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Convinced I was worthless.

Beth

I thought that I had nothing to live for. I thought that I was the most worthless mother on the face of the earth. I was no good as a wife. As a mother. As a daughter. As a friend

I was intoxicated at the wheel and my son died.

Marla

It was eleven o'clock in the morning, and my blood alcohol level was twice the legal limit for the State of Tennessee. My ten-year-old daughter was in the front with me, and she escaped serious physical injury, but her emotio...

I tied fishing wire to the rifle trigger.

Robert

I had loaded the rifle and put it on the coffee table. I had a fishing line tied to it.

My unspeakable abuse now helps other women.

Diane W

I made a choice. That day a healing process started in my life. Now I can look back and say, “Wow.

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.

Low self esteem, depressed, even by middle school.

Mike L

Growing up I didn't have a very personal view of God.

Knuckles bleeding from punching my locker.

David D

I looked down and my knuckles were bleeding. I had decided at that point and time that I was going to commit suicide.

Before turning to God, I got on my knees and asked Satan to grant all my sexual desires.

Leslie

I tried to live for the Lord and the Devil at the same time. I was straddling the fence, so to speak. It doesn’t work. I thought, “I can’t live it.”

Drugged and gang raped, but found healing and hope.

Kristy

Then they gang raped me. I came close to dying that night.

Marriage saved despite my affairs.

Shannon

"So, here I am three affairs in three months and I was at the lowest place in my life that I had ever been, ever."