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Surviving Rape

Confronting My Rapist

Hayley Rose Horzepa | Posted 09.18.2011 | Women
Hayley Rose Horzepa

It takes a strong person to confront their rapist. Sometimes it is unavoidable.

Surviving Trauma: I Choose To Live

Hayley Rose Horzepa | Posted 08.13.2011 | Women
Hayley Rose Horzepa

Rape may very well be as brutal of a crime as murder, however victims of homicide do not get the opportunity to live to tell the story of the terror they experienced.

Could You Forgive This?

Heide Banks | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Heide Banks

One spring day, 21 years after Liz's assault, she received a letter in her mailbox from her rapist. He was making amends as part of a 12-step program for alcoholism, and he was asking her for forgiveness.

'I Am A Rape Survivor'

Hayley Rose Horzepa | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Hayley Rose Horzepa

As I read that poem, I realized that up to this point, considering myself a rape survivor was almost laughable. I hadn't been thinking like a survivor but like a victim.