T’s Story Pt 2

This is Pt 2 of the story of a girl who was trafficked as a child. Pt 1 addressed the actual trafficking and can be found HERE. This story continues into high school.. 3 years after the trafficking ended.. when she was sexually assaulted and harassed at school. There is one more part to this…

T’s Story Pt 1 – Child Trafficking in the Fraser Valley

*** THIS STORY COMES WITH A HEAVY TRIGGER WARNING ***  Prelude I grew up in a very religious household. I went to a private school, church was mandatory every Sunday, and bible study was every Wednesday. From the outside life looked great. In school I had A honours and would always get comments on how…

Short Stories Pt 2

Principal’s Office I remember getting ready for school that day. I was in grade 6. It was picture day. I put on my favourite dress, straightened my hair, and I felt good. Everything that day was going great. A lot of my friends were wearing tank tops or low cut tops with a cute cardigan…

S’s Story

* This story comes with a trigger warning for sexual content, drugs, depression and other mature subject matter. * What I’ve been told by multiple people is that “I allowed it to happen to me”.  First year university – that’s when I met (Guy1).  (Guy1) goes to a big local university and is on one…

B’s Story

*** TRIGGER WARNING – MINOR ASSULT DETAILS AND MATURE SUBJECT MATTER. *** He was someone I knew since I was five and she was someone I knew since I was four. We all grew up together, in the same classes from k-5. We always had each other’s backs, until the summer going into grade six. …

A’s Story

I was in grade 8 when this happened to me  I was hanging out with this guy, let’s call him Jack, just as friends. We had hung out a few times now with other people. Sometimes it was just us, but usually it was in a group.  I thought we were just going to hang…

Poetry From Amsterdam – Riley-Ann Holm

A glimpse into the collection *trigger warning – depression, ptsd, mature subject matter* Hi friends! R here 🙂 The week after my big incident, I spent a week in Amsterdam to get away and process what had happened (I had lived in Amsterdam for a while before and it is truly a safe place for…

L’s Story

My story goes back so far, I can’t even remember.  My survival technique was disassociation. That means I separated my conscious mind from my body – so most of my childhood memory, during the times of my abuse, is hidden deep in my subconscious. I was a child, just starting school, when the grooming began….

Short Stories Pt 1

What’s Wrong? When I was in grade 4 maybe.. I went to a friend’s house. She had a brother who was a year or two older. We were going to go outside in the sprinkler because it was a hot day. I went to change into my bathing suit in her room and she went…

A Story from Utah

My story begins towards the end of my sophomore year in high school. (A little bit of background. I grew up in a religious family, where we didn’t talk about our feelings. In my religion, we are taught that chastity should be practiced to all but married couples. I have a family history of anxiety…