Sexually abused

Patrick’s Story: I tried to kill myself

Patrick’s Story All my life no one, my age, ever really liked me.  I was that kid that smelled even thought most of the time I didn’t.  Anyway, when I was 14, men started emailing me asking to be my friend; something I never really had.  I hesitated at first, then I met one of them….

Jesus Loves Me by: Beacon Light

Beacon Light Shares About Sexual Abuse [Video]

During his interview with Rapzilla about his remake of the song, Jesus Loves Me, Beacon Light shares that this song was his story.  He was sexually abused by a family member, from 3rd grade to middle school.  So in middle school, he went through a time of questioning his sexual identity.  Then his parent’s split…

Three women walking away

4 Ways to Keep Your Friends Safe

April is National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (#SAAPM). That’s why this month, RAINN, a partner of TheHopeLine, is highlighting the important role that friends play in keeping each other safe. It’s about stepping up and showing you “C.A.R.E.” You have the ability to make a difference by intervening in a way that fits the…

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(Video) Sexual Abuse: Talleha’s Story

Talleha had been sexually abused and as a result, was depressed and ready to kill herself…then she found TheHopeLine with Dawson McAllister. Here is Talleha’s story: 1 in 4 girls are sexually abused by the age of 18 1 in 6 boys are sexually abused by the age of 18 90% of child sexual abuse victims know the perpetrator…