Tarese Klemens EVERY PERSON HAS A STORY – Tarese’s story

I just wanted to reach out and write this blog for HAVOCA.

I am an adult survivor of Childhood abuse. I suffered extreme depression, I was a self-harmer, and I suffered from an eating disorder. I never thought hope was possible, I never thought I would be able to live a normal life, or even achieve any dreams. I started my journey of healing quite a number of years ago. It has taken me many years to begin to find hope and to achieve some healing in my life. I never thought it would be possible, but I have. I have come through the other side and proven to others and more importantly myself that it is possible.

I want to speak out about what happened. I no longer want to be silent. I want my story to encourage others. I know all too well what it’s like to be in a dark place, to believe there is no hope. I want to be able to encourage those who are still in a dark place, who still struggle. That it is possible. Yes, it is alot of work and it is hard. But it is so worth it. If I can encourage but one person with my story, then it will be worth it.


Thank you for reading.



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7 Responses to EVERY PERSON HAS A STORY – Tarese’s story


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  2. Jac says:

    I was raped and abused between the age of 5 to 8 I tried telling my parents once but wasn’t believed ,life was hell as a child and I never told anybody until I was 21,long storey but now aged 53 November I finally got justice and my abuser got sentenced 13 years after growing up made to feel worthless and ashamed so my way of proving to myself that I’m strong and am a surviver is having my storey printed in a magazine plus I’m hoping to get closure from it

  3. Jac says:

    When I was a small child I was badly abused
    Nobody ever knew or was slightly moved
    So I just had to live with being regularly abused
    I lost my childhood it turned so sour,so when I was
    Little I thought about him so many hours
    I became a challenge and was so misunderstood
    Because in everybody’s eyes I could never be any good
    Tears often running down my face because I was made
    To feel I’m a total disgrace and not fit to live
    In the human race
    Even now I remember the hurt and the pain
    I tried telling you once mum but it was in vein
    So some days I felt a burning passion,some days so sad
    Some days an eternal rage just like an animal wounded
    And trapped in a cage
    Mum now you’ve passed away I do think of you nearly
    Everyday,why when you used to hear me cry
    Why the hell didn’t you ever ask me why

  4. Jac says:

    Now after all these years it’s finally out in the open
    I’ve no idea what I should be hoping
    Maybe relief and hopefully lots of inner peace
    Now that I feel able to turn a new leaf

    Mum passed away with out so much as a sorry
    Soon it,l be dads turn and will be the same storey
    Having warped humours been my way of getting through
    Most days
    Still being able to love,laugh and have a giggle
    Even when I’ve found it hard to be civil

    Now s my chance to repay the man that made me
    As a child think I should be ashamed
    Not anymore I don’t feel ashamed
    Now I’m just so angry and want the evil basted named
    Maybe I’m doing this wrong,but I still want to prove
    To everybody that I’m still strong
    He may have caused me a lot of upset in the past
    But I need to show him it will not last
    I’m waiting to hear if there,l be a court date
    And hoping that will deal him his fete
    The thought of hearing his voice and seeing him
    Again,I know will make me shake with rage
    And again feel all that pain
    But I’m determined to make him pay
    For having to think about him nearly every day
    If this ends up in court
    I’m not sure I,l be brave enough in front of other
    People to talk
    But I know I have to do the right thing
    To get my dignity back again
    I want to be able to walk away
    Feeling peace and happier on the day

  5. Jac says:

    I hope reading this gives some hope to others that have been in the same situation

    No longer a victim just feels so great
    Knowing my childhood rapist has finally met his fete
    My biggest regret is taking so long
    But it’s such a great feeling
    Knowing in the end I won
    Now this is finally over
    I feel empowered becoming a surviver
    Now once again I’m strong and free
    So can now go back to what I do best
    And that’s just being me

  6. Ana says:

    Glad you get over trauma and is wonderful you want to help others.Keep going and take care!

  7. Jac says:

    Thankyou,I stayed silent all those years and now it’s out in the open I feel kind of a relief if that makes sence

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