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#1 Kindred

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Posted 24 September 2011 - 11:28 AM

Hi I'm new to this board. I am a survivor of sexual abuse within family. I have been in therapy for 9 months now and am looking to connect with others who can understand.

#2 Jessi1991

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Posted 24 September 2011 - 11:36 AM

Hi Kindred. I just joined, too and I already love the people I have talked to. I hope that you feel the same.

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Posted 24 September 2011 - 11:38 AM

Hi there.
Welcome to AS.
I hope you find this site to be helpful.
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#4 Kindred

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Posted 24 September 2011 - 12:23 PM

Thanks for the support!
Is there somewhere I can find a list of all the acronyms being used on the board? lol.
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Posted 25 September 2011 - 02:08 AM

QUOTE (Kindred @ Sep 24 2011, 01:23 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Thanks for the support!
Is there somewhere I can find a list of all the acronyms being used on the board? lol.
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You are so very welcome.
Good question.
When you figure it out, will you let me know?

#6 blossums

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Posted 27 September 2011 - 06:01 AM

Hi Kindered, welcome to AS smile.gif

There are quite a few acronyms being used here aren't there!

Here are some to get you started and let me know if there are any othersw you're not sure of smile.gif

SA - Sexual Assault
CSA - Childhood Sexual Abuse
R or R*** - Rape
SI - Self Injuring / Self Harming
SU - refers to Suicide
RA - Ritual abuse

Hope that helps to begin with
All the best, and hope to see you around the forums smile.gif

#7 samantha7

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Posted 27 September 2011 - 08:57 PM

Hello

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Posted 28 September 2011 - 05:02 AM

Thinking of you.
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