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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    queenbox queenbox 26-30, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I was abused by my father countless of times already. Just lateky, he abused me again. Just because I forgot to get uniform outside, I left it there overnight. I did not even know...
    IAmStrongerNow IAmStrongerNow 13-15, F a week ago

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    Over the course of a 23 yr controlling, emotionally and at times physically abusive marriage, I had 4 beautiful children. I was the virtual epitome of the "Martha Stewart" mom. I...
    Chrissy342004 Chrissy342004 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 27

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    A message to my Ex I hate you, I love you You broke me You killed me You ruined my life You hurt me in so many different ways You abused me for 1 full year You drained what ever...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I’ve come to terms with my inability to form relationships, this stems from multiple factors in my life including abuse, unavailable/narcissistic parents, and giftedness. I now...
    Deadinsideguy Deadinsideguy 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 17

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    I was abused severely in every way imaginable growing up in foster care . I was abused from birth u til I was 14. When I was adopted. I forgive everyone who ever hurt me. holding...
    tylerlh tylerlh 18-21, M 9 Responses Mar 3

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    When I hurt myself I fantasize about hurting others, I would feed off of the pain they are experiencing. When they laughed at me and bullied me. When they abused me. I'll...
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    What I Believe And Learned About Forgiveness At first the theory, the thoughts, the things I believe. Then one real example from life. --- I believe that there is no...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 51-55, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    The more I think about it the more disgusted I am. My dad sexually abused me for years and I didn't know it. I've told one other person my entire life. If your reading this your...
    XsOfTheSoul XsOfTheSoul 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 12

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    "The dance that we learn as children - the repression and distortion of our emotional process in reaction to the attitudes and behavior patterns we adopt to survive in an...
    sweetartventure sweetartventure 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm a 16 year old girl and because of that, these memories are still very fresh in my mind. It hurts yes, but I don't really want to forget. I know my father was not a nice person...
    AnnabelleKirkland AnnabelleKirkland 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    survivorthrujesus survivorthrujesus 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    Dearest daughterHopefully, one day you will read this letter. Probably I’ll get pregnant with you in the future. Or I will find you where you’re biological mother left...
    mishale80 mishale80 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I went to a large number of churches growing up and also went to a religious private school that was abusive. I was told as a child (and still am today by my parents and 'friends...
    ChantelSurvived ChantelSurvived 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 8

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