Skip to content

    Announcements

    Attention All WebMD Community Members:

    These message boards are closed to posting. Please head on over to our new WebMD Message Boards to check out and participate in the great conversations taking place: https://messageboards.webmd.com/

    Your new WebMD Message Boards are now open!

    Making the move is as easy as 1-2-3.

    1.Head over to this page: https://messageboards.webmd.com/health-conditions/f/mental-health/

    2.Choose the tag from the drop-down menu that clicks most with you (and add it to any posts you create so others can easily find and sort through posts)

    3. Start posting

    Have questions? Email us anytime at CommunityManagement@webmd.net

    Discussions

    Sort by:
    Cptsd
    I was a childhood survivor. I thought that. I was ok, after yrs of therapy , confronting photographs together...More
    Posted by An_267538
    New here
    Hello all, I'm new to the community and just saying hello. I'm a survivor of childhood sexual abuse. I...More
    Posted by GuitarHero1219
    Was I a victim of a crime?
    When I was 12, I was with my friends at my church's work party. My friends and I found a door that connected...More
    Posted by An_267439

    Take the Poll

    Was I a victim of a crime?
    • Crime
    • Sexual Crime
    View Poll Results
    Was I a victim of a crime?
    When I was 12, I was with my friends at my church's work party. My friends and I found a door that connected...More
    Posted by An_267439

    Take the Poll

    Was I a victim of a crime?
    • Crime
    • Sexual Crime
    View Poll Results
    need answers
    My earliest memories are of my brother coming and getting me out of my crib and taking me to his bed and...More
    Posted by An_266798
    Can't remember what happened... (TW)
    I never really thought about if I'd been sexually abused or not. The question came up when I discovered an...More
    Posted by Grasey
    My thoughts,My mess and My fault.............
    Went to urgent care cause I thought I needed help.Wrestling with my soul and provoking thoughts.On the edge...More
    Posted by An_247346
    Took.....................TRIGGER
    These are the days we were warned about..................... This here should teach us a thing or two...More
    WALKING WITH A FRIEND IN THE DARK IS BETTER THAN WALKING ALONE IN THE LIGHT.................

    Helen Keller
    Posted by soulkeepers
    Coming Out.......
    There's no way of getting any sleep.It sucks when there's no one here to build me up when I'm breaking...More
    WALKING WITH A FRIEND IN THE DARK IS BETTER THAN WALKING ALONE IN THE LIGHT.................

    Helen Keller
    Posted by soulkeepers
    Coming Out.......
    There's no way of getting any sleep.It sucks when there's no one here to build me up when I'm breaking...More
    WALKING WITH A FRIEND IN THE DARK IS BETTER THAN WALKING ALONE IN THE LIGHT.................

    Helen Keller
    Posted by soulkeepers
    i need advice about who to disclose to about my ab...
    was sexually abused as a child by my step brother who is four years older than me. i have only recently...More
    Posted by xoallisonxo
    Quotes
    A true friend freely advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends...More
    WALKING WITH A FRIEND IN THE DARK IS BETTER THAN WALKING ALONE IN THE LIGHT.................

    Helen Keller
    Posted by soulkeepers
    I Can Feel It!!!!!!!
    Trying to be the person I was told I needed to be are over. Those days are gone and the mask has come off.I...More
    WALKING WITH A FRIEND IN THE DARK IS BETTER THAN WALKING ALONE IN THE LIGHT.................

    Helen Keller
    Posted by soulkeepers
    Quote
    The worst part of holding the memories is not the pain.It's the loneliness of it.Memories need to be...More
    IT'S NOT EASY TAKING MY PROBLEMS ONE AT A TIME WHEN THEY REFUSE TO GET IN LINE.......

    ASHLEIGH. BRILLIANT
    Posted by soulkeepers
    Quote
    " It's not true that we only have one life to live; If we can read,we can live as many more lives and as...More
    IT'S NOT EASY TAKING MY PROBLEMS ONE AT A TIME WHEN THEY REFUSE TO GET IN LINE.......

    ASHLEIGH. BRILLIANT
    Posted by soulkeepers
    Quote of the day!!!!
    "Simply touching a difficult memory with some slight willingness to heal begins to soften the holding and...More
    IT'S NOT EASY TAKING MY PROBLEMS ONE AT A TIME WHEN THEY REFUSE TO GET IN LINE.......

    ASHLEIGH. BRILLIANT
    Posted by soulkeepers
    hummmm
    Is anyone out there?
    Posted by confusemind2you
    Hello
    Hope it's OK that we took a moment to pop in and see how things are going here. WyattMore
    MAKE EVERY YESTERDAY A DREAM OF HOPE AND TOMORROW A DREAM OF HAPPINESS!!!!!!!
    Posted by soulkeepers
    Borderline Personality Disorder/Sexual Abuse
    I know there is no definitive way to be able to tell. If someone was sexually abused. Here is why I am...More
    Posted by chris0516
    speak2me4real
    you do know me, I was with you when all that stuff happened, so before you say anything please listen, I want to...More
    Posted by waste
    im new! Please I need help making sense of things....
    I have never even thought of speaking about the things that happened to me as a child and when I think back I...More
    Posted by An_260758
    10 days and counting...
    it's been seven years since he was put he away. i was only 15 years old at the time. ive notcied that with...More
    Posted by sesheese93
    How to move on
    I'm 45 and am still dealing with has happened to me when I was a child how do you forgive and move on. I am...More
    Posted by 531669
    Hoping
    Hi, I forgot my information so had to create a new acct. It's me Gorge in case you were wondering.Well...More
    Posted by gettoknowmeb4
    Does anyone know of any good Teen Therapists in Ma...
    I have an abused teen who need a sane , emotionally healthy Therapist in Maryland and I haven't had any luck...More
    Posted by tb2406
    it DOES get better
    My name is Sarah, I was first molested when i was three years old, and agian from the ages of 13-15. not...More
    Posted by sesheese93
    abuse and sexual abuse
    do children that experience SA also experience physical abuse from the abuser?
    Posted by An_258062
    abuse and sexual abuse
    do children that experience SA also experience physical abuse from the abuser?
    Posted by An_258062

    Spotlight: Member Stories

    Hello. I am 23. I grew up in a rural community where everyone knows everyones business. But no one knows the abuse I suffered at the hands of my unc...More

    Helpful Tips

    my story - in part anyway
    I had always been asked if I had been molested and always answered no. Then, after a hysterectomy at 36, I was once again asked, only this ... More
    Was this Helpful?
    11 of 14 found this helpful

    Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

    FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.