I Got Hurt By People At Church

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 30 People

    Is It Really A Big Deal?

    I was a leader in training at my youth group until last Saturday. I'm also in a worship band with five of the kids in the youth group. Last Sunday my mom bitched me out for wanting to go to our Sunday rehearsal because we live a half hour from town and she can't afford the gas. I...
    Mizzztickk Mizzztickk
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 5, 2013

    The church I attend to hurt me

    so much, I will not leave because I go for God. But it sucks my heart hurts.
    lumaximuz lumaximuz
    22-25, M
    1 Response Mar 15


    I have been kidnapped by church, they beat up my son, took my other two kids, smashed my house, blackmailed me, I've been raped through them too.
    panther777emma panther777emma
    Sep 24, 2012

    Doesn'T Even Matter

    I never thought my church would be the ones to turn their backs on me.
    Mizzztickk Mizzztickk
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Nov 6, 2013

    When God's People Don't Love Others Like He Does

    I am not quite sure why I am writing this, but I guess I want to see if anyone out there on EP has experienced it, and to get some bad stuff off my chest. I went to my previous church for 5 years, and initially felt welcome.  But after a while I started noticing...
    philospher philospher
    31-35, M
    7 Responses Nov 8, 2008

    The Aftermath Of Spiritual Abuse

    I posted this in another group but I thought it would fit in this group as well. There is a lot I can say here but I would like to make it brief and straight to the point. If I were to give out every detail of what I went through it would probably be the size of a book. Awhile...
    UsernameEntered UsernameEntered
    26-30, M
    1 Response Nov 17, 2013

    Nearly 30 years ago, a minister of the church

    touch me inappropriately. He molested me and got away with it. He saw me crying and still did his dirty work. I'm really angry at myself because I didn't say anything back then but finally have courage now to say something. Is it too late to file a suit? This is really...
    wantshealing wantshealing
    56-60, F
    1 Response Jan 2, 2014

    Friends... Well I've been homeschooled

    for 4 years now. And been going to this church for 4 1/2 years. I had a friend Michelle, we were friends. She was the only friend I had at 9-10 years old. But some how we slipped apart and she moved away... Well there was these girls. Tara, Brianna, Molly and a few others. We...
    ItWasOnlyADream1464 ItWasOnlyADream1464
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Dec 4, 2013
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