I Grew Up In An Abusive Family

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    My grandmother I lived with.

    And she used to beat my sister. She would also tell me and her about how my mother and father gave us up because they didn't love us. It's been hard. She says that they wouldn't take me. Thankfully I was never hit, but I did suffer emotional pain because she always brought up...
    Darkflowers Darkflowers
    18-21, F
    Mar 27, 2014

    I grew up listening to my parents arguments

    and fights. Whenever we went to a vacation together,I always waited anxiously for that sinister moment that's gonna ruin our fun,the moment where my Dad starts drinking and gets mad at my Mom for no reason. The moment when she's gonna throw him the keys and yell at him to go to...
    kerita99 kerita99
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 27, 2014

    My Brother Is A Dangerous Weapon

    Ever since I was five, I have faced physical and emotional abuse. I would either be hit or hear worse beatings to my family because I am the youngest, and I always barrackaded myself in a small and hot room like my Mom's office, but because there was no lock I moved every...
    ArtistShilo ArtistShilo
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Jun 30, 2012

    Should I Call You 'Mother' When You Hit Me, Or After?

        copyright@emmasharn    Never again will I over explain all my actions to you. Your face turns sour, I gave you the power to do what you’re going to do. When you got me scared, I wasn’t prepared, and so I pandered to you. You justified your...
    emmasharn emmasharn
    31-35, F
    5 Responses May 16, 2009

    My dad was more emotionally

    and psychologically abusive. My mom was physically abusive. She beat the hell out of all her kids. Until my sister and I noticed a pattern and brought it to her attention... the beatings stopped, but the emotional and psychological manipulation continued well into our adulthood...
    utahwriter utahwriter
    41-45, M
    May 2, 2014

    Childhood (what Childhood???? Did I Miss It?)

        copyright@emmasharn    I had a childhood filled with glory. Do you want to hear my story? I spent hours tied to a chair, living on instincts, and made to beware. When I was gagged, I cried helplessly no hands to wipe the snot running free. I had to get...
    emmasharn emmasharn
    31-35, F
    2 Responses May 16, 2009

    Life of Violence

    I was born in England, and I had a life of violence I grew up in a family with suffering and silence.Not only the literal kind, but one much harder still,the type that terrifies you, and you constantly feel ill.This works so well, because it makes you live in great suspense,where...
    emmasharn emmasharn
    31-35, F
    May 16, 2009

    Why Does It Matter?

      copyright@emmasharn    Family problems, they go on for years,  causing us heartache, blood sweat and tears.  Nobody can put an end to their fears,  keeping them secret, building veneers.    
    emmasharn emmasharn
    31-35, F
    3 Responses May 16, 2009

    Under My Thumb!

     Under my thumb, there’s no need to feel glum,I’ll make your life hell, and there's nowhere to run.My paranoia is making you ill,torturing you is my greatest thrill.Go to the bedroom and stay quiet for hours,I will remove every one of your powers. Except how...
    emmasharn emmasharn
    31-35, F
    1 Response May 16, 2009

    My life wasn't easy ,

    My mom gave me away when I was 5 , because her new boyfriend and his mom didn't want any kids around, so she had to get rid of me, made up a story that she had to go to the hospital for some testing and would be back in a few days, which turned into many, many years, See she...
    trace2765 trace2765
    51-55, M
    May 1, 2014

    Prologue I was born into a family not like

    most others. My mother and father both had psychological and emotional issues, and the environment in which I was raised was rather toxic. My mother provided for us materially. We always had good food to eat, money for private school, and a decent home. But emotionally we...
    treehuggersteve treehuggersteve
    22-25, M
    Feb 19, 2015

    I have a friend who was telling me about

    undesirable family member and why she has to put up with all the crap for ? My other friend comes from a family with alcoholism and mental diseases and there is also another person where this person has 2 lesbian twin nieces from the same family unit and this person said her...
    Bella70 Bella70
    41-45, F
    Jul 13, 2015

    Treading On Thin Ice....

      copyright@emmasharn    You’ll keep on using violence, as long as I don’t leave, controlling every move I make, and even how I breathe. No, I don’t ‘heave sighs’ at you, I wouldn’t even dare, it’s just that when you...
    emmasharn emmasharn
    31-35, F
    1 Response May 16, 2009
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