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I Survived Abuse, Losing My Kids and Drug Addiction

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    I think that hating ALL drugs is being close-minded and is a result of being underexposed to the vast array of sensations and experiences they can provide to their users. I'm...
    psychonautosorus psychonautosorus 16-17, M 5 Responses May 17

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    the scars I have in me..... my mother beat me ... i remember if I chewed wrong or coughed wrong she would hit me... I still flinch to this day if someone raise their hand to fast...
    Sinzi Sinzi 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 28

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    They make me feel okay for awhile. I can be someone else, someone happy and carefree. I can escape myself, my mind, and get out of the very head that's trying to destroy me. At...
    sinsoftheflesh sinsoftheflesh 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I am 14 let me start off before I was born my mom smoked drank got on roller coasters and she knew that she was pragnat she tired to she tried to have an abortion but she was too...
    Kellyfoster2000 Kellyfoster2000 13-15, F 4 Responses May 3

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    It hurt, yeah. Probably the deepest pain you will ever feel is losing your first love. Except I didn't just lose him, he lost himself. It was sad to see someone you were once to in...
    LorenFlower LorenFlower 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 29

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    Me and my brother were in the car, and my mom was driving, none of us remember exactly why it happened... some people think she passed out behind the wheel, some people think she...
    LostAndBrokenSoul LostAndBrokenSoul 13-15, F May 1

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    On April 22, 2012 I left my home of 6years and husband due to physical and mental abuse. I had been beaten and raped in my garage for 2days. I escaped when my 6yr old unlocked the...
    HeartbrokenMotherof4 HeartbrokenMotherof4 22-25, F 1 Response May 10

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    Is this child abuse? Yesterday evening when my newly separated husband had come home, I had retreated to my room for a little while, just to try and de-stress and pick myself back...
    Germanovna Germanovna 31-35, F 5 Responses May 14

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    What do you guys think about all the groups here who support corporal punishment? Is spanking/hitting kids ok in any circumstance? Do you consider this child abuse?
    StellaNoir StellaNoir 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I just got back from camp....it was appalling! The food was not even fit for human consumption (except the cookies, of which I stole so many I assume some poor kids missed out...
    AudioTravylerRavenwolf AudioTravylerRavenwolf 13-15, F 1 Response May 1

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    hey there, i had as a child more than only one bad experience. My memories reach from abuse to really badly hurt. My Mother with a lot of time for men but only hate for her...
    sundina sundina 22-25, F 3 Responses May 15

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    If you can't handle your kids in other ways besides hitting them, why the f- - - did you have them?! (It p_sses me off, mind my language....) There are other ways of teaching kids...
    Sil833 Sil833 18-21, F 2 Responses May 15

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    i was nine years old , when my friend's mum got sick and my mother asked to go for a sleep over to keep her company as her mum was very sick. she had her own bedroom but her mum...
    filante filante 26-30, F 1 Response May 7

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    I was abused by my parents physically and emotionally. mostly by my mother , and of course being bullied in school doesn't help. Anyway of course I'm against it , kids do not...
    MoonPrincessBetty MoonPrincessBetty 18-21, F 3 Responses May 8

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    Under the cloud. In all that we reach for, love is the dearest quality we crave. With innocence we look to being lead along a sunny walk. A walk a child has no control over, a...
    walkbywithme walkbywithme 56-60, M May 12

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    I have two older sisters, they were abused, I was only 5 and could not do anything to protect them from that, they said they have given it to God and have forgiven him, but I still...
    squeezenbiteme squeezenbiteme 31-35, M 1 Response May 16

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    Well, 4 to be exact. 1 full blood relation, 1 adopted and then after my parents divorce 2 step sisters that are not ex-sisters only because Dad adopted them. Only really talk to...
    teadiva teadiva 31-35, F 1 Response May 11

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    I had to be there for my sisters. Mom was abusive and dad was actively avoiding her at all costs. I had to be string for them, take their abuse so she would not dish it out on...
    teadiva teadiva 31-35, F May 7

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    Here I am once again....this is getting to be a regular thing.. But anyway.... I met this amazing woman...we shared so much..it was though we were cut from from the same clothe...
    SingleDad40 SingleDad40 41-45, M 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I was stolen from my family when I was young and abused from the age of 5 to 11. I was a slave and no one would save me. If one person would find out they'd join in until I had 6...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Currently I should be studying for my finals but instead I'm writing this. Why you may ask? Because sometimes you can't focus on important tasks until you air out all of your...
    potterwatch101 potterwatch101 16-17, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Are the anti-spankers right ? When we look at statistics and general debate in society, it seems clear that more and more people turn against spankings as a tool for parents to...
    LauChar LauChar 46-50, M 5 hrs ago

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    Are the anti-spankers right ? When we look at statistics and general debate in society, it seems clear that more and more people turn against spankings as a tool for parents to...
    LauChar LauChar 46-50, M 5 hrs ago

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    Are the anti-spankers right ? When we look at statistics and general debate in society, it seems clear that more and more people turn against spankings as a tool for parents to...
    LauChar LauChar 46-50, M 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Are the anti-spankers right ? When we look at statistics and general debate in society, it seems clear that more and more people turn against spankings as a tool for parents to...
    LauChar LauChar 46-50, M 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Are the anti-spankers right ? When we look at statistics and general debate in society, it seems clear that more and more people turn against spankings as a tool for parents to...
    LauChar LauChar 46-50, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    10 small paragraghs about my story. 1. My mother has her first two children from prostituion. She was an addict and a drunk. She was only sixteen years old, with a thirty year old...
    Dezzylove Dezzylove 18-21, F May 13

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    I was 21 years old and had 3 children already. My first pregnancy was a walk in the park. I suffered feom severe nausea but other than that i felt great. I delivered my baby girl...
    cosmicburst cosmicburst 22-25, F 9 hrs ago

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    I have been exhausted since I was 13. I've been to several doctors and been treated for depression (not depressed,just tired), my thyroid, I've tried diet, exercise, vitamins...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 11

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    There are certain things that are hereditary, and certain things that are environmental. There are certain situations that could appear to be both. For instance; abuse, is said to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Apr 30

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    Hi I go by fruity punch on here.I thought I would share a personal experience.I use to be able trust people.But because of some bad experience and some bad friendships with friends...
    Fruitypunch15 Fruitypunch15 31-35 May 8

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    Growing up, I never had the easiest childhood. There, got that out of the way. Both my parents were drug addicts, so the marriage obviously wasn't a happy one; a lot of nights of...
    iespnz iespnz 22-25, M 1 Response May 10

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    We all have in some way or other. Today is the 27 year anniversary of my best friend of 7 years, George, leaving this world. We were almost 12, and had good things we were looking...
    CrypticK76 CrypticK76 36-40, M 1 Response May 9

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    After 8 years I feel its time for me to finally write and tell my story. I got a chefs apprenticeship when I was 15. It was about 45 mins from where I lived, and not having a...
    Elcamino80 Elcamino80 31-35, F 2 Responses May 16

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    My grandma, Isabella, is a loving grandma and she always seems not to age although she is in her 60's she doesn't seem to grow old. She was married to my grandpa, Vyacheslav, a...
    ZeroKiryu12 ZeroKiryu12 18-21, M Apr 27

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    I got an aunty who always calls cfs on everyone, she'll believe anything she thinks, and shes very convincing, so it makes it worse. I got another aunty who cries herself at night...
    CurvyJ420 CurvyJ420 16-17, F 3 Responses May 10

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    This became a longer story then I wanted to be, but its my story and I carry it with pride. I have always been a weirdo and I love myself for it. I am now in a point in my life...
    GuiltBear GuiltBear 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have always been under pressure, pressure that threatens to crush me. From the earliest accounts that exist, my brother didnt appreciate my getting attention, and jealously...
    MrWinstonSmith MrWinstonSmith 22-25, M 22 hrs ago

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    -Father. Sociopathic. Physically and mentally abusive to both my mother and myself. I lived with him for thirteen years. My current household: -Mother. I live with her now. Was...
    SilencesLullaby SilencesLullaby 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 26

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    I'm sure I'm not the brightest mom in the world, but I can tell you what I know from experience. I still remember what it was like to be your age. Pretty scary for me, too. I've...
    ArtLover01 ArtLover01 66-70, F Apr 28

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    Maybe you guys can help me sort out what's happening with my family. I'm not really sure if my father is narcissistic, or if he has some other problem, but I know that he...
    Cocoona Cocoona 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 29

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