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#1 Guest_Valeriekq_*

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Posted 05 August 2004 - 08:26 PM

I started some pretty hard stuff lately in my recovery...and just thought I'd try to find some people to reach out to...

#2 Kelly


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Posted 05 August 2004 - 08:56 PM

Welcome Valeriekq! You have come to an awesome place for support. I am sorry you are hitting some pretty hard stuff, but you are definitely amongst people who understand.

I hope you will find After Silence to be as helpful for you as it is to me.

Take gentle care.

#3 your.beautiful.mistake



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Posted 05 August 2004 - 08:57 PM


Welcome to AS. I'm sorry that you have a reason to be here, but I'm so glad that you've found us. Take your time to look around and get to know the site. We're all here for eachother.

Best of luck on your healing journey.


#4 aquapit


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Posted 05 August 2004 - 11:49 PM

Hi Valeriekq! hug.gif Welcome to After Silence! I hope you find this place to be as helpful and healing as I have. We have some of the best members in the world here! I'm sorry for what brought you here, but I'm glad you are here. Please know that you are not alone. I know that the path to self-healing can be a long, tough one, but know that you don't have to go at it alone. We are here to listen and support you whenever you need it. Please take a look around here and get comfortable. Post when you are ready and feel safe enough. If there is ever anything I can do for you please feel free to PM me and let me know! I look forward to getting to know you.

Take precious care of yourself.

kitty.gif Tracy

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Posted 06 August 2004 - 01:14 AM

Just thought I'd welcome you to this wonderful family. I have found them really supportive and loving. I know you will too.

just me,

#6 -Nene-


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Posted 06 August 2004 - 01:31 AM

Hey Valeriekq
I hope you find some comfort here hun


#7 betty


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Posted 06 August 2004 - 01:37 PM

welcome to AS hug.gif

#8 mariposa


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Posted 06 August 2004 - 06:08 PM

Welcome, Valeriekq!
i'm sorry about your pain, hopefully i can be of some help. You've come to the right place!
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#9 Donna


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Posted 07 August 2004 - 12:56 PM


Welcome to the board sweetie. smile.gif


Donna =)

#10 Survivors sanctuary

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Posted 08 August 2004 - 12:28 PM

I hope that this place helps on your healing journey hug.gif

#11 Jaida


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Posted 09 August 2004 - 11:55 AM

Hi Valeriekq hug.gif

Welcome to the board! I'm sure you will find many supportive and caring people here.


#12 Lindy


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Posted 09 August 2004 - 01:55 PM

Welcome to After Silence. Hope you find what you're seeking here.