Cyberbullying: My Invisible Enemy

Friday, September 15, 2017

Taeler’s Story: At Christmas time I started to receive messages on social media that were meant to harm me. Called a slut and a whore, I heard many…

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Warm Fuzzies

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Linda’s Story: My childhood home didn’t necessarily overflow with warm fuzzies.There were many fun times with my father, but my mother suffered from undiagnosed mental illness that caused…

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My Island Life

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Renee’s Story: I decided to reinvent myself by moving to a Caribbean island at age 29. I managed a gift shop and also was an ocean kayak tour…

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Walking on Eggshells

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Jennifer’s Story: I know what it’s like to keep a secret about something I felt too ashamed to admit. I also know the freedom of confiding in a…

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The Missing Piece

Friday, February 26, 2016

Sara’s Story: At the age of 16 I didn’t know how to cope with feeling overwhelmed by negative feelings and shame. Even though I had a normal family…

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Saved By A Muffler

Monday, January 11, 2016

Kate’s Story: Shaking in the cold, my three brothers and I huddled under a discarded boat waiting for hours for the click of the lock on the door…

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Pushing Down Walls

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Emily’s* Story: “What’s your story, Emily?” My head snapped up, startled, toward the voice at the end of a table filled with friends. All eyes turned to me….

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From the Middle East

Friday, January 24, 2014

Below are snapshots of the stories from women who live in a restricted area in the Middle East as told through a translator to Laura Wilcox, the director…

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Abused to Adored

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Deb’s Story: “How dare he talk to the Daughter of the King like that!”  My brain froze, tears filled my eyes as the simple sentence stunned me.  I’d…

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My Struggle with Pornography

Saturday, August 3, 2013

Marie’s* Story: As a child, I did not learn how to express any negative emotions. I experienced sexual abuse at the age of 5 and at this young…

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My Childhood Chaos

Saturday, August 3, 2013

Elise’s* Story: My parents divorced when I was 6 and I have no memory of them together. My Mom, who had been a stay-at-home mom, was suddenly a…

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