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#1 Boo Bradley

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Posted 12 March 2004 - 02:24 PM

Hi everyone,

I just thought I'd introduce myself, I'll be going by the name of Boo. I was abused by my ballet teacher for several years and I want to say that its good that things like this exist because I know that as a victim you feel alienated from the rest of society and its comforting to know that there are people who do understand and who support others.

Boo.

#2 BalueMana

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Posted 12 March 2004 - 02:51 PM

Hi Boo - welcome.

So sorry you have experienced something like this. The neverending ways that people prey on children is Astonishing. I can think of a scene from the movie "misery" that teacher would deserve. :mad:

I wish you much healing..
Balue

P.S. Your screen name "Boo" is Wonderful - It was a nick name for my most faithful companion ever..... So, even not knowing you - it made my heart smile. Thank you for that.:s:

#3 Guest_Katie_*

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Posted 12 March 2004 - 02:55 PM

Welcome Boo!

I am so sorry for what you have been through but I am glad that you are here now. Please know that you are never alone and that we are here for you in your healing process.

Love~Katie

#4 Lindy

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Posted 12 March 2004 - 02:55 PM

(((Boo)))

I'm so sorry for what you have gone through honey. Welcome to After Silence; I hope you find the support and encouragement here as I have.

Take gentle care,

Lindy

#5 aquapit

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Posted 12 March 2004 - 02:56 PM

Hi Boo and welcome to After Silence. I am sorry to hear what you have gone through. We all understand what it is like to feel alienated from the rest of the world. I am happy that you found this place. This is a very safe, comfortalbe place to talk, vent, and get the much needed support. You are not alone. Take your time looking around and getting comfortable. Take good care of yourself.
Tracy

#6 Guest_ami_*

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Posted 12 March 2004 - 04:09 PM

hiya boo, welcome to after silence...i hope you will feel at home here, i look forward to getting to know you...

much love and hugs if ok,
ami
xxx

#7 Guest_black opal_*

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Posted 12 March 2004 - 04:30 PM

Welcome Boo!

I hope you find peace, comfort, support , and healing here.

Opal

#8 Clarissa

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Posted 13 March 2004 - 04:48 AM

(((boo)))) Welcome to after silence. I am sorry you had to go through all that pain, but i am glad you found your way here. I hope you find healing and support that you most definately deserve! We are here for you!
love clarissa

#9 Boo Bradley

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Posted 13 March 2004 - 06:33 AM

Thank you, everyone, for making me feel very comfortable and at home here.

Boo.

#10 phoenyx

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Posted 14 March 2004 - 12:18 AM

(((Boo))) Welcome to the group. I hope you find it as warm and comforting as I do. Take your time and go at your own pace. Know that you do not journey alone. I'm glad you found your way here. I look forward in getting to know you. Be gentle with yourself as you walk the healing path smile.gif