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I Survived Abuse, Losing My Kids and Drug Addiction

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    I hope you get want you want on Christmas. We both know you never wanted a daughter. You never wanted me. You dreamt and talked about the day that you would never have to see my...
    Cranksta Cranksta 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    This applies to all of my loved ones. and, no, I don't mean the fear of abandonment but the fear of losing any of my loved ones to death. It haunts me, especially the thought of...
    lauren71 lauren71 41-45, F Dec 3

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    Well here we are, at a point in life where everything I hide shall arise to the surface. Everyone who takes drugs, doesn't see the devastating damage they are inflicting on others...
    Lunarflowerrr Lunarflowerrr 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I have spent the last 9 years volunteering at both men's and women's prisons. The last two I have worked for an organization that runs transition houses for ex offenders. Most...
    mktonght mktonght 41-45, M 6 days ago

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    Nothing causes more harm to people than saying something is bad and not to do it. It gives this edge and based on human nature, we strive to surpass the limitations that have been...
    4NeonFun 4NeonFun 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 7

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    I have been sober from alcohol abuse for almost 3 years not and drugs a year and a half which I am very content with and proud of myself for such effort and accomplishment into...
    Angelanorexic Angelanorexic 18-21, F 19 Responses Nov 23

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    First I gotta say, you can't be to careful when it comes to your kids, no matter how trusting a person might be. Yes I was abused as a child. My story is nowhere near as bad as...
    trayomis trayomis 31-35, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    This is a good article for whatever kind of abusive relationship you may be in. Mine currently just happens to be verbal and emotional. And for those of you who want to whine...
    trayomis trayomis 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    I've realized something. Something horrible. It makes me want to cry, puke and scream. I don't know how I didn't see it before. I remembered something last night and it's...
    Cranksta Cranksta 18-21, F 3 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    just kids experimenting or abuse?? boy 2.5 years older than sister engages her is sex play on landing while dad at pub and mum watching tv. too young to penetrate her. multuple...
    Movingon45 Movingon45 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 20

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    The cracks are hidden, so well so that no one can see them, not even the closest of people. The lost time, the triggers, the visions, they are suppressed. It is as though there was...
    thatguydavid thatguydavid 31-35, M Nov 30

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    I've talked a little about how I am 21 and pregnant also married but recently I have had my mother drop my little brother off age 14 to raise him. well financially it's going to be...
    blmf1994 blmf1994 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    This story is my own, I’m not telling it to get pity but cause it helps to talk about it and I know it can help others in the same situation or who have been there…. This is...
    chanjen chanjen 41-45, F 3 Responses Nov 18

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    Starving all the time was nothing new to me growing up. Other kids in school were the same way. My late father, used the money (Child tax benefit) to gamble, drink and feed himself...
    roxrockman roxrockman 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    My, now ex, just came clean about being with another women while we were together. He was emotionally abusive, called ever name in the book (sl$t, troll, family hates me for a...
    funluvz funluvz 26-30, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have been with a man for 15 years we met while I was married to another man that had committed suicide. I immediately jumped into a relationship with this man. I fell madly in...
    Molley97 Molley97 36-40 Nov 27

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    18th post. For anyone who has been following my posts this one is a must read. I am shaking and my hands are sweating bullets because I know this is the truth of it all. The actual...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 5 Responses Nov 24

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    My ex-husband swooped in from nowhere and took physical and legal custody of my children while I was in a rehab recovering from a brief relapse following ten years of recovery from...
    helpthemheal helpthemheal 46-50, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    Well, I'll try to keep this as short as possible.. I live with my mother who is bi-polar/schizophrenic and i do my best to take care of her and provide the things she needs but...
    Volumes Volumes 22-25, M Nov 28

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    I am having a difficult time deciding if my situation is as serious as everyone tells me it is. I keep going back and forth, almost on a daily basis. I've been with my husband for...
    htb1025 htb1025 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    I am 21 pregnant with my second child, I am a stay at home with my son and my fiancee's son(whose mother cannot get her priorities straight long enough to take care of her son...
    stephaniewebs stephaniewebs 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    Hi Everyone, I hope everyone in previous messages are feeling a little better...I feel for everyone of you xx I had an abortion a week ago ;( I am not coping very well with it...
    sofiamac sofiamac 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    I grew up believing that I would be something amazing. I have a spotty history of divorced, absent parents; child abuse from a stepfather; social ineptness; and depression. When...
    hellaborderline hellaborderline 22-25, M Dec 2

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    Again, excuse the awkward wordings to get around the censors, but it won't let me post this story without them. I was in one for six days in February, and then they forced me to...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 7

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    I have read a lot of articles and blogs online about women who are in love with their abusers, but its often chocked up to Stockholm Syndrome. Meaning, their boyfriends and...
    elleboogie elleboogie 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    I'm going to tell a story, so prepare for a lengthy read. Read it if you like, or not, I just need to write it down. I'm going to start at a very important part of my experience...
    soulrebel78 soulrebel78 36-40, F Nov 30

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    A woman's life is in danger and/or so is the fetus. What do you want her to do? Keep the pregnancy with the risks of her losing her life or have a miscarriage? What if she has...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 27

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    PART I Article 1 For the purposes of the present Convention, a child means every human being below the age of eighteen years unless under the law applicable to the child...
    lunadelobos lunadelobos 41-45 1 Response Dec 7

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    I am a sex worker.. It's a long story how I got into it. Just wondering if there are any others on here? Thought this could be a safe place for support and a way to share our...
    KimmyO92 KimmyO92 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 23

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    I never realized this until I was doing my rotations in psych. Our healthcare system is *** end back-words when it comes to trying to help those with mental issues. I have...
    Tomorrowsday Tomorrowsday 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 18

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    15th post. My panic attack yesterday left me emotionally and physically drained. The way I'm feeling today, there is no way in the world I am going to beat this fight. I would much...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 21

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    I'm not sure how much people will actually read this because it's going to be really long but basically I've struggled with depression my whole life . I'm not looking for attention...
    AlissaCupcakes AlissaCupcakes 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    I'm not sure how much people will actually read this because it's going to be really long but basically I've struggled with depression my whole life . I'm not looking for attention...
    AlissaCupcakes AlissaCupcakes 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 25

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    I'm not sure how much people will actually read this because it's going to be really long but basically I've struggled with depression my whole life . I'm not looking for attention...
    AlissaCupcakes AlissaCupcakes 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    It is an awful thing to see on the outside a child that has been abused. The problem is that there are so many varying degrees of abuse and dysfunctional families especially from...
    teekitten teekitten 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 19

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    My life like most others hasn't been easy. I have depression that probably be traced back to the abuse I got while I was younger. My depression led to social anxiety. And my...
    chaoshead chaoshead 13-15, M 3 Responses Nov 22

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    My life like most others hasn't been easy. I have depression that probably be traced back to the abuse I got while I was younger. My depression led to social anxiety. And my...
    chaoshead chaoshead 13-15, M 3 Responses Nov 22

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    A stranger touched my life in a very special way. let me share my story. I was 18 wen I got married to a very abusive husband who is 14 yrs older Dan I am..We have a 2yr old...
    dynamitemartins23 dynamitemartins23 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have 4 children. I married a woman with 4 children. We have been married 7 years now. The three oldest are mine. One is married, one lives with my first wife, the next is going...
    FutileFather FutileFather 46-50, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    The holiday season, Thanksgiving in particular, is not an easy time for me. I struggle at this time each year because I lost my Grandfather on Thanksgiving morning some years back...
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    The holiday season, Thanksgiving in particular, is not an easy time for me. I struggle at this time each year because I lost my Grandfather on Thanksgiving morning some years back...
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F Nov 26

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    I asked for my doc for a letter to take to a state hearing and what I got shocked me. I read this letter and it states that I suffer from mood disorder nos, anxiety nos, ( ok I...
    mom2typa mom2typa 31-35, F Nov 30

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    Too many things have gone on in my life to recount. Some brought on by my own wrong decisions but I am still here. Losing my cousin a few weeks ago has been almost the breaking...
    rowenbumble rowenbumble 56-60, F a week ago

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    My Life In The OrphanageAt the age of 7 I was placed in an orphanage in Chicago Il. Better known as Chapin Hall. There were around 100 kids, ranging in age from 6-18 I was one of...
    throwawaychild throwawaychild 46-50, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    VillaVuka is BIG LIAR!!! He say "Most people get arrested for the first time in their teens for dumb things like Underage Possesions. I was arrested for the first time aged...
    Bergenbabe Bergenbabe 36-40, F