Not Now

Abusers may monitor your phone, TAP HERE to more safely and securely browse with a password protected app.

1. Select a discrete app icon.

Next step: Custom Icon Title


2. Change the title (optional).

Building App
Home Articles Survivor Stories

Survivor Stories

  • W1siziisijiwmtgvmtavmdevmtkvndgvmtcvnddlmdvlywitmtywms00nde4lwfiyjitm2y2n2e0mda3zjbkl1roaw5rc3rvy2tqag90b3mtnta3mtcxmtm2lmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjuwede4mcmixv0?sha=5747eacff46c1832

    Survivor: Andrea

    Mom of three finds reclaiming her life started with setting small goals | I can’t remember a time when violence and trauma weren’t part of my life. I never knew my fat... read more

  • W1siziisijiwmtgvmdgvmdqvmtgvmjevntuvm2qynjrlnzctngrhoc00mjyxlthmztgtzjgzoguzodawmwm2l1roaw5rc3rvy2tqag90b3mtndc0otq2oty0lmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjuwede4mcmixv0?sha=2756274ceb722ec4

    Survivor: Waqas

    Struggling to find help as a Muslim man | The stereotype is that Muslim men beat their wives. But I was the one being abused and for years I didn’t even recognize my e... read more

  • W1siziisijiwmtgvmdcvmjavmjmvmdgvntkvnjjlzmmyngutymixyy00ytmxltljndqtmty2yzu1mgjkodi1l1roaw5rc3rvy2tqag90b3mtnji5nza2mjk0lmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjuwede4mcmixv0?sha=57eeaf7d76d49885

    Survivor: Joanne

    Young, alone and far from home, she fought immigration issues to break free | I moved to America from Malta in 1988, when I was 19, to be with my high school sweethear... read more

  • W1siziisijiwmtgvmdcvmjavmjivmjkvmduvmjg2nwy4otmtnte0ni00njeyltg5ymutzdexotc3nzc3ntq0l1roaw5rc3rvy2tqag90b3mtodgymtmyodq2lmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjuwede4mcmixv0?sha=85fdcfe9b5dda995

    Why Is She Speaking Out Now?

    We need to stop using a survivor’s fear of coming forward as a reason to disbelieve them | In light of the #MeToo movement and the Time’s Up campaign, o... read more

  • W1siziisijiwmtgvmdcvmdgvmtmvndevmdyvmzyxztvlndetnzewny00mwu0ltllmwytntu5zjg0zwflyzyyl1roaw5rc3rvy2tqag90b3mtodqznzezodu0lmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjuwede4mcmixv0?sha=0cea036966486680

    Survivor: Gus Brock

    Not many male survivors step forward. This truck driver was surprised to find support when he did | If you had to pick a domestic violence survivor out of a crowd, ... read more

  • W1siziisijiwmtgvmdmvmtivmdqvmdivmjyvzgvjntczztmtnjqymc00yji3ltk0ntmtowfinmnkmwjimgywl1roaw5rc3rvy2tqag90b3mtnjqxoti1mdi4lmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjuwede4mcmixv0?sha=799f0c4b11a840c3

    Survivor: Kate

    After four years of verbal abuse, she didn’t predict her abuser would attempt to murder her | Kate—not her real name—had her story splashed across newsp... read more

  • W1siziisijiwmtgvmdmvmtivmdmvmzevmzmvzdizzjy0zwitogewos00mmviltgwyjmtntizyzlmztiwzwyxl1roaw5rc3rvy2tqag90b3mtnji4mtm5mtq2lmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjuwede4mcmixv0?sha=f6f2e0aa126a3276

    Nobody Would Have Been Surprised If I Had Died

    She says everyone knew she was living with an abuser growing up. No one intervened | It starts somewhere. It starts in the home. I know what a mass shooter can look... read more

  • W1siziisijiwmtgvmduvmtavmdivmtuvmjkvmtmzotq0mgitzwexmc00yjjilwezyjatnzniytg3y2fkztzhl2jvb2sgy2x1yi5qcgcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisiji1mhgxodajil1d?sha=58ab1582c2f55964

    Announcing the Book Club: Crazy Love

    Our first selection is Leslie Morgan Steiner’s best-selling memoir of narrowly escaping abuse with her life | Welcome to the Book Club. Hopeful... read more

  • W1siziisijiwmtgvmdivmjavmtcvmjkvndevoddmyjhkmjqtmgqzys00njzhlwjkywqtmjy2nwm1otgwnza5l1roaw5rc3rvy2tqag90b3mtnjk1odu4mtc4lmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjuwede4mcmixv0?sha=0ae6931ceb0e0782

    Survivor: Michele Weldon

    She put nine years of pain into prose and sold nearly 100,000 books | Michele Weldon had a doting boyfriend in her 20s. So doting, in fact, that he wanted to know ... read more

  • W1siziisijiwmtgvmdivmtkvmjavntcvndmvogqyzgq1odgtmjjmzc00njrllwe3ndktm2y2yjyxzdvlodg4l1roaw5rc3rvy2tqag90b3mtnjeznjkxmzk0lmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjuwede4mcmixv0?sha=f06cf3f6cf80ad3b

    The Good Wife

    Forced to marry a stranger at 16, she spent a decade being isolated, humiliated and assaulted. Then, she planned her escape | When I was a kid, my only goal was to ... read more

  • W1siziisijiwmtgvmdivmdcvmtgvmtuvmtavywyxmjc2mtktzguwzs00zdixltljnwitzmvkymuyotk3zjbll1roaw5rc3rvy2tqag90b3mtnte2odu0mdkylmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjuwede4mcmixv0?sha=ec7c2873f8bf2bf6

    Survivor Story: Nancy Wilkinson

    ‘I thought he was a gift from God. Then he tried to kill me.’ | Nancy Wilkinson has never been in a healthy relationship. “I’ve been married four times and ev... read more

  • W1siziisijiwmtgvmdevmzevmtkvmzgvndmvowyxodfhyjqtmtcwny00zdmwltg0n2qtyjzkogrjnjhizjk2l1roaw5rc3rvy2tqag90b3mtndkwnzi2odcylmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjuwede4mcmixv0?sha=efeb5c8653b3024d

    Survivor: Christopher Anderson

    Severe neglect and abuse as a child sent one man on a lifetime journey of healing | Christopher Anderson grew up with domestic violence, but not the paradigm experien... read more

  • W1siziisijiwmtgvmdevmtcvmtevntgvmdyvm2mzmdy1ywytyjyzyi00njq3lwfhymitmddjyjuzmwe2ngywl1roaw5rc3rvy2tqag90b3mtntixndmwoti4lmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjuwede4mcmixv0?sha=0b0bcfdc0dc79162

    Survivor: Suzanna

    After escaping abuse, my ex began to cyberstalk me | After 13 years of marriage to a man who would eventually be diagnosed with narcissistic personality disorder, I... read more

  • W1siziisijiwmtcvmtavmtivmzvkdgd4chnpcl9uaglua3n0b2nrughvdg9zxzy0njczmduymi5qcgcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisiji1mhgxodajil1d?sha=814964ffaa43a064

    Forbidden Food

    When abuse includes forced starvation and malnutrition | One of the great things about being an adult versus a kid is we get to make our own choices. We can wear wh... read more

  • W1siziisijiwmtcvmdgvmjmvmwk2dmwxd2gzzv9uaglua3n0b2nrughvdg9zxzy1mjg5nzewnc5qcgcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisiji1mhgxodajil1d?sha=0b42083da6b0e734

    When Survivors Are the Criminals

    In trying to prevent their own murders at the hands of their abusers, two survivors found themselves behind bars | Kim Dadou spent 17 years in prison for fatally sh... read more