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#61 kiwifruit

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Posted 23 December 2011 - 12:14 AM

Without Pandys I would not be here, and I would have felt so isolated and alone much longer than I have.

#62 lmvjohnson

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Posted 23 December 2011 - 01:15 AM

Without pandys I would have nobody to relate to and believe that nobody understands me

#63 J725c

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Posted 24 December 2011 - 05:47 PM

Without Pandy's I would feel more alone and more hopeless then I do now.

#64 nothingleftbut_truth

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Posted 03 January 2012 - 08:54 AM

I wouldn't understand how to process most of the feelings I've experienced since the abuse, and I wouldn't know that these feelings are normal for what I went through.

I also wouldn't have the network of support that I receive from all of you, or the courage to even talk about any of these things, either online or IRL. So thank you Pandy's.

#65 AshleeCakes

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Posted 19 January 2012 - 11:29 PM

Without Pandys I would have never learned how to speak out.

#66 Brittany

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Posted 20 January 2012 - 10:09 AM

Without Pandys, I wouldn't have realized it was possible to have friends who could completely relate to me. With those friends, I don't have to hide anything at all about myself. No matter if we stay in touch frequently or get caught up in surviving, it was a beautiful thing discovered.

#67 warriorwoman

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Posted 20 January 2012 - 12:18 PM

Without Pandy's I never would have realized that the pain I felt from being raped is inside of each of us who experience such trauma. I never really was alone!

#68 akmb2010

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Posted 20 January 2012 - 01:00 PM

Without Pandy's I would have..... well been more isolated,and Probably would have done the stupidest thing I could have possible done to try to end my pain. With pandys.org I have with the help of my T learned that it is ok to to cry bout it. It okay to feel what I feel. It only makes me human.

#69 Kate

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Posted 20 January 2012 - 09:41 PM

Without Pandy's I think I would still be the scared little girl I was back when I first joined and not the strong woman I am learning to love now :)

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Posted 22 January 2012 - 06:20 AM

Without Pandys, I would still be confused, alone, and isolated, ever abnormal, never accepted.

#71 Azzee

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Posted 23 January 2012 - 05:43 PM

without Pandy's, I'd still believe that I was crazy and feel consistently misunderstood by the people around me.

#72 barbiegirl

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Posted 29 January 2012 - 10:47 AM

I know I'm not very far along in my recovery, but Pandy's has encouraged me to continue seeing my psychiatrist, to be strong and stand up to my abuser, to actively seek a new place to live, and to even speak out and talk to other people about what has happened to me. I have a long way to go, but I feel like I wouldn't have gotten this far without the support from Pandy's. :)

#73 SilentJealousy

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 03:09 AM

without Pandy's, I wouldn't have admitted to my abuse the first time since ever and realized it was a problem that just wouldn't go away.

#74 XxForeverASongBirdxX

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Posted 05 March 2012 - 04:27 PM

Without pandys... i would have one.) never told my story and two,) commited suicide

#75 fosca

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Posted 09 March 2012 - 06:24 PM

Without Pandys... I would never have been able to identify what happened to me in 2002 as a form of rape. I would not have learned to validate myself and my experiences. And I would be almost completely alone in trying to cope with the rape that happened this past December.

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