Find Hope

Daddy pain.

Stevie

My dad has 4 great grandsons he has never met. They are not even on his radar.

In the studio with Mick Jagger.

David Huff

He would tell us horror stories about Lucille Ball and Desi Arnez. He told how unhappy they were and how they would fight and throw expensive dishes in their world of chaos.

I was shocked. They were genuine.

Andrea

"I wanted to be liked, so I wanted to do whatever was necessary to be liked, to be accepted, to be popular."

My corporate and political friends considered me nuts.

Bill

It would take me thirty minutes to work up the courage to say a word. I was just so inwardly petrified. I would have the bible at the corner of the East Village grill and I just couldn’t open my mouth. It was crazy.

Being the intellectual disguised my hurt.

Nikki

My name is Dr. Nikki Velasco. I am an Assistant Professor of Research Methods and Statistics. I was raised by a single mom, not from the United States, who has been married many times and has some sad patterns when it comes t...

Believed in the Big Bang until my heart changed my mind.

Thomas B.

"The science classes that I took taught me that there was no God."

The cutting sensation eased the inner pain.

Becca

"I would stab myself with a sewing needle. Or any kind of needle. Just to feel that pain. To know, you're still here. You're still human. You're still alive in some way. To make that pain, just show what I felt on the inside....

A spirit of death haunted me.

Dana H

I actually had a friend who referred to me as the Dark Angel of Death.

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..."