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#1 Guest_Sharon24_*

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Posted 11 June 2004 - 03:08 PM

My name is sharon I`m 24 and i`m from Belfast................I joined this group today and already I am starting to realise that I`m not alone can I just say a huge thankyou to Ellanesse hug.gif
your reply to my story really ment alot to me and I am hoping that by me telling my story it`s a start in the right direction.

Sharon unsure.gif

#2 Ardatha


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Posted 11 June 2004 - 04:56 PM

Hello and welcome, Sharon. I think it probably is a start in the right direction because when you can let it out and talk about it, it loses some of its power over you. I hope you understood that. ;)

Stay safe,


#3 Survivors sanctuary

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Posted 11 June 2004 - 06:29 PM

hug.gif Hello, I am only a few days into joining myself, but I believe this place has sooooooooooo much to offer people... Please feel safe here and I hope that we ,as a group of people can make a difference throb.gif hug.gif

#4 Ellaneese


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Posted 11 June 2004 - 08:42 PM

Sharon hug.gif

blush.gif So glad I could help.

You have made a huge step in your path to healing.

Anytime you need to talk, PM me.

Good luck!!

throb.gif Ellaneese

#5 aquapit


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Posted 11 June 2004 - 09:29 PM

Hi Sharon! Welcome to After Silence hug.gif I'm so glad you found us! I know you will love it here... everyone is so supportive and loving. This is such a wonderful, safe place to heal. If there is anything I can do for you please feel free to PM me any time! Looking forward to getting to know you. smile.gif

Take precious care of yourself :inn:

throb.gif Tracy

#6 Lindy


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Posted 12 June 2004 - 12:40 PM

Welcome to After Silence, Sharon. I hope you find support and encouragement here as I have.

Take gentle care,


#7 phoenyx


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Posted 12 June 2004 - 01:41 PM

(((Sharon))) Welcome to the group. I am sorry for the reasons that caused you to search us out but glad you were able to find us. This is a great supportive place to be while on your healing journey. Know that you are not alone. hug.gif

#8 your.beautiful.mistake



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Posted 12 June 2004 - 10:25 PM


Welcome to the group. I'm sorry you've experienced so much pain, but I'm glad you've found us. Take your time to look around. Do your best to stay safe - we're all here for you.

((safe hugs))


#9 Alysure


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Posted 12 June 2004 - 11:37 PM

Gosh hello! You're quite farrr away from me. I'm about a 1/4 Irish though :D hehe. <3 Us Canadians are mutts tho, I can trace back about 4 or 5 different nationalities :D I love my Irish blood tho! :D heh.

Welcome to after silence. This place is AMAZING and everyone understand and is so supportive. Even just reading the inspiring words is very beneficial I find :)

So yes! Welcome hehe.

#10 Clarissa


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Posted 13 June 2004 - 12:57 AM

just wanted to say hi and welcome to the group.
love clarissa

#11 betty


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Posted 13 June 2004 - 06:05 AM

hi sharon, welcome to After Silence hug.gif

i hope you find what you ar elooking for


#12 ceekay


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Posted 13 June 2004 - 08:43 AM

((((((((((((((((Sharon))))))))))), welcome here. You'll find that here's a lot of support, love and care. Hope this is a new beginning towards healing for you

Take care