Thursday 24th April 2014,

Browsing the "Abuse" Category


He Loved Me Anyway

“I’m not having fat kids.” This sentence rang through my head each time I ate or put on a swimsuit, and parents don’t lie to their children. I was probably about eight years old when it started, and being that [...]

April 3, 2014 Abuse, God, Healing, hope

It’s My Fault That…

“How can you trust him?” Chris asked, hesitating on my proposition. He had been burned one too many times in the past, which cooked a skeptical crust that shielded his gooey insides. “He’s not that kind of a guy, dude. [...]

February 10, 2014 Abuse, forgiveness

A Convicted Child Molester for A Step-Father

From 4 to 19, any idea of men I had was tainted. I have an older brother and sister. We have different dads. My father raised them and since I was 4 my mom’s new husband raised me. I saw [...]

January 9, 2014 Abuse, Faith, Grief, Sexual Abuse

The 40 Year Old “Virgin”

What is your horror movie? Mine came out in 2005 and it’s titled “the 40 year old virgin“. Even to this day I have no desire to see it. Why you ask, because the title describes who I was then [...]

November 26, 2013 Abuse, Help, Sexual Abuse

Violence Against Women Is A Men’s Issue

Today’s blog is from Justin Holcomb, the author of Rid of My DisGrace, whoose book we have been handing out for free recently and throughout the past year A common misconception is that sexual assault is just a “women’s issue” and up [...]

November 25, 2013 Abuse, Men, Sexual Abuse, Special Guest

Ditch the label

I don’t have the statistics on sexual assault and abuse. I don’t know the numbers in my age group or the percentage of victims in my state. But I’m guessing you don’t care about the numbers. I wish I could [...]

November 21, 2013 Abuse, Grace

Rebecca – “My mom was mad at me that I had been abused”

Rebecca, a heartsupport member, tells her story of how she was abused and how she was able to overcome cutting, abuse and depression in her life. [...]

November 20, 2013 Abuse, hope, Video

“I Remember Trying to Fight Them….”

I recently saw on Heart Support that this month was Sexual Assault/Abuse month, and my stomach dropped. Up until last year I never really considered myself to be a victim of this—and I still don’t see myself as a victim—but [...]

November 18, 2013 Abuse, hope, Sexual Abuse

I Was Trafficked By My Own Father

This is me; about 11 years old. I am at one of the many homes I lived in throughout my childhood. I am the oldest of ten children. At this time in my life there were six of us plus [...]

August 19, 2013 Abuse, Addiction, Guest Blog, Pain, Suffering, Trafficking