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    A Mother's Worst Nightmare

    three days ago, i found out my son is addicted to heroin. I cannot believe i'm even typing these words!..not my son....my son would never do that...well WAKE UP MOM, cuz he did and he does! His dad and i went to the school councellor, she wanted to talk to us..we figured it was...
    prettyinpink prettyinpink 46-50, F 15 Responses Jun 23, 2012

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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...
    curmudgeon curmudgeon 70+, M 2 Responses Apr 11

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    Family punching bag. Outcast. That is what I've been my whole life. My mother abandoned me when I was 2. My father took responsibility yet left me with my grandparents for a couple...
    H3Rm1t H3Rm1t 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    I am new to this and would like to share my story. 2 months ago i ended my 11 month relationship with my first love, a girl who i considered my world, treasured and adored. i am...
    Amnesiac93 Amnesiac93 18-21, M Apr 8

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    My parents never cared about me and my little sister. My mother has issues with mental illness and was always extremely unstable. She would threaten to kill herself if i did...
    BeautifulScarsOnCriticalVeins BeautifulScarsOnCriticalVeins 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 18

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    I have to do a drama performance on 4:48 psychosis. I get pinned down, tied to a chair, drugged, raped, cut and finally killed. It's hard doing this when you've been through a lot...
    livelaughlove0987 livelaughlove0987 18-21, F Apr 24

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    the scars I have in me..... my mother beat me ... i remember if I chewed wrong or coughed wrong she would hit me... I still flinch to this day if someone raise their hand to fast...
    Sinzi Sinzi 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Words cannot describe how much a drug or drugs can ruin your life. It literally destroys your entire life. I may not know how addiction is or how drugs make you feel since I'm...
    autum25 autum25 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 22

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    I am 14 let me start off before I was born my mom smoked drank got on roller coasters and she knew that she was pragnat she tired to she tried to have an abortion but she was too...
    whocaresaboutme14 whocaresaboutme14 13-15, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I despise drugs, but ultimately it's the people who do them that are to blame for the consequences. I have had so many reasons and chances to fall into the drug life but chose not...
    karebearxoxo karebearxoxo 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    "That my body is all that I am", how well I know the feeling. I just read about another woman that was sexually abused growing up and the quote is from her story. Reading it made...
    CaningCaregiver CaningCaregiver 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I did. It is true. And some people only get that part. I either cannot or will not elaborate. The entire statement is: I used to do drugs. I still do....do drugs. But I used to do...
    smokingrocks1 smokingrocks1 56-60, M 1 day ago

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    I was physically, verbally and emotionally abused as a child...Im bipolar and have to deal with anixiety and depression issues..As an adult I was almost free from all of the abuse...
    serenityshadow serenityshadow 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 12

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    I just heard the front door open and it terrifies me...Im in my room, but Im filled with overwhelming fear and anxiety...I know that they wont physically abuse me, but I was badly...
    serenityshadow serenityshadow 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    As a child i was abused by my cousin who was 8 years older. he used to wait for play time with all our siblings and call me his favorite to keep me around. as a 6 year old i was...
    ineedtotalk92 ineedtotalk92 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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    My sons father has been on drugs for almost 20 years. 2/3 of it was pills and now for almost a year he has been bouncing from subs to heroin. Smoking not shooting. We've been...
    karebearxoxo karebearxoxo 31-35, F Apr 7

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    Almost my entire childhood, I was a victim of my mother's abusive boyfriend's violence. My father was out of the picture due to illness. He was hospitalized for most of my...
    Kenpachi00 Kenpachi00 26-30 2 Responses Apr 12

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    You would always tell me that emotional and mental abuse were never real, that it was always something I was imagining. You would tell me I'm overreacting or throwing a fit all...
    OhNeekaMaraj OhNeekaMaraj 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    It's a real shame. Drugs have caused hell for my life, alcohol and pills particularly. No, not me using them, I learned my lesson from the unfortunate hell that my mother went...
    themingowman themingowman 36-40, M Apr 7

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    ok so my cousin asked to move in with my husband, my son and myself because he lost his job in Michigan and got into much trouble with drugs in his home town in Alabama. Before I...
    batmansangel batmansangel 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    In April of 2014 I lost my mother to brain cancer. I am sixteen years old, and it was extremely depressing and hard on both my sister and I. My sister is twenty, so she takes care...
    aarondisney aarondisney 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    Phoebe, is my most recent rescue. She's 4 years old and should weigh about 15lbs. She's been in and out of the shelter 4 times. It's almost been a year with her and it's painfully...
    Twichl Twichl 18-21, F Apr 11

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    I said I would stop but after seeing other girls go through this in just one week I had to share He told me to wait for him near the bus stop and we would walk to school from there...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 16

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    I wonder if rapists ever see their victims as human beings like them. Their animalistic urge seem to shut down all other mental functions and abuse their fellow being even at the...
    mareliberum mareliberum 26-30 1 Response Apr 23

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    By a 49 year old kidnapper.. I used to think nothing would ever happen to me. This thinking and naivety led me down the path of being abused by him and manipulated greatly. I am...
    LilVixen17 LilVixen17 16-17, F 5 Responses Apr 23

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    Yesterday the brother of the man i am in love with said i 'abuse' people verbally, including him and his brother. it has upset me bcs i have been verbally abused in my lifetime a...
    hayleyusa hayleyusa 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    I was emotionally abused for 4 years before he started to physically abuse me. It started with him being drunk and grabbing my arm at a bar until I almost screamed, I had a bruise...
    osafloja osafloja 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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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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    I was a stupid kid. I was depressed and still not sure of my identity and I started doing all kinds of drugs to make me feel better. It never worked but I kept on trying until i...
    emyleejane emyleejane 26-30, T 3 Responses Apr 5

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    my previous post was not favoured by many but I'd like to tell you guys a story. my family once knew a boy aged 5 who lost his mother due to drugs. evidently this woman killed...
    anniethe27th anniethe27th 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    drugs are a life style if someone offers me any mind altering chemical i will do it without hesitation but the only drugs i spend my money on is the ganja and maybe a xanax bar...
    chaspowell chaspowell 18-21, M Apr 24

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    16 years together, one beautiful 3yr. old daughter and I think I've finally accepted it may be the time to let go and move on....... My boyfriend is a drug addict, his drug of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 days ago

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    I guess child abuse is the cruelest thing in the world. Really, why children? They're so innocent! Only sick people and without feelings can't see how wrong is this. I had a friend...
    iwillsavethenature iwillsavethenature 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 6

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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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    Abuse is terrible. Anybody man or women that intentionally causes emotional or physical harm to another person is despicable. Especially to children, we are suppose to protect and...
    Thespistx Thespistx 26-30, M Apr 8

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    I've spent the past 4 years trying to figure out if I was abused for 14 1/2 years or if it isn't considered abuse...
    itdoesntmatteranymore itdoesntmatteranymore 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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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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    It was horrible. Every day waking up, trying do everything without getting hurt, or messing up, but my step dad always found away to hit me. He threw things at me, hit me...
    kittycat6006 kittycat6006 13-15, F Apr 16

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    If somebody hasn't been affected by narcissism than they will think your making it up when you talk about your abuser as a narcacist. Which just adds to the abuse and hurts when...
    Wbyogimaso Wbyogimaso 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 17

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    I was not just emotionally abused by my mother. I was physically and emotionally abused. My mother would scream and yell at me when I cried. She would tell me to stop crying, OR...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 18

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