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After three generations of sexual abuse, found acceptance from a Christian community.

Scott L

I was addicted to pornography, I was addicted to masturbation. I was addicted to sex. I was also a heterosexual male

Confused kid. Part of me enjoyed the sexual abuse.

Josh S

I remember of walking on a bridge in New York City, hearing an evil presence. As I looked over the edge of the bridge I heard a voice say, “Jump. It’ll be all over.”

Mother of five. Meth cook.

Kimberly

All of my life my family has been drug addicts, prostitutes, and different things. I didn't grow up in a very good household.

I have experienced healing from many episodes of sexual abuse.

Chris D

While we were there we would have to say that the main house where my grandfather was and that is where the actual abuse occurred between me and my grandfather. My grandfather was very perverted. He did things and said things...

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.

A prostitute for years when I met my husband.

Marilyn

My husband helped me a lot. He cried. He prayed. When I would go back out and do wrong again he would come looking for me. He would forgive me.

Five divorces by age thirty.

Jean

By the time I was thirty I had experienced five failed marriages. I felt like I could do nothing right;

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."

I’m living proof that a gay man can become a family man.

Chris D

Every relationship, every encounter, would get worse, would become more perverted, more faceless, more emotionless. I had been with countless men. I could fill up a notebook full of the men that I had been with.

I call close friends to help me stop the porn and sex addictions.

Dan C

I know I’m a born again believer. The problem was, I didn’t know how to look for help in what I was trying to mend and fix. I also had an alcohol problem. There was a day that I would have my first drink before I would have m...