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I Lost Child to Acute Myeloid Leukemia

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    I have twin girls born in 1988. My marriage was highly abusive and after 7 years I had to get out. I had custody until they were 13 then because of a comment that was disrespectful...
    trish03 trish03 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    September 2010: Sometime this month, without knowledge, I conceived my second child. I was living in Dodge City, KS with my ex fiancé and his son. We were constantly fighting and...
    Krissysheart Krissysheart 22-25, F 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    As a kid my parents were never the affectionate type, never said 'I love you', never hugged or kissed each other let alone us kids. I wouldn't say I had a bad childhood as we had a...
    megannicole1996 megannicole1996 16-17, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Last summer was the last time I saw him full of life and healthy. That September he was diagnosed with a rare, genetic but not hereditary cancer. Nobody in the friend group knew...
    kalleyboe kalleyboe 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    I’m feeling really horrible at the moment so prepare yourself for a rather depressing story. I just really need to write to my heart’s content right now, so I’m sorry if it...
    thatgirlwithapen thatgirlwithapen 22-25, F Jul 13

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    I wish she instead asked, " Are a Child Abuse Survivor". It is a Statement. How she made it a choice for all. I was never ABUSED as a Child. My Abuse began when I was 35.
    paradisequeen paradisequeen 41-45, F 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    Music transports me to my own world,my bubble...I get lost in the mood as if time stopped and I can swim in my emotions.It's a shout from inside making me feel connected to the...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    Is sad to realize today that i lost the chance to be happy with a person that really made me feel myself.i was always in need of something not giving the right value to that...
    bluedolphin22 bluedolphin22 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    I'm never going to forget this guy I met (almost dated) he told me his story about being an orphan and his child abuse from his foster parents it changed me forever how could...
    muffinpowers muffinpowers 22-25, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    The past is in the past now, but I can't help but still feel incredible anger as to why my dad(or any other responsible people in my family) left me alone with my mentally ill...
    Exoduss Exoduss 16-17, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    My brother is 7 years older than me and my "mother" made his life a living hell so he made my life a living hell. I didn't have a childhood. My days were filled with hiding and...
    sluggo111 sluggo111 16-17, M 12 hrs ago

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    there is a child predator yet another going around EP with multiple accounts. I find this highly disgusting. Offering me 200 US dollars to have sexual contact with me over skype...
    Movingpicture Movingpicture 13-15, F 8 hrs ago

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    Hate People Who Don't Take Care Of Their Children
    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M 2 hrs ago

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    Feel Pain For All Abused Children
    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M 1 hr ago

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    I'm a paramedic and I am constantly seeing abused and neglected children from a few months to 15 years old
    mparker7789 mparker7789 22-25, M 1 hr ago

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    WARNING! WARNING! I am not certain how this despicable, cunning, apathetic group of using takers found me. WATCH OUT!!! for a phone call or someone contacting you to answer your...
    Helper96 Helper96 46-50, F Jun 24

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    Cairo and Mykah kidnapped to Russia and Israel in 2001. In June 2001 I sent my 8 year old son and almost 7 year old daughter to their Daddy in Russia for the summer. He walked out...
    BabylessMommy BabylessMommy 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    I have two wonderful boys and two girls. I had my first son when I was 20 my second when I was 22, When I was 24 yrs old I had my first daughter and my last when I was 29. In my...
    mamabutterfly mamabutterfly 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I gave up my daughter up for adoption really recently. I honestly thought I new what love was, but I had no idea until I met her that night. She was beautiful and perfect in every...
    Montanagirl13 Montanagirl13 22-25, F Jun 26

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    Technically I lost it before even turning 18 (obviously). I had planned to wait, but there was one thought that got in the way of it: "What if I regret giving someone my virginity...
    ForgottenCelestria ForgottenCelestria 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    For DayDay and Sagey abducted back to Finland in December 2003. In January 2003 my abusive Estonian husband kicked me and my 3 children(14,10,&8) out of the marital home(after...
    IStillGotIt IStillGotIt 41-45, F Jul 10

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    I am appalled at parents these days. How they lack even the slightest bit of willingness to raise their kids. Instead they lay down rules and laws designed to keep the kids under...
    venusdi venusdi 70+, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    My Mom's Death I remember it clearly as though it happened yesterday. She was an amazing woman. Very independent yet not. My dad really held her together. I remember the...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    Yes, I'm talking about religion. My family contains a mixture of Buddhists and Christians, so I grew up respecting both (if not, all) religions. Heck, I think I was ready to slap...
    Serendipiity Serendipiity 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    4 years ago my older brother and only other sibling stepped in front of a freight train and thus ended his life. I never thought that would happen and my family and I are still...
    QuantumBitch1983 QuantumBitch1983 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    Dear Sadie,Knowing you, you've probably already forgiven me even though I haven't forgiven myself. But everyday I miss you. And when I think of you, I have warm, happy memories...
    misspoke misspoke 22-25 1 Response Jun 26

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    There's so much that I missed out On growing up. When people ask me if I remembered that one show or movie or song or actor/actress from long ago I'm dumbfounded. 95% of what they...
    AquariusLife AquariusLife 26-30, F Jul 3

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    I was a Christian for most of my childhood. During the last year of high school and for the next several years post graduation I fell into a deep depression. I couldn't figure out...
    HVVENEZIA HVVENEZIA 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 4

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    I was a very beautiful child, my dad was away and I grew up with my mom, so I was a little feminine and therefore I attracted many molesters. I have been molested so many times...
    takemetherenow takemetherenow 26-30, M Jul 5

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    I feel like my inner child is lost deep down inside my thick heart walls of protection
    trappedartistsoul trappedartistsoul 26-30, M Jul 14

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    I lost a great deal of faith in the "church" over the years. Being pushed into it by my parents didn't help much either. "Start children off on the way they should go, and even...
    RedScythe RedScythe 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    I am a bit frustrated right now with the 13 y/o step daughter and electronics. 2 xmas ago I got her a Iphone 4s, by March she had dropped it and broke the screen, She had an IPOD...
    warlords1973 warlords1973 41-45, M 8 Responses Jul 15

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    Most people don't join this "club" until well late into life. They have the pleasure of knowing and having their parents around for many years. My father died of Melanoma 6 months...
    blovedsmle blovedsmle 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    So back in 2006 my mother ended up getting ill. She wasn't feeling and refused to go to the doctors. You see mom was a very stubborn woman and I'm pretty sure I get that from her...
    LifeOfaMarineGirlfriend20 LifeOfaMarineGirlfriend20 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I'm 23 years old, turning 24 soon and I don't know what I want to do with my life. I don't know what kind of career that I want to pursue. I'm working part-time but I mostly just...
    randomobscurity randomobscurity 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    My fiancé and I are both survivors of child sexual/psychological/physical abuse. We both have also been raped by previous partners. I think we found each other because we could...
    HandWritten59 HandWritten59 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 16

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    I lost mama and I so miss her. I still love her a lot, and it's hard to go on without her. Sometimes it's terrible. I don't believe cancer killed her, her time in this worldly word...
    Meryaz Meryaz 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I meet a girl named Nicole in fifth grade, we had the same classes . I got to know her and I found out that she was a foster child along with her siblings. She was always dreaming...
    mckenziegibson mckenziegibson 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    7 years ago I lost my grandmother . The woman who raised me since I was born . She was all I had , she saved me from my mother and father .. I was only 12 when she died but she...
    imperfectbeauty imperfectbeauty 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    This kind of allegation once made is hard to beet and so it wold seem even harder to recant for the alleged victim. But for the supposed offender there is only that you are in...
    memyselfamdi memyselfamdi 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    I was 10 when my father shot himself the night of 1/1/70. Just me and Mama at home. When I was almost 12, Mama died of ovarian cancer. My 24 year-old sister became my guardian...
    brinaman brinaman 51-55 Jun 25

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    Hey, I just joined the experience project. I didn't even know something like this existed. I'm happy I found it! And here I am, I wouldn't even know where to begin with my story...
    BackInTheDark BackInTheDark 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    A year and a half apart, both of accidental prescription drug overdoses. So odd because they'd been divorced and had really nothing to do with each other for almost 20 years. I...
    Drechavo Drechavo 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    From as early as 3 i can remember my mum drinking, she use to hide all her bottles under the sink or in wardrobes hoping my dad would't find them. Being so young at the time i did...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F Jun 29

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    Being a mom is the best thing that has ever happened to me. I love my children with all my heart and wouldn't trade them for the world. But being in an unhappy marriage has made me...
    ABlueChristine ABlueChristine 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    I was always the one who got pick last on the team the one who always got made fun of and the only one who cared I was that kind of kid who just cared I actually cared too much no...
    fredy8721 fredy8721 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 30

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    This is the first time in my life I will ever be sharing my story. It all started when I was 13. My parents were on meth from when I was 6 months old till I was 13. So yes at time...
    Keishahamilton Keishahamilton 18-21, F 4 Responses