Personal Stories

Within each victim of child sexual abuse there lies a story. It is a story that has severely impacted who we are today. We are family, friends, associates, employees, and our stories bring hope to those who are at every stage of their journey of recovery. So many of us have never told our story because we thought no one would believe us. Maybe we thought that it was our own fault that these vile events happened to us and that there isn't any point in reliving them. It is BECAUSE of these thoughts that we need to break the silence and share our experiences. From each other we will draw inspiration and courage and from that courage we will gain a voice that will be heard by other victims to inspire them on their journey to recovery. Sharing your story will not only help others; it will help you! . To read the entire story, simply click on its title

Sonia’s Story

I was an extremely shy and lonely nine year old child. I was taught not to disobey adults; I was told by my parents that I was a perfect daughter, very well-behaved because I never complained, was very polite with everyone, used to play all by myself, quiet under the kitchen table (my favourite spot […]

Mandy’s Story

Even though this is not an easy letter for me to write, it helps to know that I am not alone, and someone out there honestly understands what I go through on a daily basis. I will tell you my story. When my mother was 26, she had me. My biological “father” never looked back. […]

Dee’s Video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CFJLKdip4vU

Jolene’s Story

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FeDSFbZUn7I

Brenda’s Journal

A long time ago there was a little girl. Pony tails, freckled skin and a big smile. She was a brave girl, very curious and full of questions. She believed her Dad was her hero. He knew everything. Why? He didn’t ever tell her “I don’t know” to any question she had ever asked him. […]