Author(s): Nikki Simos
Nikki Simos had her first suicidal thoughts at the tender age of 17. Her teenage years were no less tumultuous. For over 30 years, she has kept secrets that have stopped her living a full, authentic life.
What happens to a person when they keep pain and secrets hidden from the outside world? How much of your upbringing and beliefs shape who you are?
Nikki believes that by sharing your story and dealing with your secrets, you can overcome your obstacles and live the life that you deserve, one full of happiness and contentment.
Nikki finally had the courage to share her experiences of suicidal thoughts, two accounts of rape and a forced abortion. What happened next was a chance for her to lead an authentic life, one without secrets.