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Afraid to post? For yourself or for others
Posted 15 August 2002 - 03:24 AM
Posted 06 October 2002 - 03:35 AM
Posted 27 August 2002 - 11:40 AM
i had to write a report -the'happening' when i reported it to the authorities-so -for now that was enough till i can begin to let out my feelings & emotions -i am so scared & yet want to release it or at least some of it (feelings).
this initial post may help me-thank you for the opportunity w/in 'afraid to post'.
Posted 11 January 2002 - 01:21 PM
That is very true. Unfortunately that's the way the board works. The new forums have not been in place for very long, and traffic is picking up in them.
I guess it comes down to why you post. If you post because you're trying to work things out for you, or looking for words from others. I think that as time goes by, the replies of others become less important, as you start to feel more at home. I think that many many of us do have co-dependency issues, and that these can be severely exacerbated by the number of replies we get to posts.
<i>Also, sometimes I feel like there is a clique here of people who really know each other well and I feel like I'm not really part of it and that makes it kind of hard to post. </i>
It is true that lots of people here know others well. However, I don't think that there is anyone who wouldn't like to have more friends. Reach out to others, and you will quickly find friends.
Lollie, thanks for reaching out to so many in the SI forum. It is appreciated.
Posted 12 January 2002 - 12:37 PM
If anyone is interested there is a thread called <a href="http://www.welcometobarbados.org/CGI-BIN/ikonboard/topic.cgi?forum=9&topic=8"><b> Who are we? </b></a> which contains brief profiles of a lot of the members. Please consider adding yours to it. In case you don't know, mine is under 'crying angel' [my old, sucky name].
Posted 03 January 2003 - 11:21 AM
Posted 11 January 2002 - 01:12 PM
It's really risky for me every time I post because I don't know if anyone will read it or reply and even though I can tell myself that it's nothing against me personally if no one responds, it still feels like rejection to me.
Also, sometimes I feel like there is a clique here of people who really know each other well and I feel like I'm not really part of it and that makes it kind of hard to post.
Thanks for this great thread.
Posted 12 January 2002 - 11:50 AM
i do feel unwanted and like im not important and that could be cause of how i grew up always feeling like no one cared about anything i had to say and that i just am not smart enough to even help a soul out. let alone help myself..
thanks for this though, just wish i could stop feeling like everything i say is stupid and worthless..