Category: Survivor Stories

Stories from survivors. These collection of survivors stories are gripping and cut to the bone with their words. They are from people that have experienced trauma first hand and have luckily came out of the other end and lived to tell the tale. Tell the tale to hopefully make you aware. Read on, these are well written and some will have you in tears.

CW The smell of a cheese and pickle sandwich, the small burn holes in his shirt from the cigarette ash - black around the edges, like the holes in her ...

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I wrote this essay in fall 2014 because I’m a survivor of domestic violence who was badly triggered by the Ray Rice abuse video. My essay has since been ...

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Yellow

I remember lemonade-- Country Time to be exact. At the curb we made a stand in summer, 1983. Twenty-five cents in a trickle-down economy. I did not understand ...

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I am healing. These deep wounds of mine keep coming to the surface. I have slept with a murderer. I was in a relationship with him for two years. 18 years have ...

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by Pamela Denchfield Because the child does not have the power to withhold consent, she does not have the power to grant it.--Judith Lewis ...

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How to help someone with PTSD - By Haven Strange Post Traumatic Stress can affect your mind and body for years after an event. It is not limited to a soldier ...

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Essay and photos By Sheila L. Ferguson My new medications make me feel like I can’t cry anymore. Even in my dreams I’ve noticed I cannot access my tears. ...

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I still have nightmares about being unable to find my second hot pink fishnet thigh-high in time to put it on before they called my stage name, “Jealousy”. I ...

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Our Father Our Father Who art in Heaven Our Father Who art in Heaven And provides a blistering Hell Hallowed be thy name Father, Daddy, Dad ...

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