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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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#1 ScaredBear



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Posted 17 October 2013 - 08:46 AM

Hi... i'm new to this kind of thing... i was raped not only once but twice. i've been trying to figure out why i'm still here:( i was so close to death after my encounter with him. but somehow i'm still here... WHY? 

#2 txchicsurvivor40

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Posted 17 October 2013 - 09:03 AM

Because you are a survivor!  Because there are greater things for you to still accomplish in life!  Because you are worth it!

#3 chloeann11

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Posted 17 October 2013 - 10:28 AM



Welcome to AS scaredbear, I am glad your still here.


:comfort:  if ok.

#4 reglois



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Posted 17 October 2013 - 10:46 AM

:sor: you have to be here.    :notalone:     :friends2:

#5 sjudmajo



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Posted 17 October 2013 - 03:05 PM



Because we have a will into us that drives us to live. because we are wired to live. biologically and something inside of us keeps telling us to hang on.



#6 angelic


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Posted 17 October 2013 - 04:19 PM

Hello ScaredBear,

welcome to AfterSilence, my name is Paula and I am one of the newbie support team here. Yes you are a survivor, and I hope you find peace and support here. If you need any assistance with the board, please contact me


take care, Paula

#7 ScaredBear



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Posted 18 October 2013 - 08:37 AM

thank you all for the welcoming support. hopefully this site will work and help me

#8 ~FOUND~


    Anna is found by God!!! Anna loves Jesus!

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Posted 08 March 2014 - 09:30 PM