Dear Diary, After getting out of a year-long, verbally abusive relationship, I decided to download Tinder (pre-Covid) when I returned to college at MTSU. It was fun at first. I was meeting wonderful people and having fun, with nothing serious expected on either end. It was...

A beautiful story of courage by Lorna Dancey about a Canadian man whom she met through Jodi, an inspirational woman who offers family support through the Fort Saskatchewan Families First Society . He endured and suffered in silence for far too long and reached out for help....

When I close my eyes, I can still see her jumping up and down on her bed and giggling with excitement. My spunky, little baby girl whose spirit and light shone brightly as she danced around like music was always playing. She was sweet and...

If you look closely, his scars tell his story. He grew up an air force brat.  His home life was regimented but his parents were loving and compassionate.  They couldn’t understand why he started to cut himself, they did everything they could to help, but nothing...

As hard as she tries, her anxiety attacks and depression have a way of paralyzing her, keeping her in their possession. She was first diagnosed at the age of 15 after an attempted suicide.  The Dr. gave her a prescription for Prozac and it helped a...

Have you ever been so honest that it scared you? When I began writing my first song called “House of Secrets,” I scared myself. Even though my family and I had agreed to share our story of transformation, it dawned on me, “Are we revealing...

She loved and she trusted him and he hurt her. She was 5 years old when the first one sexually abused her. She told and no one believed her. It happened again at 8 years old, but a different man this time. She told, but...

As she was led down a cold and sterile hallway, she looked down to avoid the harsh florescent lights that hurt her swollen eyes, “This isn’t happening she thought to herself, how can this be happening when I just saw you”? Her body trembling and...

Cynthia works tirelessly as a member of the National Family Advisory circle that brings together families of Robert Picktons' victims and to make changes in the system that failed them, this is her sisters story. Her laugh was infectious and once you heard it, you couldn’t...

One day back in 1987, her mother jokingly said to her, “go to University to find a man”. She had always dealt with poor body image and low self-esteem so at the time, what her mother said to her, made sense. She met him in one...