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#106 Understanding_Me

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Posted 27 September 2013 - 10:16 PM

Without Pandy's, I would still be too petrified to even think about sharing my story.

#107 Tsuena

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Posted 29 September 2013 - 11:45 AM

I'd never have learnt what being 'gentle to myself' meant. I don't think I'd ever have managed it.

#108 Looking2Heal

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Posted 30 September 2013 - 11:26 PM

I would have never learnt that I too can become a survivor. There is so much hope and encouragement here. I love it.

#109 Thundere

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Posted 06 October 2013 - 02:59 PM

Without Pandy's, I wouldn't know where to turn.

#110 becomingbutterfly

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Posted 07 December 2013 - 02:09 PM

Without Pandy's, I wouldn't have anywhere to share some of the hardest parts of my struggles.There's no other place like this unique, special community of compassionate survivors. I wouldn't have been able to say, "I belong here," or realize how much these things affected my life. I wouldn't have been able to express some of the toughest truths, find that I'm not alone, or overcome my denial. Gosh, I owe Pandy's so much. Thank you so much for being here. It's made a world of difference in my life and in my healing.

#111 lauru

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Posted 28 December 2013 - 12:14 AM

Without pandy's I would be lost in the sea of my past with no light to find my way out. 

#112 Anastasia190

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Posted 28 December 2013 - 11:50 AM

Without Pandy's, I probably would have given up on myself by now

#113 Salemkitty

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Posted 30 December 2013 - 07:18 PM

Without Pandy's I would be missing my three children with no place to go to get my mind off my grief. Love, Salemkitty

#114 JRAE

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Posted 31 December 2013 - 02:58 PM

Without Pandy's I'd still be alone.

#115 8888

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Posted 31 December 2013 - 09:21 PM

Without Pandy's I would feel much more alone.

#116 FinallyHere

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Posted 05 January 2014 - 04:22 PM

Without Pandy's I would have yet to meet some of the strongest, most encouraging, interesting, and warm people in my life.

#117 Sally

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Posted 11 January 2014 - 09:11 AM

Without Pandy's I would not have met my partner. We are both survivors and are celebrating our tenth wedding anniversary this year :)

#118 Sport4956

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Posted 11 January 2014 - 11:53 AM

Without Pandys, I wouldn't have met the people on here I have that helped me through so much. I just want to say thank you for helping me find my voice and start to realize things about myself. And thank you for being there and offering great advise.

Edited by Sport4956, 11 January 2014 - 11:53 AM.

#119 lucy

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Posted 12 January 2014 - 11:52 AM

Many congratulations to you and your partner Sally!


I am so glad that you have found your voice Sport! smile.png

#120 suesigngirl

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Posted 16 January 2014 - 04:24 AM

Without knowing of Pandie's I would never have faced up to what happened to me. I would never have confronted my mother about what she let happen to me and what she did to me. 


A day after confronting her I reported the abuse to the police. I gave my video interview 2 weeks later then came back home and found Pandies again and I joined. Thank you so much for letting me join.


I found Pandie's by typing the question "why do mothers let their daughters be abused" into the google search engine, and your site was in the list of answers. Thank you all so much for being here.

Edited by suesigngirl, 16 January 2014 - 04:24 AM.

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