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  1. Thank you all for your support. It is nice to know there are others out there who have an idea of what you are going through, the ups and the downs and all the in between!
  2. Hello, I just found this sight a few weeks ago and I haven't had much time to read everything but I thought I should introduce myself. I'm an incest survivor. It's been a long time since it happened and I have dealt with the baggage that comes with it for even longer. One day I feel like I have a grip on it and have reached a resolution and can put it behind me, then the next day I feel like it just happened and I will never be able to be "normal." Any thoughts on this?
  3. I love your poem, it's so perfect! It really expresses how I feel.
  4. bjladams

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    This is my first time on this site. I have been dealing with my own healing. I was molested as a child and have been through counseling and therapy but it seems that as you go into new phases of your life, the abuse creeps back in and needs to be dealt with again. I appreciate what you shared because I have thought some of those same thoughts. I feel like my abuse wasn't that bad that and I should be able to get over it. And I know in some ways, I am over it and have dealt with it. But still....you feel guilty.
  5. It is hard to find people to trust after something like what you have been through. I wasn't assaulted violently but molested as a child. I can understand at least the trust issues. It is very hard to be intimate with anyone, at least for me, I never relax. Even being married and having two kids, I never can totally not think about it and be "normal" if there is any such thing. My husband still doesn't understand and after 18 years of marriage and trying to explain how I feel, I don't know if there is anyway to get through to him. He just thinks I should be able to pick myself up by my b
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