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I Think Sniffing Petrol While Pregnant Is Child Abuse

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    I Am a Child Abuse Survivor MOM If you've read some of my earlier posts, you'll see that my step dad was an angry, vile man who ruled the house with an iron fist. He openly...
    JesseLeeJames JesseLeeJames 46-50, M 5 Responses Nov 10

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    Just hearing the words CHILD and ABUSE is enough to make me so angry that I wanna find the abuser and do the same to him/her, NO CHILD should ever have to be mentally, physically...
    xxSTEVE7xx xxSTEVE7xx 31-35, M 5 Responses Nov 8

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    It is child abuse!!! They should have the freedom to choose their own religion not be pushed into one by their parents
    Lilwillbe Lilwillbe 16-17, F Nov 11

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    It just makes me so mad. How could someone hurt a child intentionally? Reading stories of child abuse just makes me angry at the person who hurt the child, especially when I read...
    RuthieAnja RuthieAnja 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 14

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    IS THIS CHILD ABUSE??I NEED HELP ASAP! Should I call CPS? I'm 18 and my best friend (also 18) has a 1 year old baby. I've been up all night worrying. She left her baby home alone...
    lzgroupie96 lzgroupie96 18-21, F 34 Responses 3 days ago

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    As a child abuse survivor, I am completely conscious of how I discipline my son. As a little one, all I had to do was put him in time out. Now that he is twelve, things do not...
    sweetandspicy1 sweetandspicy1 41-45, F 3 Responses Oct 30

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    Im 26, single and there is an 95% chance I am pregnant. I had an abortion when I was younger. I was scared and alone and moving away for my job and I panicked. Since then I have...
    TaraMarie88 TaraMarie88 26-30, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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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...
    chanjen chanjen 41-45, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I had a difficult time accepting that I had been abused as a child. Part of the reason for that is because growing up in that environment one tends to normalize what happened...
    scarecrow71 scarecrow71 41-45, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Because I work with abused children on a regular basis I know that my story is neither unique or uncommon. Man's inhumanity to man shouldn't really surprise me, yet somehow it...
    brokenat5 brokenat5 61-65, M 2 Responses Oct 30

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    I Have Seen the Consequences, I am calling on all adults to stop taking advantage of our precious children. Children look to us for protection, guidance, safety and a place where...
    lookingformyminnion lookingformyminnion 51-55, M 5 days ago

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    Ive seen neglect and abuse happen too many times I don't want to see another child's face all over the news papers because a parent lost their cool, I don't want these children who...
    cookii cookii 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 7

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    Especially since I was the ABUSER. I feel deeply ashamed of my actions when I was 10 years old. I bullied a younger girl at school. I would poke fun at her, pull her hair, threaten...
    kouklara4 kouklara4 22-25, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    just kids experimenting or abuse?? boy 2.5 years older than sister engages her is sex play on landing while dad at pub and mum watching tv. too young to penetrate her. multuple...
    Movingon45 Movingon45 41-45, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I had a major flashback to childhood today. I finally decided to tell someone that my boyfriend has been very abusive to me for the past two years. I sat down next to my mom and...
    SkullRoseInsignia SkullRoseInsignia 16-17, T 4 Responses Nov 1

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    I have been watching YouTube videos of children that were abused and killed. It broke my heart entirely and I pray for the ones being abused today.
    NaNaJene NaNaJene 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 6

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    What my mentally ill father will never understand. I see women on television being tearfully walked down the aisle by their loving fathers. The wedding speeches telling of their...
    EverlyAnn EverlyAnn 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 23

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    I suffered years of mental, emotional, and verbal abuse. If I see this anywhere in public, I will intervene on behalf of that child. No kid, no matter how awful, deserves to go...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 24

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    Children are people and need love and respect. They should not be treated as objects for self gratification or subjects of violence. The abused have a terrible time recovering...
    Wulfstan Wulfstan 70+, M a week ago

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    It takes a lot for a kid to come back around from being abused by a parent. I wasn't myself, but witnessed it happen to someone else and it's tough seeing someone close being...
    astrokitty4341 astrokitty4341 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 8

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    I never really saw it as abuse. In fact I thought it was normal. I thought getting the **** beat out of you until you had trouble walking and being constantly belittled and...
    chaoshead chaoshead 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 12

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    My mother and brother used to abuse me . My mother hit me everyday from when I was 3-11 and my brother sexually abused me when I was little . My mother didn't do a thing . I knew...
    skate12 skate12 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 15

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    i have a niece and a nephew and if any body abuses them, heads will roll. i am a good uncle and i will protect them in every way possible
    mad316 mad316 36-40, M 2 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    I am completely shattered! I am damaged, in all senses. My stepfather is to blame for all my troubles. That man thinks he can just walk in and cause us grief and later on stiffs...
    Profweird Profweird 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I'll tell everybody I am 27 I never had friends not even a girlfriend the word rejection is huge and the pain is horrible been depressed for a long time already since I was 12 not...
    forsa85 forsa85 26-30, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Today a long time friend of mine sits in the hospital in Minn. waiting to pull the plugg on her granddaughter. The granddaughter is 3 yrs old. She is brain dead. Her weight is...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    A child is defenseless. It's just wrong to beat on them or hurt them verbally. There's never ever an excuse.
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 7 Responses Nov 2

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    Starving all the time was nothing new to me growing up. Other kids in school were the same way. My late father, used the money (Child tax benefit) to gamble, drink and feed himself...
    roxrockman roxrockman 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    When I was younger, I was at a family meal with my parents. My dad told me to eat something and I told him I wasn't hungry. He then grabbed me, pinned me against the wall and put...
    xxalicerosexx xxalicerosexx 16-17, F 5 Responses Oct 25

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    Kudos, Laurie Holden http://www.cbc.ca/news/arts/the-walking-dead-s-laurie-holden-describes-her-role-in-colombian-sex-slave-sting-1.2808786
    benditlikej benditlikej 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 26

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    For 8 years I've spent my life in pain both physically, and the emotionally....of course the emotional pain was the worst. For 8 years I've spent my life in false guilt for being...
    lonewolf2323 lonewolf2323 18-21, M Oct 30

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    I heard in my country that there was a girl that is just a baby and her step dad shook her hard to stop her crying but ended breaking her neck. It was also reported that her older...
    1993george 1993george 18-21, M 5 Responses Nov 3

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    My parents had split up when I was very little. I'm not sure how old I was. Anyway, my mom had custody of me, so I lived with her and my grandmother. My mom was strict and if I...
    JasmineMonique JasmineMonique 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 4

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    will never be able to talk about it.....
    canttell21 canttell21 18-21, F 11 Responses Nov 11

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    Some things are just best left unspoken! We remember daily, may still need our operations or other services but the unspoken word is sounded loud & clear. I have no more fear.
    raestar raestar 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 14

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    My brothers closet had this sort of crawl space room. My dad would lock us in there (he was crazy) because "we weren't ready" I dont know what he was talking about. There was no...
    LandonS LandonS 16-17, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I just wanna forget. I know it wasn't my fault...Sometimes the flash backs make me cry. Sometimes angry. My father is dead to me.
    roxrockman roxrockman 26-30, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    My cousin molested me since i was to young to remember. I started to realize it was wrong around the ages of 7-8. He slept over all the time practically lived with me. I started to...
    Prettygurl234 Prettygurl234 16-17, F 6 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    never took the test yet. but waiting for next paycheck
    firecrystal216 firecrystal216 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 31

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    I'm twenty two years old & I'm gonna write a story of my life hopefully to help others and let them know that if anyone's been through sexual abuse that your not alone. It is a...
    caitlinbrooke81 caitlinbrooke81 18-21 Nov 11

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    Tonight I'm having random body aches. Lower back especially. I've read somewhere this isn't unusual for survivors of child abuse. Phantom pains plaguing me. This is new. The pain...
    scarecrow71 scarecrow71 41-45, M 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am 16 (almost 17) and 15 weeks pregnant with my first child. I have been pregnant before, but it ended after 3 months due to miscarriage so I am very happy this time I was able...
    elephantsarelove elephantsarelove 16-17, F Nov 6

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    I've babysat a couple of my sisters kids and she never spanked them. I couldn't handle them, they're were seriously out of control and I wanted to scream, I threatened to spank if...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 5 Responses Nov 4

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    I'm 15, almost 16. I think I might be pregnant. Any advice?
    shelbylynnparker shelbylynnparker 18-21, F 12 Responses Oct 27

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    at least there is a chance i might be. i started birth control. my ex bf and i never used protection in the 5 yrs we were together. i did have an abortion but we didnt learn. i...
    doubtful09 doubtful09 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 12

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