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I Think Child Abuse Needs To Be Stopped Now

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    There Is Only One Solution To This Problem

    If the governments of modernized countries actually care at all about their people, they should create new laws to not just forbid child abuse, but to prevent it. I believe if people were required to have licenses for parenting and had to go through training, were required to...
    Supernaturalfan Supernaturalfan 22-25, M 4 Responses Jan 4, 2012

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    It Needs To

    i am being abused by my step mom.im only 15 and i dont know what to do. she hitts me drags me around the house. can u help
    Bicarter Bicarter 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 11, 2013

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    No One Cares

    We have the laws from the books to stop it but like many other things, it does not affect corporations so it will never change.
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Mar 20, 2013

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    I Agree With This Group Title.

    A child is innocent. That child didn't do anything wrong to be abuse or mistreated. Of course sometimes a child can be a handful but we can find other ways of dealing with it instead of abusing a child.
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2011

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    Harsher Punishments

    I believe if people who committed child abuse would be punished more severely, it would cut down on the number of people who would do it.  And by more severely punished, I mean executed.  And I know to some people that may seem a bit harsh, but really, it's not.  Do you...
    BamaBabe87 BamaBabe87 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 2, 2012

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    Its Not Just Something To Be Swept Under The Rug Anymore

    its a plague on society that child abusers get away with this every single day and its not more out in the open the world is never going to change unless we as people confront these issues head on pedofiles wife beaters rapists and physical abuse no matter how they try to sugar...
    wotaloser wotaloser 36-40, M 6 Responses Dec 24, 2011

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    When I was 10 my family

    and I went to Wendy there was a black family being us.the older daughter got a packet of ketchup and some fell on the floor.. The dad saw and said,"who the hell did this? Did you do it kiara??!" The girl said no and pointed to her 4 yr old brother.. The brother cried and said...
    und3r5t4nd und3r5t4nd 22-25, F Aug 6, 2014

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    Related Experiences

    So many people carrying the same wounds and pain… I am one of them…My mother abused me horribly, but I managed disconnect from her as I was age 4-5. I told myself: this is...
    soulbridge soulbridge 36-40, F 1 Response May 6

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    Such a sensitive topic with me....... I will never understand child abuse in a way...but I do in other ways.....I am a survivor myself of harsh child abuse for great deal of...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 3 Responses May 3

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    Is this child abuse? Yesterday evening when my newly separated husband had come home, I had retreated to my room for a little while, just to try and de-stress and pick myself back...
    Germanovna Germanovna 31-35, F 5 Responses May 14

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    Under the cloud. In all that we reach for, love is the dearest quality we crave. With innocence we look to being lead along a sunny walk. A walk a child has no control over, a...
    walkingwithlove walkingwithlove 56-60, M May 12

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    Go check out this website: http://greatnonprofits.org/org/p-luna-foundation. The P. Luna Foundation focuses on fighting against and raising awareness of male abuse. Right now we...
    CoriWilson CoriWilson 18-21 6 days ago

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    I am 17, and I am a victim of adult-child abuse. My parents dislike me, My father is violent, and a victim of emotional abuse himself. I am terrified of him, and can't talk to him...
    Aydelide Aydelide 26-30, M Apr 28

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    What do you guys think about all the groups here who support corporal punishment? Is spanking/hitting kids ok in any circumstance? Do you consider this child abuse?
    StellaNoir StellaNoir 31-35, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    My dad is a child abuser I have so many bruises on my legs and arms and face because of him but whenever I tell someone they don't believe me and then my dad finds out and hits me...
    butterflybaby123 butterflybaby123 13-15 6 Responses May 11

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    okay here goes, my first memory i remember is when i was 3 and my dad bought me a play house castle i had so much fun with it. i walk out my room and see my dad beating my naked...
    IamTheReject IamTheReject 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    Well I got beatings when I was growing up. some were extreme. Hmmm but it's kinda the norm to beat children where I am. I stopped getting beating when I was like 16. Yup! I don't...
    legzydawly legzydawly 18-21 2 Responses May 12

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    You know those moments when you just want to be rescued, to be taken out of the situation you've been put in? Everytime I feel I am getting somewhere in life, I come tumbling back...
    AmnesiaPlease AmnesiaPlease 18-21, M 2 Responses May 19

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    I was just about to enter my building when I heard a child crying loudly and painfully. There was no turning away. I put down what I was carrying and walked in the direction of...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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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...
    Kellyfoster2000 Kellyfoster2000 13-15, F 3 Responses May 3

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    I'm a 13 year old girl, I was born on 9/11/2001 the exact day and time the first plane hit the World Trade Center in NY city. When my parents found out I was born on the same day...
    Ellie1dale Ellie1dale 22-25, F 8 Responses May 16

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    I lost a little boy to CPS. While I was incapable at a time to be a mother to my son for issues out of my control, with a little help and encouragement I could have gotten back on...
    tmurray14 tmurray14 22-25, F May 5

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    I have two older sisters, they were abused, I was only 5 and could not do anything to protect them from that, they said they have given it to God and have forgiven him, but I still...
    squeezenbiteme squeezenbiteme 31-35, M 1 Response May 16

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    I was physically abused ever since I was 3 years old by both of my parents. I never got out until I was 20 years old. I ran away 3 times. I was molested when I was 7-9 years old...
    dancinglawn dancinglawn 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 30

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    I was horrifically abused by both my biological (mental and physical) and my adoptive parents (mental, physical, and sexual) but I'm an adult now and although it still haunts me...
    BabyGirlMX BabyGirlMX 41-45, F 5 Responses May 4

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    I was abused by my parents physically and emotionally. mostly by my mother , and of course being bullied in school doesn't help. Anyway of course I'm against it , kids do not...
    MoonPrincessLuna MoonPrincessLuna 18-21, F 3 Responses May 8

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    So many people get caught up in religion that there is not room for God, let alone other people...they forget the church is not a home for perfect people but a hospital for the...
    teadiva teadiva 31-35, F 4 Responses May 7

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    I was abused so I know what it's like . It can really damage you . Luckily I'm living with my grandma now and plus I'm an adult so things are a lot better .
    FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul 18-21, F 22 Responses May 8

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    Probably a slightly different story from the usual. I come from a family obsessed with image and showing that they are better than others pretty much. It is something that has...
    Jothic Jothic 22-25, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I know how it feel to be abused, sadly but I do. I do because for the first 10 years of my life my so called mother abused me. I am so glad I told my dad, cause if I hadn't I would...
    Charly02 Charly02 13-15, F 5 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Someone I know got abused and I Reyes to help ad he abused me and know that someone I know lives with me.
    skyegraeler skyegraeler 13-15, F Apr 29

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    I was abused as a child and so were my siblings. My mom didn't leave my dad until I went to college but I'm glad she did. I still suffer from nightmares and depression.
    mpthatsme mpthatsme 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 29

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    I don't remember allot about my childhood. but I remember the abuse more clearly. I really wish I could get mental help. it's like my hart has shattered into shards of glass .
    flowergirl1997 flowergirl1997 18-21, F 19 Responses 4 days ago

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    Every time I wanted things, I was denied, I was made to think that wanting things was wrong, that wanting beyond what was given to me was greedy. Say, if I wanted attention from...
    lunightandday lunightandday 18-21, F 1 Response May 3

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    I think about what life might be like if I could talk about who I am. I started lying about who I was at an age where lying seems unconscionable. These were my lies-- I wasn't...
    penwithajen penwithajen 41-45, F 1 Response May 14

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    My dad would hit us in a way that wouldn't be acceptable today, but was acceptable then. My mom, on the other hand, would get mad at the drop of a hat, hit my brother or me (or...
    karlmartink karlmartink 36-40, M 1 Response May 2

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    I was abused in every way possible. thats why I'm currently in foster. yup. tough life. tough mind. I guess
    immatruelover immatruelover 16-17, F 4 Responses May 13

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    This child is so self absorbed that I believe she has a narcissistic personality already and being exposed to child beauty pageant sadly only compounds it.
    berangere berangere 66-70, F 5 Responses May 17

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    tonight is a bad night. i feel so unhappy right now. i just want to be loved. but i cant even love myself. let me drown in memories instead. but that won't make me feel better. i...
    dancinglawn dancinglawn 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    i got abused by the son of my dad's girlfriend.... he's like 5 or 6 yrs older than me and i was around 7, so i dont know if i'm still a virgin or not.... i mean i obviously wasnt...
    aimeetomlinson aimeetomlinson 13-15, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    My mom bullied me and we don't talk now
    Zolaura Zolaura 22-25, F Apr 28

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    I was molested and raped, and right now, I just don't know what to do I feel lost and I want someone to talk to
    tantrumchild tantrumchild 16-17, F 8 Responses May 13

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