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

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 […]

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 […]

45 Years Old in Bakersfield, CA | #WeShatterSilence | Let This Story Be Heard By Clicking Share

We Shatter Silence Story from Bakersfield, CA On July 19, 2003, my 14 year old daughter went to a party with a girlfriend, and was given date rape drugs. She was held down and raped by several young men. The DNA came back showing only one man who did not use protection. He also raped […]

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 […]

19 Years Old in Sterling Heights, MI | #WeShatterSilence | Let This Story Be Heard By Clicking Share

We Shatter Silence Story from Sterling Heights, MI I was sexually assaulted twice: once by a stranger, once by a close friend. I went to the authorities and was called a liar. I will not be silent any longer. Are You A Sexual Violence or Abuse Victim and Need FREE Legal Help? Click to Apply!

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

We Shatter Silence Story from Woodland, PA I was 20 years old and I was going through a tough divorce from a military relationship. “Paul” was my best friend and was helping me through the  divorce or so I thought. My family was on vacation and I had let “Paul” stay at my house because […]

33 Years Old in Bloomington-Normal, IL | #WeShatterSilence | Let This Story Be Heard By Clicking Share

We Shatter Silence Story from Bloomington, IN At 21, I was happy and successful. I had a loving family, great friends, a man who loved me, a good job, a nice car, and I was living on my own. One of my male friends asked if he could stay with me while his apartment was […]

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 […]