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- September 16, 2014 - 0 Comments
“So… you were a child prostitute?” This man’s ignorance gave me a hard punch to my left cheek. I was shocked at what he said, wait…what did he say? Did I hear that correctly? I remember thinking to myself. “…Not technically…” I said harshly, getting ready to start defending myself. He was disrespecting the hurt I felt of being sex-trafficked
- September 10, 2014 - 1 Comment
“I find myself obsessing over whether she really believes it? Whether she actually buys into the fact she’s going to be happier? Like, when she’s out meeting new guys at the club, is she thinking about how big their dick is? Or if he’s better in bed? Is that what’s supposed to make her happy? Her new moron friends told
- September 8, 2014 - 2 Comments
August Burns Red wasn’t my first experience with a band; I had actually started bands when I was around fifteen years old. My first concert was a Strike Anywhere show in a hole-in-the-wall called New Brookland Tavern. I fell instantly in love with music when I first experienced it live in concert I knew right then and there that music
- September 5, 2014 - 0 Comments
Chris Mora of Darkness Divided wrote a short blog sharing about his life with depression and anxiety I turned 19 years old a week ago. And yet this month marks 4 years since I tried to commit suicide.For the better half of my life I’ve lived with depression and anxiety and I can’t even count the times I’ve said to
- September 4, 2014 - 3 Comments
A few weeks ago, my family and I dropped my little brother off at college. I shouldn’t say he’s little He’s not so little anymore. He’s 18 and he drives a truck with a six-inch lift. I still see him as 5 even though he’s a lot taller and stronger than I am now. We were dropping him off at
- September 3, 2014 - 0 Comments
Mattie Montgomery of For Today lost his dad at a young age and shares about what it was like growing up fatherless
- August 29, 2014 - 0 Comments
Depression is classified as a mental health disorder. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), depression is characterized by sadness, loss of interest or pleasure, feelings of guilt or low self-worth, disturbed sleep or appetite, feelings of tiredness, and poor concentration. Depression may also include thoughts of suicide and difficulties with anger. Depression affects around 5-8% of adults according
- August 28, 2014 - 1 Comment
“…and so he hands me this card. And it’s one of those Rebel-Southern-Brotherhood cards and the first line on it reads ‘No niggers allowed’. And I knew immediately he did it on purpose. He sought me out.” I’m on the phone with a friend. Years ago she had volunteered with her sorority to work a fundraising event in Ft. Worth,
- August 25, 2014 - 3 Comments
Don’t grieve for me, for now I’m free… That is the start to a poem that truly helped me through the toughest time in my life. Rewind to October of 2012… Better yet, lets start in June of 2012. I had my next four years of my life all planned out. I was going to attend a college 2 hours
- August 20, 2014 - 4 Comments
“Play us the song! Play us the song!” The crowd roared in a unified chant requesting for the drum instructor to play a run-through of their hit track. Well, they were actually chanting for him to play anything at all because he continuously refused to. “No one wants to hear me play the same boring beat over and over again
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