Finding Help and Recovery After Sexual Abuse and Domestic Violence

Finding Help and Recovery After Sexual Abuse and Domestic Violence

Getting Help after Sexual Assault If you have been the victim of sexual assault, you may be in shock from the trauma of the experience. You may be unsure of what to do next. If you feel that your safety is in danger at all, you need to call 911. If you are seriously injured, […]

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 […]

15 Years Old in Chicago, IL | #WeShatterSilence | Let This Story Be Heard By Clicking Share

We Shatter Silence Story from Chicago, IL When I was 12, I had a crush on an older boy “Dylan” who was in choir with me. Every rehearsal, I would try to give him a nice smile hoping I would get his attention. Unfortunately, I got his attention. One day during rehearsal, he walked over […]

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

We Shatter Silence Story of a 21 Year Old Survivor I was 19 when this happened to me. I was at my friend Mike’s house watching a movie. While I was watching the movie, he leaned in and kissed me. I didn’t know what to do, so I kissed him back. He tried to kiss […]

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 […]

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

We Shatter Silence Story from a Survivor He told me he only wanted to sleep and that we could do all the “cute stuff” in the morning. He told me I could leave whenever I wanted to. I made the mistake of believing him. Boy was I wrong! He told me to be daddy’s good […]

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

We Shatter Silence Story from Philadelphia “We both know all the truth I can tell” I can’t forget My mind won’t let me I’m reminded when I least expect it I can close my eyes and it’s like I’m there And I’m still that scared little girl Back of the car Whispering to your friend […]

23 Years Old in Bronx, NY | #WeShatterSilence | Let This Story Be Heard By Clicking Share

We Shatter Silence Story from Bronx 23 With a Secret… I begin writing every time a new story inspires me but I can never find the words to tell the world what happened so many years ago. I always ask myself why am I not as strong as these other women? Why can’t I ever […]

25 Years Old in Atlanta, GA | #WeShatterSilence | Let This Story Be Heard By Clicking Share

We Shatter Silence Story from Atlanta I wanted to see the aquarium. The first person that ever saw my bare chest was Jimmy. We were both 12 at the time. It started off as playful kissing and after saying no a few times, he forced my shirt up so he could see my chest. I […]