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      For about (detail removed by moderator), I had carried around the weight of being a victim of domestic abuse. I kept so much of what happened to myself, mainly because I was embarrassed that I had let this happen. I have been going to Womens Aid peer support group for the past five weeks. I finally feel strong enough to report this evil man for exactly who he is.

      It wasn’t an easy process I won’t lie. (detail removed by moderator) I feel so much joy from finally naming my abuser, for what he is. I brought me happiness, knowing that he was about to endure a period of suffering that he deserves. I know he will have to stand in front of officers and potentially a court room to defend himself. Makes me so happy, knowing that he will have the period of suffering waiting to find out what is happening. I wish my happiness didn’t come from a place of revenge but after injuring years of his abuse, knowing that he will suffer, brings me peace.

      After I had finished gathering evidence and reporting, feel a unique sense of freedom. this is such a huge milestone for me and I’m excited to finally get some justice. I truly hope he gets put in prison and a lifelong record of being an abuser and a rapist. Even if nothing comes of it, I feel proud that he knows that I will not hide in shame anymore.

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      Hi brokenandfree,

      Thank you for your post and welcome to the forum. What you have done is incredibly brave and you deserve to feel heard.

      you have been through a lot and should have that acknowledged.

      You can access free online courses created by or in partnership with therapists specialising in trauma at
      Bloom. These courses can be accessed in your own time and at your own pace and cover topics such as trauma, abuse and boundaries.

      take care and keep posting


    • #166850

      I’m so happy for you, well done for taking that step! I hope you get the results you want. I hope you get some peace x

    • #167710

      This is so brave of you and what a testament to how strong you are x you can do anything now! well done x

    • #167757

      So incredibly brave and a difficult process to go through. Well done x

    • #169063

      You’ve managed to take back control and report an abuser, which is such a big step. I hope you find some peace now and get to look forward to a safer future.

      Wishing you all the best with your new-found freedom,


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