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I Survived Abuse, Losing My Kids and Drug Addiction

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    I am writing this post because it seems many have been hurt in churches. The thing that I see is the ones that are getting hurt are true genuine believers. The reason: You do...
    RealGuy32 RealGuy32 36-40, M 8 hrs ago

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    It's funny how kids/teens these day say they were abused mentally/physically/emotionally over little things that are meaningless like a spank or their dad being an alcoholic, or...
    MrHypothetical MrHypothetical 18-21, M 5 Responses Jan 9

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    ~THE ART OF EMOTIONAL ABUSE~ THE CANVAS How do you become the victim of emotional abuse? Why don’t you just get out? I've been asked “What did he do to you?” BRUSH STROKES...
    Breeziiee Breeziiee 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    So my little niece is five years old and every holiday she comes to our place. She is a little bundle of nothing but cute and joy but like all kids she can reach a certain point of...
    suziewuzie suziewuzie 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 4

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    To put it simply, I'm a 19 year old suffering from anxiety and depression, I have an older brother who has been physically abusive, a younger brother who is autistic and I am a...
    CPJS CPJS 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 9

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    There was a charity concert in my country last night. Lots of actors, singers, artists and even writers took part in it. They called people to send two or five dollars through...
    AnnaJackson12345 AnnaJackson12345 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I don't often go in Wal-Mart. Today I was inside one of our superstores and while waiting in "speedy" check-out (Wal-Mart gives a whole new meaning to that word!) I listened to a...
    brokenat5 brokenat5 61-65, M 4 Responses Jan 15

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    My story isn't anything like the ones I have read here. I spent new years Eve with the phoenix chapter. We rang in 2015. It was a Hells Angels and their guests only party at the...
    totallytea totallytea 46-50, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I hate it. It's painful when I see a child being abused. Whether it's a verbal attack telling a child that they're stupid, dumb or worthless or physically smacking or beating the...
    shakenama shakenama 41-45, M 4 Responses Jan 2

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    My step brother raped me as a child. I just finally told my dad about two years ago. My mom always knew and never did anything about it. My grandmother who is dead asked if I was...
    hellokittysr hellokittysr 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    My whole life ive been verbally,physically ,and sexually abused. my father passed when i was one and my mom was a widow, my mom constantly was out partying and doing drugs sleeping...
    SinfulSkin SinfulSkin 13-15, F Jan 14

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    I don't want kids because i have mental illness and i know i am not gonna be a good mom. :( And my mom's abuse still affect me today.
    Stephanieloveowl Stephanieloveowl 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 22

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    So my ex moved about two hours away to start anew about 4 months ago. He magically got a car of his own right before this but I don't want to think about right now. 10 years...
    calamitymom calamitymom 36-40, F Jan 2

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    Whenever people call this nation great. That's only if you are rich and get paid above a five figure sallery. All the real work is done by men and woman of all ages and races, who...
    kaleidoscopicsight kaleidoscopicsight 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    I still remember an elder person in ma neighborhood using me for sexual pleasure. He used to keep ma hands on his d**k and made me jerk it.. I guess I was 4 or so at that time. I...
    a090109 a090109 18-21, M Jan 4

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    To me, my parents were just ***** and egg donors . They have some kind of love towards us in them, and they are good people now i think, but that doesn't matter to me anymore. I...
    Ajushi Ajushi 36-40, M 3 Responses Jan 6

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    I have lived with my aunt since my parents died when I was 3. She has always been very strict with me and not with my 4 girl cousins who are younger than me. She has always kind...
    meneme1996 meneme1996 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 7

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    Recently, I've seen some really nasty human beings (or should we even call them humans) abusing little kids. Well I just watched 2 videos and then I wasn't be able to watch till...
    JamesLindberg JamesLindberg 22-25, M 8 Responses Jan 7

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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...
    ocecas ocecas 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 16

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    Though I was not abused in my childhood, I can only imagine what life must be like for kids who have to go through it. Lives can be DEFINED by it, sometimes for better, sometimes...
    WikaloFwoosh WikaloFwoosh 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 21

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    My FAKE Mother... Obviously, you can conclude that she is not my biological Mother. My Mother was killed and had her identity stolen by an INDIAN genocide. This morning, this...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 10 hrs ago

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    I lived with my mom and her mom from birth till I was about 6. she was 16 raising me. I didn't know any different, it was the way I was raised, how I was influenced, the life I...
    summerwinterfallspring summerwinterfallspring 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    it's hard to not think about your rape everyday when some people don't always understand that traumatizes you for the rest of your life. for those who got a disease or pregnant for...
    mandyvargas18 mandyvargas18 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    Since my early childhood I have been the "black sheep" of my family being insulted, left out & called many awful names being human bullied by my older siblings while my mom allowed...
    bubblysunshine bubblysunshine 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    I've been mentally abused for all my life. I've never had anything- no loving family, no real friends, nowhere to go, nothing to hope for. I've just existed, persevered, survived...
    ListenerTalker ListenerTalker 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 13

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    Hello everyone. I was looking around for some support from people who have or are going through similar experiences as me. The main issue right now is that i am a 51 year old...
    gogetta63 gogetta63 51-55, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    PLEASE ADVISE!!!!! My boyfriend, I love him to bits, but he is constantly muttering about something. Its a constant stream of conciousness about whatever is on his mind. I do talk...
    septemberiscoming septemberiscoming 22-25, F Jan 18

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    PLEASE ADVISE!!!!! My boyfriend, I love him to bits, but he is constantly muttering about something. Its a constant stream of conciousness about whatever is on his mind. I do talk...
    septemberiscoming septemberiscoming 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 18

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    I am moving out when I turn 18, and I'm absolutely terrified. I'm... feeling really small right now, so I guess that's why I'm writing this. My story is long, but relevant. I...
    theydunnomyname theydunnomyname 16-17, F Jan 8

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    m moving out when I turn 18, and I'm absolutely terrified. I'm... feeling really small right now, so I guess that's why I'm writing this. My story is long, but relevant. I was...
    theydunnomyname theydunnomyname 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 8

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    Seven years ago today, I had an 11 year old baby and a toddler. I had a tense Christmas time with my then husband stressed out with his mother on the phone on the other side of the...
    LilHills LilHills 46-50, F Jan 2

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    Hi everyone. This is my first post here ever, so please be gentle. I need to tell the story of my current situation, if for no reason other than to get it off my chest. First, I...
    Gmadison19 Gmadison19 41-45, M 4 Responses Jan 4

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    I grew up, like most of you, not knowing that my "normal" was not normal. I was really raised by my grandmother, who taught me what real love and affection was. She died when I...
    languedocienne languedocienne 26-30, F Jan 13

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    I tried many things hoping to find truth. Relegion & philosophy, drugs and love... None of these made me happy, cause I'd always find the lies in each... But of all these things...
    thenameichoose thenameichoose 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 23

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    I am not saying that I am a great mom or the best in the world but am trying to be. Being a single parent is really hard.My daughter's birthday was last week. She had 2...
    4BlackForest 4BlackForest 36-40, F 6 Responses Jan 11

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    I have survived so many things in my life, some of those things were very hard. I found out my husband was cheating in 2006 and turned to drugs to relieve the pain the feeling so...
    justagirl30 justagirl30 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    so basically I was always really imaginative as a child I don't remember doing it as a kid cause I was very active and into sports and I also used to write a lot of stories. then...
    myownconsultant myownconsultant 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    I actually married a sociopath. I was too young to know what the term was but smart enough to realize something was not quite right. I found this article on DailyStrength.org...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 9 Responses Jan 16

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    I was probably the coldest kid on the planet. I got a kick out of hurting people for no reason and it made me feel really good. A bully would be the right word. I couldn't help it...
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 20

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    My son told me I can no longer see my grands and is no longer in our life. A year goes by no contact we are excluded from birthdays and holidays. Our daughter was just arrested and...
    absoph absoph 51-55, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    The story of Cait, the girl I couldn't save - How many times have I met someone here, on Experience Project, and learned of the abuse they have gone through in their lives? Too...
    themanoflegends themanoflegends 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    When I was 19 I was going through the most traumatic time of my life, I was dumped for someone else, I was kicked out of home, I was involved in a life of crime, I felt like there...
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M 3 Responses Jan 18

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    I Survived. I was never a typical male child, outgoing, adventurous, active in sports. I was more quiet, curious and sensitive. I didn't have a strong bond with my father. He was...
    bcvegas4u2 bcvegas4u2 66-70, M Jan 20

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    Here's all the things my family's soap opera would contain. -Alcoholics - Drugs - Women abuse -Child abuse - Mental abuse -Tears -Runaways -Broken souls -Plot twists -Suicide...
    EvilAngels EvilAngels 18-21, M Jan 20

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    Who's been through one of these things: Emotional neglect from a parent sexual abuse as a child Bullied in school Emotionally abusive relationships Physically abusive...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 4

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