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

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#1 Sherrie6264

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Posted 27 October 2013 - 05:51 PM

Hello all. Yes I am finally ready to truly confront what happened to me 45 years ago as a child.  I am also ready to realize that what happened has caused many issues for me.  I have been able to only tell 2 people what happened to me.  One of the people being my husband who I have hurt deeply with some of the long term effects of what happened.  Sorting all of this out is very hard and painful for me.  I am glad that I have found this site and am hopeful that the support will help me to be the me I desperately want to be



#2 angelic

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Posted 27 October 2013 - 06:03 PM

Hello Sherrie,

welcome to AfterSilence, I'm Paula, one of the newbie support team here. I hope you are finding your way around the board okay, if you need any help, let me know

take care, Paula



#3 reglois

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Posted 27 October 2013 - 06:46 PM

:sor: you have to be here, :notalone:  :youcanheal:   :bighug: if OK



#4 LJC88

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Posted 28 October 2013 - 05:01 AM

Welcome to AS. 5 years may sound like a long time but I'm sure those memories are still fresh. Talking about what happened and taking control of your memories will help you.



#5 ~FOUND~

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Posted 08 March 2014 - 09:38 PM

Welcome!