Chris's Story

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"I hope that sharing my experience will bring support and encouragement to someone who needs it."

When I am asked to share my story, there is always a painful hesitation but I will always share for several reasons; one of which is the hope that sharing my experience will bring support and encouragement to someone who needs it.

It was three years before I told anyone  my secret.  It was a heavy burden I carried that affected every part of my life.  I struggled each day to imitate what appeared as normal around me because my sense of normality died when I was sexually assaulted.  

It has been an excruciating long journey to get to where I am today but where I am is a better place.  Self development and healing are constant processes, there won’t be a day when you can say “This is as far as I go.”  The beauty in that is the constant reminder that each day holds the potential to grow a little stronger; there is Nfinite Strength to be had.