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I Suffered Emotional Abuse Through Out My Childhood

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    Why Was I Abused As A Child Where Were You, God,?

    Why was i abused as a child where were you, God,? Need to to get out of Edinburgh.......i need a holiday ..if only i had some funds.... I feel i am cracking up about my past i cannot control my thoughts I am an emotional wreck....... Never thought i could feel this way...I...
    rosesweet rosesweet 56-60, F Jun 12, 2013

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    Never Ending Abuse

    My dad started emotionally abusing me when I was 3 years old. It has been an on and off thing ever since then, when I say on and off I mean sometimes its really bad and very obvious and other times it will be very very subtle so I don't even realise what's happening but he is...
    mellorabbit01 mellorabbit01 18-21, F May 31, 2011

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    My Father Is An Idiot, and so am I

    I forgot the good times and remembered the bad times my father abused my mother while drunk. Doing otherwise will betray my mother. He tried a few times to kill himself in front of my mother and I after the divorce. I seen him stick his fingers into the fuse holders in the fuse...
    SirPhoenix SirPhoenix 41-45, M 9 Responses Dec 15, 2009

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    I COULDN'T LEAVE MY MUM: It was in summer 1981,

    I was 12. I was at home with my three older sisters.. At about 7pm my mum came through the front door.. I still can see her in my mind now.. She had her light blue cardigan over her head and her face had blood on it. I got scared. My mum said to my eldest sister:"take me to the...
    Sorrentina Sorrentina 46-50, F 7 Responses Jul 6, 2014

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    Being In Care

      I'm Jimmy dean and guess what? I'm a mess, i grew up in kids homes, all kinds around the country, they didn't mind disturbing me 'cause I was seeing a shrink, i was a liability although they called me a heartbreaker. I wasn't adopted 'cause I was getting pretty old, glue...
    jamesdean4ever jamesdean4ever 18-21, M Oct 7, 2011

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    How Many Times

    As I look back at my childhood, I can honestly say that I can't count how many times I had to listen to the verbal abuse that my so called friends, my peers and even my clergy brought down on me.  I used to think that I had a target painted on my forehead with a sign that...
    Michellewhois Michellewhois 56-60 1 Response Jan 30, 2010

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    Am I Being Abused?

    my grandpa constantly called me names and even started calling me terrible names with lots of cuss words. my parents are divorced and my dad refused to tell me where he lives. He tried to take away a phone he had gotten me for a present , when i asked him where he lived too many...
    Feb 11, 2013

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    Through Glass

    The sixth entry to my memoir "A Child Born From Sin" I'm looking at you through the glass... Praying that one day you'll come inside... You'll stand infront of me.... And call me your son.... A father, what is a father? Is a father someone who is loving and kind? Is a father...
    Cerorizo Cerorizo 18-21, M Mar 20, 2013

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    Dear Dad

    Dear Dad, These are the things I wish I had the strength to tell you but I know I never will. I am too scared of what you would do/say. You emotionally abused me from the age of three and it has never stopped. Sometimes its worse than others but it never goes completely away. I...
    mellorabbit01 mellorabbit01 18-21, F 7 Responses Jun 22, 2011

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    I Suffered Emotional Abuse All My Childhood, My Story

    Hi, my name is Ian. I was born january 1981 to an alcoholic mother & an abusive father who would beat my mother up on a regular basis. This is the reason she turned to alcohol to numb the pain. My parents broke up due to the violence in their relationship. My father left...
    imd81 imd81 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 5, 2011

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    I Escaped

    I had a step parent hate me. Who enjoyed screwing with my head every chance she got. Often her favorite tactic was to catch me alone and tell me the horrible things she could think of. She loved to tell how bad of a person I was and how I would end up all alone because no one...
    serenebird serenebird 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 6, 2010

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    A Child Born From Sin

    From the perspective of the average person, I look like a regular guy attending his first year of college.; I have a lot of friends, I have a family and I have my music (I'm a music performance major in college.) Behind the image of the regular guy is a history of abuse, neglect...
    Cerorizo Cerorizo 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 20, 2013

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    A Child Born From Sin, Part III

    This is the continuation of my memoir "A Child Born From Sin" For so long I've been treated like nothing, for so long I've been neglected, for so long I've been battered; all I want is to be loved by someone, but how can I when the people who are supposed to love me the most...
    Cerorizo Cerorizo 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 5, 2013

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    A Child Born From Sin, Part II

    My previous post was a detailed explanantion on my childhood traumas as well as my life, but in this portion I will be furthering detailing my thoughts on being born from an affair. A month ago (right before Christmas) my father (who I had been estranged to for most of my life...
    Cerorizo Cerorizo 18-21, M Feb 21, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    This has been my typical experience of stepping to a nut and asking them to act like a man. 1. They deny everything. I dont know what you are talking about. Is all i am hearing...
    UltimateDemiGoddessSam UltimateDemiGoddessSam 31-35, F 50 mins ago

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    I don't know why I feel the way I do. Whenever I'm not around other people I shed my fake smile & find myself depressed, crying and just wanting a drink. In a way, I just want to...
    mylittlesecret96 mylittlesecret96 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    My partner just constantly verbally abuse me, always comparing me to other women, insulting me and my whole being and expects me to be sweet and loving to him. We have a child and...
    kutikat24 kutikat24 31-35, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I am 42 years old and now divorced from a man who is an abusive cheat. It's been nearly 3 years since we split and I'm still struggling to come to terms with the fact I was married...
    Stargazer18 Stargazer18 41-45, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    This is to all my EP friends and family who've been here and supported me. For those of you who may not know I've been living in an abusive house my entire life with a mother who...
    Zanaphobia Zanaphobia 13-15, F 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    You do understand that if you dont snap out of your delusional fantasy. There is only one way this goes. I have been INCREDIBLY PATIENT with you people. I understand you are...
    UltimateDemiGoddessSam UltimateDemiGoddessSam 31-35, F 20 hrs ago

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    "A Child Called It" by David Peltzer. That's the real ****.
    Emilyfaupel Emilyfaupel 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    When i was about 3, my sister came to get me and told me that Sandy, an Indian man who lived with us, almost constantly since birth, until my parents separated in year 10, when i...
    PixieGrin108 PixieGrin108 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    To my father, my abuser for 25 years: I am writing to inform you that I know exactly who and what you are. Additionally, despite your many years of bullying & brainwashing...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    To my father, my abuser for 25 years: I am writing to inform you that I know exactly who and what you are. Additionally, despite your many years of bullying & brainwashing...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    Hi. My friends MOM physically and emotionally abused him.....but that's ok right? My own mom was an *** often and i have several friends whos moms physically and/or emotionally...
    Shonronrep Shonronrep 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I feel so much pain for all the abused children out there, maybe it was because I was one of them, I was in their shoes, and I know what they are feeling, and the paint that they...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    my husband who I shared bout in another group has begun the no.contact time on me snd our 17 yr old daughter he discarded us after his mask slipped and I.discovered his double life...
    jesuscleavage jesuscleavage 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    It's actually pretty funny to think that growing up, everything seemed so normal, I never even considered that every other "normal" kid doesn't grow up like I did. Any how, I...
    TheHippieBitch TheHippieBitch 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Hi I would like to vent a bit.I was going to put my spouse doesn't support me.But because of him being bipolar and stress from work I can understand his bipolar disorder.But I have...
    Fruitypunch15 Fruitypunch15 31-35 5 days ago

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    I will forever be scarred by the emotional abuse that I have endured. How can a relationship that started off so great take such a drastic turn? How can the man you love turn into...
    kait52 kait52 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Change is so difficult but so necessary. It makes it's an easier process with people who understand
    Jens0132 Jens0132 51-55, F 1 Response a week ago

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    This divorce is taking far too long. It's ridiculous. Every time there seems to be some glimmer of hope, it's fake. Court dates get postponed multiple times. There's a new law for...
    newchick11 newchick11 26-30, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    im scared to write this cuz i dont open up bout negative stuff on ep. my dad has aways said abusive things towards me n my mother n always keeps us afraid of him n under his comand...
    JennaRee JennaRee 13-15, F 10 Responses Jun 27

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    Hi ok so I have been a victim of emotional and mental nd a little bit of physical abuse in the past. I have been in about 4 relationships that were like that not all were physical...
    LuvLostSoul LuvLostSoul 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    This is like a way of opening up to whole to show what i have been into. I got three sisters. Two are like their own dad,devils, and most of all selfish. I had one of them who like...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 26

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    This is quite a mouthful, I'm sorry. I just need to write it out. When I was around 7, my family made the move from California to Washington State. Now, around 10 years later, I've...
    buffybellissimo buffybellissimo 16-17 Jun 25

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    So I'm out of it now. I left.Yeah I was being abused for years.I recently left. He always called me retarted, and slow. He made me watch videos of people dying. he started saying...
    amtired amtired 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    I dealt with the same especially sexual orientation. It's hard for me to have sex sometimes with my boyfriend its soo sad because sometimes I cringe in utter pain because I re...
    ForYouIwillWaitJoey ForYouIwillWaitJoey 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    When I was growing up I hated her and my stepfather being at home. She always shouted for one reason or another and he was quiet and when he made remarks they were awful. Fast...
    Loveart8 Loveart8 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    I know a person can die from a broken heart (Broken Heart Syndrome ) and I wonder if a person can die from an empty heart?
    5catjenny 5catjenny 61-65, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    Good Morning I really hope you find the time to read this email. I am a Police Officer in one of the biggest forces in the UK and I had the unfortunate experience of meeting...
    HARDY9849 HARDY9849 51-55, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    My dad was very abusive. One way was emotionally. He was my best friend, but would flip a 180 on me and become very hostile and mean. This was my childhood until he passed away...
    fami1001 fami1001 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    my ex was emotionally abusive controlled every aspect of my life totally controlled me and I allowed him to
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 21