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I Hurt For Abused Children

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 4 Responses Nov 23, 2011

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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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    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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    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 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 15, 2011

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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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    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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    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 1 Response Feb 4, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Very I cry and stuff, but when a human dies and there in my family I really don't care :) don't asked why I put :) face ;(=when any animal dies :|=when a human dies...
    daggerthewolf daggerthewolf 13-15, M Mar 22

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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
    laceykight laceykight 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    Venting to set myself free... Dear Soon-to-be Ex... As the divorce you have wanted so badly the last 17 months is near, I am writing this in order to let you go. To stop...
    ChangingDad ChangingDad 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    Check out www.picklesfactory.com. Great children's books that teach the values and morals we want for our children while entertaining and fun, as well.
    RosiePickles RosiePickles 46-50, F 2 days ago

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    We live in a generation where it's okay for young children and early adolescents to to dress and act like adults. Sad, but true. They're not taken though the steps of growing up...
    KeithPrice94 KeithPrice94 18-21, M Mar 23

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    Love is measured in varying degrees. Love for your children, parents, your friends. That kind if love is natural and defendable Love in relationships can take on innumerable...
    bluebaby072 bluebaby072 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    Circa 1995 to 1996 1) The very first time I uttered a curse, felt really guilty about it that I cried in a corner. 2) The very first person I considered my best friend. Her real...
    kixisback kixisback 22-25 Mar 28

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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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    So I'm going to be open about something. Something I'm usually not open about to very many people. I was raped. And being raped is difficult to deal with. Actually that's quite the...
    everyonehasbeauty everyonehasbeauty 16-17, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    This is something I have a hard time admitting and even though I have talked about the abuse to people I trust, I never let them know it was him. 10 years after the last incident...
    shierahawke88 shierahawke88 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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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 3 Responses Mar 29

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    Delbert1061v Delbert1061v 31-35, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    My mom just told me the other day that I might have been sexually abused when I was 4. I was like, "What do you mean, "might" ? " She would drop me off at daycare when she went to...
    innerself000 innerself000 18-21 1 Response Apr 7

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    I wanted the title of this experience to be "I'm going to ask for help", but there were no matches for that. I'm coping okay - but I always go for the wrong type of boys (sleazy...
    cunninlc cunninlc 22-25, F 7 hrs ago

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    I don't think he deserves a letter but I know that writing one will make me feel better so I'm doing this for me. I want to thank you for helping me get over him, but I also want...
    Dreamer32 Dreamer32 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    To make my story short parents broke up when I was three lived with mom dad started to molest me shortly after they split. Then at the age of five my mom started dating this...
    justwanabe justwanabe 22-25, F 6 Responses Apr 9

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    There's a girl at work (in a different dept) who I cannot get out of my head. The very first time I met her was about a year & a half ago. I was new & being trained. When you're...
    Spooky224 Spooky224 22-25 3 hrs ago

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    The men who I called my father, two uncles, brother, and the two girls I called my sisters all physically and sexually abused me when I was little. They made me a slave and they...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    Scared to be hurt and scared that I might be the one to hurt someone else.
    Naxxaras Naxxaras 16-17, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I've been sexually abused by my uncle and my grandfather both different days,thank god I wasnt raped, but there was a lot of fingering and as a little kid it hurt so bad,my uncle...
    Score16 Score16 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 23

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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...
    liberosis liberosis 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 10

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    I am actually curious and have more of a question regarding this topic. Why do people who have been sexually abused desire to be hurt in such a way again? Or why do they turn into...
    TheSimsWePlay TheSimsWePlay 22-25, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    The say sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt...I think Id rather get beaten with sticks and stones because words can pierce more than a two edged sword...
    auraboreale auraboreale 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    My life as a wife: used,abused,damaged,hurt,sad,sorry,lonely,unloved!! My life as a mother: Rewarding,happy,loving,caring,sunny,joyful,funny!! PUT THESE TOGETHER and you meet...
    Sandyshaw13 Sandyshaw13 36-40, F Mar 19

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    I WAS AN ABUSED CHILD, but I was also led to be good. When I acted out in rage, my friend Jared, who was beaten so badly as a kid that he was emancipated at fifteen picked me up...
    raylynn24 raylynn24 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 9

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    ....I couldn't believe you did that, you gave a thing to your new love what I gave it to you when we were together. It's the only think between us, right now It's belongs to her...
    FreakTurtle FreakTurtle 22-25, F 9 hrs ago

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    Why would you hurt someone on purpose? How does that make you feel better about yourself? I don't get it, making someone cry and self-harm, possibly commit suicide. How can you do...
    Thatbrokengirl1 Thatbrokengirl1 16-17, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Their outstanding innocence, endless energy, high spirits, sticky fingers, wild imaginations.. oh I love it all! Children are a blessing to the world. They're our future...
    15ShadesOfBlue 15ShadesOfBlue 13-15, F Mar 20

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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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    I'm a 16 year old girl. My whole life I have been trying to make my parents proud, but I've never been able to socialize properly with kids my age, I was always numb or upset...
    AGirlSearchingForAnswers AGirlSearchingForAnswers 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    Why share me I don't understand? I curl up in my bed so so sad!im crying so much my face is all red.my body hurts my heart hurts too.what am i going to do?they share me take turns...
    Sandyshaw13 Sandyshaw13 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    As abused as a child life is not the same for me as someone has not been hurt, it is catching up w/me
    godswish49 godswish49 46-50, M 3 Responses Apr 6

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