Posts Tagged ‘Story’

April 24, 2017

4 things a Sexual Assault counselor wishes you knew

Peggy Wright has been counseling survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault for 19 years. There are four things she wishes everyone knew about sexual assault: It is never the victim’s fault. Seeking medical or victim services does not mean you have to file a police report. You cannot tell how the victim is feeling … Read More »

May 16, 2016

Michelle’s Impact Story

*As told by her counselor. Michelle‘s story is a real-life example of the way in which success looks a lot like hard work, perseverance, team effort, and courage.  Michelle first contacted the Women’s Center in 2012. She had been assaulted. Having survived other forms of abuse as a child, she was at a place where … Read More »

March 17, 2016

Umed’s Impact Story – Poetry

“Umed” One of our Women’s Center survivors used poetry as a way to share her impact story. We would like to share one of her poems with you. She uses the pseudonym “Umed”, which means hope in her native language. RAPE In the name of a marriage A woman is raped every day As a … Read More »

March 17, 2016

Amanda’s Impact Story

Amanda’s impact story begins when she arrived at the Fort Bend Women’s Center after being sexually assaulted by the Physical Training Officer in her college ROTC unit. The assault happened more than a year before, but she was still dealing with the effects of the assault. In addition to her marital strife, Amanda had to leave her … Read More »