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I Hurt For Abused Children

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    Abused Children Step Up And Help Them

    Child abuse is more than bruises and broken bones. While physical abuse might be the most visible sign, other types of abuse, such as emotional abuse or child neglect, also leave deep, long lasting scars. Some signs of child abuse are subtler than others. However, by learning...
    lunnas lunnas 41-45, F 5 Responses Nov 23, 2011

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    Protective Services Says "its Severe Abuse"

    Our step son  has gone from bloody face starved, black lip and bruises in deep muscle wounds at the hands of his mother, To, a wonderful, caring, sweet child~ and not only that, he has almost straight A's. I still can't understand the consequences in the system ~  his...
    Neveah Neveah 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 8, 2009

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    Aandvforever

    Hi Im new at this website but i thought itll be good to share my stroy and present life experinces with people who are willing to stop and listen. So to begin let me take you back to the year and date September 7,1993. That is the date I was born. I was born into an abusive...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 4, 2012

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    The Pain Continues

    My story has two parts. I was first marriage to my two kids father was very violent. I was married six years. It ended when our daughter at the she of four then was thrown into a tv stand, trying to get her dad off me. In time, my son was kicked around by him because he didn't...
    Motherwhocares Motherwhocares 36-40 Oct 1, 2012

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    Broken Little Gurl

    A man saw a little girl sit under the dark night sky, he could see a reflection of pain in her eyes. But he couldn't see what she was holding back, as she turns around he could see her eye is blacked. He asked her what happened, but she just turned her back to him. She grabbed...
    daddysgurl92 daddysgurl92 18-21 Mar 2, 2013

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    Why I Hurt For Abused Children

    I was one of them when i was a child so i know just how they feel there was noone to help me not one person cared.
    tatra52 tatra52 56-60 Oct 7, 2011

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    It Happened In The 7-11

    My brother was a witness to this incident. He said it was"abuse" and I would have to agree. There was a mother in the 7-11 store with two children. One was about five, the other about three. Out of nowhere the older boy decided to have a tantrum over something. He laid down on...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F 1 Response Jul 12, 2013

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    News to Me

    I didn't know I was abused until I found out other kids' dads didn't treat them like this.
    florisotanc florisotanc 51-55, F 2 Responses Aug 21, 2009

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    Helping Sorry Spelling Stuff Suck One To Many Bullets Bounced Around Inside My Head Years Ago

    if you really hurt for thee kids or children you need to contactthe courts and join one of the groups like CASA that fight for kids right or become a home and take one in to live i was there i was one of theose children years ago iwas the worst kind i use ,o;esters and used for...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Apr 4, 2011

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    M Best Friend And The Person I Love The Most Was Abused

    my best friend and the person i love the most was abused, i remember just a few days ago i found out he was hit, and punched alot and still is.... i came home crying my eyes out he is only 13, he is the type of guy with the wacky, sweet personality why are they hurting him...
    ihurt4joey ihurt4joey 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 8, 2009

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    Child Abuse Is My Pain Too

     this says it all dont you think?  
    lunnas lunnas 41-45, F Nov 22, 2011

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    The Worst Childhoods Imaginable

    Some victims of the worst childhoods imaginable never make it past their first few years, their living hells and untimely deaths often at the hands of their own parents. Little Lisa Steinberg of New York City suffered horrible abuse from her father, and because of him she never...
    eleanorssong eleanorssong 56-60, F 8 Responses Nov 20, 2011

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    I Was Also Abused

    I don't think there is one person in my family who has no abused me in some way or another. Physical abuse, mental abuse, verbal abuse, sexual abuse. I had a very hard childhood. My mother died and I was sent to live with a aunt who hated her. I unfortunately looked just like my...
    ProTress ProTress 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 15, 2013

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    Mommy

    I can’t see you anymore mommy, but that doesn’t mean you aren’t there. And it doesn’t mean I can’t imagine you’re still with me. I can’t hear you anymore mommy, but that doesn’t mean you aren’t singing to me. And it doesn’t mean I can’t imagine you’re...
    paranormaSPY paranormaSPY 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 3, 2013

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    No Name

    The day started off slow with no rush and no pain.. Joyful, joyful that is his name... She looked down and look straight, When she realized to love, was her fate... Alone so she thinks. So alone that she sinks, Sinks inside her heart... Inside her soul She sure would like to know...
    Jaquelineorozco Jaquelineorozco 18-21, F Apr 13, 2012

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    I Believe My Experiences Make It Hard For Me To Feel Empathy, And It Makes Me Sick.

    I've heard many atrocious child abuse stories in my short life. Most being from friends. It was never a 'my upbrinding was worse then yours'. But it did show me that abuse is so diverse that it is often hard to relate.So I won't go into my story. Its in the past.What worries me...
    KimEbbett KimEbbett 18-21 2 Responses May 18, 2011

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    I've Been There.

    though there is not much i can do now, i still intend on helping victims of child abuse. no child should have to deal qith the horros and trauma becasue of the disfunction of another. it can really mess them up. at the moment, all i can do is listen to other victims and give the...
    monsterwithinme monsterwithinme 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 15, 2011

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    Tell President Obama To Stop Killing Children

    The US Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008 prohibits the US government from providing military financing, military training, and several other categories of US military assistance to governments using child soldiers. The Child Soldiers Prevention Act went into effect in 2010...
    calebforaction calebforaction 26-30, M Oct 18, 2011

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    prettybrowneyes1993 prettybrowneyes1993 18-21, F Aug 22

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    That Was Then, This Is Now.

    My life was doomed before it began...teen pregnancy, forced marriage...my parents were not successful in thier attempt to raise me.  I was separated from maternal family, and adopted by my dad's sister. She turned out to be riddled with issues of her own, and was very...
    forallkids forallkids 46-50, F 4 Responses Nov 9, 2009

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    I Was One Of Them.....

    I was once one of those abused children, and I feel so much pain, and so much hurt for them, They DO NOT deserve that kind of pain, if I could do anything, I'd take their pain away. I hate when people ******* abuse children, its wrong. It shouldn't hurt to be a child. I wish...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 10, 2009

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    Having Been Raised Abused, It Hurts Me To See Children Abused, Or Even Crying

    HI. MY NAME IS ARCHIE. COMING FROM A VERY ABUSIVE HOME, MY HEART BREAKS WHEN SEE I A CHILD BEING ABUSED, MISTREATED, YELLED AT, OR EVEN CRYING.    I HAVE THIS MENTAL PICTURE OF CHILDREN SUPPOSE TO BE HAPPY & ENJOYING THEIR CHILDHOOD. PLAYING & NOT WORKING. NOT BEING SOMEONE...
    LITTLEBOYINSIDE LITTLEBOYINSIDE 41-45, M 1 Response May 2, 2012

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    Yes I Do....because I Was One Of Them....

      I hurt for abused children, and its easy for me to understand their pain, because I was one of them. I was one of those abused children, that prayed for death, because it would be so much better, than what we had to deal with from our parents, a mother who didn...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 25, 2010

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    Protective Services Says "its Severe Abuse"

    Our step son  has gone from bloody face starved, black lip and bruises in deep muscle wounds at the hands of his mother, To, a wonderful, caring, sweet child~ and not only that, he has almost straight A's. I still can't understand the consequences in the system ~  his...
    Neveah Neveah 16-17, F 5 Responses Oct 8, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I don't have any children of my own but I can not imagine being able to abuse my own flesh and blood. I was never abused as a child by my parents but I was sexually molested by...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F Sep 30

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    I used to be completely defined by the fact that I'm a father, but then the little ******** hit puberty and now they're the meanest, most selfish little ignorant know-it-alls...
    LifeDispenser LifeDispenser 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    I always thought I wanted at least one child. I even almost had one. Gave birth & everything.. Then had a funeral. Then years went by, and then a few more. It doesn't really seem...
    SirenaVonLee SirenaVonLee 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 30

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    I am the mother of children with different fathers. Right away when people hear that, they think bad things. They judge incorrectly. I never actually thought I would be in this...
    Col308 Col308 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 10

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    My husband hasn't called for two weeks, it's a relief not to be pressured or criticized. He wanted to move back with us but prior to the two weeks of silence we were still getting...
    oversimplification oversimplification 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 11

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    Frankly, That's Just A Bullshit Excuse Most people nowadays come from divorced parents & they turn out just fine. If anything, I think it is more harmful for the children to grow...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 7

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    I was in a horribly physically mentally abusive relationship with a man I loved. U think that this will never happen to u until u r in it. U become co dependent on this person. He...
    DjD34 DjD34 31-35, F 1 hr ago

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    As much as my life might seem to the casual observer as the perfect life with the perfect parents and their perfect children, it really wasn’t like that. My grandfather was an...
    dadhereforyou dadhereforyou 51-55, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    As a child I was sexually abused by my father it went on for year I was eight when it first happened nine when I ended it first I really didn't know what was going on he would call...
    Somechick47 Somechick47 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 23

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    I'm a wordy girl - I apologize in advance.... In my college English class my Prof asked us to write about the thing that scared us most in the world. I wrote about being afraid I...
    annaj5 annaj5 31-35 Sep 26

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    You know my name, but not my story. I am strong, yet also weak. I am independent, yet also dependent. I am optimist, yet pessimist. I am many different things, which make me who I...
    SimplySecure SimplySecure 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm actually still being abused. Yes, physically. By my brothers. When I tell people they say "every sibling PICKS on the other. It's normal" the thing that no one notices is it...
    lexrae lexrae 13-15, F 7 Responses Oct 13

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    Back when I was thirty one years old I was going through the feelings of what is called maternal instincts. I think that is normal right? A young woman having the desire to have...
    chaiginger chaiginger 46-50, F 5 days ago

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    It is very easy to judge others and to remain angry with them for good reasons but have you ever stopped to think how you feel when you hold a grudge against someone. I've been...
    Morenita79 Morenita79 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My stupid psychological nasty abusive mother came to me in my room and said how she could be charged with man slaughter and neglect for me staying in my room. Oh. Is that what it...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 70+, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I love someone who has been abused. He hides inside himself. He hurts me nearly every day. But I still love him.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 5

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    I was emotionally abused, emotionally blackmailed, and thanks to my friends and family I left him. But I miss it. I want to be abused like that again. I want to be physically...
    Gallowsweet Gallowsweet 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    I've been in physical and emotional abused relationships most of my adulthood. They all made me question my self worth. I finally found the one man that loves me for me. I'm so in...
    cjohnson1983 cjohnson1983 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 25

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    Not even in a sexual way though, I just wanna be hurt so I have a reason to be depressed
    Gallowsweet Gallowsweet 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    Hello, most of you are used to my wife being on here, but I just wanted to see what this site is all about and she suggested I post something. So this first one is about how I...
    happilymarriedus happilymarriedus 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 12

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    Emotionally and physically. By many different people.. I do not have a father, I never have. And my mother has drunk alcohol all my life as well as sought affection from many...
    asdfnx asdfnx 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 13

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    Emotionally and psychologically by my mother. She enjoys hurting me. Still goes on
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 70+, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I am hurt everyday that I interact with people. Even my children. Just a simple question I ask turns into a knife to my heart. I don't know why the people around me are so...
    TerminalSilence TerminalSilence 41-45, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    This is hard subject but doesn't matter when it happens effect you and then and for the rest of your life if you don't get help or support in your life I have trauma bad memories...
    Unknown1456 Unknown1456 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    It still hurts sometimes even though it was so long ago.
    tigersfan195 tigersfan195 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Last year was one of the worst for me. I had been with this guy for 10 1/2 months then he stopped texting & calling me. Back then I didn't see how he abuse me emotionally but now I...
    DaCreativeChild DaCreativeChild 22-25, F Oct 12