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I Hated Being Abused As a Child

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    When I Think It Was All Over... Something Always Has To Come Up... - so I'm 22 now and well life it just starting to get better for me, when some horny *** guys has to **** every...
    manson9099 manson9099 18-21 Feb 21, 2012

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    Safer That Way - When things looked to get ugly, I just shut myself down.  My body would obey orders, even orders that ran counter to self-preservation.  Then again, the only way...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 4, 2012

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    By Man Named Timothy Diaz (Timoteo Diaz); Uncle - Started when I was 6, I admitted it, though nothing occurred after that. Fear and ignorance are bliss it seems... till the kid...
    unreal7reality unreal7reality 22-25, F Mar 6, 2011

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    God Says So - since i can remember i was abused not sexually but physically and mentally. one of my first memories is when i was no more than 4 years old i wanted to go to the...
    Mishaari Mishaari 18-21, M 4 Responses Jun 7, 2011

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    Every Minute Of It Was Hell - I was often paranoid, angry and fearful with all the abuse...there was no one who cared...I really did long fir someone fresh and beautiful to rescue...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Jun 9, 2011

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    And Even Though Im Still A Minor... - i am no longer a child. i had to grow up. childhood wasnt an option. i couldnt be a child. every aspect of being a kid was killed by family...
    monsterwithinme monsterwithinme 16-17, F Oct 30, 2011

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    Mothers Druged Up Friends... - My mother would have her friends come to the house at all hours of the day..  just so they can get a fix, but when these men were in the house they...
    manson9099 manson9099 18-21 2 Responses Sep 27, 2010

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    Bottled Up - A few days ago, the musical director of my youth group lead the discussion our youth leader would normally lead. I was excited, circle with him is always fun and...
    Afishyinthesea Afishyinthesea 16-17 Jan 21, 2013

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    Being Abused - hi since i can remember my childhood was ok i have 4 brothers and 5 sisters so yeah a big family we all got on ok but then when was bout 8 my youngest sister had...
    rangerbob rangerbob 31-35 2 Responses Jul 23, 2009

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    In A Mind Of A Loner - hello everyone i have a story to tell..when i was 13 years old i was abused by my father i was also raped and became pregnat by my father.. my daughter is...
    rookeyy rookeyy 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 1, 2010

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    "i Hated Being Abused As A Child" - Oh I dont even know how to start. I am the oldest child and have two younger brothers and a  sister. My Dad has always been I guess...
    Shortie0331 Shortie0331 26-30 1 Response Apr 20, 2011

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    Crazy Mom - I was abused as a child. Not nearly as bad as some children but enough to where now I have flashbacks and what not. I feel full of regret and still don't fully...
    dancingpiff112 dancingpiff112 22-25 3 Responses Mar 22, 2013

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    3 To 15 Years Old - i was abused by my father, borther, and by all my mothers friends... When this started I was 3 years old and when it all this stoped I was 15 going on 16 years...
    manson9099 manson9099 18-21 2 Responses Sep 27, 2010

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    Sexualy Abused - My Mum had her friends over nearly every night. they would get drunk and stuff. one night i was lying in bed when one of the guys came on an he sat on my bed...
    Haylea12345 Haylea12345 13-15 1 Response Jan 27, 2012

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    I Was Abused By My Dad - For years I didn't look at it as abuse.  I just thought my dad was an angry person with problems of his own.  I don't remember exactly how old I...
    ktfoot97 ktfoot97 31-35 1 Response Jul 18, 2010

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    Saying Hullo Again - You're Better Than You Think You Are - I was reading a collection of papers by Michael White, and this particular set of paragraphs left daggers in my heart...
    MovingForward28 MovingForward28 26-30, M Jul 28, 2010

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    I Understand Why Children Snap - After a barrage of incessant teasing, year after year because I was a poor kid or whatever, I literally used to think about how I could make all...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 30, 2010

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    The Reason Why I Have A Blocked Memory - the story that was told to me by my Mother , my Fathers family .... they were all the same thing not only that but I read that story in...
    manson9099 manson9099 18-21 Sep 30, 2010

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    Youngest Memory - The youngest memory i have i me being 4 years old and performing oral sex on a bunch of kids my age and one ******* in my mouth and laughing  about it i...
    islandboy971 islandboy971 22-25 1 Response Feb 5, 2012

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    No One Believed Me - even my mom. my half sister even told her that my dad hurt her too, and she didnt believe us. it ended up that we both felt alone and started cutting. but we...
    fourteenbluebirds fourteenbluebirds 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 1, 2011

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    Free? - It's been two years... two years since it all stopped. Two years since I stopped crying into my pillow every night. Two years since the bruises stopped appearing. Two...
    Afishyinthesea Afishyinthesea 16-17 1 Response Dec 14, 2012

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    Why ? - When I was a child around the age of 4 I started to realize that my general life seemed to be alot different from my other friends or even my cousins. I can't tell you how...
    Chief62xx Chief62xx 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 30, 2012

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    I Just Thought It Was Normal.... - I was adopted into a family that had alot of money. I had an overacheiver older brother, a "perfect" sister, and a special needs brother. I was...
    ejpentland27 ejpentland27 26-30 May 27, 2011

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    Surviving Childhood - Hi there, for years and years I thought I was the only person to have been abused by a brother every story I read always seemed to say that the abuser was the...
    spangles spangles 46-50 2 Responses Jan 12, 2009

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    All through my childhood my mother abused me, physically, mentally and sexually. A lot of people never understand that a woman can sexually abuse a child but believe me there are...
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    I had a good childhood in some respects. I was provided all of the material items that I needed and many times that I wanted. My parents were mentally. emotionally, physically and...
    abused2 abused2 22-25 1 Response Mar 27

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    Throughout my life i never knew what abusing was. I thought there was only the physical abuse as a child. And if someone DID do that, the police would automatically send that...
    ahappymunchkin ahappymunchkin 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    my father if you can even call him that was a brute he was always beating on me and my mom never said or did anything. I didn't understand why when I was younger but now I do, she...
    PeaceWontLast PeaceWontLast 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Child abuse is not the way. When my Mom abused me I was very angry and sad and I don't know what was going through my messed up head but I wanted to have children just so they...
    Qwerkyqwerty Qwerkyqwerty 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    The afternoon after my adopted father was arrested my 11 year old sister finally came out of her bedroom . She looked AWFUL. Cuts,bruises,welts. And she was holding her left arm in...
    UnwantedMutt UnwantedMutt 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    I claw the dark circles hanging low around my eyes. Stay up an eternity thinking of you. The same she I plotted and schemed my escape from. You tired me out... I contemplated...
    faintking faintking 26-30, M Mar 18

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    I have been with my partner since October of 2011 and love him very much. I have never been crazy about children but decided to give it a try. His son is almost 5 now and it really...
    gagnone19 gagnone19 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I lived in an foster (i dont know what its called) with my lil sis when i was little, and there were a woman who taked care of us. She started to abuse us, and many horrible things...
    cassiie97 cassiie97 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    I was never forced to do anything, I was never threatened or afraid. It just kind of happened. And I let it happen.
    Wanderlust7 Wanderlust7 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    About 2.5-3 years ago, my mom dated a really bad guy. And one day he came over high. That's when he beat my brother with a bat. About a year had gone by. He was gone and my mother...
    matti1342 matti1342 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    No Witnesses- "Noah! Noah! Where are you,girl?" Out in the hall Papa,my adopted father,was calling for my little sister. She was in her bedroom just like every other day and he...
    UnwantedMutt UnwantedMutt 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    I got away from my abusive father
    Bethany17 Bethany17 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I swear my mom hates me cause all she does is beat me.
    TwdFireflyy TwdFireflyy 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I would yell at my mom sometimes as a teen because she was a very aggravating person to deal with and on top of that I already had anger issues (don't really any more). I got up...
    boastroasttoast boastroasttoast 36-40, M 1 day ago

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    I grew up in an old-fashioned home. My parents are loving, but they raised my sister and me strictly, and spankings were commonplace. I was spanked by both parents, but my dad...
    StarterStar StarterStar 26-30, M 6 Responses Apr 3

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    It's honestly the worst thing ever and I would never wish abuse upon my worst enemy. I can't take back this past year and a half and I regret it every day. It truly does suck. I...
    cak22 cak22 18-21, F Mar 31

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    idk y but i have always hated being alone. i wish i was more comfortable being alone. its like i wither if im not in the presence of ppl or interacting. i guess another way to look...
    hallowedwillow hallowedwillow 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    my father mentally , physically, and emotionaly abused me as a child
    JamesB20 JamesB20 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    I have deep hatred for the MAN abused me sexually when I was just a little kid. I was only 4-5 years old when this guy, this so called relatives sexually abused me. I din't know...
    nobodyn234 nobodyn234 26-30, M 3 Responses Mar 25

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    As far as I can go through my childhood memories I can remember the first one… just feeling… fear. My childhood was full of it. Scared of dark, of sleeping in my own bed, of...
    Mellangela Mellangela 26-30, F a week ago

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    Hi, it's Dakota again. I've already told my story of being raped by my uncle and three strange men last summer, just after I turned 14. One of the men was killed in a bad drug deal...
    mouthdakota mouthdakota 18-21, M 10 Responses Apr 4

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    Haha it's called being clueless and that's what I am nearly all the time. I can't help it, even though I'm smart I'm oblivious to nearly everything going on around me
    ScarletNightmare ScarletNightmare 13-15, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Everybody who I've told what she does to me says that she is abusive, but I'm still not sure. I know that she's narcissistic because in all the articles I read about it almost all...
    jules401 jules401 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    When I was a child, I had an uncle that raped me over and over. I feared him, I was taken into a room as my pants was pulled down to my ankles and he forced himself inside me. I...
    Mark223 Mark223 36-40, M 4 Responses Apr 3

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    April 3. I think we often forget the little boys affected by child abuse. We only really think about the boys when there are big cases like Michael Jackson or Jerry Sandusky are in...
    RuthieAnja RuthieAnja 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 3