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I Get Mistaken For A Child

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    Finding out that someone else within the family was abused by the same person as I was as a child breaks my ******* heart. I would never wish abuse of any sort on my worst enemy...
    herebutinvisible herebutinvisible 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am American born,with West African Parents. People always ask me why I look Asian. They say you look like my Chinese friend except with dark skin. People say you have Asian...
    Curvzahead Curvzahead 26-30, F Jun 26

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    So, I was on my paper route, and there was this house, two guys about my age were hanging out in the garage. And I handed one of them the paper, he said, thank you. I was like, you...
    theWonderingOne theWonderingOne 13-15, F Jul 8

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    Our names are Lydia & Dale and we offer a childminding service named A Home to Grow from our lovely house in Maida Vale, Westminster, London W10. We are both fully registered...
    ahometogrow ahometogrow 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    Wow, I'm a 52 yr old woman soon to be 53 and no children. Just like so many of us on here I am bitter and wish so badly for a child even at this age. Not going to happen I suppose...
    Texxy Texxy 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    Childless stepmom to a 9, almost 10, year old boy. My boyfriend and I started dating at 14. We were on/off for 17 years. At 22, he had a fling, and ended up with a child. His mom...
    CBradio0903 CBradio0903 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    At the age of 26 my parents filed for divorce. They've been together since their teen years, 37 years, and married for 27. I am not upset AT them for this midlife change, they've...
    LostnExcited LostnExcited 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    When I got to secondary school best friend soon became Katie. She was really pretty and lively and clever and we soon got round to being in trouble together. However, one thing...
    Jilly53 Jilly53 56-60, F 4 Responses Jul 13

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    I am a nanny for 9 month old twins that I adore. I have an early childhood degree and have cared for children (both mine and others) for over 20 years. I adore these two sweet...
    lovelaughlearn lovelaughlearn 36-40, F Jul 16

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    I wish she instead asked, " Are a Child Abuse Survivor". It is a Statement. How she made it a choice for all. I was never ABUSED as a Child. My Abuse began when I was 35.
    paradisequeen paradisequeen 41-45, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    September 2010: Sometime this month, without knowledge, I conceived my second child. I was living in Dodge City, KS with my ex fiancé and his son. We were constantly fighting and...
    Krissysheart Krissysheart 22-25, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    DATE WITH A WOMAN...... Pls read. After 21 years of Marriage,my Wife wanted me to take...
    teachocolate teachocolate 41-45, F 7 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I'm never going to forget this guy I met (almost dated) he told me his story about being an orphan and his child abuse from his foster parents it changed me forever how could...
    muffinpowers muffinpowers 22-25, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    The past is in the past now, but I can't help but still feel incredible anger as to why my dad(or any other responsible people in my family) left me alone with my mentally ill...
    Exoduss Exoduss 16-17, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    there is a child predator yet another going around EP with multiple accounts. I find this highly disgusting. Offering me 200 US dollars to have sexual contact with me over skype...
    Movingpicture Movingpicture 13-15, F 55 mins ago

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    i am just upset due to a lady here mistaken my kindness and blocked me today..! :( and while i was about to clear my point what i was willing to say i saw she blocked me... even no...
    pari11angel pari11angel 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Once again I'm back and sadly about the same topic as before, my brother. Sadly he continues to not accept any responsibility for his actions. He and his spouse have ruined a few...
    DannyBoy1972 DannyBoy1972 36-40 Jul 9

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    My brother is 7 years older than me and my "mother" made his life a living hell so he made my life a living hell. I didn't have a childhood. My days were filled with hiding and...
    sluggo111 sluggo111 16-17, M 5 hrs ago

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    First Abode designs are built with quality and operation in mind, and designed to maximise a peaceful lifestyle.If the residing spaces appear drab and also your checkbook appears...
    Newtonys505 Newtonys505 31-35, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I want to meet somebody who I really connect with, and I feel that just hasn't happened yet (at least not completely.) I just want y'all to knw more about me. I'm 19. I'm...
    ssaini9999 ssaini9999 18-21, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I was beaten by my older brother, he was 3 years older than me and bipolar. He was a great brother when he wasn't mad at me, take me fishing, bike riding and all that stuff...but...
    phil2014 phil2014 18-21, M 5 hrs ago

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    So I invited one of my close friends over for dinner tomorrow. My ex boyfriend used to be one of my best friends and we still talk now even though I've moved on so I decided to...
    justlovelye311 justlovelye311 18-21, F Jul 5

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    A funny story. The day after our D-Day (when I confronted my husband about his affair, and he ended it), my husband and I met with our priest. We told him we wanted to stay...
    lillynfriends lillynfriends 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    I am in an all-but-sexless relationship with someone I love and respect, and I'm looking for someone who can relate to talk to as I try to find my way through this. To get some of...
    NXS3 NXS3 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am in an all-but-sexless relationship with someone I love and respect, and I'm looking for someone who can relate to talk to as I try to find my way through this. To get some of...
    NXS3 NXS3 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    To allow our own marriages to end in divorce is to live out our worst childhood fears. More horrifying, it is to inflict the unthinkable on what we most love and want to protect...
    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    If a dog bites a child that dog I deemed dangerous and put down almost immediately. A child molester rapes a child and they are deemed broken and fixable. Most of them end up...
    Nirvana4Life Nirvana4Life 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    I have two wonderful boys and two girls. I had my first son when I was 20 my second when I was 22, When I was 24 yrs old I had my first daughter and my last when I was 29. In my...
    mamabutterfly mamabutterfly 36-40, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am one of 5 siblings,we grew up as practising Catholics. I always wanted children when i was growing up. When i met my husband & eventually got married it took almost 2 years for...
    foreverinblue foreverinblue 31-35, F Jun 27

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    I am 47 YO, and most of my adult life, I have struggled to find meaning, and make meaningful connections, with others. Even struggled to maintain good healthy relationship with my...
    Shinesaathlove Shinesaathlove 46-50, M 4 Responses Jul 1

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    this is me. damaged, broken me. there nothing special about me, im just an average women trying to muddle through life with ease. i was always a 'strange' child according to people...
    littlemiss052014 littlemiss052014 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    In Korean society a mother has considerable influence over her son's life. I am mother's oldest son and my life went well as long as I listened to her and complied with her wishes...
    DoonJi DoonJi 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 3

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    I am a teenager, and I don't think I have grown up too fast, rather going through appropriate milestones and learning what I should. But my family knows another family whose kids...
    ICanTotallySurvive ICanTotallySurvive 13-15, F Jul 13

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    I believe that a child just as every other human being is entitled to their own opinion that was not set on them by their religious parents or guardians. By telling someone (child...
    trysten778 trysten778 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    WARNING! WARNING! I am not certain how this despicable, cunning, apathetic group of using takers found me. WATCH OUT!!! for a phone call or someone contacting you to answer your...
    Helper96 Helper96 46-50, F Jun 24

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    Life of being a child is so much fun. I remember when I play outdoor games, volley ball,basketball,Chinese garter and many more.We play also hide and seek, climbing trees,biking...
    Lovesweetlove Lovesweetlove 26-30, F Jun 28

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    Cairo and Mykah kidnapped to Russia and Israel in 2001. In June 2001 I sent my 8 year old son and almost 7 year old daughter to their Daddy in Russia for the summer. He walked out...
    BabylessMommy BabylessMommy 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    I feel really bad that my children don't have a father. He and I were married for ten years before we had children. He was a recovering addict/alcoholic and had been sober for...
    glitterdahlia glitterdahlia 41-45 2 Responses Jun 29

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    Boy everyone here is really taking a stand. Ooooh you are against child abuse! So edgy! How can you stand to be so daring?? Does this even need to be said? Does anyone like child...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 3

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    I have 3 children and i lost custody over my 1st 2 children when i was 19 , because the father of my children made more moeny and was more economically stable than i was . , now 5...
    yessyq yessyq 22-25, F Jul 3

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    For DayDay and Sagey abducted back to Finland in December 2003. In January 2003 my 13 year marriage to a Estonian Citizen fell apart when he threw gasoline on my 3 children while...
    IStillGotIt IStillGotIt 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    I have twin girls born in 1988. My marriage was highly abusive and after 7 years I had to get out. I had custody until they were 13 then because of a comment that was disrespectful...
    trish03 trish03 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    I really adore people who adopt children. I was adopted at the early age of 6 months. The couple that adopted me were unable to have children of their own. Since adopting me...
    brunetteatthebeach brunetteatthebeach 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 13

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    Homestly indoctrinating childre with religion is the same, indoctrination period is wrong. I am not against religion by any meens but i do believe we should teach our children to...
    rehn65 rehn65 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 13

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    It really bothers me when elders treat the younger generations badly. They say that we are progressively becoming worse and all sorts of nasty comments. But who raised them? YOUR...
    IndoSavior IndoSavior 18-21, M 5 Responses a week ago

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    If i see someone abusing their child in any way, especially physically, i always feel; the urge to find a belt and just whack them with it, seeing how they like it when they're the...
    Anth1290 Anth1290 22-25, M a week ago