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, […]

Speaking Out Against Sexual Abuse to Shatter Your Personal Silence

The MeToo movement has inspired women all over the globe to speak out about sexual abuse. Many celebrities, athletes, and politicians have stepped down as a result of women publicly speaking out about the sexual abuse they endured. Unfortunately, many different factors still keep sexual abuse victims from being able to share their personal stories […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

We Shatter Silence Story from Norwalk, OH I was staying at my friends house like I had many times before. She fell asleep on the floor, while I fell asleep on the couch. Her father was sitting at the end of the couch I was sleeping on. I woke up with him touching me on […]