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I Am a Child of a Battered Mom

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    I am claiming this promise today. I have fear in my heart for my children but I will put my trust in God that He will be my - and their - refuge and strength, and that He will be...
    Rodriguez72 Rodriguez72 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    I have a 5 yr old son and why is it that every time he plays a sport there is that one kid that spoils it for everyone and the parent just stands there and doesn't do anything...
    Cheeks2014 Cheeks2014 36-40, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I need a mommy to love me I am a tbdl I'm ok if you are my online mommy but I want someone to care for me like a baby
    BabyEagle1244 BabyEagle1244 13-15, M 2 hrs ago

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    Sorry, but this is going to be long.. I want to know what anyone else thinks. I have read many of your stories, and to be honest, I feel extremely fortunate. My husband (a mental...
    brokenbutlucky brokenbutlucky 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I help women and children escape from there abusers. My foundation has helped over 1100 women in the last year alone an I do everything in my power to double this number every year...
    tj599 tj599 31-35, M 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    I can't remember the first time it happened but I most have been too young to deserve it. I was abused by my father growing up until the age of 16. He always hit me and my siblings...
    xomamb xomamb 18-21, F 4 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I worry about my children. I guess this is pre teen stage. I wish someone would support me too.
    Berryqueen Berryqueen 41-45, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I have told my experiences to my therapist, my husband, my adult children. I have alluded to it with my relatives - and have been acknowledged. I think it's time to confront my...
    Smilenbhappy Smilenbhappy 46-50, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    An Easter Egg Sabotage Figured this was a topical time to tell this. When I was 10 and my sister 13, my mom thought it would be fun to have an Easter party at our house. My dad...
    StarterStar StarterStar 26-30, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    She drives me NUTS!!!! I basically raised myself because she sleeps all day. Ever since I was little all she does is sleep all day. Sometimes I think she doesn't even care about...
    DearYou DearYou 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 26

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    Hi, it's Dakota again. I've already told my story of being raped by my uncle and three strange men last summer, just after I turned 14. One of the men was killed in a bad drug deal...
    mouthdakota mouthdakota 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    Mom's lap vs. Dad's lap I went over both my parents' laps many times over the years, and I remember both laps had a different... I dunno, mood about them. As a kid, getting...
    StarterStar StarterStar 26-30, M 3 Responses Apr 6

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    See, this titles kind of misleading. I had "A" fight with my mum, "A" meaning one. Not the truth in my case, unfortunately. If you want to skip this next paragraph, it's just some...
    NTC123 NTC123 13-15, F 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    My stepdad just moved back in. He sexually abused me a few years back & just got off probation on my birthday. I decided to be nice to my mom & let him move back in. I regret this...
    DestructionAmistOthers DestructionAmistOthers 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    The sky was milky gray and the ocean was fierce. The light dappled through the clouds. He stood in a circle of four other friends, skateboard underfoot and as aloof as the azure...
    streck32 streck32 26-30, F Apr 5

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    Child abuse is not the way. When my Mom abused me I was very angry and sad and I don't know what was going through my messed up head but I wanted to have children just so they...
    Qwerkyqwerty Qwerkyqwerty 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I had a good childhood in some respects. I was provided all of the material items that I needed and many times that I wanted. My parents were mentally. emotionally, physically and...
    abused2 abused2 22-25 1 Response Mar 27

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    My parents are pretty much the epitome of the American Dream, but ascension into the middle-class has made them pretty ****** people. They both grew up really poor and had to raise...
    HipHipJorge HipHipJorge 26-30 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I love this... SO SAD, BUT SO TRUE Mom, I Want You To Meet The Girl Who Will One Day Make Me Put You In A Nursing Home Commentary• Opinion• ISSUE 47•42• Oct 18, 2011 By...
    Katrinalccy Katrinalccy 51-55, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Oh Mom, I Can Not Hold You Close Enough Knowing I am in the last of times with my Mother, and not wanting to forget these sweet, fleeting moments, I write. Today is a memory with...
    Kathieredart Kathieredart 56-60, F 14 Responses Mar 25

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    "I'll Teach You To Tell Mommy A Lie!" When my daughter was growing up, one thing for which I would always spank her if I caught her doing it was lying. Looking back, I don't know...
    margaret3 margaret3 61-65, F 3 Responses Apr 12

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    I feel the same way, I look at a child and think, " wow. This is amazing! You get to give birth to life as teach it how to grow and spread their wings!" But at the same time I...
    BlueIce612 BlueIce612 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Let's get this over with...YES...I'm a terrible mom...but not because I'm taking a sabbatical from motherhood! This a matter of life or death! In order for my child to have mommy...
    Free247 Free247 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I am a mom of 2 wonderful children, a boy and a girl. But most of my friends, not that I havemany, do not have any children. I wish I had more friends with kids around the same...
    texasjo texasjo 22-25, F Mar 28

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    So yesterday I was celebrating Easter with some of my family and extended family. And while I was hanging out with my Dad a little and talking together by this window (I like to...
    Sarahbellas Sarahbellas 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    this happened in Shiawassee county Michigan. on saturdat 3/15/2014 I came home from work to find out from my now ex girlfriend that her oldest son which I cognitive imparment had...
    kennyeagle13 kennyeagle13 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    I grew up in an old-fashioned home. My parents are loving, but they raised my sister and me strictly, and spankings were commonplace. I was spanked by both parents, but my dad...
    StarterStar StarterStar 26-30, M 6 Responses Apr 3

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    I am a step-parent to three children ages 12, (almost) 11, and 9. Their biological mother walked out on them on their father when the youngest was about a year and a half old, and...
    TeaMother TeaMother 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    Hello.my name.is tawnie montoya..I live in kitsap county washing state..aka kidnap county...feb 17 2012 my children where taken fro me due to the d.v. and drug use...Iwant to start...
    tawnieraem tawnieraem 26-30, F Apr 12

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    I got spanked a lot all through my childhood and teenage years. I am told I was spanked before this, but the first one I still remember I was 7 years old. We had gone on a hike...
    JulieW82 JulieW82 31-35, F 9 Responses Apr 14

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    I amd 21 years old, I've always said that I never want to have children. Last summer I met a man who as a little girl, she is now 2 1/2 years old,when I met him and started to get...
    heather22a heather22a 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I love my mom and my grandma but growing up was sometimes really hard for me. I remember waking up in the middle of the night when I was really little so i could bury my head under...
    bsmirror bsmirror 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I've always been insightful, having spent much of my youth chronically trapped in my overly analytic mind. Through the years I began to manifest this introspective process outwards...
    danii92 danii92 18-21, F Apr 2

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    I was 8, Rosa was 15 and Anna was 13. "Kirsty! Don't do that it's dangerous!" I was in the garden, mom was sunbathing and Anna and Rosa were playing chess. The boys and dad were...
    KirstyAJohnson KirstyAJohnson 31-35, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    It started when my mom married my stepfather. He would use any mistake I made as an excuse to punish me. The punishment was always sadistic compared to the silly mistakes a 4 year...
    Zacarabear Zacarabear 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    I want to find my biological mom so badly. I just want to talk to her. I want to hug her, like i did as a child. I want to give her money and kind words and tell her that though...
    KenzR KenzR 16-17, F Mar 26

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    I was also a manipulative child. As I got older, I was stubborn, argumentative, and deceptive. I realized at a young age that my mom didn't have the mental constitution to stand...
    AlwaysAnUphillBattle AlwaysAnUphillBattle 26-30 Mar 26

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    I used to want to have a baby when I was younger (well,in the future,of course),but realized some of my reasons for wanting one weren't so good.I've done a lot of changing and now...
    SparklyRain SparklyRain 18-21, F Mar 27

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    I have only told a few people during the last 24 years. The first time I told my cousin, and she told her Mom. I remember the night when my Mom received a call from her sister...
    pensacola123 pensacola123 36-40 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I've got a childhood friend mark we were the best he used to defend me when his sister hit me we took care of each other, once i have got a little brain problem in maths mum...
    Yasmin9 Yasmin9 13-15, F Mar 28

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    i am so terrified to have kids. my husband really wants us to make kids now. and my mom and his mom are pressing on me. i'm 30 years old. i am supposed to want children like any...
    pro0ject pro0ject 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    My father was an abusive alcoholic. Verbally and physically. My parents divorced just after I turned 6 and my brother was 2 almost 3. My current step dad is an obnoxious alcoholic...
    MaydayLife MaydayLife 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    So with the weather getting nicer this morning I was having my coffee, and a memory from my childhood came to mind. When I was 8-10 years old my great grandma use to live near a...
    Slashrattlenroll Slashrattlenroll 41-45, M 3 Responses Apr 8

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    My mom's implement of choice Sometimes she used the belt, or the hairbrush, or just her hand. But unquestionably, my mom's favorite implement was her old wooden spoon. My mom's...
    StarterStar StarterStar 26-30, M 4 Responses Apr 9

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    EXCUSE MY BAD ENGLISH : I was 4 years old , Mom and me are on market we were holding hands. But on the stall of fruit mom release my hand. or 3 minutes after I follow one other...
    boeing707 boeing707 51-55, M 2 Responses Apr 12

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    I was spanked as a child, a lot more than my kids are now. The other day my daughter (9) told me I wasn't allowed to spank her. When I asked why she said that at school they...
    Annamiya Annamiya 31-35, F 10 Responses Apr 13

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    She passed away around 3 months ago now,i just turned 18 last month,my first birthday without her,the birthday by which i'm defined as an adult.I was abused by my father as a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Apr 14

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    My mom drank through my entire childhood and would take me to house parties and lock me in the bathroom or get anyone she could to babysit me. Including disgusting men. I was...
    Purplesloths Purplesloths 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 14

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    Throughout my life i never knew what abusing was. I thought there was only the physical abuse as a child. And if someone DID do that, the police would automatically send that...
    ahappymunchkin ahappymunchkin 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    Hi, my name is Taylor and I am new here on EP. I found the website on accident and found out that people (actually fellow teens) talk about their spankings here.. Well, it is and...
    taylorcollison taylorcollison 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Hi, my name is Taylor and I am new here on EP. I found the website on accident and found out that people (actually fellow teens) talk about their spankings here.. Well, it is and...