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Mave

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  1. Welcome, @Colleen21! I'm so sorry that here that you experienced these traumatic events. We're happy to hear your story when you're ready, and we'll be here to support you on this journey. You've made an incredible step in reaching out, and you can and will get through this. You aren't alone in this, and what happened is not your fault. Sending safe hugs, if okay. Mave
  2. Welcome, @VeronicaG! Glad that you came here to connect, though I'm so sorry for what brought you here. I understand the struggle and really admire you for sticking to school even in the midst of all of this. You can do this, and we're here to support you in whatever way we can. Feel free to share whatever you feel comfortable sharing when you're ready. Sending safe hugs, if okay. Mave
  3. About ten minutes before the boundaries topic chat starts! Hope to see you there! ❤️

  4. Hey, people! The topic chat on Boundaries will start in less than two-and-a-half hours. Hope to see you there! ❤️

  5. Hey, everybody! The open chat for this week just started. :)

  6. Welcome to After Silence, @Needpeace1! I am so incredibly sorry that you experienced all of that. You did not deserve any of it. If it’s any consolation, I’m experiencing some incredibly angry feelings towards your grandfather. You have every right to be angry! Thank you for your courage in surviving and coming here. Share whatever you feel comfortable sharing. We’re here for you! Mave
  7. Hi, everybody! The self-compassion and forgiveness topic chat starts in about twenty-five minutes. ❤️ Hope to see you there!

  8. Hey, everyone! The open chat for this week starts in a few minutes! Hope to see you in the chatroom! :throb:

  9. Thank you to everyone that came to the topic chat on processing flashbacks on Saturday. That was an amazing chat. :) Hope to see you all at the next one. ❤️ Take care and Happy Easter to those who celebrate it!

  10. The topic chat on processing flashbacks starts in an hour! Hope to see you there! ❤️

  11. The open chat for this week starts in less than twenty-five minutes. Hope to see you there!

    1. SurviveRecover

      SurviveRecover

      The open chat was fun. Glad we met!

  12. Hey there, @Rileyyy! I am so glad that you found this place and want to start healing. Even if you aren’t sure where to start, coming here and setting that intention is a huge first step. You’re doing great! I’m so sorry to hear about all that you’ve experienced, and I want you to know that you are never alone. We’re here to offer you all of our support and understanding. What happened to you matters! You are important and so are all of the experiences that shaped you. You are not any less of a person for it, and your pain is just as important, valid, and worthy of care as anyone’s.
  13. We’ll start our weekly open chat back up again tomorrow at 6:30 p.m. EST. If you have any questions about the time or anything, please let me know! ❤️

  14. Welcome, @Anonymous26! I am so, so sorry to hear about what happened to you--and the additional pain further contact with that person caused. You did not deserve any of that, and none of this is your fault. You did nothing to deserve this, and we are all here and happy to hear whatever you're comfortable sharing. Take a look around and let us know if you have any questions. Glad that you found us! Mave
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    Hey there, @Lily227! Welcome to the community! Be proud of yourself for taking such a big step in your healing when you joined. You have every right to be. If you have any questions, please ask! Looking forward to getting to know you. Mave
  16. Hey, @Samonne! I'm sorry to hear about what brought you here, but I'm glad that you found our community. I understand feeling alone and wanting support. It's okay if you're having trouble talking about it. Everything that you're feeling is normal and valid, and you aren't alone in all of this. We're all behind you and are here to bolster you up as you go through this journey. If you need anything, please feel free to reach out. Welcome to After Silence! Mave
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    Hey, @Lovelylady! Welcome to the community! I’m so sorry to hear that you’ve suffered, but I’m glad that you found this place. I tend to take on a caretaker role as well, so I have at least some understanding of what you mean. I hope that sharing whatever you feel comfortable sharing helps you in your healing. We’re here for you! Mave
  18. Hey, everyone! Hope to see you all at the topic chat on processing flashbacks tomorrow. It will be at 2:00 p.m. EST/ 1:00 p.m. CST/ 12:00 p.m. MST/ 11:00 a.m. PST/ 7:00 p.m. GMT. Let me know if you have any questions! ❤️

  19. Welcome to AS, @camellia! You have every right to be proud of yourself for making those connections and taking the step to join us here. If you need anything, please reach out. I love books and learning about history too! I’m finishing my degree this year and enjoy yoga, walks, daydreaming, and finding my keys in the nick of time before appointments. 😂 Look forward to getting to know you!
  20. Welcome, @Abbie0512! We’re happy to have you here. There’s no pressure to share your story until you’re ready. What happened to you and how it shaped you is personal, and you have every right to take your time. We’ll be here for you regardless of when and whether you share that story. I hope you enjoy this community as much as I do and remember to be kind and compassionate to yourself as you process all of this. You have the right to be and feel safe and make choices that make you happy. You are important. Please remember that. Looking forward to seeing you around AS! ❤️
  21. We'll have an open chat tonight at 6:30 p.m. EST! Hope to see you all there! ❤️ 

  22. Hey there, @Coral! It's wonderful to meet you. You sound like a deep person who values creativity and emotions. I know that I'm excited to welcome you to our community, though I'm so sad to hear about what brought you here. I understand feeling the second time in a different way. We're here to help you through this in whatever ways we can. I hope this place can help you find some peace and get rid of those voices and echoes--even if it's only for a little bit. Even some respite helps, right? Just so we're not strangers--I'm an avid bookworm that loves writing poetry and retreating into my
  23. You're welcome, @AnnikaR! And you definitely belong. We're here for you!
  24. Hey, @AnnikaR! Welcome to After Silence! I am sorry to hear of the trauma that brought you here, but I hope you find comfort with this community. Sit back and share whatever you feel comfortable sharing. There is no rush; we’re in no hurry. I understand there being a disconnect between the way you talk to others and how you talk to yourself. You’re already doing an incredible job by recognizing that. We’re here to support you and help you process whatever you feel and want to share. You’ve made a great step in your recovery. If you need anything, please reach out! Mave
  25. Everyone, we’ll start the open conversation chat in about forty minutes. Hope to see you in the chatroom then! :)

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