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Kind Words What people have said that helps us heal
Posted 07 September 2008 - 08:00 PM
And then last semester I said something about being a single mom and this girl in my class was like are you serious you go to school and are a single mom of twins you are my hero !!! I blew if off, I am not one that is good with compliments and I hurried away I was shocked that she would say something like that to me.
Posted 24 October 2008 - 03:17 PM
"It's not your fault. No matter how you twist and turn it, it will never be your fault."
"I dont/cant understand what it must feel like for you, but I do understand your reasons for reacting like you do and feel like you do and you know what, you have all the rights in the world to feel like you do. As a matter of fact, let it all out when and if you need to - we will walk out into the forest together and you can scream as loud as you want."
"What you told me, I had no idea. It hit me so hard. I've spent hours, days afterwards reading information pages on internet to try to understand and I just want you to know, I'm here for you, always. Anytime of the day or night, just call, come over - Ill look after you. You can even have my flat to yourself if thats what you need, anything. You name it."
"You know, you dont have to say anything if you dont want to. Ill sit silent with you till you feel strong enough to let it all out."
"Think about it, in all your life you met thousands of people, hundred thousands and you have always had a smile that makes people think "oh life is so damn good" and of all that people...one idiot...one..and for one on a million you decide to change yourself, to close yourself in a bunker. The chances that you will meet other idiots like that are almost zero, luckily - and you risk ruining your life and live in forever pain, for what happened. Dont you ever forget that you were, you are and you will always be one of the most rare pearls in this world."
"I'll quit my phd, Ill find a job closer to you, I dont care, I just want to be where you are and make sure that you never feel scared or lonely again."
Posted 13 November 2008 - 09:48 AM
Posted 13 November 2008 - 11:11 AM
This has really struck me, and may have even changed my life and my healing journey. She is totally right. Once you love yourself, the rest of your life will fall into place. But you must LEARN to love who you are, or you will perpetually be unhappy. She has said so many healing/meaningful/kind things to me throughout the years, this was just one that changed my outlook on life.
Posted 04 December 2008 - 08:05 PM
That really hit home for me, it really meant a lot.
Posted 16 February 2009 - 04:21 PM
When I read the note you gave me today, I almost started to cry. I thught my heart had sank inside of me. It was a change of breathing. Concentration was lost and I was speechless. I was so pissed off, not at you; but you know...
You are so strong.
That's how I think of you, and I want you to know that a note won't change that, but only prove that I'm right about you. That you can make it through everything and anything, because that's who you are; that's what you do. I don't know what to say, even though this message is really long. :)/> I don't know what the 'right' words are or, even if there are any. If there are, I'm not even sure I would say them the way I meant them. I DO know that everything is going to be okay; I know because of how much faith I have in you, and I know because I can feel it. I believe that if God brings you to something, he brings you through it. I've never had a challenge in my life. And if I did, they would look like pebbles compared to yours. To come out from a storm standing, means something. It shows something about you, and your heart. If I could take back anything in the world, I'd leave the option to you. I love you very much, and would do anything in my power not to see you down.
And if these words were the 'right' ones, I hope they were somehow reached. If they wern't, well....I'm working on it. :)/>
With all my love,
I'm so fortunate to have such amazing friends.
Posted 12 March 2009 - 05:31 AM
I just feel some sadness for you.
I just wish I could whack someone for you.
You are a very strong person. You DO have the stength to get through this.
You must never feel guilty or sorry about telling people. If they are friends then they will not think badly of you. You were not to blame.
Please remember you are not weak. I think you must be one of the strongest people I know to have achieved what you have done so far.
You have taken a big step forward and although there is a long way to go, you are going to get there.
... All from the same friend - top three in person and the others in emails. She's a star. I'm very lucky to have her.
This post has been edited by Hazel.: 12 March 2009 - 05:32 AM
Posted 18 April 2009 - 09:56 PM
Thursday my friend apologized for "not being herself" and I responded "You don't have to apologize for anything, after what you went though that is completely understandable".