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I Have Been Abused

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    Papa

    My papa was very abusive he would burn kick punch and almost anyway to hurt my I remember when I was about nine I broke one of he's cups I dropped it he looked at me evilly "Why would you do that!" He yelled at me I put my hands in a blocking form "Papa I didn't mean too." I said...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 20, 2012

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    When I was in elementary school,

    my dad would get frustrated, and make quick random decisions, some were harmful, and some were exciting but terrifying. For example, he would decide during the day that we would go on a cruise, he would come pick us up from school, and we would go that day, no toothbrush nothing...
    blondemelody blondemelody 16-17, F Feb 3

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    I Can'T Move Past It.

    It happened so long ago.. Why can't it just be over? When I was a teenager I became involved with a man that promised me the moon and stars. You can read some of my other stories to get a little bit clearer idea of everything that went on.. But that's really not why I am writing...
    simplencountry simplencountry 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 4, 2013

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    Why Me!!

    I hate my past. I was told so many times that I was gonna die I can't even count them all. I've been beat almost to death stabed,shoot,and pretty much every thing in between. I am a family man now, but to me it seems like no matter how I tell my story I can't seem to relate to...
    nateroush nateroush 21-25 1 Response Jan 27, 2008

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    Life In Tatters.

    I was abused at the hands of two close family members. Both were sexually abusive and one was also physically abusive. I've struggled to put things back together in my life but I've never been able to maintain proper romantic relationships, and I still struggle to come to terms...
    drb00 drb00 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 10, 2013

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    I found this site , and I don't know

    where to turn - my husband of 15 years always had a rage , temper just recently it has gotten far worse - abusive punching walls pushing me hitting me , and screaming so demonic I called 911 on newyears I had too we have a 1 year old and I do fear him (drinking always drinking...
    cndgrl cndgrl 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 2

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    I Share My Entire Story In A Book Called Embracing My Father's Shadow

    My name is Katya, and I've been abused by my father. I'd like to share with you my story--the whole story. I've written a book, a memoir, on my experiences with abuse entitled Embracing My Father's Shadow (http://www.amazon.com/Embracing-My-Fathers-Shadow-Beauty/dp/0615766889...
    katyacole katyacole 26-30 1 Response Mar 22, 2013

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    Peace

    She's got flowers! It wasn't her birthday or any other special day. They had their first fight, and he said many cruel things that really hurt her. She knows that he is sorry and that he would not say those things again, because he sent her flowers. She received flowers again...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 21, 2011

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    Right when I got out of high school,

    I started working. From there, I met this man whom I thought was the most wonderful and amazing guy ever. We hit it off and started dating and we were together for about 4 years. But already into the relationship, he was lying to me. Whenever I would question his whereabouts or...
    wish4love wish4love 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 4

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    It Started When I Was Little

    I'd always felt unwanted, knowing I was adopted. I felt people hated me from the start. That was ok. I liked being alone and quiet, playing pokemon in the corner, but when I was 9, everything changed. My dad got pancreatic cancer and died three times. The doctors brought him back...
    VulpixRawr VulpixRawr 13-15, F 2 Responses May 18, 2013

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    A Night Out

    I met this guy at the bar. I went out with my best friend and we were having drinking and dancing. I hung out with guy for a while I decided to leave with him. I was with him alone and I feel like that was a big mistake. He felt on my legs and he wouldn't stop so I slapped him...
    lynn239 lynn239 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 2, 2013

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    I Cant Trust Anyone!

    I was abused at the age of 11 by my stepfather for 9 years I didn't tell anyone about it im now 20 and 4 months ago i lost my mum because I didn't tell her when it happened she didn't believe me. he denied it and she stayed with him. She sends me messages All the time saying I'm...
    666Abi666 666Abi666 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 30, 2012

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    Watching Isn't Much Fun Either

    When I was eight, I lived in a house with my father, my grandma, my brother, my uncle, and my uncle's friend. During this time my dad had to work all night to help pay for rent and therefore was too tired to take care of us during the day, so my uncle and his friend ended up...
    analuver analuver 13-15, F Nov 13, 2012

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    I denied it vehemently

    for a long time. Mainly, I was (and still am) afraid that I won't be taken seriously. I grew up in a middle class white midwest family with both parents around. Who would believe that my dad, frustrated with his overbearing parents, would beat on my mom and tell me how fat I am...
    JustLazyLittleMe JustLazyLittleMe 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 9, 2013

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    Not Sure What to Call It

    My mother wasn't ready to be a mother. She was still jumping from man to man by the time she had my brother and me. For some reason, all of these men happened to be abusive to us and to her as well. She was neglectful, though I try to keep her age in mind, and often we would be...
    ItsWhatever ItsWhatever 19-21, F 1 Response Feb 28, 2008

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    By Whom Not!

    I've been abused by alot of peers emotionally.  Molested by a peer.  Traumatized by the world.  And harrased (not sexually) by some of my old jobs.  I don't know how to survive anymore.  I feel emotionally and physically drained.
    zoigirl zoigirl 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 6, 2007

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    I Endured Beatings From My Father.

    I never lived with my father at an age that i can remember. I lived with him when i was young but he came and went in my life as he pleased. i saw him sometimes but my mother pushed me to have a relationship with him. I was abused, he would call me fat, ugly, disgusting...
    pants12345 pants12345 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 26, 2013

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    Young Love

    About a year ago, this boy went around telling everybody that we were dating and that I was madly in love with him and I even sent him pictures of my nude body. Then one day when one of his friends asked me if I liked him I said no. From then on, this boy verbally and...
    UraniumQueen UraniumQueen 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 19, 2013

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    I Can Fly.....can You?

    D ear soul-mates, (we are bound together by shared experiences),   I do not choose to live in the dark, cold recesses of hurt and shame. So, I wrote a book about my experiences that leaves out those graphic details used so many times to sensationalize and further victimize...
    tristanmoorhen tristanmoorhen 41-45 1 Response Mar 19, 2008

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    I Feel Abused , Used And Unwanted.

    Does anyone know what i deal with , the manic and the depression Ive never really told the full story , so this is my confession I met this woman at birth , the one i call my mother Theres another i cant handle , who my mum wants me to call my brother The bruises i used...
    Agemeansnothing Agemeansnothing 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 30, 2013

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    My Mom Abused Me

    pysically and mentally. there was this game we played...she would sit on the bar in the kitchen then pretend to fall off. she would pretend to be dead while i sobed then she would laugh to my face and smack me around. another game was she and her friends would stick her...
    goodnightkiss goodnightkiss 16-18, F 3 Responses Feb 19, 2008

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    As of Now

    Now Im not being hit, kicked, puched, thrown, bitten ,hair being pulled out or forced to have sex. but it wasnt to long ago that all of this was my life and in some weird way I miss him. All he does is make me upset and all I do is miss the abuse because now thats what I know I...
    halfgone halfgone 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 7, 2007

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    I've Never Let A Single Person In

    I've had the greatest of friends in my life, I mean they're great people but I just kept them all at a distance. You see, I was abused as a kid, at 5. I was just a boy. I hadn't even begun to comprehend what it was to be a person, to be alive, to be in the world. It wasnt so much...
    noahkal noahkal 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 14, 2013

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    Glass Bottle Of Vodka

    I have always been abused by my parents, but this is one of the most vivid memories I have of my father abusing me. I was maybe 5 years old , it was court ordered for me and my sibilings to go to my fathers house every other weekend. I hated going but I was forced to . I tried to...
    imperfectbeauty imperfectbeauty 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 4, 2012

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    Abuse

    I was mentally and physically abused by my mother and my father.  My mother tortured me about my weight and ridiculed me constantly.  She picked fights with me because she was bored and thought it was funny.  My father would beat the living **** out of me, threaten...
    Dragonflower Dragonflower 26-30, F Sep 29, 2007

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    1976 The Psych Ward

    Why I was there, and what happened when I was. This is a rather long story, and not a pretty one.  Not funny and frivolous like most of my others. So, if you prefer to give it a miss, I don't blame you. I just needed to finally tell the story. In 1975, I got involved with a very...
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F 6 Responses Mar 10, 2012

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    Lost Soul All Alone

    I don't know what to say other then how badly she wanted me at first. How the countless times I refused to be her boyfriend just for this very fear to be real. A nightmare I refused to relive in pain and suffering. Her name was Cassandra and she fell hard for a guy with a natural...
    jacen204 jacen204 18-21, M Nov 22, 2013

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    Dad Hates Me

    For as long as I could remember my dad would say things like be a man, to bad for you, telling me how much he wished I was dead. My dad use to hit me when I was younger.
    GunPowder89 GunPowder89 22-25, M Feb 25, 2013

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    I found out yesterday

    that my abuser, has a girlfriend. I'm not surprised being that he can't be alone and is always have to be in a relationship. That's how it was when he and I first dated. Always on the rebound. Anyway, it doesn't bother me that he's in a relationship. In fact, I am glad because...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    Emotional Abuse or toxic relationship??

    We was with my husband together 10 years - 7couple and 3 marriage!! We get marriaged when our daughter was born and mostly cos his family wanted and cos i though it will gonna get better and we are not only ust to it and he changed with all honesting, money what he borowing his...
    Aggie29 Aggie29 26-30 Feb 3, 2013

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    Abused As A Child, Still Suffering Mentally.

    From a young age I was abused, only as an adult do I now understand the extent of this. My mother would play games and pretend to bite my penis off, she would lay naked with me and have sex with men with me awake during the day. When I got to 14 it all stopped, I have 2 sisters...
    Olderbutstillsuffering Olderbutstillsuffering 26-30 1 Response Feb 19, 2013

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    My Birth Father

    I didn't spend much time with my birth father, but the few memories that I do have with him are terrible. He was only about 19 when I was born, and had to raise me alone after my mother passed away. He never really wanted me, I was a burden to him more than anything, and he...
    dontbreathetoodeep dontbreathetoodeep 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 22, 2011

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    I Was Abused

    Twice was I abused. Once by my mother . Once by my ex boyfriend. My mother is very sick then and now and I forgave her but it still hurts. She did a lot for me that's good I know that . But she did a lot for me that's bad as well. It's hard to think someone you love would ever...
    redridinghoodxo redridinghoodxo 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 12, 2013

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    ~THE ART OF EMOTIONAL ABUSE~ THE CANVAS How do

    you become the victim of emotional abuse? Why don’t you just get out? I’ve been asked “What did he do to you?” BRUSH STROKES There are no concrete answers to that question. No physical wounds to prove the damage. It’s so subtle & pervasive, as not to be described by a...
    Breeziiee Breeziiee 41-45, F Feb 20

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    Basic Story Of My Abuse

    I was abused by a step-father from the age of seven to eleven. I was told everyday that if I told anyone that I would be killed. For five years I dealt with the physical abuse, mental torture and abuse. He would beat me and laugh at me. He found out I was afraid of mice and he...
    Brokenlikeaturtleshell Brokenlikeaturtleshell 36-40, F Sep 9, 2012

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    I Was Abused.

    Not to many years ago I was abused. Physically, emotionally, verbally, It was a terrible ordeal i went through. it was by the hand of a teenager. I will not go into every thing that happen to me. I gave that teen a good life, taught about GOD. gave a good education. did my best...
    flyingangel7 flyingangel7 46-50, F Nov 9, 2013

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    My Story Of Being Taking Advantage Of

    My name is Megan right now I am 18 years old. When i was 14 years old my life turned upside down. My twin sister accused our adopted Dad of touching ng her i didnt know who to believe though now i know who told the truth( she told the truth cause it happened to me)..she got sent...
    tempmegan tempmegan 18-21 1 Response Sep 10, 2010

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    Will I Ever Find Peace And Serenity

    A warm wave flows through my body , a QUICK flood of warmth, from my toes up to my face. My pulse is racing, I'm sweaty and hot, yet cold chills are running up my spine. Butterflies in my stomach. Thoughts are racing through my head. Your a worthless drug addict, no wonder your...
    libra604 libra604 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 1, 2012

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    I Was In Pain For Days

    it wasnt that long ago.. she was just suddenly so angry at me and we had huge fight. She started saying how awful child i am,that th fact that im the great student doesnt mean anything to her cuz im piece of shlt,that im worthles and that i should kill myself if i cant stand life...
    gystrong gystrong 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 1, 2013

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    I've been Abused Physically

    but I'd have to say, Emotional and Mental Abuse is the worse. The Physical pain stopped after while when he was done for the night but it was the Emotional and Mental pain that never did.
    AnonymousFire AnonymousFire 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 10, 2013

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    Abuser Dad...

    I think that my dad loves me the wrong way... he doesn't let me talk to guys... he's always touching me the wrong way... he always tries to kiss me in the lips... when i'm distrated he touches my ***.... he has forced me to let him touch my breats... he used to spied me when i...
    GlassGirl01 GlassGirl01 16-17, F 8 Responses Apr 22, 2013

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    For 3 years I have been abused by my sister

    and she took pleasure in it to and I am still trying to forgive her but I can't I need someone's help I already have the help of my therapist and mom and dad but I still can't forgive my sister
    francesca2248 francesca2248 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    Ive Never Told Anybody.

    it was my stepdad that used to beat me. my mom knew, but she never said or did anything. weve never even talked about it. even years later ive still never talked about or told this to anybody. they first married when i was in 1st grade and they stayed together for 4 years...
    sameoldstry sameoldstry 16-17, F Jun 18, 2008

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    Im Only 13 And Have Almosted Been Killed .

    Hey im kenzie. Im 13 my parents were never married but had me when they were both 20. Right after they had me they split up and i still feel like its my fault. I lived with my dad till i was 6. Then i moved with my mom. She has 3 kids. Me , my little sister she is 6 now ,and my...
    krazykaykayz krazykaykayz 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 8, 2012

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    A Decision I Made... Years Ago. To have and to hold from this day forward. Sept 15, 2001 on this date I informed my spouse and said "I was going to transition into a woman, many...
    Trisha60ts Trisha60ts 61-65, T 3 Responses Mar 24

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    My husband and I have been married for 6 weeks now. I've loved him for 19 years though. Still just as much as I did when we met. He's been an addict his entire adult life. I...
    kct0314 kct0314 36-40, F 5 Responses Mar 26

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    In complete denial....... Hello all. I have read many posts of yalls dealing with this issue. I came searching for answers and help/support because I feel very alone and scared. I...
    ashoryb ashoryb 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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