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I Am a Child of a Battered Mom

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    My mother fought to cancer because of her love to her children. my mom hides all her pains and disease from me and my two little brothers. We never understood our parents, stood...
    amirelmi amirelmi 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 8

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    I have shared the details of my nightmarish childhood in a previous post. But as I was looking over my profile page and saw this group I had to be thankful that while I was abused...
    LadyHawke68 LadyHawke68 46-50, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I am just sitting here thinking as I watch the news, job markets etc.. just what he future holds for our children. As a boy, I had no worries about the future. I grew up playing...
    luigiartist luigiartist 51-55, M 9 hrs ago

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    I truly admire others who adopt children for whatever reason. I have adopted one girl and one boy. Both are teenagers and are from my husband's former marriage. I love kids very...
    brunettewifeandmom brunettewifeandmom 31-35, F 4 hrs ago

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    1) my mom left my dad when I was two 2) I was sexually assaulted continuously for a year by two guys when I was six 3) I was verbally and sometimes physically abused by one of my...
    xXino2Xx xXino2Xx 18-21, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    Me: mom why do best people die early? Mom: when you're in a garden which flowers you want to pick? Me: The most beautiful one's.
    KarenIsMyName KarenIsMyName 18-21, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    'm Against Child Abuse of Any Kind
    goodnites1011 goodnites1011 22-25, M 8 hrs ago

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    I remember the first time .I was four and he made me dress up. still to this day I can see it playing in my mind like a movie .. I've overcome it enough to have a productive life...
    ericaswife11 ericaswife11 26-30, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    17 Years Without-In 1997 I was preparing to be transferred from Yokohama Japan back to a base in the United States(I was in the Army) when my lover of the last 6 years a half Asian...
    45ChocNFab 45ChocNFab 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    It started when I was very young. My mother had called me gay or a lesbian. This has never been true. My mother stuggled with her own sexuality for years and i believe she was...
    gamergirldeluxe gamergirldeluxe 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    Hello everyone. My name is jack. My story starts six years ago when I met my fiancée. She has full legal and phayical custody through the divorce of her daughters. The father is a...
    Aconcernedparent Aconcernedparent 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 18

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    Omg, I thought that I was the only one who felt this way. I too grew up in Bklyn,NY and still have family there, but now as a parent it's not the same . I remember living...
    0intimacy 0intimacy 46-50, F 4 Responses Feb 17

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    my mom is battling breast cancer and has to have another surgery on March 18th. I'm not going to lie, I'm afraid. I hate when anyone has to have surgery. Please keep her in your...
    taurusboi23 taurusboi23 22-25, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    i think the worst moment of my life was knowing that my 3 daughters were watching me as i was dying. knowing they were the only thing that kept me fighting. that little angelic...
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 7 hrs ago

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    Explore Experiences Ask Questions Find People Post TheBratPrincess3439 Me Share on Facebook Share on Google+ I Am a Child Abuse Survivor The Devil Died On Easter There once was a...
    Phoenix3439 Phoenix3439 18-21, F Feb 12

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    This is not a regret, it's something I've known would happen. Parents thankfully divorced at age 4. My dad had weekend custody and is a great dad. Still, I saw how hard being a...
    MissASC77 MissASC77 36-40, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Recently I remembered an embarrassing event from childhood.. My parents were never married and separated shortly after I was born. Anyway as a result I did not see my dad all that...
    LittleMissMew LittleMissMew 31-35, F Jan 26

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    Okay guys, so I haven't posted anything in a little while, but I was hoping to vent and maybe have someone turn my negative thoughts into positives. So, here we go. Not only...
    tirwin6471 tirwin6471 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    So, I'm a Catholic but attended more public schooling than private. My husband is a cradle Catholic. We chose to send our children to a Catholic elementary school (the same one I...
    FindingBetterWay FindingBetterWay 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    when I was a small child about the age of 2 I was beaten, I was beaten to the age of 10. im 14 now but I still remember some of the beatings like it was yesterday. my father is a...
    justneedshope justneedshope 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm a 20 y/o Arabian (not muslim) and I come from a rich cultural back ground and my mother is from the most royal family from my country. I'm going to be 21 in less than 6 months...
    psychedelicblues psychedelicblues 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    I grew up in a small town in the Upper Peninsula of Mich. in the 60's and 70's. My "mom" came from a family of 13 brothers and sisters of Polish decent. During family meals my dad...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F Feb 8

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    my mom had a rough upbringing. rape, abuse, etc with about 13 other brothers and sisters. she had 3 kids. I'm the baby. as kids, we had a horrible childhood as well. she made sure...
    niafiend niafiend 18-21, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    im 24 always had mom issues i think she thinks im stupid im married have two kids a step daughter i dont like to use the word step and my son my first real child i live with my...
    forgoten1990 forgoten1990 22-25, M Jan 31

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    I've been married almost fourteen years. We have three children all on the autism spectrum. While I can't say that my wife is unwilling, we don't have the level of intimacy that I...
    rm4678 rm4678 36-40, M Feb 1

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    My father died of alcoholism when I was 21, now just over 20 years ago. I was blessed in the fact that he quit on his own when I was a baby. He was sober most of my life and I...
    winnhasmyheart winnhasmyheart 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 5

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    I know that I have not discussed it here but I am now in a loving relationship with an older man. I still have my own apartment but I stay over at his house more often than not...
    teresasimpson teresasimpson 22-25, F 6 Responses Feb 8

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    My fiance has a 6 year old daughter from a previous marriage, Jilli, she lives with us and sees mom 3 weekends a month and I have done my best to make her as comfortable as...
    cassidy113 cassidy113 18-21, F Feb 13

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    My fiance has a 6 year old daughter from a previous marriage, Jilli, she lives with us and sees mom 3 weekends a month and I have done my best to make her as comfortable as...
    cassidy113 cassidy113 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 13

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    Yesterday, I took a pregnancy test and discovered that I am pregnant. There was someone who posted something telling me that I should not be getting pregnant, but instead, focusing...
    JanaElisabeth JanaElisabeth 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    For over six years me and my younger sister(by about 21 months) were under the care of local Lutheran Social Services. We lived in a children's home from the time I was 7-8 until I...
    EspanolBlite EspanolBlite 22-25, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    And all children. Just came across this loving photo of my now 13 year old boy who still yells "bye mom. I love you" in front of all his friends when I drop him off at school. My...
    syntheticrhyme syntheticrhyme 46-50, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    You Never Thought Of Anyone Else-I hate that she cannot live without a certain demented individual who has beaten and pimped her as well as abused her children ever since he walked...
    OrchidOracle OrchidOracle 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    o baby of mine. every day mommy wants to eat but u dont like anything i eat. so i end up getting sick all day long. than when night time comes around and mommy finally ready to...
    lil1ontheway lil1ontheway 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    My friend's son is extremely ill and has been accepted into a clinical trial that could very well save his life. They live here in NC and the trial is in PA. It would require them...
    localrocklover localrocklover 26-30, F Feb 4

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    Everyone knows all my children so when we go shopping everyone goes. my husband me and my seven children. so while im the store we let the four oldest wonder off TOGETHER and stay...
    happilymarriedus happilymarriedus 26-30, F 6 Responses Feb 12

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    She was my first crush, it was in the 3rd grade, and we were friends. I had to move to a diffrent school and I wanted to tell her on the last day before I moved, but on that day...
    plmojn plmojn 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    On January 16th, 2015 my mom passed away. We had her memorial this past Sunday and that was the hardest by far. I'm only 19, I never thought I would lose my mom at such a young age...
    sinsoftheflesh sinsoftheflesh 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 28

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    I'm back home living with my parents temporarily. I love my mom but we do not get along. Everything she does always frustrates me to no end. How did we get to be so opposite? I...
    Nliz Nliz 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 1

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    I was 6, my sister was 8. My mom and Him left with our baby sister to drive to town to get a pizza. We were starving because we had no food that day but were ordered not to eat the...
    unfixablegirl unfixablegirl 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    I can list many incidents that happened as my 2 children were growing up in the 1980's. You can look back at these moments and laugh now. At the time they happened you were...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    She mocks everything I say, she virulent abuses me, she's so clueless to how she's destroying my heart even when I say it to her she's oblivious to the pain she causes me. All I...
    JCash4life JCash4life 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    Hi my name is Alp, I am 18 years old. I am afraid my father is going to drink himself to death. He is really violent physically and verbally to everyone. My grandfather past away...
    Alp1995 Alp1995 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 29

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    I'm struggling right now with watching my mom, on a daily and nightly basis, with her own loss of independence. She's only 70, but is blind in one eye and is experiencing early...
    MsInvis MsInvis 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    Just got off the phone with my dad. He's as drunk as a skunk right now. I'm here in university 5hours from home. He doesn't live with mom anymore. I hate when he calls me drunk...
    XxWolverinaxX XxWolverinaxX 18-21 2 Responses Jan 31

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