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I Am Against All Forms Of Abuse

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 Aug 2, 2012

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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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    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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    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 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    Education is the best way to end abuse.

    http://www.theduluthmodel.org/pdf/PowerandControl.pdf
    sandmoon sandmoon 36-40, F 4 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    More and more talk about bullying is spreading. Weather it be cyber bullying or just your average run of the miller in-your-face teasing and torture it's out there and it's very...
    MNI1982 MNI1982 26-30, F Sep 10

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    When I was around 10 my brother sexually abused me. I didn't know what he was doing and it scared and confused me but I went along with it because I trusted him. I don't hold...
    ItalicHail ItalicHail 16-17, M 7 hrs ago

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    As a child I was sexually abused by my father it went on for year I was eight when it first happened nine when I ended it first I really didn't know what was going on he would call...
    Somechick47 Somechick47 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Anyone knowing my own personal experiences won't be supprised that I'm against it, but what is "it" exactly? Child abuse. It's not always sexual, not even physical... it's taking...
    ValR ValR 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    where do you start... at the beginning I guess. It all started when I was 4, I can remember trying to tell my mother about it,, She either didn't want to except it or didn't...
    wnme wnme 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    It makes me really sad to see people interpreting human suffering and especially this suffering which stems from violent acts (sexual abuse, abuse, inflicting harm on someone else...
    PhuckEverything PhuckEverything 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 2

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    I had been talking to my wife about breast forms, well she went online to Janet'sCloset.com and found some 42d and ordered them and also some Hollister adheavise. When they...
    pmgurl pmgurl 51-55 3 Responses Aug 26

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    My best friend was abused as a child and from the stories he told me, I am still really distraught over what his Dad did to him. It was physical and emotional abuse. People always...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    At first I thought it was just the weirdos on EP. However, after seeing the public reaction to the Adrian Peterson situation, I am shocked at how vocal the pro corporal punishment...
    Kingshelman Kingshelman 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I know how it feels I been through that kind of stuff even still and I'm 17 years old. I started getting abused when I was about 2/3 years old I think. It's sad to watch and like...
    Strangerdanger47 Strangerdanger47 16-17, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    ISLAM 14-YEAR-OLD GIRL LASHED TO DEATH UNDER SHARIA LAW by Babette Francis, April 30, 2011 Sherene Hassan, secretary of the Islamic Council of Victoria, is an energetic...
    Awareandawake Awareandawake 36-40, T 6 days ago

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    I've been abused basically my whole life. Physically abused, mentally, and emotionally. I hate it and I still do. I don't want anyone to go through what I had to go through.
    Katiepoohmm Katiepoohmm 18-21, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Anyone who abuses animals shouldn't be alive or treated like a human. Animals can't defend themselves well some can't. Say a dog is being beat by it's owner, it could bite the...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    being blessed with such a rare talent, you could have been one of the best running backs ever. Adrian (all day) Peterson... You are a sick man. Abusing your two sons ESPECIALLY...
    Spencaa92 Spencaa92 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    There are many bad things about cat declawing and I am totally against this sort of abuse. Cats and humans have hand/paw characteristics that are very alike- three joints. Our last...
    dogsandwolves dogsandwolves 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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    Malala Yousafzai's story has inspired millions. Here's a brief look at the young activist, the tragic events of October 9th, 2012, and the need for all of us to stand with Malala...
    innosflew innosflew 22-25, M Sep 10

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    I met him when I was a freshman in high school, he was a senior. After he graduated I'd run into him every so often when I would be grocery shopping with my parents or out and...
    kay5262 kay5262 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Ok i need advice on what do to here. My best friend parents physically and verbally abuse her she is anorexic, bulimic, has severe depression is sucidal and alot of other stuff her...
    gramafey gramafey 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 31

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    A child is a blessing from Providence, or whatever, not an object of possession and abuse. Parents who are violent towards their children do not fully appreciate how fortunate...
    Mstroig Mstroig 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    I have had quite a bit of abuse ranging from drugs to sexual,i don't trust people very often now and i watch my baby cousins like a hawk,when i have children i plan on watching...
    jesikahluv jesikahluv 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I was fortunate to be raised by parents who didn't repeat the cycle of abuse they survived. It is horrible what people do to children. There is no excuse. Children are not...
    Nuovinzi Nuovinzi 41-45, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have been abused before I know how it feels inside and out if you wanna talk I am here for you😊😊😊
    sillyrose1994 sillyrose1994 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    It's not okay to force children to believe in things. I'm not religious, mind you, and I'm personally against religion in general. But if my kids want to grow up believing in...
    Darktooth41 Darktooth41 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    I don't really know what to say to this....Yes I am against such a thing. i don't think if you aren't emotionally stable that you should have a child. If you are quick to anger and...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    PART 1 My best friend/"girlfriend" is abusive verbally, emotionally, and sometimes sexually. Everybody only knows about the first two. In a bad mood she yells at me and snubs me...
    RainbowPastel RainbowPastel 16-17, F a week ago

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    Yemeni child bride, eight, dies of internal injuries on first night of forced marriage to groom five times her age ByMatt Blake Published: 19:20 AEST, 9 September 2013 | Updated...
    Ilovechildrenlots Ilovechildrenlots 46-50, F 6 days ago

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    I have a boyfriend I have been with for nearly 4 years. At the start of our relationship he made me feel so loved and was so caring. But then he started being shady he'd lie to me...
    lon12 lon12 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I do not understand the ignorance of people when it comes to an infants genitals. Why is it okay to remove 20,000 nerve endings, 300ft of blood vessels, and 16+ functions from a...
    EvansMommy33014 EvansMommy33014 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 26

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    I am 58, my sister was 54.  She drove her porsche out in the desert on June 8.  Without shutting off the motor, she put a recently purchased gun to her head and blew her...
    whywasshelikethis whywasshelikethis 56-60, F Sep 2

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    back then i was just a kid my brother,who i trusted took advantage in the most horrible way . yes i dont remeber the first time but i remember most of it to know that it was real...
    maleeny maleeny 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    My dads an alcoholic and my mom is always paranoid, if I do somthing and they find out they'll either hit me or just call me a worthless piece of ****, tell me I'll never get...
    shaunrain shaunrain 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 29

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    When I was 4 years old my parents were divorced. I remember 2 police cars driving up the road while my mother and dad were yelling at each other. My mother got custody of me and my...
    mymindhurts mymindhurts 18-21, F Sep 4

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    Just when you thought the Dark Ages and the Inquisition were over, Christian "Witch"-hunting in Africa today.Video footage of mob violence in Western Africa. A group of people...
    innosflew innosflew 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 11

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    Whats the point. Seems like no mater where you get in life people make it a mission to beat you down into despair the futures already ****** no point in fighting for other people...
    Noraiconiq Noraiconiq 22-25, M 2 Responses