Hello from newbie Tamsin

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Tamsin
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Hello from newbie Tamsin

Post by Tamsin » Fri Jun 15, 2018 11:41 am

Hello everyone, I am a 60 yr old woman who was severely emotionally abused and neglected in childhood. I also suffered a serious sexual assault by a stranger when I was 8, but told no-one until I was 20, thinking that it was my own fault!
My parents have both been dead for a number of years, but would I imagine be horrified to know that I now consider they were abusive.

I have never thought of myself as a victim of abuse until recent years - but I think I do need to acknowledge it and explore how it has contributed to making my life quite challenging over the years.

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Re: Hello from newbie Tamsin

Post by Jonesy » Sat Jun 16, 2018 1:29 am

Hi Tamsin

A very warm welcome to isurvive, glad you found us.
You are important

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Re: Hello from newbie Tamsin

Post by wolfspirit » Mon Jun 18, 2018 2:51 am

Hello, Tamsin
I hope you continue to find answers to what you've been wondering about your life until now.

peace,

ws
Wounds are where the light enters you.
Rumi

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Re: Hello from newbie Tamsin

Post by mina » Mon Jul 02, 2018 6:17 pm

So glad your hear with people who will give you the love and support you need welcome . :P

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Re: Hello from newbie Tamsin

Post by quixote » Thu Jul 12, 2018 2:18 am

Tamsin,
Welcome. It's good that you are confronting your issues. Now, in hindsight, you will be able to use your adult wisdom when you try to understand what happened to you as a child.
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Re: Hello from newbie Tamsin

Post by Jonesy » Sat Sep 22, 2018 6:18 am

Hi Tamsin

How're you doing?
You are important

Email: jonesy@isurvive.org

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