Sexual assault

sexual assault its on us

Sexual Assault – It’s On Us

It’s time to do something One in five college women will be sexually assaulted this year unless something changes. And it’s not just females, one in 16 guys will be sexually assaulted while in college as well. (National Sexual Violence Research Center) This is no joke For too long we have not done enough to…

Coping with sexual abuse

Coping with Sexual Abuse

You Can Be Whole Again I’ve decided to tackle one of the most difficult kinds of abuse there is: sexual. While any kind of abuse is damaging and wicked, sexual abuse is exceptionally destructive because of the twisted mixture of its physical, emotional, and spiritual elements. Most people refuse to talk about it, but all…

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PTSD What is it and do I have it?

Have you ever wondered, “What is PTSD?” And maybe you have asked yourself, “Do I have it?” On my radio show I so often hear these types of statements: “I keep re-living the time I was raped.” “I don’t feel anything anymore, I have no emotions. I’m just numb after all the abuse I went…

Sexual Assault

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…

worst party ever

Worst. Party. Ever.

Paul wrote: I was at a party once that was going great. Everyone was having a great time. Sure, there was some drinking, but I didn’t realize the neighbors had called the cops. Everybody ran, and people got trampled over trying to get away. I broke my arm falling over the couch. And my dad…