I was wondering, am I overreacting?

I had been working at that office for almost a year now, but it was then that I realized I was relatively still new and unaware, inexperienced in handling a situation as such... I'd seen him a couple times at work, a middle-aged man, of a culture similar as ...
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Female
CA, US,...

I complained to HR the next day who said they couldn't do anything since I didn'...

I worked in a reputed company in Bangalore for about a year. I'd take the company bus back home. This bus is exclusive to the employees. After a particularly tiring day at work, I sat by the window. There was a male employee who sat next to me. Nothing ...
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Tara
Female
Bangalore

I saw him after many years at a family member's wedding

I was 8 or 9 year old. It was summer vacations and I was visiting my cousins in rural Maharashtra. He was a distant cousin who had come to my cousins' place for the first time. I called him 'dada'. On a hot summer afternoon, the elders in the house had stepped ...
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Female
Home

I was horrified to go outside alone even to play with the other children

This happened to me when i was around 7-8 years old. I don't remember properly. I used to stay in a 2 storey apartment building. Everyday, after lunch my mother used to take nap and at that time i used to play with my toys and go down to bring ...
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Female
Mumbai

He said its normal and everything will be fine

I was 7-8yrs old when this happened. We used to stay with my uncle's family. I had a cousin who was 10 years older than me. We used to play hide and seek along with my 3 year old brother and 13 year old cousin sister. Somehow when my cousin sister ...
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Female
Rajsama...

Okay, I didn't tell you that I was probably 6-7 at the time.

It was summer vacation, and I was at my grandparents house. I was left alone at the house with my grandparents while everyone else went for a wedding. I had some muscle pain in one of my legs, and I complained to my grand dad. He was a doctor. Okay, ...
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Lahan
Female
Kerala

But i moved on and never cry over my past

I was 4 or 5 years old when i went through the sexual assault by my neighbour and the two tenants. My neighour used to kiss me for as long as i remember even though he was in a high school that time. He forced me to lay on the bed , sit ...
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Female
Home

My dark childhood

When I was 7 and iving in a joint family, my mausi used to shower me with love and make me stay in her room. At night she would be naked and ask me to perform oral sex on her. This continued for a year. I had no idea what was ...
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Sun
Male
India

Be careful who you trust your loved ones with.

I was probably in the 2nd or 3rd grade when it happened. I live within blocks of housing that all belong to my relatives. They had gone for vacation so seemingly the area was empty. I was returning from my grandmother's quarter to my house ( matter of hardly 30 metres) ...
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GM
Female
Kolkata

My mother's childhood experience

I am writing about something my mother told me - of how her tuition teacher used to run his hand down her 6 year old back in 'appreciation', you know, like a pat on the head but except he was stroking her back. She felt extremely uncomfortable and complained to my ...
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Female
Chennai