Survivor’s Blog Here turns Five Years Old! Let’s Celebrate!

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Survivors Blog Here is thrilled to turn five years old!

We believe our longevity is the commitment to our mission.

From all of us to all of you

We support men and women Survivors from every walk of life. Struggles with Trauma, Violence, Mental Illness, Adoption, Child Abuse, Chronic Illness and more. We’re here for you.

Providing support as you work towards healing, taking steps forward, moving beyond the pain and struggle. We’re a collaborative of like-minded writers and photographers with a mission: to offer a creative, honest and safe place to gather. We offer support from a team of Survivors with diverse backgrounds, we believe everyone has a story to tell.

I want to share a couple of quotes from our contributors. These quotes show another side of Survivors Blog Here and what being a contributor means to each.

We are humbled you follow us, appreciate you stopping by and leaving your comments. Survivors Blog Here could not celebrate without you, you are the lifeblood of our community. 

From Sedge

“Happy Birthday Survivors!

It has been a privilege; to be part of the; Survivors blog. It is comforting to be with a group of people who understand and care. I also think this blog is a good resource for family and friends of survivors of trauma and abuse because it helps with understanding and information. one of ‘the’ most difficult things for many survivors, is to learn to decentralize from self; This is one of the keys to recovery…but can be tricky if you are not feeling well…but this blog does help with that issue by listening to other survivors.”

From Army of Angels Co-Founder

“I have loved being part of Survivors for the last 5 years, and never dreamed it would mean as much to me as it does!   Survivors feels like a community.  Everyone has something unique and different to contribute to the group, and each is a survivor!  Being survivors is the common thread- choosing to move forward through the storm, and then reaching back to help others. 

Through community blogging, I feel I have grown as a person.  I started blogging initially, when I was regrouping through therapy at our domestic violence center, after escaping years of psychological beating.  Journaling was recommended, and I thought I would try using a blog for the purpose of releasing my thoughts.  I never thought anyone would read my blog or care.  What I found was that there are people everywhere, in some sort of battle, just looking for someone to bounce thoughts around with…to feel that we are not alone… 

When I first met Melinda through blogging, I was overwhelmed with her care and empathy. Never underestimate the value of kind and supportive words to others…and always pay it forward!”❤️

From Robert Goldstein 

“I am honored to be a contributor to Survivors Here and to be a part of Melinda’s advocacy for the rights of survivors and people with disabilities.”

From Hyperion Co-Founder

“Sharing creative arts with fellow survivors showed me that I was okay and it was a good thing to explore the sources of trauma because each visit made the memories less painful and less important to the path my life had taken. I was free, not oblivious, just free.”


10 thoughts on “Survivor’s Blog Here turns Five Years Old! Let’s Celebrate!

  1. Congrats and happy birthday to all the survivors. What an accomplishment to continue on sharing the message that first brought us together. A welcome without judgement. Nice.

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