I was raped while taking the garbage out, right outside of my own house. I never saw who, but I'm hoping he will be caught soon.
I came to TheHopeLine because I was feeling alone and overwhelmed with everything. Despite the support from my family and friends, I felt like I needed more.
So we talked for a while and I was given many resources which I will be taking, and then I was shown how God can help me heal.
Tonight, I found God. I know he will always be there for me, and I also know that TheHopeLine will be too.
So a HUGE thank you to the lady who helped me tonight, whoever you are. You've helped push me in the right direction and I'll forever be grateful.
If you or someone you know has been affected by sexual violence, it's not your fault. You are not alone. Help is available 24/7 through the National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE and online.rainn.org.
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