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I Feel Betrayed By My Entire Family

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    Hi. This is my story. It deals with issues of sexual abuse, so if this could be triggering for you, please be careful. My maternal grandfather sexually abused me when I was three and four years old. I didn't remember the abuse until I was 24. I came to find out he had abused all...
    sage321 sage321 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 8, 2009

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