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I Survived Sexual Abuse

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 72 People

    My Family

    When I was seven, I spent the summer with my mom's family. I spent the first two weeks with my grandmother and then my aunt got married. A few nights later I went to spend the remaining two weeks with her and her new husband. I liked him. He had been nice to me and to a seven...
    madderakka madderakka
    26-30, F
    3 Responses May 14, 2011

    Experiment Shows Ptsd Causes -- Yes, Causes -- Changes To Our Actual Dna

    Recent serious medical report:  http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn18865-trauma-leaves-its-mark-on-immune-system-genes.html?DCMP=OTC-rss&nsref=online-news. PTSD causes actual DNA changes!  Holy ****!  and the more shock experiences, the greater the changes...
    SiegfriedNYC SiegfriedNYC
    56-60, M
    May 8, 2010

    Recounted Some Of My Stuff In Http://childsexualabusemylife.blogspot.com/

    Father used me for sex several times per month from ages 3-11. I put some of it in a blog, but I don't have the strength to retype it here. http://childsexualabusemylife.blogspot.com/
    SiegfriedNYC SiegfriedNYC
    56-60, M
    May 6, 2012

    My Cousin Abused Me

    My cousin molested me from the time i was 5 he was 12 until i was 12 and he was 19.He was living with us because it was that or foster care.I cant' clearly remember the first time he touched me but i remember the last like it was a few moments ago.I remember it started out as a...
    ariel901 ariel901
    18-21, F
    2 Responses May 27, 2011

    Summer Of 84

    I can never forget this summer no matter how hard I try. I was 4 and I was in love with Prince and a family friend offered to take me to see Purple Rain. As we watch the movie, a man who gave us a ride there couldn't keep his hands off me. He was familiar but I didn't know his...
    shy1680 shy1680
    36-40, F
    Apr 10, 2013

    Flashbacks

    i am having flashbacks of sexual abuse as a child
    tazzmurt tazzmurt
    46-50
    1 Response Oct 10, 2010

    It Only Took 25 Years

    When it happened to me, the first thing that came to my mind was 'Why'? I was 12 years old and I just had my innocence completely shattered. The face of a molester is never what you expect. My monster was in the shape of a 14 year next door neighbor. Our families knew each other...
    enigmatic1 enigmatic1
    36-40, M
    Sep 20, 2010

    What's Normal??

    What is normal??...seems to be the most commonly asked question of my life....Honestly I really have a hard time discerning what is normal and not.  It is very frusturating, and I know I am the way I am because of the family I came from.. i am 24, and Really my life has...
    catdog001 catdog001
    22-25, F
    Nov 14, 2010

    I Was Only A Kid.

    This is how it plays out in my head. We are all at his house we were sitting in the hunting room. It’s a stone room attached to the house. It was dark very dark, had very small windows. It had a bar in one corner and had couches and chairs and a TV. We were watching i believe...
    me2plz me2plz
    31-35, F
    1 Response Aug 21, 2010

    My Cousin...

    No one ever asked me if I wanted my life to be like this. I didnt get a choice. Someone ruined my life for me. Someone took away my right to choose all the things that a normal girl is aloud to. He took the right for me to choose whether I loved myself or not. He took the right...
    WhenSheCries WhenSheCries
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 25, 2013

    Do I Ware the Sexual Abuse On My Face

    I look into the eyes and into the souls I see into the eyes and souls of the survivers of child s exual abuse I see it every where I go I see the young girls having babys they are babys too having babys. then I see the women that say about the young girls that are babys...
    lunnas lunnas
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Jul 14, 2009

    I Am Trying To Survive In A World I Wasn't Meant To Be In.

    I am like all of you I unfortunalty am a survivor of abuse. It began at day one and continued for 18 years. I really dont know why. It just seems so unfair and now I struggle everyday just to keep going. Is life really supposed to be this much of a battle. Will I ever find...
    me2plz me2plz
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jul 14, 2010

    Hope

    from the site: Gentling.org       Those people who suffer from PTSD do well to explore the different means of healing from their traumatic experiences. There is not one set way to heal from them; different people will respond better to different...
    hyokahey hyokahey
    51-55
    1 Response May 8, 2010

    Morosity

    They say nothing is free and that nothing lasts forever but if I pull the trigger will it be an escape or simply a lifetime sentence? My soul is now composed of the painful oozing recollections, decomposing and rotting, as the foul stench permeates the air. My deepest wounds are...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    10 Responses Jun 28, 2010

    My Story (may Trigger. Be Careful.)

    I'm 19 now. Lately I've been thinking about this a lot. I'm dating this great, amazing man. He wants to marry me, but I told him that we should wait until our liv ing situation is more stable. We are renting an apartment together. We've lived together for over 6 months now since...
    fallen1991 fallen1991
    18-21
    1 Response Dec 12, 2010

    I Survived As A Child. I Now Need To Survive The Memories

    I happen to be born into a family who didn't want me. I never remember hugs or kisses from people. I remember the sarcasm, the insults, the pain, and the uncomfortable feeling. I was violated by my father, grandfather, unlce, and brother. This all happened before I was 16 years...
    myheart726 myheart726
    36-40
    Jun 8, 2010

    It Started Young...

    i was abused by my great uncle william (bill) from the age of 5. I was being abused before that however by my older cousins. in 1975 my my mum had my brother we stayed at my cousins house there were things that went on there I felt tortured and very upset. I remember a guy there...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals
    36-40, F
    Apr 14, 2011

    Adused As a Child

    I'm hear to tell you that my story is not unlike many many others out there. I was sexually abused as a child by my father and my older half-brother. Then later I was physically abused by my husband. I wouldn't attempt to go into detail about either abuses. But I would like...
    CagedRaven CagedRaven
    46-50, F
    10 Responses Jun 14, 2009

    20 Yrs Of Hell

    When I was born, I had no idea what this world had in store for me. I was born to a selfish/manipulative/weak woman and a physically abusive father, who was also an alcoholic. I barely remember him, as he comitted suicide when I was 4, but what I do remember was violence. After...
    survivor07 survivor07
    22-25
    1 Response Sep 17, 2010

    Keep It Quiet

    I was seuxally abused as a child for over seven years. I was seven when it began and fourteen when I told my parents. Unfortunately, propositioning, manipulating, and abuse continued even after I told. I was always too scared to tell my parents about it again. My first cousin...
    bonnieleigh1982 bonnieleigh1982
    26-30
    1 Response Jun 8, 2011

    Loving The Unforgivable

    I married at 17, young stupid innocent, i didnt know i was marrying an abuser, 15 years later i escaped after being raped, beaten, and i wondered what was really left of me, i had no idea what my future held, i think i would have quit then if i had, i had 3 children with this man...
    tkaywyant tkaywyant
    41-45
    1 Response Aug 19, 2011

    This Is A True Story.

    I have never told a soul other than my boyfriend who currently wants a break from me and my problems. I'm 24 now just turned actually and at the age of 17 I was diagnosed with PTSD, sever depression and anxiety due to what I'm about to tell you. The first time I can remember...
    Mietzkatze Mietzkatze
    26-30, M
    Oct 29, 2013

    I Am Precious <3

    "When I was a child my daddy use to tell me he wanted to marry me." (People try to say that they understand what I'm going through, but in all honesty not one of them would understand if it came up and bit em' in the ***.) I've been through some pretty harsh things in my life...
    AestheticXAngel AestheticXAngel
    18-21, F
    May 24, 2012
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