

Hope for Healing in the Christian Marriage After Infidelity

How blessed we are, as Christians, to have the Lord to walk with us through such a difficult situation as the infidelity of one or both partners in a marriage. 269 more words

Modern Society