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I Survived Abuse, Losing My Kids and Drug Addiction

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    This is an experience involving suspected child abuse and when to report it. It is an issue that some may face and it is a difficult subject on which many will disagree. It...
    curmudgeon curmudgeon 70+, M 2 Responses Apr 11

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    long story short when I met my bf his kids where amazing they acted kind and respectful. then my 11 month old son from my previous marriage was killed by his father's mother. I...
    angrystepmom angrystepmom 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 19

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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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    child abuse is not something that should happen but often does. i hate seeing a child get beat. an im not talking bout a little pop on the butt, i mean like full on beat down. if...
    NikkiBaby1698 NikkiBaby1698 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Family punching bag. Outcast. That is what I've been my whole life. My mother abandoned me when I was 2. My father took responsibility yet left me with my grandparents for a couple...
    H3Rm1t H3Rm1t 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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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...
    whocaresaboutme14 whocaresaboutme14 13-15, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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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 a week ago

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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 5 days ago

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    I am new to this and would like to share my story. 2 months ago i ended my 11 month relationship with my first love, a girl who i considered my world, treasured and adored. i am...
    Amnesiac93 Amnesiac93 18-21, M Apr 8

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    It makes me sad to think about all the kids that are being abused. From child labor to simply hurting a kid because someone wants to. It makes ne fell awfull when I think that my...
    crazykid100 crazykid100 13-15, M 6 Responses Apr 15

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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...
    SAffRONisGODxSATAN SAffRONisGODxSATAN 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I am in recovery for alcohol abuse as well as drug use. I've been drinking since I was 13 and started doing drugs at 16. When I finally realized I needed help I had been at a party...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 24

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    I believe the reason I am always depressed was always the abuse. I was abused for 16 years of my life from my dad and brother. At the age of 12 I started drinking. I would drink...
    bonbypop bonbypop 41-45, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    OK, this is really long but it's my story. Hopefully this resonates with someone. It started a few weeks before I got married, and just escalated. The name-calling, intimidation...
    AllieLeigh AllieLeigh 26-30, F 4 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    disclaimer - im infj. and my fingers are numb and cold so im not typing well, sorry about that. :3 not sure if this is gonna post. i dont remeber what i've written on this site...
    surfnatty surfnatty 22-25 1 Response Apr 19

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    Is anyone available to talk? No pervs. I'm just recovering from abuse and its really difficult. I'm losing hope. I'm depressed.
    amtired amtired 22-25, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    (1980) I was born while my parents were getting divorced. I saw my dad a handful of times. (1983) my mom remarries a man who likes little girls. My mom knew what was going on but...
    wingedvalkyrie7 wingedvalkyrie7 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 24

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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 6 days ago

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    Dear ladies, For those of you trying to maintain NC, I feel for you. My heart breaks for those of you who are hurting. Although I am not in this situation right now, I did go...
    MadameMirage MadameMirage 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 24

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    I never told this to anyone. I am afraid that it will hurt them too bad. When I was 17 almost 18 and my mom left, because she had a drug issue, to rehab, I attempted to die. I don...
    BrokenWander BrokenWander 22-25, F Apr 20

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    OCTOBER 29, 2014 BY B. ROBERT FARZAD How to Protect Your Child From a Narcissistic Father or Mother? How to protect your child from a narcissistic father or mother Protecting...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 41-45 1 Response Apr 15

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    I am an anomaly. I am a mother who has lost her children through parental alienation. The pain is excruciatingly horrific and beyond words. I was a stay at home mom who also...
    WiltedTulip WiltedTulip 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 16

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    So it's been nearly 2 weeks since I moved out. We have been married nearly 2 years, together 9 (I'm 30 he is 38). Our marriage is basically sexless (once every 2-3 months). We are...
    BONBEACHER BONBEACHER 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 14

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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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    -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 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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    I found this site because of a post someone made couple of years ago. For a good 17 years (I think) now I've been unable to really feel any emotions besides hatred and anger. It...
    Ichki Ichki 18-21, M Apr 13

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    I understand a lot more than I used to. I think I have come across some information that can help all the people out there that feel sad, depressed, alone, and truly feel they have...
    DemitriaGoddess3 DemitriaGoddess3 16-17, F Apr 15

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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 a week ago

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    When I was growing up I was the black sheep, the odd one out, the weirdo, the freak. My mum would say to people 'she's not like us, she likes to read..' like reading was a...
    Shelley176 Shelley176 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    I was abused as a child by my biological parents and their partners growing up. My parents were 15 when I was born and life was dysfunctional and flat out awful growing up! Some of...
    KellyKameleon KellyKameleon 26-30, F 12 Responses 1 day ago

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    I was stolen from my real family when I was barely even born yet and made to believe I was apart of a family I really wasn't. While there, I was physically abused by age 4. By 5 I...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    Still struggling since the other day. I've had a wicked tension headache for two days, mind you most of it is work and soon to be ex related - or so I thought. Jumped in the...
    thelionsden13 thelionsden13 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    I have just ended my relationship with my partner after 6years It never started out great in the beginning But he was drinking a lot and we put the fights and abuse down to that...
    lissjane13 lissjane13 41-45, F Apr 12

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    There is a special place in hell for narcissistic mothers. Narcissistic mothers do not have children for the same reasons the rest of us do. They do not look forward to the birth...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 41-45 4 Responses Apr 15

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    freshman year was really hell to me ,I been through a lot of downs. It still is a nightmare that I'm hoping will end soon. You see on the first day of school I was so excited. Over...
    jvyluvs jvyluvs 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    **Note: due to character limitations, the full version of this story can only be viewed on the EP website.** Anyone who has read my stories here on EP, knows that I speak...
    Loverofpeace Loverofpeace 41-45, F 11 Responses Apr 20

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    SO I was typing how to stop being a loser and found this site. Most people were speaking of why they are a loser and I didn't see anything on how to change. I do want to change. I...
    Overit1 Overit1 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 27

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    TOO MANY TIMES.... My sister and I grew up in a verbally & emotionally abusive home. I realize that may not hold a candle to those who lived with physical abuse but for us, it was...
    jerseyjenna jerseyjenna 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    I said I would stop but after seeing other girls go through this in just one week I had to share He told me to wait for him near the bus stop and we would walk to school from there...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 16

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    I am 15. I had an abortion at 13 and have ever since wanted a baby. around my 14th birthday I started going out with a guy he was so nice until th emotional abuse began..i cried...
    brizzlesx brizzlesx 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 28

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