I Don't Know If I Was Abused

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    I've been plagued by contempt

    for my father for many years, and I'm trying to figure out if it's just an issue with my brain, with me as a person, or if I was actually emotionally abused. I need someone to tell me that either a) I'm wrong for feeling the way I do, or b) I'm right for feeling the way I do...
    expandingforward expandingforward
    36-40, M
    Jul 26, 2015

    I'm Not Sure...........

    For about 6 years my brother use to touch me and make me do things with him.........It started when I was really young and I really didn't know any other way so to speak. He never forced himself on me but his way was if you do this you can play my game or well play a game and so...
    PixiiHead PixiiHead
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Sep 29, 2009

    Things Remembered

    I've forgotten most things, the big arguments and fights. If I didn't write them down right after they happened the memory would be repressed. I'm starting to remember a lot more. It's a little hazy at first, then becomes clearer. usually i wish the memory would stay hidden in...
    Phasmid Phasmid
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 1, 2010

    It's Hard To Know What Is Considered Mental Abuse

    I was raised by parents that I genuinely think believe they were doing a good job parenting me. They pushed me to succeed at all costs. As a child I was a bit neurotic... i had a lot of anxiety about random things. my big fear was of harm or embarrassment to myself. Making phone...
    Phasmid Phasmid
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 7, 2010

    How are you meant to know?

    ?? I remember parts if a event that happen when I was about 6/7 Year old. I remember who it was and the main events and how it started... But it was family that did it how could that be true how could someone that love you do that to you... Or could it just be in my mind I don't...
    cassielizy cassielizy
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 10, 2014

    Was It??

    Was it abuse if I willingly participated and actually started to enjoy it after a while, even through I was young when it started?
    MartiMartt MartiMartt
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Jun 21, 2011

    I Dont Know How It All Happened...

    So my story isn't as bad as some that ive read... but I feel like telling my story because I have kept a secret with me for ever & have never told anyone I have tried but im embarrassed & scared. I tried telling my boyfriend that ive been with for 4 years by the way im 15 weeks...
    lostt lostt
    18-21, F
    Jun 28, 2011
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