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  1. It's okay. Take your time. We'll be here when you're ready. Welcome to the board!
  2. Welcome, Helen. I think you've found a helpful, supportive place in AS. I don't know about England--I've met a few survivors from England through the boards I'm on and through my blog, but only a few--but here in the US you can find a therapist who is an expert in traumatic stress. It sounds like working with one may be very helpful to you as it sounds like you're dealing with a lot of trauma. Maybe your parents would support that? Best wishes on your healing journey. You deserve to heal!
  3. Welcome to AS. I think you will find this to be a very welcoming, accepting and supportive place.
  4. thriver


    The problem of isolation is a common one for survivors. We can break our isolation here. It's a safe place. Welcome!
  5. Welcome! And, you're not lost. We just found you!
  6. Welcome, Abi! You are not alone. We understand.
  7. You've been through a lot. Welcome to AS--we're here to support you.
  8. Welcome, Sarah. Just post your story when you're ready. We'll be here.
  9. Welcome, Rachael. We do understand and we're all here to support each other.
  10. Thank you! It's great to be here!
  11. Thanks for the "welcome backs." And I think it's great what we're all doing! Yay for us!
  12. Hey you wonderful AS peeps! I haven't been around for a while and I'm realizing how much I've missed this place and all you wonderful survivors and supporters. One of the reasons I've been so busy is because my kid is out of school. But, there's another reason I want to tell you all about. I've been organizing and hosting a blog carnival. It's where a bunch of bloggers get together and post and link articles on the same topic, for the same cause, etc. The blog carnival I've started is the blog Carnival Against Child Abuse. You can link to the first edition (which had its debut in Jun
  13. thriver


    Anita: Welcome to AS! I checked out your blog and left a comment. I'm impressed--it's very nice looking. Good luck with your book.
  14. We don't just allow you to be here...we WELCOME you! Welcome to AS!
  15. I'm sorry about you running into your perp. But, this is a wonderful, warm place to get support. Welcome!
  16. Wow, what great insights you have! AS is a great place for support and validation. I'm glad you're here. Welcome!
  17. thriver


    Welcome! Glad to have you here.
  18. Erin, Welcome to the board. Just take your time and get comfortable--we'll be here.
  19. Welcome, Harmony--I love your name!
  20. Hi, Marley! Welcome to AS!
  21. Welcome to AS, Naomi! And, may I just say...you deserve light, love, beauty, peace and comfort!
  22. thriver


    Welcome, Moonsong. We're looking forward to getting to know you!
  23. Hi, Jens! Welcome. Sorry you had a bad experience. I was pretty nervous when I started this, too. But, AS really is a safe and supportive place.
  24. ((((((Kelly)))))) Glad you're back. Of course, you're welcome. You've been through a lot--come get some support and warm fuzzies!
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