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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.

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#1 Guest_butterfly_*

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Posted 15 August 2004 - 08:23 PM

I just happened to come across this website and Im glad did. Im new on the road to healing, it can be so lonely and so painful. sometimes i feel like im not going to make it. Its the hardest thing Ive ever done. Im glad your here.

#2 Guest_Eclipse_*

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Posted 16 August 2004 - 01:13 AM

Hello Butterfly! Welcome smile.gif

#3 Banned3S

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Posted 16 August 2004 - 02:48 AM

Welcome Butterfly!!!!

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just me,
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#4 Tequila

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Posted 16 August 2004 - 04:38 AM

Hi butterfly,

Welcome to AS. Everyone is so supportive here, so feel free to lean on us when things seem tough. It can be a hard journey sometimes...and lonely...but with us here, ur never alone hug.gif

It takes a lot of courage to post and youve done that...and as each day passes...youll find your wings again, just like a butterfly...


Feel free to email or PM me anytime.


#5 Survivors sanctuary

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Posted 16 August 2004 - 06:33 AM

Welcome.. this place is a safe haven for so many and I hope that it helps on your healing journey..Stay safe and remember you are not alone hug.gif hug.gif

#6 Guest_butterfly_*

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Posted 16 August 2004 - 07:49 AM

hello everyone. Thank you for your responses. Im soory I entered twice when i introduced myself, im not very good at this and wasnt sure what i was doing. but like everything else ill learn i guess. i am very excited that i found all of you, i dont want to be alone anymore, its so hard. Thanks again.....butterfly

#7 Lindy


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Posted 16 August 2004 - 08:53 AM

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

Take gentle care,


#8 Donna


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Posted 16 August 2004 - 12:52 PM


Welcome to the board sweetie. smile.gif

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Donna =)

#9 mariposa


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Posted 16 August 2004 - 05:15 PM

Welcome, Butterfly! hug.gif i'm a butterfly too, but in spanish tongue.gif
Glad you've found this amazing place.
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PS: i love your signature!!!

Edited by mariposa, 16 August 2004 - 05:23 PM.

#10 Charlene


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Posted 18 August 2004 - 10:57 AM

welcome butterfly
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#11 Guest_mouseisa_*

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Posted 18 August 2004 - 11:00 AM


I just welcomed you in your reply to my "Newbie" introduction (thank you for the welcome), but I thought I'd welcome you once again in your post... I'm glad you found this place it's nice to have another newbie that's starting out just like I am, I look forward to getting to know you...

Take care,

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#12 aquapit


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Posted 18 August 2004 - 11:05 AM

hug.gif Welcome to After Silence! hug.gif

Take precious care of yourself,

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#13 connyx


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Posted 19 August 2004 - 03:43 AM


healing takes time and courage... (like tori says..)
but you're not alone - we're to help you ourself to find the way back to the light (to talk a little b. lol)

welcome, its great to have you here - you will love this place

take care

#14 Fragile_Heart

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Posted 21 August 2004 - 02:30 PM

Hello Butterfly,

Think of it as your coming out party.

Welcome to After Silence.