I Was Hurt By Someone I Thought I Could Trust

  • Published: 09 July 2019
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    Rosavella wants to share her story to spread awareness about a horrible, traumatizing experience she had as a young girl - an experience she hopes no one ever has to go through.

    When she was about five years old, her mother started to have a relationship with a man - a man she refers to as "Dan" in this story. Rosavella enjoyed spending time with Dan. He would play with her and her sister, buy them gifts and join them on vacations. At first, Dan treated Rosavella and her sister as if they were his own children, and Rosavella's mother was so happy to have found a father figure for them - a perfect family.

    Overtime, Rosavella's relationship with Dan dramatically changed. He would come into her room late at night, and he would do inappropriate things to her. He would stare at her, touch her arms and waist, and make her feel incredibly uncomfortable. But because Rosavella was so young, she believed Dan when he told her he was just tucking her in and saying goodnight.

    One specific time, Dan took Rosavella into his room. He put her on the bed and began touching her inappropriately. She screamed out and squealed so loudly that her sister ran in, but by the time she entered the room, Dan began tickling her to cover up his horrendous actions.

    Eventually, Rosavella's sister found out what Dan was really doing. Her mom was completely devastated and took Rosavella to the police station, and they soon realized that what Dan was doing was illegal. They went to trial, but because there wasn't enough evidence, Dan was able to go free.

    Rosavella's experience with abuse deeply affected her. She received counselling, but it caused her to have panic attacks and nightmares. She wishes that she had been more aware of what Dan was doing to her when she was younger. When she looks back on the past, she could say to herself, "I was hurt by someone I thought I could trust." However, she is taking a positive approach by vowing to help other people who may be going through a similar situation. She is strong and resilient, and she wants to share her story with the world to educate others.


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Comments • 7 834

  • Lisa Owens
    Lisa Owens  15 hours back

    He might be a pedophile

    • Michael Thom
      Michael Thom  1 days back

      storybooth: *Stories that are obviously real*

      REAL LIFE ANIMATED STORIES: She Took the Kids!

      • Michael Thom
        Michael Thom  1 days back

        That one strip of hair on the side of Dan when he's a silhouette looks like he has a pointy nose.

        • Star Jackson
          Star Jackson  1 days back


          • Angi The Angel
            Angi The Angel  2 days back

            This story means a lot to me... I feel the same way about my clothes and when I'm around men and I am really thankful for your help in this video

            • delilah garcia
              delilah garcia  2 days back


              • jenny pine
                jenny pine  3 days back

                My story when I was 9 my dad always kiss us in the cheeck then I don't like when he is kissing me it's disgusting me too and he always angry and phone a whole day I hate my dad too. The end Name: Princess Neonny R. Pine
                Gender: Female

                • Jxlianne
                  Jxlianne  4 days back

                  I like her plaided skirt.

                  • Rosie Jewel
                    Rosie Jewel  5 days back

                    * Reads description*

                    • xXxgamingwith-vicky xXx

                      This is so sad I hope she's okay right now that guy should be like decapitated or something

                      • common sense
                        common sense  6 days back

                        I don't get how was there lack of evidence?

                        • Jay Vr
                          Jay Vr  6 days back

                          this is fucking sad I feel you this happened to me and they was also older they was like 19-20 and I'm 15 these types of people are disgusting human beings

                          • Julia Gonzalez
                            Julia Gonzalez  6 days back

                            He's a guy ho rapes kids 😟😟😟😟🤯🤯🤯🤯🤯🤯🤯🤯🤯

                            • kid A.H.I
                              kid A.H.I  6 days back

                              Some men are perverts and creeps, or maybe that guy just had a *Loli fetish!*

                              PS: Children, please don't google what Loli means, thank you. 😊

                              • Mavis Rauwhero
                                Mavis Rauwhero  1 weeks back

                                Am I the only one who wants to

                                Hit Dan...

                                In the face...

                                With a chair...

                                Covered with pins...

                                Dipped in Instant death poison??

                                • Layla
                                  Layla  1 weeks back

                                  Friend: I lost my favorite doll
                                  Her: at least you didn’t get sexually assaulted by your step father
                                  Friend: *running away screaming*

                                  • yariha batool
                                    yariha batool  1 weeks back

                                    If u have bad freams just pray it's good to pray anyway

                                    • raccoon
                                      raccoon  1 weeks back

                                      Comment ! Every ! = shots to perverts head with a mosin nagant

                                      • Magxd
                                        Magxd  1 weeks back

                                        The only reason that they didn’t arrest him was cause ur black (btw I am to)

                                        • Anson Garcia
                                          Anson Garcia  1 weeks back

                                          I experienced just that except in the restroom and well I don’t to tell you anymore

                                          • funny mir
                                            funny mir  1 weeks back

                                            So she's basically saying all men are bad fuck u and hope he comes back to rape you

                                            • G da Queen Gods Gift
                                              G da Queen Gods Gift  1 weeks back

                                              Don't trust no strangers.😳😳

                                              • G da Queen Gods Gift
                                                G da Queen Gods Gift  1 weeks back

                                                Don't go next to strangers they will kidnap you and take you and put you somewhere.😯😯😲😲😳😳😟😟

                                                • Nena L'more
                                                  Nena L'more  1 weeks back

                                                  2:50 i felt that. I used to feel anxiety around older men as a child.

                                                  • Bloodyblack Smoke
                                                    Bloodyblack Smoke  1 weeks back

                                                    "When I'm with guys in a close place with men I get panic attacks"

                                                    Sweetie those arent panic attacks

                                                    • Bloodyblack Smoke
                                                      Bloodyblack Smoke  1 weeks back

                                                      I'm sorry but like, you should your mom if your uncomfortable- so I'm sorry but I dont feel bad

                                                      • samantha alamo
                                                        samantha alamo  2 weeks back

                                                        this is off topic but I remember once that my grandpa had to move the car so then he left, but at that time nobody was home. He only left for 2-4 minutes, i was so scared that I went to the kitchen and grabbed the knife 💀. I was overthinking so I was ready for my attack😤

                                                        • Jaylen Mark
                                                          Jaylen Mark  2 weeks back

                                                          I want to 👊 him in face SO hard,that every single teeth from his mouth breaks apart.

                                                          • Jackson Weber
                                                            Jackson Weber  2 weeks back

                                                            I don’t know what is happening to this world but wherever dan is I HOPE HE WILL SUFFER FOR WHAT HE HAS DONE IN HELL

                                                            • iluxxchim C
                                                              iluxxchim C  2 weeks back

                                                              this awful :((

                                                              • BFFOREVER
                                                                BFFOREVER  2 weeks back


                                                                • Tiger Beast
                                                                  Tiger Beast  2 weeks back


                                                                  • CASH
                                                                    CASH  2 weeks back

                                                                    This is how many people That want too torture pervs.

                                                                    • Eclipse ღ
                                                                      Eclipse ღ  2 weeks back

                                                                      @CASH don't try.

                                                                    • HeberthSwordsMan
                                                                      HeberthSwordsMan  2 weeks back

                                                                      Using a Tragedy to Gain likes, it's piece of shits like you that make empathy for others being Rare. 🖕

                                                                  • Lisa Lubbers
                                                                    Lisa Lubbers  2 weeks back

                                                                    Her name is Rosavella? That's a really beautiful name!

                                                                    • GIR
                                                                      GIR  2 weeks back

                                                                      Ewwwwww that nasty eeeeeeeeewwwww gross, and I just wear sweaters so they wouldn't see my fatness

                                                                      • Amie Elliott
                                                                        Amie Elliott  2 weeks back

                                                                        She is so sweet

                                                                        • Amie Elliott
                                                                          Amie Elliott  2 weeks back

                                                                          Poor girl

                                                                          • snowdrop and friends
                                                                            snowdrop and friends  2 weeks back

                                                                            That teddy bear has seen some sh*t

                                                                            • MSSYT
                                                                              MSSYT  2 weeks back

                                                                              So... about that guy *cleans shotgun* I just need to ask him a few questions

                                                                              • Melissa W
                                                                                Melissa W  2 weeks back

                                                                                that makes me angry, he is walking the streets free, I wished I could get a hold of him.

                                                                                • IJAS
                                                                                  IJAS  2 weeks back

                                                                                  god bless you princess, i feel terrible for you ❤️

                                                                                  • brace face izzie
                                                                                    brace face izzie  2 weeks back

                                                                                    shits nasty bro why do this to a kid

                                                                                    • Joshua Palafox
                                                                                      Joshua Palafox  2 weeks back


                                                                                      • Mary Fowler
                                                                                        Mary Fowler  2 weeks back

                                                                                        We're so sorry your heart down because your dad done that😭

                                                                                        • Marissa aziz
                                                                                          Marissa aziz  2 weeks back

                                                                                          My music teacher is a paedophile apparently and for some reason no one complains to the head teacher bc there's a lack of evidence well the evidence is THAT HE TAKES HIS SHIRT OF AND STARES AT ALL THE GIRLS

                                                                                          • Joce Knockwood
                                                                                            Joce Knockwood  2 weeks back

                                                                                            Poor gorl

                                                                                            • You Know Who
                                                                                              You Know Who  2 weeks back

                                                                                              This happened to me too.. It started when i was a kid.. Just like her, i didn't know what it was.. But when i grew up.. I realized it all.. My father touched my "sensitive" part if you guys get it.. I didn't tell it to anyone even my mom because i didn't want her to get hurt.. It started when i was about 4 years old. I don't know how i remember the time but yea.. And.. It happened until i was a highschooler. When i was a kid, he touched my sensitive part in front of my face, because he knew that i had no idea about what he was doing. But when i grew up.. He started coming in my room when my family are all asleep.. I realized it but i just couldn't open my eyes cause i was too scared. When he done, i started crying in silent and couldn't sleep anymore.. I was so scared... It made me feel really really bad. I wanted him to go to jail. But on the other side i couldn't let it happen because he was (and still is) an important person in our village. So now.. I always wake up at night. And, i couldn't lock my door because my mom said she couldn't wake me up for school if i locked my door. But now i always lock my door but still.. The trauma won't go away... I don't know.. It really caused a trauma on me. I'm scared of my own father :).

                                                                                              Anyway, i'm sorry, i'm not good at English. I hope you guys understand my story. And i kinda need some advices to get me out of my trauma. Thank you so much :)

                                                                                              • chrollo the trooper
                                                                                                chrollo the trooper  3 weeks back

                                                                                                " the last time I trust someone one I lose an eye"