NO ONE GIVES A SHIT ABOUT VICTIMS OF CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE, it has taken me a lifetime to build up the courage to write this, but here we go….. I was born in 1966, a brother to a loving family in London and my parents at the time were hard working and for all their work...

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“I feel lost, and I don’t know if this pain will ever leave me…..”

I  was abused from age 7 to 20. No one in my life knows except doctors/counsellors/helplines or the occasional Samaritan. I carry on every day like I'm absolutely fine. No one would ever know.   It's almost like having two lives which makes me very sad. I was...

This isn’t just my story, this is my whole life…..

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Umm-ed and ahh-ed about sharing this because folk are probably fed up of me posting about my life. Then I realised that I probably don’t give a shit what people think anyway ‍♀️
This isn’t just my story, this is my whole life. I’ll never know what kind of person I would have been had this not happened to me.
I’ve grown up struggling with every aspect of my life but now it’s time to take it in my stride. I can’t change what happened, it will always be a part of me but I’m no longer going to let it completely consume me.
I have the power, experience and knowledge to raise awareness and support other people who have been through childhood sexual abuse so I’m sure as hell going to use it ✌
Please feel free to share, awareness is the greatest agent for change
***Due to so many friend requests and lovely messages, I have created a facebook group for survivors and supporters  –    ****

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