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Would do anything for approval.

Hannah

I didn’t know if God loved me. I was just so desperate. I started to try to find my identity in relationships with guys.

He was 60. I was 14.

Cheryl

"I started to understand that was the void I was trying to fill is that I didn’t have Him in my life."

My first girlfriend to say no was an atheist.

Nick

There weren’t any boundaries with girls.

Chased by a narcotics agent. Caught by God.

Bob Lubell

I got into buying drugs from the mafia in New York and selling drugs on college campuses. Just raising all the hell that I could at a young age

An abused boy must prove his sexual manhood.

Joe

I had gotten so far down I was eating out of a garbage can. A pastor came to the campsite where I was living and said, ‘Would you like to go to church today?’ I said, “Well, not particularly, not really.” When he said, “We're...

Date-raped. Pregnant.

Annette

"He did cross the line, and I became a victim of what we now know as date rape. Thirty years ago that's really not what it was called. Since I did go into the bedroom with the guy, I blamed myself for many years..."

Chose life for the baby from my foster father.

Rose and Chris

When I was twelve the Lord woke me up one night and instructed me to pray for my future wife whom I had never met.

The sex addiction began at age 15.

Sue

I was so hungry for affirmation as a woman that there was a lot of short term relationships.

He loved me through the sexual abuse—then suddenly died.

Kim

One day he brought a friend with him to also have sex with me. I then realized he didn’t love me. He just thought he could use me and get sex from me.

Partying was my religion.

Mary S

From fifteen on I lived the life of being in drugs and alcohol, and sleeping around with guys, trying to find self worth, fulfillment and satisfaction.