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Zhaina

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Hi there, I'm a 23 year old girl,that is a survivor of incest and childhood sexual abuse ( 3 men abused me for many years, one was in my family and 2 were in my stepfamily) I am in therapy, it took me 5 years in therapy before I told my secret to my psychologist. I'm still in therapy (it's almost 3 years since I started talking about the abuse). I have the posttraumatic stress disorder,and struggle alot with the aftermaths of the abuse, such as depression,anxiety,flashbacks, eating disorders,and self injury. I've been admitted in psych.ward, and psychiatric center about 11-12 times the last 3-4 years. About a year ago I was admitted in a special unit for sexual abused. That was an amazing place!! I'm trying to get better,but i takes time!

And btw I'm from Scandinavia,so my main language is not English so I might have some faults in the writing lol :P

well that was a bit about me :blush:

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:wave: Zhaina, and welcome to AS!

:notalone::youcanheal:

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Hi Zhaina,

My name is Lynn, and I am a member of the New Member Support Team. I just wanted to take the time to say welcome to After Silence. I am sorry for the dreadful things that you have had to endure and for the struggles that this has brought to your life.

I hope that you find comfort and support here. I am glad that you have joined with us and look forward to getting to know you. If you need anything or have questions about the boards or how something works, please send me a personal message. I will gladly help in any way possible...also if you need someone to listen, let me know.

Take care

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Welcome to the board .. :aswelcomesu:

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zhaina,

:aswelcomesu:

I am really sorry for the things that led you here but I am glad that you found your way to AS. Take your time and look around; I am sure that you will be feeling comfortable and at home in no time. There are a lot of great people here who will offer you the support and encouragement you are looking for and deserve. I look forward to seeing you around the board. Take good care of yourself.

:bighug::notalone::luck::supportu::bighug:

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