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I Am Against All Forms Of Abuse

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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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    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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    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 4 Responses Mar 25

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I know all forms of abuse.. But to this day I have not been able to tell anyone. I have been beaten, drowned under water. Friends I no longer have. Life seems pointless.
    Damaged20 Damaged20 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    at first I thought I was in the wrong until I read so many other people on here with similar things happen to them. thigh I'm not sure when to begin really it all started when I...
    babygirl102514 babygirl102514 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 27

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    I am a 41 year old male whom has been a victim of emotional abuse to a sometimes extreme and severe level for almost 23 years with the slow but effective transition up until today...
    emotionally114 emotionally114 41-45, M 2 Responses Nov 10

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    My mother abused me all my life...verbally , mentally and physically. The abuse was there since I can remember. She constantly beat me and called me names , told me I was stupid...
    ToTiJeZivot ToTiJeZivot 36-40, F 6 Responses Nov 16

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    Just hearing the words CHILD and ABUSE is enough to make me so angry that I wanna find the abuser and do the same to him/her, NO CHILD should ever have to be mentally, physically...
    xxSTEVE7xx xxSTEVE7xx 31-35, M 5 Responses Nov 8

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    When I was a little kid, my dad was always in and out of my life. I was happy that he was in it and that he was with my mom....Untill he did things...he started pushing me around...
    Blank593 Blank593 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 7

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    I have been watching YouTube videos of children that were abused and killed. It broke my heart entirely and I pray for the ones being abused today.
    NaNaJene NaNaJene 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 6

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    It takes a lot for a kid to come back around from being abused by a parent. I wasn't myself, but witnessed it happen to someone else and it's tough seeing someone close being...
    astrokitty4341 astrokitty4341 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 8

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    I'm NOT for child abuse or animal abuse or starvation or cutting or spousal abuse or experiments on animals or dumping toxins in the bays....(they stopped doing it in San Fran, and...
    cozyuptothefire cozyuptothefire 51-55, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    I'm twenty two years old & I'm gonna write a story of my life hopefully to help others and let them know that if anyone's been through sexual abuse that your not alone. It is a...
    caitlinbrooke81 caitlinbrooke81 18-21 Nov 11

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    I don't agree with this some people take birth control for health reasons like if your cramps are horrible some of the forms help!
    ThatoneinLove ThatoneinLove 16-17, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    God!.. I hate animal abusers! pets and wild animals! dogs, cats and etc. although I am against cats I don't want them hurt!
    shadowhunter221 shadowhunter221 13-15, M 2 Responses Oct 31

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    "The least we can do is speak for those who cannot speak for themselves." I honestly cannot stand those who abuse animals. If I were to ever witness it, oh my goshhh...I'd probably...
    Itsnickijae Itsnickijae 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 3

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    Children are people and need love and respect. They should not be treated as objects for self gratification or subjects of violence. The abused have a terrible time recovering...
    Wulfstan Wulfstan 70+, M Nov 16

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    i have a niece and a nephew and if any body abuses them, heads will roll. i am a good uncle and i will protect them in every way possible
    mad316 mad316 36-40, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I guess I can't quite say that I'm a survivor of emotional abuse since I am still in the relationship. By the time I knew what emotional abuse was or that it even existed I already...
    LOMD LOMD 31-35, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I was sexually abused for several years when I was a child. My psychological problems followed me for many years . Because I did allow it to happen even though I understood it was...
    EmmaHansson EmmaHansson 46-50, F 5 Responses Nov 2

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    I heard in my country that there was a girl that is just a baby and her step dad shook her hard to stop her crying but ended breaking her neck. It was also reported that her older...
    1993george 1993george 18-21, M 5 Responses Nov 3

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    Everything is communication. Things like vulgar dancing, provocative clothing, sensual and offensive choice of words, nudity and pride in modeling, neglect by one's family all...
    harmony612 harmony612 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    It is an awful thing to see on the outside a child that has been abused. The problem is that there are so many varying degrees of abuse and dysfunctional families especially from...
    teekitten teekitten 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I had a difficult time accepting that I had been abused as a child. Part of the reason for that is because growing up in that environment one tends to normalize what happened...
    scarecrow71 scarecrow71 41-45, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Animal abusers should get the same kind of treatment they dish out but 100x worse! You people make me SICK and is the reason I love animals more than I do humans! ROT IN HELL YOU...
    texan75 texan75 36-40, F 6 Responses Oct 28

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    This is against nature,I agree with locking this people.Unacceptable.
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    I can't look at you without seeing everything you did to me and my brother. Hearing every word. You forced us against each other. I lost 17 years with my Father because of the lies...
    GuiltyAllTheSame1821 GuiltyAllTheSame1821 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 5

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    Tonight I'm having random body aches. Lower back especially. I've read somewhere this isn't unusual for survivors of child abuse. Phantom pains plaguing me. This is new. The pain...
    scarecrow71 scarecrow71 41-45, M 4 Responses Nov 16

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    I Have Seen the Consequences, I am calling on all adults to stop taking advantage of our precious children. Children look to us for protection, guidance, safety and a place where...
    lookingformyminnion lookingformyminnion 51-55, M Nov 17

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    so i started a fundraiser to help organizations help abuse animals please chek my site out and leave a little help for animals thank u click this link https://fundly.com/users...
    mrjohn40 mrjohn40 36-40, M 6 days ago

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    please guys...before you abuse a woman...remember your mom is woman as well...mind it!
    keshmarley keshmarley 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    I Am a Child Abuse Survivor MOM If you've read some of my earlier posts, you'll see that my step dad was an angry, vile man who ruled the house with an iron fist. He openly...
    JesseLeeJames JesseLeeJames 46-50, M 5 Responses Nov 10

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    My childhood was dysfunctional, a fact I didn't really figure out until I was about 15. Since then, I can't say my life has improved much. I went away for college but immediately...
    ediskrad ediskrad 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 13

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    I was sexually and physically abused by my dad from as far as I can remember until I was 12. Then I was physically and mentally abused by my step father until I was 17. My mom...
    sada9999 sada9999 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 13

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    I have experienced both verbal and physical abuse and honestly? Sometimes, I feel verbal tends to stick longer. Physical can cause trauma, but verbal can cause physical abuse to...
    GivePeaceAChance3 GivePeaceAChance3 13-15 5 days ago

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