When I was 6, I was molested by one of my 16 year old twin cousins (don’t know who) at my aunt house. He made me do things and he did things that little girls shouldn’t experience. At the time I didn’t know that I had just became a victim of incest. I thought that was suppose to happen with cousins because he made it seem harmless and consensual. He told me not to tell anyone and I didn’t until I turned 16 wich was a few months ago. I kept it a secret for 10 long years. Im afraid that if I confront my cousins about the situation that something bad will happen. What should I do?
Here and Here you will find pictures of abuse survivors with quotes from their attacker, and sometimes the people they told.
Being six years old was supposed to easy. It was supposed to be an innocent year of going to school for the first time, riding a school bus, meeting friends, and learning how to read and write. Being young was supposed to be the time I’ll always remember. Scraped up knees, catching fireflies, boys had… Read more »
I’ve already told my story here titled “Silent No More!” Now it’s two years since I spoke up. I have come such a long way since being that scared teenager afraid to tell anyone what happened to me. Now I’m no longer scared, now all I want to do is tell my story in hopes… Read more »
These memories have been severely repressed until last night. Being a very social person, I figured I couldn’t be alone because I needed people to surround me to be happy. Leaving the TV on while I slept, preoccupying my mind with activities or media anytime I was left alone. Recently, in a very uncharacterstic move,… Read more »
30, stay at home mom (trying to find childcare tomorrow so I can process this) I’ve been trying to understand myself more. I’m on meds and finally not so depressed and anxious all the time. It’s allowed me to be more aware of my behavior, which is out of control. I’m short tempered, cry easily,… Read more »
i am a 30 yr old mother of 3 beautiful children who experienced sexual abuse for almost half of my life. I do not remember when it started and try very hard to not recall the details. I do remember that it got worse as my abuser had gained more access to me. As a… Read more »
so when i was little i had family members do things to me. i didnt relize they shouldnt be forcing me into doing those things. it started when i was like 5 and countinued until i was 16. i am now 22 i still havent told anyone but my loving fieonce. but its getting better… Read more »
No names mentioned, except for my own, are the actual names of people involved. My name’s Libbie. I don’t know why I’m doing this. I guess maybe it’s because I’m a firm believer in fate, and by chance I got a flyer about this the other day. Maybe it’s because it seems less real if… Read more »
In the December that just passed, I was raped. I was raped by someone I had known for a few months. I had thought that we were friends. Before the rape, we would hang out, get dinner casually, talk about classes etc. The two of us had consensual sex a couple of times, which was… Read more »