Child Abuse Survivor

About a male survivor of childhood abuse, and the issues he faces in adult life. Written for abuse survivors by a fellow survivor.

Sep 15

What Is There to Say About Adrian Peterson?

What Is There to Say About Adrian Peterson?

Reposted from my Sports Blog.

As a survivor of child abuse, I’m just not sure where to start with this whole Adrian Peterson story. I’ve been thinking about it all weekend, and trying to figure out what to say about it, and I think finally I do have some thoughts.

First off, let me just get this out of the way. Yes, lots of us can look back and say “my parents did this”, or “my grandparents used…

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Actor Smantha Morgan Disloses Her Own History of Being Abused in Care Homes

Actor Smantha Morgan Disloses Her Own History of Being Abused in Care Homes

http://www.theguardian.com/society/video/2014/sep/12/samantha-morton-sexually-abused-child-care-homes-video-interview

Following revelations of child sex abuse in Rotherham, actor and director Samantha Morton felt the need to go public about her own shocking experience growing up in care homes in Nottingham. Here she talks for the first time about being sexually abused by residential care workers,…

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Sep 14

Sep 12


ilostmy30s:

National Suicide Prevention Week begins today, September 7, 2014 to September 13, 2014.
To find information about suicide prevention, suicide attempt support and/or suicide survivor support, mental health education and local offices in your area, and how you can get involved - visit:
National Alliance on Mental Illnesswww.nami.org
American Foundation for Suicide Preventionwww.afsp.org
SAVEwww.save.org
International Bipolar Foundationwww.ibpf.org
No Stigmaswww.nostigmas.org
Active Mindswww.activeminds.org
These are just a few of the many notable organizations working to prevent suicide and educate about mental health disorders.
For a larger list of mental health resources and suggested reading, please visit
www.ilostmy30s.tumblr.com
.
Help spread the word by sharing this post. Suicide prevention starts with education and support.
In good health!
Jess

ilostmy30s:

National Suicide Prevention Week begins today, September 7, 2014 to September 13, 2014.

To find information about suicide prevention, suicide attempt support and/or suicide survivor support, mental health education and local offices in your area, and how you can get involved - visit:

National Alliance on Mental Illness
www.nami.org

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
www.afsp.org

SAVE
www.save.org

International Bipolar Foundation
www.ibpf.org

No Stigmas
www.nostigmas.org

Active Minds
www.activeminds.org

These are just a few of the many notable organizations working to prevent suicide and educate about mental health disorders.

For a larger list of mental health resources and suggested reading, please visit
www.ilostmy30s.tumblr.com
.

Help spread the word by sharing this post. Suicide prevention starts with education and support.

In good health!

Jess

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Sep 11

Sep 10

Coming at You From The Other Coast

Coming at You From The Other Coast

So yes, I did make it to our new home in Oregon last week. I am still catching up on the photos I took during the drive over on my photo blog, but I realized today that I’ve neglected to post any updates over here!

I’m still getting used to being on a three hour time difference and living in a new place, but it’s coming along. I keep reminding myself that the frustrations I’m feeling are…

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