As lockdown for some of us is easing, it does not come without risk. Survivors may feel that given the past trauma where trust has been betrayed, risk in itself can feel extra worrying and it may take us longer to be able to trust that the risks we are being encouraged […]
Firstly, I want to start with compassion for those you have taken – did you need to be so cruel ? You have caused pain and grief beyond, gaps for love ones that will never be filled. You have placed fear in people’s hearts causing distress as you invisibly traumatise […]
During the coronavirus emergency: staying safe and sane in the shutdown Here’s more lockdown advice and suggestions for survivors during the coronavirus emergency, following on from our previous lockdown advice ‘During The Coronavirus Emergency’. We are now two months into the lockdown and we wanted give you a few more […]
We are now a month into the lockdown and we wanted give you a few more ideas which we hope will be useful to Survivors in particular at this tough and isolating period. Some are serious, others not so much but we hope these will feel helpful and supportive at […]
Support For Survivors We are especially aware that Survivors of sexual abuse and violence may have faced times of powerlessness and isolation in the past and the sense of lack of control and loneliness may be even more acute at this extreme and unprecedented time. We have come up with […]
Hello Everyone! We would like to wish you a Very Happy Christmas, This has been a busy year for us and we are so grateful for all the support we have had from everyone who has helped us or contributed to our work in some way. Over 540 people this […]
We’re starting an Into the Light blog to share information and stories around sexual abuse, that we hope will be helpful for our website visitors. We’ll be covering subjects like shame, taking control of sex after sexual abuse and boundaries.