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snmls

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About snmls

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    Female
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    Philly

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    Survivor

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  1. Hi Rusty, Welcome to AS. I'm sorry for the trauma you have experienced, but I'm glad you found the site and decided to join. This is a kind and caring community and we are all here to support each other and help each other heal. You are welcome to post on the forums whenever you need support. If you need help navigating the site, feel free to reach out. Wishing you the best.
  2. Welcome back. You are always welcome here at AS. I'm glad to hear that you have been working with your therapist. Healing is tough and it's a long process, but you will get there. The site is still filled with supportive and caring people and you can post whenever you feel comfortable. Wishing you all the best.
  3. Hi @SparklingJedi Welcome to AS. I'm sorry for the trauma you have experienced, but I'm glad you found the site and decided to join. This is a kind and caring community filled with wonderful people. We are all here to help each other heal. You never have to share anything on the site you don't want to. Many members choose to not to disclose certain things. Whatever makes you feel most safe and conformable is fine. Also it is okay to just look around. Sometimes just reading other's posts can be helpful. There is no requirement to post or share on the site. If you need any help naviga
  4. April is sexual assault awareness month. A month for prevention, education, and honoring survivors. :tealribbon:

  5. Hi @positivevibe Welcome to AS. I'm sorry for the trauma you have experienced, but I'm glad you found the site and decided to join. This is a kind and caring community and we are all here to support each other and help each other heal. The healing process is not easy and it is filled with ups and downs. It is common for survivors to feel "good" for a while only to be triggered by something and find themselves struggling. Overtime as you learn your triggers and gain more coping skills, there won't be as many "downs" or at least the "downs" won't last as long. Healing really is a life
  6. Hi @LillieBelle Welcome to AS. I'm sorry for the trauma that brought you here, but I'm glad you found the site and decided to join. This is a kind and caring community filled with wonderful people. We are all here to support each other through the healing process. You are welcome to take some time looking around the site and then post on the forums whenever you feel comfortable. Just reading posts is okay too! I wish you the best and I hope you are taking good care of yourself as well.
  7. Hi @Lrr1 Welcome to AS. I'm sorry for the trauma you have faced, but I'm glad you found the site and decided to join. This is a kind, caring community filled with supportive individuals. We are all here to help each other heal. It's normal to feel overwhelmed at the beginning, sometimes talking with other survivors can help you to feel less alone and validate your feelings. You can take as much time as you need looking around the site. Then whenever you are comfortable you are welcome to post and share on the forums as much or as little as you like. I hope you end up finding this place to
  8. Hi @abcd Welcome to AS. I'm sorry for the trauma you have experienced, but I'm glad you've found the site and decided to join. This is a kind and caring community filled with wonderful people. We are all here to support each other and help each other help in a judgment free space. Talking with other survivors can help you to feel less alone and can validate some of the emotions you are feeling. It is normal to be confused and be at a loss for words when you are just starting the healing process. We are here to guide you through the ups and downs of healing. You are welcome to take some ti
  9. Hi @Naiwen Welcome to AS! I'm sorry for the trauma you have experienced, but I'm glad you found the site and decided to join. This is a kind and caring community filled with supportive people. We are all here to help each other heal in a judgment free zone. Please know that the abuse you have faced throughout your life is not your fault and that you did nothing to deserve that. Take some time looking around the site. When you feel comfortable, you are welcome to post and share as much as you like. There is not limit nor obligation to post. Sometimes connecting and sharing with other
  10. Hi @AnnieO Welcome to AS. I'm sorry for the trauma you have experienced, but I am glad that you found the site and decided to join. This is a wonderful community filled with kind and caring people. We are all here to help each other heal. Sometimes talking with other survivors can be helpful in the healing process. It can help you to feel less alone and validate some of the emotions you are experiencing. Healing takes time and is filled with ups and downs, but it helps when you have someone to talk to about it that truly understands. You are welcome to take your time looking around
  11. Hi @Lilo2002 Welcome to AS. I'm sorry for the trauma you have experienced, but I am glad that you found the site and decided to join. This is a wonderful community filled with kind and caring people. We are all here to help each other heal. Acknowledging what happened and that you are a survivor is a big first step. It is normal for survivors to take months or years to do that. It is not an easy thing to do, but it is the first step in the healing process. Sometimes talking with other survivors can be helpful in the healing process. It can help you to feel less alone and validate some of
  12. Hi @Speechless Welcome to AS. I'm sorry for the trauma you have experienced, but I'm glad you've found the site and decided to join. This is a kind and caring community and we are all here to support each other through the healing process. It can all be overwhelming at first, but you are welcome to take all the time you need to feel comfortable. When you are ready, you can post and share on the forums as much as you would like, but there is no obligation to do so. Browsing and reading is completely fine too! Just connecting with other survivors can be helpful in letting you know you are n
  13. Hi @Browneyeshighheels Welcome Back. You are always welcome here. It is okay to take breaks when you need to.
  14. Hi @siona Welcome to AS. I'm sorry for the trauma you have faced, but glad to hear you are working through your traumas in therapy. I'm also happy that you decided to join the site. This is a very caring and welcoming community and we are all here to help each other heal. You are welcome to post and share on the forums whenever you feel comfortable. Talking with other survivors can help you to feel validated and less alone. If you need any help navigating the site, don't be afraid to reach out. Wishing you the best.
  15. Hi @Heretoheal Welcome to AS. I'm sorry for the trauma you have experienced, but I'm glad that you found AS and decided to join. This is a kind and caring community made up of so many supportive people. We are all here to help each other heal. Sharing your story can be hard, but it can also be empowering. Sometimes sharing that story with other survivors can help you to feel validated and less alone. You are welcome to post and share on the site whenever you feel comfortable. If you have any questions about using the site, just reach out! Wishing you the best.
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