abuse

Hello, my name is kris stout I would like to share my story of survival, addiction, mental health, and facing adversity. When I look into the sunset, I think of my past, present, and future, what it was like, what happened, and where I'm at now. Have you ever felt that you were born to lose? With all the adversity...

LISTEN TO JENS STORY HERE: [audio mp3="https://insponation.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/InspireORG.mp3"][/audio]   I look around at my happy, peaceful life and not one day do I take what I have or the road it took me to get here for granted. For decades I fought a woman that took up residence in my soul and she was killing me more every day while she stole my...

LISTEN TO AUDIO VERSION OF STORY: [audio m4a="https://insponation.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/S-Market-St.m4a"][/audio]     It's hard to get over a fear of the dark, when your monsters were real. I'm a survivor. I was raped repeatedly for several years of my childhood. I speak of that trauma in my memoir, You Have Such a Pretty Face, but it is still something I have difficulty discussing with anyone except my...

When I was 5 years old, I was molested and raped for several years by my next-door neighbor. I was told it was a secret, so I never said anything to anyone until years later when I learned that what happened to me was horribly wrong. I remember always running to dandelions so that I could pick them and make a...

Always Money In The Banana Stand The recovery story that most people want to hear is the one that sounds harrowing, how I fled Guatemala under cover of night, seven months pregnant, and into the mountains of Mexico to birth a baby on my own. Sounds exciting right? Well, if I had known I was heading into financial ruin at my...