At times the path to healing may seem an arduous and somewhat frightening one, but you don't have to go through it alone.
By joining After Silence you become part of a community that understands your struggles. This site is offered for support of other rape and sexual abuse survivors.
It is not meant to be a substitute for any kind of professional help.
Our mission is to support, empower, validate, and educate survivors, as well as their families and supporters.
The core of our organization is a support group, message board, and chat room where victims and survivors come together online in a mutually supportive and safe environment.
Surviving rape, sexual abuse, sexual assault, incest, and molestation may cause different feelings to emerge.
During the healing process many survivors of sexual violence undergo a dramatic reality shift, and see life and themselves drastically different than before.
Feelings of anger, fear, shock, denial, and confusion are normal.
Often pain doesn't simply go away, it has to find a safe outlet.We believe that breaking the silence is the first step toward recovery and it is our mission to provide a safe, loving, and thought-provoking online support group for each rape and sexual abuse survivor to speak out, ask for help, and give help in return. ) that you are not alone can make all the difference.Learn more about our support forums for healing and recovery.If you have been a victim of rape, date rape, sexual abuse, incest, sexual assault, marital rape, childhood sexual abuse, or molestation please know that you did nothing wrong and you are not to blame.In our online support group and forums you can share your story, feelings, fears, doubts, and receive support from fellow survivors who are experiencing similar emotions.Here you may speak freely without identifying yourself.