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From Victim to Survivor to Thriver

Discussion in 'Rape and Abuse' started by dazzle11215, May 30, 2011.

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  1. dazzle11215

    dazzle11215 Staff Alumni

    I found this online and it was very helpful to me to see just how far I've come in my healing journey


    I circled about seven in the Victim column, and circled the rest in the Survivor column. Thriver seems a long way off, but I know I'll get there.

    Where do you fit?
  2. total eclipse

    total eclipse SF Friend Staff Alumni

    wow glad you are doing well dazzle i can't even bring myself to do the test
  3. MoAnamCara

    MoAnamCara SF Artist

    I'm inspired, Dazzle, by your absolute knowledge that you "will get there".

    Thank you so much for all your links recently, too.
  4. TBear

    TBear Antiquities Friend

    I've gone backwards....
    Solidly in the victim column - only 2 in the survivor
    after years of work....why keep trying
    guess the damage is too great
  5. TBear

    TBear Antiquities Friend

    P.S. Glad you have hope Dazzle -
    your posts are inspiring, someone deserves to get out of this stuff.....
  6. Madam Mim

    Madam Mim Well-Known Member

    I am perfectly split between 'Victim' and 'Survivor', with 12 circled for each. I can't imagine ever fitting into the 'Thriver' column, though.

    Thanks for sharing this dazzle, and I'm gad you are hopeful of your continued healing.

  7. dazzle11215

    dazzle11215 Staff Alumni

    hi tbear
    i think these things go in cycles. we heal for a bit, fall back, start again, heal a bit more. i had therapy in my twenties, thought i was done, and then landed back at square one in my forties when my mum died.
    i know you can get there. i believe in you.
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