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I Survived Abuse, Losing My Kids and Drug Addiction

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    I've had my times with substance abuse from chocolate to cigarettes, from marijuana to LSD and a phew pharmaceutical and mazturbation (ahem). I believe that addictions can be...
    slipdasystem slipdasystem 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 6

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    My last story was 2011..........its 2014 and I'm literally dying inside, emotionally, physically and mentally from all the stress, emotional abuse, and mental abuse my son is...
    honeysuckle23 honeysuckle23 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    You know my name, but not my story. I am strong, yet also weak. I am independent, yet also dependent. I am optimist, yet pessimist. I am many different things, which make me who I...
    SimplySecure SimplySecure 18-21, F Oct 18

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    It bothers me to this day. i am 37 years old. it affects everything i do. I have not told anyone about this ever. My earliest memory of my life is blotchy and black out mostly i...
    jeramiah76 jeramiah76 36-40, M 3 Responses Oct 2

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    I need somewhere to vent, so I figured this could be a good start.. So here it goes. I was in a relationship with an heroin addict. (Was- because I ended it today.) He has been...
    candykay23 candykay23 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 7

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    The difficult real truth is that you are unable to locate your way back to sobriety by yourself. Only a few drug addicts can defeat the habit without signing up for some type of...
    Michael9785swb7 Michael9785swb7 31-35, M Oct 15

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    Doesn't seem to matter how much time passes or how much more damage is done. The thing that never seems to change is that my parents refuse to acknowledge the abuse that has...
    wbmw wbmw 31-35, F Oct 13

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    Hey so I'm 18 fresh out of high school and I just began college, a little over 2 years ago I met a guy I fell for almost instantly. This relationship began when I was a Junior in...
    mg1418 mg1418 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I was in depression for about 6 to 7 months. I didnt even know i was in depression. But everything was just horrible for me. People were trying to help me. They knew what was wrong...
    indigoangel3 indigoangel3 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 9

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    There is so much child abuse going on in this world. Innocent children that are happy and have no idea that the world they live in is messed up are so fascinatingly beautiful...
    DeathIsPartDinosaur DeathIsPartDinosaur 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 17

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    Hi everyone, five years ago I met the love of my life. It was one of those times when I wasn´t looking to meet anyone and then this man, this wonderful, funny, intelligent man...
    littlemissworried littlemissworried 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 3

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    Frankly, That's Just A Bullshit Excuse Most people nowadays come from divorced parents & they turn out just fine. If anything, I think it is more harmful for the children to grow...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 7

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    I just lost my two and a half year old son to his father. His father works for the school district and my sons grandmother works for cps. Two years ago I broke up with my ex, I had...
    brokken4412 brokken4412 22-25, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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    August 4th 2010 I was driving from Ohio to move to Tennessee. I was on the highway. A drunk driver hit the back of my car and I lost control and hit the left lane wall. When I hit...
    magicalaughter magicalaughter 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 12

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    My man and I met at work. It was the most amazing 5 years of our lives. We had good jobs. We worked together. and about 6 weeks in we professed our love. Our relationship wast...
    secret911 secret911 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 18

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    Since I was 10 I witnessed the first signs of abuse . Not only me , but my brother and my mother . Today was awful , he hit all of us and we had a physical fight . It didn't end...
    secretxx1 secretxx1 13-15, F 4 Responses Oct 22

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    I am so ******* sick of seeing child abuse every time I turn on the news! Who the hell can harm their child, or kill their child. It also sickens me all these poor underage women...
    nursingstudentxo nursingstudentxo 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 22

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    I agree here because abusing is wrong in the first place and then you do it to your own wife and kids. Why? You just promised your wife happiness when you got married so don't...
    MichaelEgitto MichaelEgitto 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 7

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    I volunteered for a week at a Christian youth camp for some school credit thing. Bit did I disagree with them. I was to assist a counselor and our cabin and one day they had to...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 15

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    Sometimes I wonder what other people dream about. I used to dream about going to live in the clouds with the angels. Looking down at the world as I fly through the sky. Leaving...
    Ashclo Ashclo 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 19

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    After being sober for quite some time now, I have realized the damage I have cause my brain and my family through hallucinogen and stimulant abuse. As if a ****** up heart wasnt...
    kcmed kcmed 13-15, M Oct 5

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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 5 hrs ago

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    Mine did when I was 11 . Internet suggests all kinds of predictions for me . Substance abuse . relation difficulty . sexual concerns . And on a dark note .. Psychosis depression...
    bornvillian94 bornvillian94 18-21, M Oct 8

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    Mine did when I was 11 . Internet suggests all kinds of predictions for me . Substance abuse . relation difficulty . sexual concerns . And on a dark note .. Psychosis depression...
    bornvillian94 bornvillian94 18-21, M Oct 8

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    Unless they would be the most caring and wonderful human beings in the world. They don't have to be perfect but abuse and neglect is a big no no
    90slove 90slove 18-21, F Oct 22

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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 2 days ago

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    When it comes to my mental illnesses which are schizophrenia anxiety disorder depression and intrusive disturbed images thoughts and feelings sometimes even random words pop in my...
    Janisoneluv Janisoneluv 26-30, F Oct 5

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    Okay here goes. Recently I have been battling with social services and the police with an on going investigation. This is due to my dad. I don't know what person thinks it right...
    CuteLittleScrewUp CuteLittleScrewUp 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 16

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    When I was younger maybe 2 years old. My mom married my step father and got pregnant with my half sister. It was all fun until I'd drop something or break a toy and I'd get beaten...
    justbreathout justbreathout 13-15, F Oct 17

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    After my father was killed my mom abandoned me . I was left to fend for myself at the age of 15 . I reached out to my uncle and asked if he would take me in and he turned me away...
    MaKogaJeBriga MaKogaJeBriga 36-40, F 18 Responses 6 days ago

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    Hi, Im new here and I need to vent. Thank you fot the welcomes I have recieved. Will figure out how to navigate soon enough. I have spent the last several weeks reading here and...
    MADnSAD MADnSAD 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    Hi, Im new here and I need to vent. Thank you fot the welcomes I have recieved. Will figure out how to navigate soon enough. I have spent the last several weeks reading here and...
    MADnSAD MADnSAD 36-40, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    l will try to make a long story short, I was 15 yrs. old when I ran away from a foster home to go live with my kids father who was 21yrs old himself. I was 16 yrs. old when I had...
    Riverawife Riverawife 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    I been having past memories that's effecting me. I try my best to forget them. and i try to be more positive as much as i can. but it seems i keep geting night mares about my past...
    cakess cakess 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I love my parents and all they don't abuse me i just don't like how they treat me sometimes they've been divorced ever since i was 7 8 or 9 i can't remember but my mom always gets...
    steeleo steeleo 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 5

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    I wish I was dead everyday of my life. I have had suicidal thoughts and tendencies since I was 11 years old. My parents divorced when I was 1 year old. Ever since I could remember...
    Meatball20 Meatball20 22-25, M Oct 14

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    My husband and I have been married for almost 5 years. The whole time even when we dated has been full of abusive ways. I am so lost by the fact that he doesn't exactly...
    Anyonehome Anyonehome 26-30, F Oct 22

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    You know my name, but not my story. I am strong, yet also weak. I am independent, yet also dependent. I am optimist, yet pessimist. I am many different things, which make me who I...
    SimplySecure SimplySecure 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 18

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    I'm a survivor of addictions, of rape, sexual abuse, domestic violence.. I lived my life too many sad lonely years seeing myself as a victim.. I've used drugs, alcohol and men to...
    Anngeleyes Anngeleyes 26-30, F 8 Responses 5 days ago

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    1. my real name is Nigel Isidore2. I am 34yrs old3. I am an Aries 4. I have fives brothers and one sister5.I live on an island in the Caribbean6. my first language in French...
    Plantt33 Plantt33 31-35, M Oct 7

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    I want love so bad but it is so hard to find it when you act like yourself.You always have to dress to impress and i think that stupid you don't have to wear a short shirt to get...
    lovevirus525 lovevirus525 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    This story is about my dog Skippy. You will think this story is pathetic and it sounds like a made up bad movie. It's very difficult for me to accept what my life was at times...
    LastofmyKind LastofmyKind 26-30, F Oct 9

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    Overcoming the emotional abuse.. It's been a rough few days over here. A couple I met through my ex and have been close friends with for ten years are splitting up. When I left ex...
    liltree liltree 31-35, F 16 Responses Oct 8

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    It all started when I was 13 years old, lots of changes were happening. My parents were already not together anymore since i was 3 years old, my mother and she was getting...
    zetreax zetreax 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 17

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    My husband has aspergers and bipolar disorder. I have bipolar disorder and suffer abandonment issues from my childhood due to losing both my parents very young. We have a one year...
    BriMcD BriMcD 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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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...