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Welcome to After Silence - A message board and chat room for rape, sexual assault, and sexual abuse survivors.

Welcome to After Silence, a message board and chat room designed to help survivors communicate in the recovery of rape, sexual abuse, sexual assault, and all types of sexual violence.

After Silence has over 30 different forums, ranging from topics created to discuss specific areas of healing and recovery from rape and sexual violence, as well as forums open to general discussions and lighter topics. Because we value the privacy of our members, most of our forums are private, which means that ONLY REGISTERED members have access to them. Please register for a free account to gain full access to the After Silence Online Support Group.

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Ineedtoheal

10 days after the emotional realization of what happened to me 30 years ago, I feel sad and I am worried for being sad, man these emotions are coming and going and I am not used to that and I really don't know what to do, my old ways of medicating my feelings aren't an option anymore, so I have to sit with this and feel it I suppose. On the bright side I have never been so in peace being alone, I still have ups and down but is not that constant overwhelming sensation of my world crumb...
Today, 10:25 AM
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fallenstar

Good things are ahead!
Yesterday, 06:54 AM
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aloneallthetime

A little sad this morning...hope it gets better as the day goes on
Yesterday, 06:12 AM
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Anah

I feel like sharing and opening up is kind of like opening your eyes in the sun when you've been in the dark for a long while. It burns you for a bit and is uncomfortable. But once you are used to it, it is bright and it is beautiful and it is worth it.
Apr 26 2015 11:04 PM
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    restored33
    Beautifully spoken.
    Apr 26 2015 11:53 PM
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aloneallthetime → Equalitee

Happy Birthday
Apr 26 2015 10:52 PM
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    Equalitee
    Thank you (it wasn't very happy though)
    Yesterday, 01:47 PM
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    aloneallthetime
    Awwww, I'm so sorry to hear that. Are you okay?
    Yesterday, 02:28 PM
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Flodearnley

Can anyone see these posts? I feel stupid and invisible
Apr 26 2015 01:54 PM
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SujuElf5

I don't know what I'm doing with my life
Apr 25 2015 04:16 PM
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Wing

Praying to the good lord Jesus for a cure...
Apr 24 2015 10:46 AM
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patriciag

feeling sad and alone
Apr 24 2015 07:17 AM
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Anah

Finding courage.
Apr 22 2015 11:09 PM
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    restored33
    and I with you
    Apr 22 2015 11:33 PM
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    Anah
    :) Good we can do it together.
    Apr 22 2015 11:35 PM
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justablur

I guess I just would like to know why he did it... I thought I could trust him
Apr 22 2015 08:36 PM
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restored33

Cracked...not broken
Apr 22 2015 01:02 PM
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    OpenEyes
    So the seeds can grow up and become strong trees ? This is resilience, isn't it ?
    Apr 26 2015 03:16 AM
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    restored33
    Ahh...openeyes, thank you for that response. I needed the reminder today.
    Apr 26 2015 04:09 PM
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deepunderprincess

this morning has been the most stressful crying filled morning the whole last month has been such a life killer that i question life.
Apr 22 2015 08:49 AM
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mendingmyself22

flashbacks....
Apr 20 2015 08:53 PM
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Anah

Where do I even start?
Apr 20 2015 08:43 PM