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WannaMoveOn

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  1. WannaMoveOn

    still mad

    @mango_star1 Yes you can get through this. Personality change during the phases of processing is normal and you can find back to yourself. You stepping out of character is explainable, but stay safe and keep your doctors informed about your mental statement. Just to understand you right, do you receive any counseling from this doctor you've mentioned? Sitting with you if ok?
  2. Hello @mango_star1 and welcome to After Silence! I am sorry for what you have been through. I am happy we are having you here though, and that you feel comfortable enough to open up here. You have nothing to be embarrassed or ashamed of, and I do hope you know that nothing in this is your fault. Whatever happens next with your re-description and healing, know that this forum can provide you with a wide support system of kind members. Hope to keep seeing you coming here. ☀️ - Wanna
  3. Hello @Sj85 and welcome to After Silence! Good thing you've already recognized the members as a "nice bunch", I can assure you this platform makes a wonderful support system. Please join in on the this bunch, and know that After Silence is a safe place to vent, share your story, receive support and exchange experiences. I am sorry for what you've been through. I hope you can find After Silence as a comfort while processing. Welcome and I love cats too 🐈
  4. Hello @tiffanylynn55 I really admire you helping this woman, being prepared to put up with the triggers and suppressed memories. I completely understand that you don't feel like yourself, and that the future might seem uncertain right now. Just know that whatever happens next, both regarding the investigation and your own coping, you can come and find support here. Our community has a great diversity of survivors, and you can post whatever you'd like to get off your chest. I am sorry for what happened to you when you were 19, and that you went 10 years with suppressing. I am happy though, that we are having you. Welcome to After Silence! ☀️ - Wanna
  5. Hello @iluvac Welcome to After Silence! I am sorry for what brought you here, but happy you've found us. I'd second @MeBeMary, our members form a wonderful support system. I want to congratulate you on opening up to your family. Even if you are close, opening up might not always be that easy. Good thing you feel support though. Feeling numb is a normal reaction when you are overwhelmed, going through a lot etc. Give yourself time, and keep using your words when you feel comfortable to do so. I hope you will come to recognize this platform as a safe place. ☀️ - Wanna
  6. Hello Mitchi. I totally understand your feelings about opening up. It is a huge step, but this is a safe place. I am sorry for the reasons that brought you here, but happy we are having you. During my 1.5 years on After Silence, I have neither felt judged, confronted or not believed. This platform has a diversity of survivors, and you can post whatever you like about your healing and struggle. About wondering if not looking at the person you are opening up to... everyone copes in their own way, just give yourself time Welcome to After Silence! 🌻 - Wanna
  7. WannaMoveOn

    Hello

    Hello @Kaley and welcome to After Silence! First of all, I am deeply sorry for what you have been experiencing and the consequences to follow. Your story is your story, you own it and we believe it. This is a safe community. I'd second @missfrier, I have also found this platform being particularly non-judgmental. Here you can get advice, open up and receive support from various types of survivors. Stay safe and welcome, I hope you find what you need here. You can always contact someone in our staff if you have any questions. All best and hope to talk to you soon, W
  8. I am happy you feel well received, and that you have your mind set on a healing journey. I hope you will feel supported by this site.
  9. And I believe in you! Welcome to this platform. I am sorry for your reason to be here, but happy you've joined in. After Silence offers a wide forum, where you can post anything related to the process of your experience and just plain life. From my personal experience we have no judging and no shaming. Some members are moderators and newbie supporters, offering that extra bit of help, always available. We have a thing called "safe hugs". It goes like this: Safe hug if ok? Take care and welcome.
  10. Hi @Lovelylady, you've come to a safe platform. I have been here since January 2019 and received wonderful support, but also been able to give other survivors a piece of advice. This is a wide forum, members post about struggles, progress, fears, daily mode, music, family life, rehab... just to mention a few examples. Feel free to share your mind. We have moderators here, always available for you. You are brave to ask for help. Members often offer another safe hugs Here is one if ok. Take care and welcome!
  11. Welcome to this platform Wolfgang! I've been here since January 1st, and received much support, advice and empathy in this forum. I hope you'll experience the same. Don't worry about being "rather late", because it's never too late. We are here for you. PS. If you are coping with flashbacks, feel free to contact me, I share some experience in that particular area.
  12. Welcome! I've been here since January 1st and found this site providing much support. I hope you'll feel the same. Here on After Silence, we give away safe hugs, if ok?
  13. Hello and welcome! I have been here since January, and I have experienced good advice, dialogs, and support here. Feel free to write me any time. Here on AS, we offer another safe hugs Want one?
  14. First of all, welcome to AS! I am deeply sorry for what happened to you, and those comments about you not having a case because of the influence of alcohol is just rubbish. Assault is assault and you have the right to your body despite any excuses or circumstances. I was also afraid no one would take me seriously. My boyfriend caused my SA, and I wondered for months if it really was a case of rape. I also had some struggle being taken seriously, as the SA happened in a complex situation. But also, I have been blessed with a lot of support. I agree, sometimes it's easier to talk to a stranger. I am sitting with you, and please don't worry. Only you decide when you are oversharing. Safe hug if ok?
  15. Yes, the reason why we all are here is sad, but we got each other's backs!
  16. Welcome to the site! Good thing you've decided to join us, here you'll find support for any topic you could think about related to SA, relationships, feeling better, process trauma and much more! I found AS by chance as well, just a few months ago, when I was super low. This site provides some really useful and mind changing content. I wish you a nice experience. Here on AS we give away safe hugs. It's a thing. Want one?
  17. Hi PurpleBee! I have been here for about a month and can confirm this place offering a lot of support, company and new perspectives. Have a nice one! safe hug if it's ok.
  18. @goldraindrops @SippingTea Thanks, you guys! I am making progress right now and I have to say, this site has helped me in multiple ways.
  19. - The truth will haunt you. - What is done is done. - You are your own plague. - What goes around comes around. - Survivors are the real winners.
  20. @Quill Welcome, I just joined as well. I'm so proud of you taking the big step and asking others for support. You are not alone, you are a survivor. Good luck with your recovery
  21. Hi, @AKBI am grateful for the opportunity to co-work on healing with others on this site.
  22. @MeBeMary, thanks for bringing up pressure and manipulation as abuse. It's exactly those kinds of bullying from my previous partner I'm trying to heal from. I appreciate your support.
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