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Story Gallery

There are 6-8 specific stories, from the ages of 5-15, that have shaped the trajectory of our lives. One or two come to mind immediately, but the others have laid hidden for years like the stories in our gallery...


Events that shaped your sexual identity and understanding or your sense of what it means to be a man or a woman.

Traumatic Events

Loss of a loved one, first love, betrayal of a friend, physical or emotional harm.

Social Harm

An event that unfolded at school, on the playground, church choir practice, in class, at camp that impacted the direction of your life etc.

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Family Harm

a family trip, night around the dinner table... a story that exemplifies how you fit into your family and the role you played.