Which Stage of Survival Are You: Victim, Survivor, Thriver?

Originally published on Humans.media on May 15, 2017 By RACHEL THOMPSON. The answer isn’t as easy as you think. At what point does a sexual abuse survivor (or any trauma survivor) go from victim to survivor, from survivor to thriver? In our society, the term victim has a negative connotation …

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Rachel Thompson

Rachel Thompson is represented by literary agent Lisa Hagan, and is published by ShadowTeamsNYC. She released the BadRedhead Media 30-Day Book Marketing Challenge in December, 2016 to rave reviews. Her first book A Walk In The Snark hit #1 on the Kindle Motherhood list in September, 2011 (do you think …

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Sometimes You Just Have to Trust the Process

Originally published on ACEs Connection on May 9, 2017 By Svava Brooks. Where are you on your healing journey? Are you just getting started? Are you about to take the next step? Are you stuck? Or are you in the messy middle, overwhelmed with grief, feeling like the tears and …

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Set the Expectation: Violence Against Women Is Never OK

Originally published on Change.Org on May 8, 2017 By Maria Ruiz. Almost a year ago, I started this petition in response to a horrible injustice I learned about. Today, we have created a community of 1.3 million people who are fighting to stop sexual assault and protect survivors. I try …

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