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I Am Against All Forms Of Abuse

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    The girl you just called fat.

    .. She's on diet pills... The girl you just called ugly...she spends hours putting makeup on hoping people will like her.. The boy you just tripped... He is abused enough at home... See the man with the ugly scars ... He fought for his country.. The 14 year old girl ..with a...
    chain55 chain55 22-25, M Mar 16

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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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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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    What about Verbal Abuse?

    What constitutes Verbal Abuse? Can it be stopped? Is it valid? I have my opinions on these questions, what are yours?
    Aleksandar262 Aleksandar262 13-15, T 1 Response Mar 17

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    Mental abuse may not leave a bruise

    but it's still abuse. And it changes people. My children will never have to worry about that from my husband or I, like both of us did from our fathers.
    Casaundra612 Casaundra612 26-30, F Feb 7

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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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    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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    Never Tolerate Bring Hit!

    !! Does the abuser your with call it domestic discipline or refer to themselves as the head of the household? Are they using any church or social group to reinforce the physical abuse? Is there name calling including buy not limited to calling you "submissive" or treating...
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 25

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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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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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    So I ran away a couple of days ago,

    and they made me come back (they= police and family). They said they were gonna change and so far that's bullshit. I am leaving when I turn 17 whether they like it or not, they cannot make me stay. I am done with my mother telling me that I am a mean and ugly ***** . She says...
    nomnommings nomnommings 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    But few with power are.

    http://youtu.be/ygVoDLet4ns
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 16

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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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    True fact. http://youtu.

    be/oBGknTpFsSg
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 16

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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, 2014

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    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Apr 11

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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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    But powerless to stop this.

    http://ourfuture.org/20140425/trade-deal-means-lower-wages-for-90-of-americans-why-is-obama-pushing
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 16

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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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    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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    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, 2014

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    This is an experience involving suspected child abuse and when to report it. It is an issue that some may face and it is a difficult subject on which many will disagree. It...
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    Twichl Twichl 18-21, F Apr 11

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    Such a sensitive topic with me....... I will never understand child abuse in a way...but I do in other ways.....I am a survivor myself of harsh child abuse for great deal of...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    A child is a small weak person. It is very wrong to abuse them! The only time any pain should happen is if they talk back and you either put soap in their mouth or just a small pop...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 13

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    It makes me sad to think about all the kids that are being abused. From child labor to simply hurting a kid because someone wants to. It makes ne fell awfull when I think that my...
    crazykid100 crazykid100 13-15, M 6 Responses Apr 15

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    'm Against Child Abuse of Any Kind
    hope1022 hope1022 22-25, M Apr 13

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    I'm not against abortion because I think it's murder. Of course not. For me a person isn't a person until brain activity starts, which is at 54 days. But I'm against it because...
    ThatGirlSara2 ThatGirlSara2 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    child abuse is not something that should happen but often does. i hate seeing a child get beat. an im not talking bout a little pop on the butt, i mean like full on beat down. if...
    NikkiBaby1698 NikkiBaby1698 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Gosh where to begin...I was raised in a house horrors...sexual anuse, physical and emotiona abuse...I grow up promising myself not to repeat the cycle. I marry a man who turned...
    deroH deroH 46-50, F 3 Responses Apr 26

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    I still currently am. My BF & I have been together going on 2 years and all he's done within the past year 1/2 of our relationship is mentally & emotionally abuse me. It's almost...
    shesdifferent516 shesdifferent516 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Why is it so hard to respect someone's point of view. Seeing all of these bible thumpers, atheist extremists and worst of all, abusive indecisive ***** who disagree with both and...
    Famson Famson 18-21, M Apr 19

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    Something happened to me that made me wonder about the nature of abuse in the world. My wife was on one of her tirades so I did as I usually do, I shut up and walked away. As I...
    wcsteel wcsteel 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 25

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    people who abuse animals disgust me. those people deserve to be beat badly. they are sick individuals.
    Ang012685 Ang012685 26-30, F 6 Responses Apr 7

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    Why would you abuse anyone or anything. That seems counterproductive if you built love and trust in an animal then, hurt them because of what ever reason. Why would anyone want to...
    FrankK70 FrankK70 41-45, M 3 Responses Apr 10

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