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I Am Against All Forms Of Abuse

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    Live your life to the best of your human

    capability. Open your mind up to new ideas and share them with the world. Value the ones who always think about you and want you to follow your dreams Eliminate all negative people from your environment and life and keep your head up.
    Sheismybestfriend Sheismybestfriend 31-35, M Sep 17

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    There Are All Forms

    There are all forms of abuse; physical, emotional, mental, and variations thereof. The abuse that bothers me the most is that mental, emotional variation called passive aggressiveness.  I think it bothers me so much because it's not only hurtful it's also frustrating.  I would...
    lyricaldemise lyricaldemise 36-40, T Aug 2, 2012

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    Any and all it's NOT ok,

    it messes up the mind, scars the soul. I have PTSD depression and some other things, I've tried to o d Mostly cause of the abuse... Why is the world so cold? I've been trying to find the light or happyness
    1Freeyourself1 1Freeyourself1 18-21, M Dec 29, 2013

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    And Her Mother Is Now In The Thick Of It

    So we are suppose to go on vacation next week. A week solid of a person that does nothing but argue. Imagine my excitment. After last weeks argument she decided she wasn't going, now she is. She got the place for a fathers day gift for her dad. When she invited her parents...
    j21043 j21043 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 4, 2012

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    I Ruin Photos

    So the other day I asked my wife to take a photo of my son and me. The immediate response I got was "NO!". "You'll ruin the picture like you ruin everything". This made me think as I found myself uploading photos to snapfish to share with everyone that the last picture of my...
    j21043 j21043 31-35, M May 31, 2012

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    Take A Stand

    I was a victim of abuse so from a woman's perspective I know what it's like. I work with children who daily live in fear of someone hurting them. I've witnessed the effects first hand, on animals that were neglected and abused. No abuse is excusable...we need to give a voice...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 29, 2012

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    You always Hear about a guy rapeing a girl

    or a guy hiting a girl, but people think that is fine when it's vice versa, I hate it abuse is bad no matter what gender.
    dominick6 dominick6 13-15, M Aug 25

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    I need to say this for all of us.

    I take full responsibility for what I am about to say. I realize MANY will strongly disagree w/me. I am a Christian. Have been one for 44 years. Some of us Christian give Christianity a bad name by what and how we say what we are saying. How we live/behave. I have noticed...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    My Mother-in-laws Turn

    Today my mother-in-law visited us. Everything stated off well. Then I left the room to use the bathroom and have a smoke. When I came back they were begining an argument. The argument consisted of how she was abused as a child by her father. How her father was never...
    j21043 j21043 31-35, M Jul 29, 2012

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    Education is the best way to end abuse.

    http://www.theduluthmodel.org/pdf/PowerandControl.pdf
    sandmoon sandmoon 36-40, F Sep 18

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    The Elderly

    This is one form of abuse not often spoken of but my friends it happens a lot! I worked as a CNA for a few years and i could tell some hair raising tales. Ive seen a daughter slap her mother,because mama didnt want to eat. ive seen paitents ignored because they need or want extra...
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M Aug 18, 2012

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    Where do I start I lived in a very violent

    household for around 16 years. Daily there would be put downs/fights physical and emotional. And it was hidden away. My mother suffered a great deal and I'd divert a lot of it onto myself. I realised I dislike violence I have had a difficult time getting on my own two feet as...
    Zzzzzzzzrrr Zzzzzzzzrrr 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 20

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    Stop female mutilation it's a disgrace

    and any one carrying out these acts should be mutilated permanently as child abuse
    howardcoleman howardcoleman 66-70, M Mar 20

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    People Or Animals Who Would Stand For Such A Thing.

    Emotional, mental, or physical who would really approve of it? I got bullied but was lucky to be as strong as I am. I have a strong will and brute strength. I would defend myself from many. I wasn't even seen as a women sometimes. I don't really care anymore. It's funny when I...
    Tara277 Tara277 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 6, 2012

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    My story is up on my profile under "I am me,

    I am you, I am them". This one is for something I witnessed and decided to stop, there are several incidences like this, but this was the latest, and one that I am not proud of at all, but I will share it anyway. This happened last May, it was just getting nice, and I remember...
    CongratulationS CongratulationS 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 13

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    Related Experiences

    I don't have any children of my own but I can not imagine being able to abuse my own flesh and blood. I was never abused as a child by my parents but I was sexually molested by...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F Sep 30

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    I work in a hospital as a nurse technician and I am 100% against infant circumcision. Technically I'm against all circumcision but at least adults have the choice. Being born...
    joshuaw94 joshuaw94 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 4

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    I suffered years of mental, emotional, and verbal abuse. If I see this anywhere in public, I will intervene on behalf of that child. No kid, no matter how awful, deserves to go...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I have been taken against my will twice. I try not to let it define who I am or to let it dominate how I live. Most days are good though there are some rough spots - but that's...
    JennyPin JennyPin 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    Where is this all going and how will I ever know when I'm there ?? I guess wherever it goes I'll have a bitchin' new pair of self-adhering size 12's and a see-through pocket bra...
    JessicaDale JessicaDale 51-55 1 hr ago

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    I can handle most of it. I can handle the flashbacks and not being able to smell cigarette smoke or see certain cars or having to leave certain situations but I'm getting really...
    musikachick musikachick 16-17, F 8 hrs ago

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    Mary the victim was my predator. She tries to act like she never is at fault by making me the villain. The only reason she has to hate me is because I betrayed her a single time...
    FunnyLookingCorpse FunnyLookingCorpse 18-21 1 Response Oct 12

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    Hello everyone, I need to vent and hopefully gain some practical advice from you, who have been in similar shoes. I was with an abusive man, physical a couple of times, but...
    ChooseToLive ChooseToLive 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    I am a big campaigner and protester against every form of child abuse! I recently organized a protest outside Manchester Family Courts to argue against corruption in our so-called...
    ramonagreen ramonagreen 31-35 Oct 2

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    So today I did the most hardest thing in my life.. I left my abusive boyfriend. I sat there going back and forth in my mind, questioning whether I am doing the right thing. For...
    lon12 lon12 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 25

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    What my mentally ill father will never understand. I see women on television being tearfully walked down the aisle by their loving fathers. The wedding speeches telling of their...
    EverlyAnn EverlyAnn 31-35, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I was a really difficult child while I was growing up. My mom often took exception to my misbehavior and switched me pretty good. It's amazing how much a willow switch can do to...
    LoveyMoran LoveyMoran 22-25, F 7 Responses Oct 5

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    There is so much child abuse going on in this world. Innocent children that are happy and have no idea that the world they live in is messed up are so fascinatingly beautiful...
    NotMuchGoingOnHere NotMuchGoingOnHere 18-21, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    As much as my life might seem to the casual observer as the perfect life with the perfect parents and their perfect children, it really wasn’t like that. My grandfather was an...
    dadhereforyou dadhereforyou 51-55, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    This is my line in the sand...don't anyone dare cross it! I cannot stand nor will tolerate any form of child abuse! I think every one of them should be put to death! Yes and I...
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 9

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    Is getting like hit by my parents considered child abuse or like getting the belt? Cause I get it a lot......
    brownzugar brownzugar 16-17, M 3 Responses Oct 14

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    The feminist approach relies on the fact that, when for example, a professor of woman's studies claims that women are physically as strong as men, men will react with "We're not...
    Valchrist Valchrist 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 12

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    I've endured. I've survived. I'd like to thank the following: God (for protecting me and seeing me through) Friends & family (for being the listening ears when I was trying to sort...
    NotFiction NotFiction 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 9

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    Doesn't seem to matter how much time passes or how much more damage is done. The thing that never seems to change is that my parents refuse to acknowledge the abuse that has...
    wbmw wbmw 31-35, F Oct 13

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    Today I cry for the child I once was.  The child whose innocence you used as a weapon against her.  You touched her child’s body. Covered her in the filth of your lies.  Your...
    Faerylightinexile Faerylightinexile 41-45, F 4 Responses Oct 14

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    I often feel abused. I went online and took an abuse test. It was obviously for couples, but I scored really high and likely of being abused. I scream at myself, punish myself...
    innerself000 innerself000 18-21, F Oct 16

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    You know my name, but not my story. I am strong, yet also weak. I am independent, yet also dependent. I am optimist, yet pessimist. I am many different things, which make me who I...
    SimplySecure SimplySecure 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    You know my name, but not my story. I am strong, yet also weak. I am independent, yet also dependent. I am optimist, yet pessimist. I am many different things, which make me who I...
    SimplySecure SimplySecure 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My stupid psychological nasty abusive mother came to me in my room and said how she could be charged with man slaughter and neglect for me staying in my room. Oh. Is that what it...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 70+, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    i have been told tonight that my 6 year old son is a, please excuse the word "poes". i was thrown against the window sill and might have a very damaged shoulder, he sprayed zippo...
    MyInnerVoice MyInnerVoice 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 8

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    I'm actually still being abused. Yes, physically. By my brothers. When I tell people they say "every sibling PICKS on the other. It's normal" the thing that no one notices is it...
    lexrae lexrae 13-15, F 7 Responses Oct 13

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    When my parents died when I was 7 me and my little brother laser were sent to our grandparents house. My name isn't Amy but I don't want to revel my name. When I was 8 and laser 5...
    amy3887 amy3887 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I really need to share/vent my story...my "mom" denies everything she has done to me. I wish I could stop calling her "mom", she doesn't deserve that title. Her name is Mary. I...
    OTexperience OTexperience 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I have been to two of these for depression and I hate how people are so naive to what really happens inside. The kids don't get helps they get treated like criminals and sometimes...
    hatersgonnahatefuckit hatersgonnahatefuckit 18-21, F 17 hrs ago

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    Emotionally and physically. By many different people.. I do not have a father, I never have. And my mother has drunk alcohol all my life as well as sought affection from many...
    asdfnx asdfnx 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 13

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    I've finally come to terms that what I have been experiencing from this man these last 7 years is emotional abuse. This is the first time I've used this term. It's so frightening...
    whatsleftofme01 whatsleftofme01 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 4

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    Iv recently just left my partner due to domestic abuse, he first hit me the start of this year. he grabbed me by the neck on the bed, shouting abuse saying he hates me, I could not...
    Kelly1012 Kelly1012 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 9

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    Sometimes I wish he physically abused me than mentally. The emotional abuse will not leave your brain. I feel like I am constantly being beaten again and again. Why can't I get...
    RedXSue RedXSue 51-55, F 3 Responses Oct 11

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