I grew as an energetic, lively, confident young boy.
The abuse began. He managed to groom me very
successfully. He made me believe that what I was doing for him was special, and the more I did it, the more special I would become.
I don’t remember realising that things had changed. I just continued with my life. I didn’t feel hurt. I didn’t feel in any danger.
I was doing well in school. I had a strong circle of friends. I was outspoken in class, and considered bold and forthcoming. I was involved in all sports, captaining many teams. There was no way of telling what I had been experiencing. It was like I had buried it deep somewhere.
I enjoyed my 20’s. I was out partying every weekend, hanging out with friends and my career was going well taking me all around the world working as a design engineer. Everything was in my favour. But then suddenly something changed. When I turned 25 the memories of my abuse began to return.
I spent the next 5 years speaking to one more person at a time. I could feel myself growing in confidence with each time I spoke. It led me to become curious about how others were coping. I joined chat rooms online to find out. This is when I became aware of the intense
suffering people were going through, and that this was a
I started to wonder where the man that did this to me was. Was he still doing this to more children? I decided that I must find out. I wanted to face him and let him know that what he did will never be forgotten and if he is still doing it then he must stop. Please click below to read more on what happened.
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