Raindrops on roses: sources of support

Let me know if you’d like me to share a site. And please tell me about pesky broken links. Thank you.

To these Survivors: thank you for sharing your story

Grace to survive: Patricia Grace  has a blog at https://patriciajgrace.wordpress.com  She writes: “I have published a book about the sexual abuse I experienced in childhood at the hands of brothers; … and how I found peace. It’s available on Amazon”: SHATTERED by Patricia J Grace” .

Living with PTSD is a blog at https://livingwithptsdweb.wordpress.com/ ” I started this journey from a very dark …place into a much better one. I have up and down days and today has been a particularly down one and I thought I would do something to make me feel better.”

Laura has a blog at https://blackspotsite.com/.  “ I think there is a lot of pain in the world and this often gets in the way of us noticing the good. As a survivor of childhood sexual abuse,  I find …looking for the positives really hard. But I try to keep an open heart and an open mind.

Thought provoking and insightful stories, wisdom and sharing at https://gettingrealwithptsd.wordpress.com/

Kimmy shares at https://kimmysurviving.wordpress.com/
Sarah shares her experiences at http://abusesurvivorblog.com/is a survivor of childhood sexual abuse and partner rape. “I am currently in therapy and doing my damndest to improve my life and find peace.”

Stacey shares on her blog http://www.staceyjhubbard.com/and her youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKAxlOeDlSxw0fZ2RVLgDbw. She wants to help others and create awareness.

Cecil Murphey  shares at   http://menshatteringthesilence.blogspot.co.uk/  “As a child, I kept quiet; as an adult, I “forgot.” .. The more open I am in sharing my pain and recovery, the more healed I become”

Matt  shares at http://www.survivingmypast.net/,  a blog of “an adult survivor of childhood sexual abuse, bullying, and narcissistic parenting.” Matt began his healing journey in January 2015

Penny Hollick, author of My Naked Face, a true story about a lost little girl, who from the moment she was born was abandoned, neglected, and abused, can be found at https://pennyhollick.com/

Forums (or should that be Fora?)

Since 2006 a site dedicated to survivors of rape, incest and abuse     @SurvivorsChat

Havoca Help for Adult Victims of Child Abuse. Provides forums, support and friendship  http://www.havoca.org/

After silence is a forum for Survivors: http://www.aftersilence.org/forum/


One in four provides counselling and training for professionals (London based) http://www.oneinfour.org.uk/

Terri has created a  http://thisladycan.com/live-a-positive-life  for women to heal their lives and liberate themselves from the feelings caused by the abuse they’ve suffered

Lori’s song provides blogs, resources and forums: http://www.lorissong.org/

Taking back ourselves http://www.takingbackourselves.com/ offers experiential healing weekends in the USA

WINGS  http://www.wingsfound.org/  “works to empower all of us – survivors, loved ones, providers and communities – to have the resources we need to speak about, heal from and thrive beyond childhood sexual abuse trauma”

Healing Sisters http://healingsisters.org/ created to allow Survivors ” the opportunity to experience the restoring powers gained from other people who have also suffered.”