Steps to recovery

When I was 7 my brother molested me. It took me a while to finally recognize myself as a victim because it still scares and embarrassed me, but I have realized that after denying everything, it’s time to start healing, so I wanted to share my story. He started...

Rise Up!

I always have difficulty knowing where to start. Then it dawned on me that with this site, our cause, I didn’t need to defend myself. I came into this world as a black market adoption. I’ve just learned in last few months that the whole time I was raised right under...

Caring for Abused Children with Mental Disorders

For many of us, child abuse is an unpleasant subject that we would rather not discuss because of how uncomfortable it makes us. Sticking our heads in the sand won’t stop it from happening though. According to some estimates, roughly 1.2 to 3 million children suffer...

Keep your head up

I was adopted as a young toddler with my baby sister. We were adopted by a pastor and his wife. She immediately took to my sister while my dad took to me. My mom would baby my sister and make me do a lot of the cleaning for my sister. When I would refuse, she would...