Survivor Story #4

Below is the fourth submission to the Community Forum for Survivors submitted anonymously on 10/5/2018.

We appreciate the trust this survivor, and all survivors, place in us by sharing their stories. Note: MCRCC does not allow comments on blog posts.

Survivor’s gender identity: Female

The survivor’s age at the time sexual violence was perpetrated against them: 5

The survivor's age now: 62

The survivor’s description of sexual violence perpetrated against them:

"Raped as a child by my father.(told my mother who blamed me), 16 - raped by a maintenance worker at our apartment complex (told my mother and landlord of the apartment complex who blamed me) and when I was 22 at an office Christmas party in the United States Air Force - also ignored."

If you or someone you care about has been sexually assaulted and is looking for resources or support, MCRCC provides a confidential helpline available 24/7 at (831) 375-4357. We support survivors today and always.