LOADING
August 30th, 2019

My story growing up with a secret

2
I’m a black South African, I’m 40 years old now, and my son it 20 years old… loved, taught but I still can never live him alone with my nieces as I was left alone and violeted๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ I have spoken about this, but I hate putting this down in writting๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ...
May 24th, 2019

The Statistics that Changed Me

2
2 sexual assaults and 1 rapeโ€ฆ the statistics of my story. I canโ€™t promise that this story is pleasant, but I can tell you that power and growth comes with telling it. So sincerely, thank you for hearing me out. October 2017 I was in Chebut, Argentina(a part of the...
October 29th, 2021

Former partner would berate me

1
Super thankful to have this safe space to share my story. Itโ€™s been really tough dealing with the level of guilt Iโ€™ve felt because I feel I was betrayed by not only my former partner but the girl he left me for (good riddance). As someone who identifies as trans,...
August 29th, 2020

Why you should talk to your daughters...

2
At 16 I began dating my first serious boyfriend. I kept it a secret from my mom since she made it feel like I couldn’t talk to her about anything, love, sex, school, nothing. I had recently turned 16 and he was 17 at the time. We went to the...
June 21st, 2021

Drugged raped and failed by justice

3
On March 31st, 2017, I planned an early evening out wanting to catch up with my good friend Wendy, 35, a teacher for the Santa Clara County Juvenile Detention Center. We went to a place in Downtown Willow Glen. Wendy picked me up from my home about 8 pm. We...
April 1st, 2021

Sex doll

1
After work one night I was drugged by a co-worker. I woke up in his bed naked. He was not in the room. I felt 2 emotions very heavily and immediately. Shame and wrong. I remember looking around for my clothes in a panic. I don’t remember how I got...
May 3rd, 2019

Nearly 50 years later

2
In an odd way, I am a “victim” of sexual abuse, even though I have never met the abuser. Her is my father, but he is also either my grandfather or my uncle. I was adopted as an infant, and my mom and dad always told me I was adopted....
January 15th, 2021

my grandmas friend’s son raped me

1
When I was three, I was raped by my Grandmaโ€™s friends son and I found my way out the entire time his mom was in the shower with the door shut and locked. she had music playing and I cried and cried and cried. I was only three at the...
July 19th, 2021

Child sexual abuse

2
My childโ€™s father has been sexually abusing her since she was 3 months old.
April 29th, 2019

My boyfriend

2
We have been together for almost 5 years and we have a little girl together. I went to bed half dressed because I was so tired but I woke to him lifting my lower body and trying to penetrate me and instinctively I laid back down but he lifted me...
February 15th, 2021

I was raped for 5 years when...

1
I was raped for 5 years by my eldest sister’s boyfriend. He groomed me, raped and beat me up. Told me if I told anyone he would kill my whole family. In the meantime he was still dating my sister. He was 38 and a fireman. She was 20. When...
August 30th, 2019

My story growing up with a secret

2
I’m a black South African, I’m 40 years old now, and my son it 20 years old… loved, taught but I still can never live him alone with my nieces as I was left alone and violeted๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ I have spoken about this, but I hate putting this down in writting๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ...
November 15th, 2020

Jโ€™avais 13 ans

1
Jโ€™avais 13 ans jโ€™รฉtais allรฉ avec mon amie chez un gars pour la soirรฉe ils รฉtaient trois gars et cโ€™etait la premiรจre fois que je buvais de lโ€™alcool et ce gars qui sโ€™appelle pascal mโ€™a agressรฉ. Je ne lโ€™ai dis a personne et jโ€™ai fait comme si rien ne sโ€™รฉtait...
August 8th, 2020

Will I ever get over it.

1
Iโ€™m not ready to share my story yet and the first time it happened was 13 years ago the most recent is 6 years ago. Will it ever be easier to talk about or cope with. I feel like Iโ€™ve moved on, like Iโ€™m over it. Then my husband tries...
June 19th, 2022

I didn’t even know I was pregnant

1
When I was thirteen I had one friend. I had a selective mutism and non-white in a very unsafe households, with a single absent mother who was debting, and I was bullied in school. I was already sexually abused every night by my biological father, and was constantly dissociated from...
August 17th, 2019

My/our German “Weinstein” Case

6
My name is Jany Tempel. I live both in Germany and Thailand. I turned public now, to end the big silence of our country. Almost twenty years ago I had already written a novel about my arduous life. The book wasnโ€™t published back then, mainly because I reported on crimes...
June 29th, 2020

Red Flags

1
I texted her. The girl he is currently seeing. I reached out to her as soon as I found out they were together. I told her that he was in fact a predator and told her to be careful. I didnโ€™t need to text her, but I did. It was...
May 28th, 2019

You were supposed to be my friend

2
This is letter is to you. You were my friend… my best friend. You knew what your dad did to me, yet you looked the other way and pretended like nothing had happened, like nothing was wrong. I was just a little girl, in my eyes, I was. I mean,...
May 24th, 2019

The Statistics that Changed Me

2
2 sexual assaults and 1 rapeโ€ฆ the statistics of my story. I canโ€™t promise that this story is pleasant, but I can tell you that power and growth comes with telling it. So sincerely, thank you for hearing me out. October 2017 I was in Chebut, Argentina(a part of the...
December 5th, 2020

Summer 2019

1
I got my first job working at a lovely Mediterranean restaurant/cafe one summer because my teacher said she knew the man who ran the place and put in a reference for me. I was 15. He was in his 60s. Two days after I started, the groping began. Only he...
September 22nd, 2020

My momโ€™s boyfriend assaulted me and my...

1
I was assaulted multiple times ! I was assaulted by my momโ€™s boyfriend when I was 13. My parents got divorced then my mom and her boyfriend found an apartment with just one bedroom so the 3 of us had to sleep together. At night when my mom would fall...
March 14th, 2015

Broken Trust

1
I had a friend who I quickly became very close with. I was very depressed at the time and he was too so I spent all my time with him and went to his house everyday. However, when I started falling asleep there, he would touch me and I would...
August 17th, 2019

My/our German “Weinstein” Case

6
My name is Jany Tempel. I live both in Germany and Thailand. I turned public now, to end the big silence of our country. Almost twenty years ago I had already written a novel about my arduous life. The book wasnโ€™t published back then, mainly because I reported on crimes...
December 11th, 2020

Letter to…

1
To all the boys who watched porn and grew up thinking that’s how women deserve to be treated To the parents, teachers, adults who should know better, who never taught us about consent or that women are equal partners in sex To the society that made me feel like sex...
January 22nd, 2022

I blamed myself… Twice

1
I was 18 and just started going out clubbing. Normally I wouldn’t get as drunk as I did, but I was fighting with the guy I was kinda seeing and the alcohol just got the best of me. I met a random guy and we kissed, I didn’t want to...
April 27th, 2019

Everyone Else Likes You, Too

2
I had never been to a bar before. Sure, Iโ€™d gone out to Applebees with other coworkers where theyโ€™d serve me drinks. But I was 19, and had to drive home. I had never been drunk before, and didnโ€™t push my limits. I went to the bar to see him...
July 17th, 2019

Boyfriend Forcefully Sodomized Me

1
I had been with my (still current) boyfriend for about a year the night that it happened. We had been staying out of town in the mountains, having a great time. That night, we had a few drinks at a bar across the street from the hotel we were staying...
February 3rd, 2020

A story never told

3
I was 21 when I was raped. I was at a bar and a man offered me a drink but little did I know that he had drugged it. The next thing I know is I was bent over a couch with something around my neck choking me as this...
January 18th, 2021

Finally Arrested

1
Lexington man charged with indecent liberties with a minor One if the men who molested me was finally arrested… I never told on him but one strong child did! Thank you child, I am sorry I didn’t report this when I should have. You are brave!
November 19th, 2019

He was supposed to be a friend

2
A new friend set me up with a guy she was living with. We went out to a restaurant on the ground floor of my apartment block, where we went for a friendly pizza and a glass of wine, after we finished our pizza and first glass of wine he...
July 10th, 2019

So drunk I can’t remember

4
I was turning 18. I was partying like any teen would. I drank a lot. I threw up, sat down. They picked me up and put me in their car. They said “don’t worry we’ll take care of you. You won’t miss the bus”. I remember lying on the bed...
November 3rd, 2019

No

2
I was sexually assaulted at 10 years old. I need help.
October 12th, 2021

A Family Member Sexually Took Advantage Of...

1
When I was 11 or 12 years old me and my family moved to a new neighborhood. Shortly after my mom helped my other family members move in across the street from us. We all wind up getting close because we were all close in age in someway. A family...
May 9th, 2019

My brother raped my sister and my...

1
So about 9 or 10 years ago, when my sister was 6/7 years old, my brother who was 11/12 years old at the time, raped/possibly groomed my sister. Our family isnโ€™t like everyone elseโ€™s. My sister decided (even though it was up to CPS) no to press charges because she...
August 11th, 2020

Raped by a US Marine when I...

2
I was home from college and out at a local bar to reunite with friends. I was out with people I considered myself close to and still do. I remember having one drink and ended up at the bar for one more before I called it a night. A person...
December 26th, 2019

Ms.

2
I was raped by a co-worker when I was in my mid-20’s. We were at a work function, we were all drinking, then about 10 of us went to his place to continue the party. He grabbed me on my way out of the washroom and dragged me into his...
September 15th, 2020

My Multiple-Offender Rape

2
Mine happened at 17. I was in high school and I couldnโ€™t bear the thought of anyone knowing. Iโ€™ll never forget what โ€œtheyโ€ did to me. Parts of me died that night. I was Intoxicated, unconscious and woke up in an all-male athletic college dorm, being assaulted with an audience...
June 24th, 2020

Too naรฏve

3
I was 16. I had my first job, a lifeguard. I was so excited. I have been a swimmer since I was 5 so this was a very fitting job for me. I was the youngest person working there by far. Most of the kids were in college and one...
May 14th, 2019

Drunk and taken advantage of

1
It happened in October of 2018, I was 15, and a sophomore in high school. I live in a small town where teens to nothing but party to have fun because there is nothing else to do. In the town next to mine there is a college that a couple...
February 27th, 2020

Was it rape?

2
I was 21. Iโ€™m a Christian and as taught in my circle we are to be virgins until marriage and I was trying to uphold that, but I was curious about sex and flirting with sex. I went to a Baptist university where being alone with a guy wasnโ€™t even...
August 6th, 2020

I regret not telling

1
When I was in high school, I dated someone briefly. He never told anyone about me to his family or friends. I ended things after a month or two, because he was really into kissing and wanted to do more than that. I didnโ€™t want that though as I was...
May 8th, 2019

UNEXPOSED – AFTER 30 YEARS OF EXTREME...

2
Molestation 4-13, dissociation syndrome started, afraid 24/7, PTSD 10, black outs began & were triggered by the smell of certain foods or a male authorities voice. Attempted Rape 15, Physical Abuse 16-31, all my ex-boyfriends. Rape 18, also attempted suicide & started dancing because I needed extra money & no...
September 19th, 2019

It had to be my fault.

2
I didn’t know him very well. He worked with a family member. I’d seen him around for gatherings every now and then. He was always nice enough to me. I was sitting on the couch listening to the TV but I was more occupied looking at art. He came by...
May 8th, 2019

Spoke out and was blamed

3
I am the only girl at a job of 4 men. I am also 20 while these men are 40+. One worker would grab me from behind when I would walk in the back to the bathroom. This would happen often. One day all my coworkers had to go outside...
July 23rd, 2019

Iโ€™m finally letting my hurt out

2
Iโ€™m calling names because I am being honest. I worked at a Jamaican restaurant called โ€œgolden Krustโ€ on Jamaica and sutphin Avenue in jamaica queens. Thatโ€™s where I experienced my two sexual assaults. First one was by the chefs assistant named Titus it was morning shift and I went downstairs...
August 16th, 2020

Does the pain ever go away?

4
I really don’t know how to write this but I do want to try. Iโ€™ve been reading these stories for a while and have wanted to write my own but every time I try itโ€™s too hard to actually put words down… I don’t know why this keeps happening. Every...
July 24th, 2019

LOST

3
When I was 5 years old, I was sexually assaulted by many men. The next day I tried to kill myself. At the age of 10, I was raped and again tried to end it by ending my life. I also am a survivor of FASD and there for not...
June 12th, 2019

A story of a not so perfect...

2
When I was growing up my grandfather molested me constantly. When I turned 9 my brother raped me for the first time and it continued until I was 12. My brother raped me 12 times over those 3 years. When I turned 12 I told my parents and they didnโ€™t...
January 4th, 2021

Michelle Johnston

2
I just wanted to write on here. Something amazing happened today. I came home and my mom was telling me about this documentary and how Linor was trying to encourage woman to speak out. I got a lump in my throat as I had just reported the rape that happened...
September 18th, 2019

Raped in the Air Force

2
My first duty stationed 28 years ago, i was sexually assaulted by my first supervisor and violently raped by an officer in my unit. The violence of that raped, ruined me for a long time. Suffer from severe PTSD and after 31 years i am being forced out of the...
November 3rd, 2019

No

2
I was sexually assaulted at 10 years old. I need help.
April 21st, 2021

A respectable collegue

1
The next day I walked down the stairs to the hotel, aware that he was sitting at the table having breakfast. Some things you think would never happen to you, you think that working externally with a colleague (married and with children) is not dangerous. But then in a moment...
May 26th, 2020

My Last Party

1
It was my first year of college. I was the type that hated parties since high school so I barely go out. But our midterms were finished and my friend insisted we should go. So I decided to call my boyfriend too. I remember the party was too loud and...
September 23rd, 2019

No Comfort

2
I woke up today feeling especially withdrawn. Iโ€™m sure it has to do with the thoughts I had last night of my latest rapist getting away with what he did to me. God it makes me sick that thereโ€™s been more than one. Sometimes the thought sends me directly to...
July 19th, 2021

Child sexual abuse

2
My childโ€™s father has been sexually abusing her since she was 3 months old.
March 18th, 2015

The Stepmonster

1
I was only eight when it originally started. My stepdad would touch me in my crotch and chest area. He would only do it with my mom at work. He would even do it in front of my little sister, but he never did it in front of his son....
September 8th, 2019

Frozen in fear

2
I thank you for your story. I have kept silent about all my traumas for most of my life. In the last 2 years I have started my healing journey and still have a hard time sharing with anyone but my therapist. I mostly have shamed myself because of how...
May 25th, 2019

The Trauma That Made Me

2
I was raised in a broken home in a broken home from a pretty young age. Not young enough that itโ€™s all I ever knew, but young enough that visitation schedules were a steady part of my life. I am the oldest of my parentโ€™s 3 children, but my dad...
May 6th, 2022

My Ongoing Journey

1
When I finally decided to switch my major to psychology and now pursue my career as a therapist, I got a lot of questions. Things like, why do you want to be a therapist? I got this from family, friends, and even strangers back in the time I served tables....
April 27th, 2019

Everyone Else Likes You, Too

2
I had never been to a bar before. Sure, Iโ€™d gone out to Applebees with other coworkers where theyโ€™d serve me drinks. But I was 19, and had to drive home. I had never been drunk before, and didnโ€™t push my limits. I went to the bar to see him...
August 30th, 2019

My story growing up with a secret

2
I’m a black South African, I’m 40 years old now, and my son it 20 years old… loved, taught but I still can never live him alone with my nieces as I was left alone and violeted๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ I have spoken about this, but I hate putting this down in writting๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ...
August 24th, 2019

My Trauma(s)

2
Why do I freeze at the worst possible times? Why canโ€™t I move? Why can’t I scream? Why canโ€™t I fight back? Does it mean that I want it if I donโ€™t fight back? Each time I tell my story or share the shit Iโ€™ve been through, I have to...
June 11th, 2020

Afraid, Ashamed and Alone

2
It was a family member. I was sleeping over at their house because my mom had to get a cancerous spot removed on the back of her head. He touched me. He continued to touch me. And i just froze up. The next day, I tried to act like everything...
July 20th, 2019

No man, however old, is safe.

1
I was naive, I thought old men at age 80 was safe. I delivered something to a Church member. He was also the contractor of our house. He had told me his wife was not in, it did not faze me. I was going to drop it off and leave....
December 23rd, 2014

Blaming Myself

0
I am 20 years old and it happened when I was 17. I was at a party, the kind with drugs and alcohol. I got too drunk and passed out in the basement. When I came to the boy I had been flirting with all night was on top of...