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I Survived Abuse, Losing My Kids and Drug Addiction

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    I will have to write later. But I was in a 3 yr relationship with a man who was physically abusive. He would literally pin me down on the bed & threaten to kill me. He would have...
    Bluetangerine Bluetangerine 46-50, F 39 mins ago

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    It has been over a year since we started trying to get pregnant. It became increasingly difficult to even want to try. At first it was exciting. But as the months went on, it...
    St4rbright St4rbright 26-30, F 4 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    so I'm lost on my own bubble.... I don't no what to do anymore where to turn to only way out seems like death but I have a son he is 3 yrs.... I feel like I'm better of having...
    Ineedoutofthishellhole Ineedoutofthishellhole 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I've ranted a lot about the reasons I don't like/want children, so I'll just give this shorter condensed version. They get underfoot. Their high-pitched voices hurt my ears...
    Stratosara Stratosara 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I think the only reason I'm on here right now is because I've never talked about this out loud to anyone, and being in this type of family dynamic is isolating. I only have to...
    Summer26061997 Summer26061997 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I promised that if I ever got better I would do something to help others in my situation. That was 34 years ago. I am just so happy to be well again. So much time has past that I...
    quickrush quickrush 51-55, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have a very addictive personality. I have had many struggles with drugs and alcohol and have always replaced addictions rather than recover. The first drug I took was ecstacy at...
    Facethedemons Facethedemons 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I just want some people to relate to. My family are breaking me down. All of my immediate family members are incredibly self destructive and also abusive to those around them...
    narcolepticinsomniac narcolepticinsomniac 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    My Fake Mother had her boyfriend and his family members burn the ends of my hair with a cigarette lighter to make me look like more of what my Fake Mother brainwashed them to...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I am getting obsessive hate from the people in my town because I was at this party that left a bit of a mess in the woods. This is some of it:"Thanks for leaving (where we were) a...
    ZacV11 ZacV11 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    If you are sober...then it's said by many if your a kink that has a definite need to take a not so often taken route to freaky way lane, it's be caused of rape, or abuse!!! NONE OF...
    harleyrider2009 harleyrider2009 56-60, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    To my brother After everything I have been put through, I get messages from my brother or some idiot acting like him. I sent the audios that I have posted. Apparently he thinks...
    letters2mymother letters2mymother 41-45, F a week ago

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    I'm not a loud or confrontational person. I was kicked out of my family and disowned because my mother and my brother were abusing my brothers kids. My mother is the one that...
    letters2mymother letters2mymother 41-45, F a week ago

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    Im a single women who was physically and mentally abuse by my ex for six years I put up with it and some how state of TN fells a drug abusing repeat felon 35 year old man who lives...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response a week ago

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    .....long long time ago. I'd had a crush on him for such a long time. We'd pass in the street and i'd get that fluttery feeling....he would occasionally smile at me.....but....I...
    sillysoo sillysoo 46-50, F a week ago

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    Years ago I thought I had the world by its tail. After loosing a large sum of money and people very close to me I kind of started acting out. This acting out consisted of kind of...
    ShaneFunk ShaneFunk 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    Until a few years ago I always felt that my entire adult life was going to be filled with abuse, nehlect, and was never going to be loved like I want to be loved. I married at 19...
    Harleygirl65 Harleygirl65 46-50, F 14 Responses Aug 22

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    He's my oldest brother. I haven't spoken to him in five years. I doubt I ever will again. I'm open to giving him another chance, if he got off meth and stops drinking. I have a...
    SapphicMinion SapphicMinion 26-30, F 8 Responses Aug 22

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    I love how at every job I've ever worked, they have these long, detailed policies posted about how discrimination/harassment/etc based on race, gender, etc won't be tolerated. Okay...
    SilverSearching SilverSearching 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    Now i'm not usually someone who supports eugenics and abortion, but I have come across a horrible topic I read about, about couples who have serious genetic disorders who choose to...
    calliney calliney 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    What do you do when someone constantly threatens you with self harm and suicide everytime you try to break the bonds with them or even just take a step back to look after yourself...
    Mari3028 Mari3028 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 20

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    Hi, I'm Mark and I'm an alcoholic, at the very beggining on my road to sobriety, those were the words that were the hardest to say, it was hard for me to admit I had a drinking...
    aerosnz aerosnz 56-60, M 2 Responses Aug 19

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    They don't have a category for "I was married to a drug addict, bipolar, alcoholic, hypocritical, abuse, manipulative sociopath" The hardest time is just before I fall asleep and...
    auroraunicorn auroraunicorn 36-40, F Aug 19

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    My Life: . No real dad - I was the spawn of a one night stand. . abusive step dad - beatings for no reason, beat my mum and raped her in front of me. Constant bullying from him...
    Paroxic Paroxic 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I'm by they not even sure where to begin. I feel I could write a book sometimes. I am 37 and very very in love with my husband of 14 years on his good days. His good days are...
    hopelessandsmiling hopelessandsmiling 36-40 Aug 17

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    I went from an abusive childhood straight into an abusive marriage. Until I married my second husband (at 33) the only people to ever reciprocate my love were my maternal...
    Chrylblck Chrylblck 36-40, F Aug 17

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    as if i was born to be in water. im not sure if its a childhood thing or if i was destined for it. my father was a comercial fisherman in alaska for a number of years up untill he...
    stormofself stormofself 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 16

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    This last Sunday my husband hanged him self after one of our normal money fight and nothing huge or something out of the ordinary. Or that is what I thought I noticed he started...
    numbunknown numbunknown 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    Just as much people know, I've discussed the unwanted effects of technology on numerous occasions. Particularly, I'm speaking about things like cell phones, game game game titles...
    vagarland65 vagarland65 36-40, M Aug 15

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    When I was 13 years old I decided I didn't want to have anything to do with religion anymore. I remember people saying "what if your future wife want to have a church marriage...
    Luckyguy1970 Luckyguy1970 41-45, M 3 Responses Aug 15

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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F Aug 15

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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F Aug 15

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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F Aug 15

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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F Aug 15

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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F Aug 15

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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F Aug 15

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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    I'll give you two words : Trouble and Addiction. in other terms, it's just another drug that most people feel like trying at some point in their lives. a lot of them abuse of this...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 14

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