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Victim Vs. Survivor

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Have you ever wondered why there are 2 terms used for people who have been abused or mistreated and lived through it?
 
Well, there are significant differences between the term "victim" and the term "survivor". Specifically, the definition of "victim" is: a person that suffers harm or death, and the definition of "survivor" is: a person that survives in spite of adversity. See the difference there?
 
A victim lets their life be defined and darkened by what happened to them, and a survivor lets what has happened strengthen them and drive them on to help others. Don't be a victim. Be a survivor...
 

 Please visit the pages below for more on this:
 

Survivor Steps A-Z

Victim/Survivor Test

You are not alone!