48 Years Old in Nashville, TN | #WeShatterSilence | Let This Story Be Heard By Clicking Share

48 Years Old in Nashville, TN | #WeShatterSilence | Let This Story Be Heard By Clicking Share

We Shatter Silence story from Nashville, TN I was first molested by a neighborhood bully at the age of 10. And then from age 14 to 27 I was molested by a family member. In my late 30s I was raped by someone who I was sleeping with. I’m not proud of it but he […]

35 Years Old in Greely, CO | #WeShatterSilence | Let This Story Be Heard By Clicking Share

We Shatter Silence Story from Greely, CO I was raped… Seven and a half weeks ago by the guy I was “dating”. Yes, I’m over 30 and I was raped. I trusted him and felt “safe” around him. He had been extra kind that night, super attentive… We had been together before and it was […]

22 Years Old in Mount Pleasant, SC | #WeShatterSilence | Let This Story Be Heard By Clicking Share

We Shatter Silence story from Mount Pleasant, SC I met Justin in Alcoholics Anonymous. I was 19 years old at the time. He was in his mid-thirties. At first he showered me with positive attention, like the attention I wasn’t getting at home. While it seemed nice in the beginning, when I look back, I […]

21 Years Old in Toronto, ON | #WeShatterSilence | Let This Story Be Heard By Clicking Share

We shatter Silence Story from Toronto, ON It was my second summer as a camp counselor and I had a crush on a guy that I was working with. We would have days off and he invited me to come to a cottage with a couple of friends. Little did I know that I was […]

6 Years Old in Australia | #WeShatterSilence | Let This Story Be Heard By Clicking Share

We Shatter Silence Story from Australia I was sexually abused by my father for a period of 6 years while I was growing up. Now, as a grown adult, I find that I was not alone in this plight: friends and other family members were also effected. I was shocked to read that one in […]

34 Years Old in Gettysburg, PA | #WeShatterSilence | Let This Story Be Heard By Clicking Share

We Shatter Silence Story from Gettysburg, PA From an early age, I was subjected to sexual abuse. I was victimized by a relative when I was a child, yet barely anyone believed me. None of my abusers ever had to serve any time in jail. I got into a marriage ruled by domestic violence. I […]

20 Years Old in Unknown, OH | #WeShatterSilence | Let This Story Be Heard By Clicking Share

We Shatter Silence Story from Ohio My story begins in late October of 2003. I had met “Ryan” online. I guess I should have known to be more careful, but since my father had passed away, I had become more reckless. I was somewhat promiscuous. I met with “Ryan” several times, and we started getting […]

16 Years Old in Terre Haute, IN | #WeShatterSilence | Let This Story Be Heard By Clicking Share

We Shatter Silence story from Terre Haute, IN When I was a freshman in high school (I am a junior now), one of my ex-boyfriends transferred to my school. I had dated him for 3 months a couple of years before and he had been violently possessive. We started hanging out again because he seemed […]

17 Years Old in Bartlett, TN | #WeShatterSilence | Let This Story Be Heard By Clicking Share

We Shatter Silence Story from Bartlett, TN When I was fourteen, my “boyfriend,” who was eighteen, came over to my house. My parents had gone out of town, and I was staying at a friend’s house, but I went back to mine to hang out with “Kyle” for a while. We were lying on the […]

16 Years Old in Wichita, KS | #WeShatterSilence | Let This Story Be Heard By Clicking Share

We Shatter Silence Story from Wichita, Kansas When I was 12, I was in a relationship. One night he wanted to have oral sex. I was not ready for that. He then left me with a scar and some bruises and took my virginity by rape. Are You A Sexual Violence or Abuse Victim and […]