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MeBeMary

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  1. I Just Got Here

    Hi Sid, Welcome to AS. I am very sorry for the trauma you endured, but you will find tons of support here. Our members are understanding and kind. It is nice to have soft and fuzzy things around, I agree, as they can have a calming and grounding benefit to them. I also have a cat, Shyla, but she is 4 now. They can be so easy to love, can't they. I do wish you the best on your journey of healing. Mary
  2. Hey I'm new!

    Hi A_Long, Welcome to AS. I am very sorry for what brings you here, but do know that you will find tons of support. Our members are understanding and kind. Take your time looking around and before you know it, you will be very comfortable at how the site works. There is never pressure or judgment to go faster than your ready. I wish you the best on this journey of healing. Mary
  3. I'm new here, so hi

    Hi NorthernGypsy, Welcome to AS. I am very sorry for the trauma you endured, but do know that you have found a very supportive site. The members here are truly understanding and kind. I understand how difficult it is to connect to others, especially if they have not walked in your shoes. Do know I was the same way when I came to the site, it was all so new and strange. It takes a little time, but you will get use to it. Take time to look around and know there is never pressure or judgment. It takes great courage to reach out. I wish you the best on your journey of healing. Mary
  4. Older member, but I'm back :)

    Welcome back! I'm sorry you had other issues and needed time away. You have always been a great contributor to this site and I honestly think the Description of Consent thread is one of the most valuable pieces ever contributed to this site. I refer this thread to others often (and glance back from time to time as a reminder). I'm glad you are back and wish you the very best while here.
  5. Hi

    Hi A&A, Welcome to AS. I am very sorry for the trauma you (and your sisters) experienced, but do know that you have found a supportive site. Our members are understanding and kind. Many of us, including myself have used denial...but it tends to be temporary. I wished we could just so easily move on, but unfortunately it hardly ever works that way. I understand your feelings...about feeling broken, but believe me your not. Reaching out and facing ugliness is not a move of someone who is broken, but someone with courage. I know it doesn't feel that way now, but believe me, I see it in you. The young five year old was young and impressionable and she hid for survival. Yes things could have been and should have been different for you, and I'm sorry you are now on this track. This healing path is possible and you have already started by reaching out. I wish you the very best as you continuing on this journey. Mary
  6. When will it end

    Hi skysky, Welcome to AS. I am very sorry for the trauma you endured at the hands of your brother. Nobody has this right to hurt another, especially when it is someone you should be able to trust. I'm glad you have found our site and have reached out. You will find our members kind and understanding and will support you as you try to navigate this path in healing. I wish you the best on this journey. Mary
  7. Trying to hang on

    Hi Sarah, Welcome to AS. I am very sorry for the traumas that you have experienced, but you have found a very supportive site. As the others have mentioned, being hurt was never your fault. The blame goes to these abusers and not you. Your confusion and struggles are unfortunately normal. I think the truth is these creeps have a sick sixth sense on who is vulnerable and who has been hurt before. That makes them disgusting and wrong to take advantage like this. I'm sorry you've been hurt. I am glad you have found us. I wish you well on your continuing journey of healing. Mary
  8. intro

    Hi treading water, Welcome to AS. I am very sorry for the trauma you have experienced, but you have found a very supportive site. Our members are kind and understanding. I'm sorry you feel fragile, anxious and depressed. This does not make you a weak person, just someone surviving wrongs done to them. I am glad you found us and wish you the best on your healing journey. Mary
  9. Male Victim

    Hi bonatom, I am really sorry for the trauma you endured, but you will find plenty of support here. Our members are kind and understanding. I am sorry that female to male abuse is so taboo, even if it is so real and it does happen. You are validated here. Nobody had the right to take your choice away. It takes great courage to tell anyone, I support your intent to reveal this experience with your wife. I do wish you the best as you begin your healing journey. Mary
  10. Hello Everyone

    Hi Kendra, Welcome to AS. I am very sorry for the trauma you experienced 6 years ago. I am happy to know that your abuser got jail time, that truly is a rarity. You are not alone in not finding it easy to discuss with others openly and honestly. There is no judgment here, so I hope you find it easier to speak with others who do understand. I do wish you the best on your continuing journey of healing. Mary
  11. Hi, nice to meet you all.

    Hi Nuggart, Welcome to AS. I am very sorry for the trauma you endured, but you have found a very supportive site. Our members are understanding and kind. Take your time, the site will become easier as you do. I wish you the best on your journey of healing. Mary
  12. Hello! I’m new

    Hi Ehale, Welcome to AS. I am very sorry for the trauma you have endured. It is never right for another to hurt one in this way. You will find tons of support here from many understanding and kind members. Many have shared similar experiences, but I think even more experience the same struggles. It is the thread that binds us all. I am happy you have found us and wish you well on your healing journey. Mary
  13. Hi, I'm new

    Hi Jo Maria, Welcome to AS. I am so sorry for the trauma you have experienced, but you will find what you say you are looking for: support and not being alone. I know just how huge that can be, as I felt the same way when I first found AS. I'm sorry you have been struggling so much this year, but reaching out is a big step in the right direction. As the others have said, take your time and look around. When you are ready, we are here for you. I wish you the best on your journey of healing. Mary
  14. Need someone to talk to

    Hi shysix, Welcome to AS. I am very sorry for the trauma you have experienced, but you have found a very supportive site with many understanding and kind members. I felt much like you before I found this site and understand how feeling alone can actually magnify the struggles you go thru. It's not easy. Good news is that I found this place, and now you have. Take your time and look around the site and I'm sure you will become more comfortable. Do know that you will never be pressured or find judgment here. It's a very big step to reach out and I wish you the best on your journey of healing. Mary
  15. Hello

    Hi Alexis. Welcome to AS. I am very sorry for the reason why you find yourself here, but do know this is a very supportive site. We have more kind and understanding members than you will ever believe. I'm glad you felt ready to reach out and say hi. It is a very big step to do so. I'm sure it will be the first of many big steps as you walk your path of healing. Mary
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