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I Survived Abuse, Losing My Kids and Drug Addiction

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    I am a 41 year old male whom has been a victim of emotional abuse to a sometimes extreme and severe level for almost 23 years with the slow but effective transition up until today...
    emotionally114 emotionally114 41-45, M 2 Responses Nov 10

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    I Am a Child Abuse Survivor MOM If you've read some of my earlier posts, you'll see that my step dad was an angry, vile man who ruled the house with an iron fist. He openly...
    JesseLeeJames JesseLeeJames 46-50, M 5 Responses Nov 10

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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 4 days ago

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    I was diagnosed in 1998 with Acute Lymphotic Leukemia. It hit me like a ton of bricks. I was 28, had my whole life ahead of me, or so i thought, I was making a lot of money, my...
    johnnystar4u johnnystar4u 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 2

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    I was driving down the road yesterday and I saw a young group of lads run up to a couple of elderly women and grab one of their shopping bags and the others walking stick, which...
    cbailey301 cbailey301 22-25, M Nov 4

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    It's funny how it happens so slowly... One minute they're your Prince Charming and the next, you're full of anxiety just wondering what will set him off next. Is the house the...
    Lostrainbow Lostrainbow 31-35, F Nov 4

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    Ok I am writing this because most people in my circle and myself included spank they're children it really annoys me that people sit there and day you are abusive or it's not right...
    spanksrus spanksrus 31-35 1 Response Oct 28

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    recently my ex came to the place I work with her new "boyfriend" and her "kids". she complained about the food and want it replaced. Stay the **** away from where I work *****. go...
    jagart01 jagart01 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 3

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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 a week ago

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    On Vlad's dad of daughter dancer there. So reason cheater before married to date and uses cam many networks proof when at work plays around tons girls not just this one guys like...
    RiversCozy RiversCozy 41-45, F Nov 3

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    Today a long time friend of mine sits in the hospital in Minn. waiting to pull the plugg on her granddaughter. The granddaughter is 3 yrs old. She is brain dead. Her weight is...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    I don't understand why.. But I am still suffering. I feel I need my damn ex to live. Now he's gone I'm falling apart. I am extremely depressed.too much pain. WhyYyYyYyYY? He liked...
    amtired amtired 22-25 5 Responses Nov 6

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    I have a,"friend" who is on welfare,for the past 10 years.She just had her 7th child(not w/the father of this one either).This is what she gets ,1200 a month to feed her kids,rent...
    1prettygirl 1prettygirl 36-40, F 39 Responses Oct 28

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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 6 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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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 hrs ago

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    When I was a young girl, curly blond hair ,blue eyes, sincere smile full of laughter and but very shy. Life seemed so easy . Until the age of 5. I remember all of the good times...
    zylahgirl zylahgirl 26-30 1 Response Nov 2

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    I'm twenty two years old & I'm gonna write a story of my life hopefully to help others and let them know that if anyone's been through sexual abuse that your not alone. It is a...
    caitlinbrooke81 caitlinbrooke81 18-21 Nov 11

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    I rescued Cocoa bear (the dog) first hand from the clutches of a meth house that notoriously had dogs killed almost daily. Little did I know, he was the one rescuing me. I also...
    arlenetan arlenetan 26-30, F Nov 14

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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 6 days ago

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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 6 days ago

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    Ive been working hard to prep for our first TG together at our place. We have been together 8 years. Married 3 years this past October. Our parents are coming over. We have...
    DesireHappy DesireHappy 41-45, F 16 hrs ago

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    I was so young when I went down the isle with him and said, "I do." He never told me he had been with many while we were engaged. I was just a silly girl. Not until a few years ago...
    HisMsAdler HisMsAdler 41-45, F 5 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I'm depressed for no reason, or so it seems to me. While all these other kids have serious problems like bullying and abuse, I have NOTHING. My parents are split up, but that was...
    DarkOnTheInside13 DarkOnTheInside13 13-15, F 29 mins ago

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    I dread writing this, it sounds like such first world drama. I am an immigrant to the US, at age four I was in a concentration camp, grew up with an alcoholic father and a culture...
    bublebeez bublebeez 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    They tell you that you have bipolar after a traumatic brain injury, put you on drugs for neurological problems (!) and never teach you what really happened. Glad somehow I knew...
    FlowersNButterflies FlowersNButterflies 51-55, F 11 Responses Oct 31

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    I am in the midst of writing a book about my dysfunctional family and I have a strong feeling it could be a best seller simply because of all that it encompasses. It's like an...
    KelseyLeigh123 KelseyLeigh123 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 2

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    So since a lot of people want to know what I've been through and why I act the way I do but don't want to dig through all my posts to see the very first one which is my life story...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 2 Responses Nov 4

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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 6 days ago

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    There is a saying "A lesson learned, is a lesson earned ", but how many lessons must you go through to finally get the message? How many times can you be hurt before you realize...
    GrumpyNumnums GrumpyNumnums 18-21, F Nov 2

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    This past weekend, me and a friend went on a weekend spa retreat..something that would've have interested me a year ago, three years ago, heck, my whole life... I've never felt so...
    justsmile14 justsmile14 41-45, F 8 Responses Oct 27

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    My family drives me to the point of suicide. I know that suicide is selfish, and I'd never commit suicide. but they think I'm being manipulative, the moment I say how I feel, after...
    Luckycharm2014 Luckycharm2014 18-21, F Oct 31

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    My stepson was adorably cute when I met him 3 years ago. He was sweet and well behaved and I was thinking to my self I was very lucky. Fast forward a year later and he had to come...
    Linelle Linelle 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 31

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    The assault on a female case has been continued once again. It happened June 3. I'm so tired of this. It's draining energy I don't have to spare! Because every time court date...
    NCheartinNY NCheartinNY 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    The roots of my sexual addiction began in my childhood. I was first-born along with a twin brother. I was born with a lot of physical problems....I entered kindergarten as a...
    UniqueQueen UniqueQueen 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 14

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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 3 Responses 4 days ago

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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 6 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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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 1 day ago

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    Hello, I am a 21 year old girl who can proudly say that one year and 7 days ago I made the decisions to finally be strong and leave my abusive boyfriend. This is not the easiest...
    brittany122 brittany122 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 6

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    As I said I decided to not go to any Coptic churches in the uk after I became unable to tolerate anymore explotation and abuse I do not know why where ever I got I get subjected...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F Nov 9

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    As I said I decided to not go to any Coptic churches in the uk after I became unable to tolerate anymore explotation and abuse I do not know why where ever I got I get subjected...