I was raped.

I'm 14 and just gave birth to my daughter. I love her to death but I didn't want her, you see I wasn't the type of girl to be fooling around with guys I was raped. It was the worst experience of my life and at the moment I would rather not go into detail but they got the man and 2 weeks ago they said he was guilty and is now serving life for what he did to me.
Girls I want to tell you something; if a doctor tells you, "you're lucky this or that didn't happen to you", we are not lucky we are just strong and we are all strong enough to get through this.
I want you to know that you are not alone. I know I sound like I'm over this but I'm not, yes I'm scared to leave the house, and yes I have nightmares, and yes I feel sick just talking to men but one day we will get over this.
your strong friend.

Editor's Comment

It is very hard to read your story and you have had a lot of courage through a terrible ordeal for a girl of your age. It will take time to heal from this experience, but I hope that you have the support that you need. If CareConfidential can help you through this difficult journey please make contact through Online advisor, or call the helpline 0300 4000 999.

This story was sent in on 18/11/2014

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