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I Want to Get Over My Childhood Trauma

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 174 People

    Through Glass

    The sixth entry to my memoir "A Child Born From Sin" I'm looking at you through the glass... Praying that one day you'll come inside... You'll stand infront of me.... And call me your son.... A father, what is a father? Is a father someone who is loving and kind? Is a father...
    Cerorizo Cerorizo 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 20, 2013

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    I Am Just So Lucky

    Most of the stories I have read so far are about abuse in all forms or domestic violence. I just wanted to say that I am deeply sorry, so, so sorry for what you all had to go through, and I'm always here if you want to talk. I'm not just saying that, I'm being completely honest...
    peacelovestrength peacelovestrength 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 24, 2012

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    I Can't Bare This Anymore

    I am 16 now, and 22 weeks pregnant too add to the stress. I am impregnanted by my ex who forced himself on me, and he isn't even staying around to help. I have always had massive trust issues; but now I have those in addition to my fear of men. Men always hurt me...people always...
    AliiCupcake AliiCupcake 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 25, 2012

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    Still Don't Feel Right.

      I was sexually taken advantage of by my two older step brothers since I was 3. I don't remember when it stopped because my mind's blocked out the actual memories... It's just recently that I've been having flashbacks of what leaded up tot the instances, since my...
    imustbecrazy imustbecrazy 18-21 2 Responses Feb 9, 2010

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    A Child Born From Sin, Part II

    My previous post was a detailed explanantion on my childhood traumas as well as my life, but in this portion I will be furthering detailing my thoughts on being born from an affair. A month ago (right before Christmas) my father (who I had been estranged to for most of my life...
    Cerorizo Cerorizo 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 19, 2013

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    Biker

    I am a survivor of abuse, a social worker, and a proud member of Bikers Against Child Abuse (B.A.C.A), we are a non-profit organization in Sacramento County (and surrounding areas) that works to empower children and lend support to those that have been or are currently...
    bacachikk bacachikk 31-35 Jul 9, 2010

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    The Game

    My mom's boyfriend used to wait for me to get out of the shower when I was 4 or 5 years old. He'd wait in the master bedroom for me to come out of the bathroom, then said we'd play the naked towel game. He'd have me jump up and down on the bed, naked. I wasn't allowed to get...
    rc12333 rc12333 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 31, 2010

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    It hurts it hurts so bad ,

    go away... Hardly eaten.. No energy for the gym today.. I'm stuck ..
    Freeyourself3 Freeyourself3 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 6

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    A Child Born From Sin

    From the perspective of the average person, I look like a regular guy attending his first year of college.; I have a lot of friends, I have a family and I have my music (I'm a music performance major in college.) Behind the image of the regular guy is a history of abuse, neglect...
    Cerorizo Cerorizo 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 18, 2013

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    Didn't Know What I Did Wrong To Deserve This

    When i was six years old to ten years old, my brother(older) and i were mentally, physically, emotionally abused. I was slightly sexually abused, but my brother wasn't. I don't remember much but i remember some stuff. I was being abused my my ex step-mother, and my father knew...
    Wolfkitten67 Wolfkitten67 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 22, 2011

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    Childhood Trauma Changed My Life Forever

    I was an accident that happened because two teenagers living three houses apart were not careful. My mom was histrionic and my father rather weak or perhaps over accommodating. I was sexually abused by my mother which seems rarer than abuse by the father. My mother would take...
    sean1968 sean1968 51-55, M Feb 18, 2013

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    Is There Hope?

    Hello, I have had a fair share of lows in life. I was repeatedly molested by my sister as a child and before today I couldn't bring myself to tell this to anybody.The memories still haunt me.I developed a coping mechanism over the years where I began to shut out everybody from my...
    daneren daneren 22-25, F 2 Responses May 23, 2013

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    Still Weeping

    I just came from a movie and once again the deep, painful tears from childhood trauma came pouring out in the theater and lobby. I learned long ago in group therapy to just let my feelings and tears flow when the pain comes up and, as much as I'd like to be over it, it's ok with...
    jimrich jimrich 70+, M Feb 16, 2011

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    My Life

    ok im new at this but i cant seem to get over things on my own.. to start with, both of my parents are alcholics, my mom is worse than my dad.. when i was little they fought all the time over everything, and more often than not it got phisical and i ended up with my granny. She...
    89linda 89linda 22-25 2 Responses Sep 16, 2012

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    Never Got To Share My Story

    When I was younger our family lives in the perfect suburbs, the perfect house, etc. mainly it's what my mother expected. Yet every night I would fall asleep to my parents screaming and throwing things. When I was 10 my mother served my father with divorce papers on Xmas eve...
    Toughmama Toughmama 22-25 2 Responses May 16, 2012

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    The Division Of Abuse

    I grew up in a lower middle class family of four children with an abusive, alcoholic father and a neglectful mother living in denial. My Father would constantly put me down, insult me, sexually degrade me and hit me, usually when he was drunk. When these things would happen my...
    katewc katewc 22-25 Nov 7, 2012

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    More Than Anyone Knows....

    I want to get over my childhood trauma. I want to get rid of the night mares, the flashbacks, the everything, but I know that two things have to happen for that to happen, I get the **** out of here, and I get into cousling of some kind....I just don't want to wake up in the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Nov 20, 2009

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    I Hope My Story May Help Others

    There is so much I could write here to explain what has happened over my lifetime, but I will try and sum it up as best as possible. First off, I am 22 years old and I made my big move out of my parent's home when I was 19. My father is a sociopath and my mother is a weakling who...
    Katscopia Katscopia 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 30, 2012

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    I Wish I Could Rid Myself Of This Guilt Inside Me

    I have not been a victim of abuse but I've been affected by it all the same. When I was ten years old my beloved brother, my only sibling, was kidnapped by an acquaintance where he suffered sexual abuse, beatings, and brutal physical torture. He was rescued after three weeks. He...
    lauren71 lauren71 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 11, 2013

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    Help Me For The Sake Of My Boyfriend And I's Relationship.

    Hello Everyone, I'm Tai. I am 18 and every much afraid of Rottweilers. My boyfriend recently bought a German Sheppard mixed with Rottweiler. I'm so afraid I don't want to go over his house anymore because the dog is there. It is a three month old girl named, Panzer. I told him I...
    forthesakeofus forthesakeofus 18-21, F 2 Responses May 1, 2012

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    Trama From Familiy

    WhatbI cant stand is all my life I know something was wrong .I always have issue with family.I always felt I did not belong and everything always no big deal .I feel trap and grow up in wrong environment.My dad always yelling and stress .But my mom cheated on dad with my ex bf...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 16, 2013

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    I'm So Lost

    I know Something happened.  I can feel it deep within me.  I'm me but I'm not.  I say all these things, and I become overwhelmed with fear and rage.  I tell him to go away, and that I hate him.  But I dont know who he is, or what he looks like.  I just know that he...
    ScarletBegonias86 ScarletBegonias86 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 30, 2011

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    Very Much So

    It's the reason for my severe amnesia. The problem is is that I'm sixteen and I'm still not ready to talk about it. I keep having the same flashback over and over and over again. Any ideas on how to deal with it?
    MissingIdentidy MissingIdentidy 22-25, F Apr 20, 2012

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    Shame - Your Verdict

    Trauma goes unnoticed... Gandhi... a serious subject. He was prepared to suffer; to suffer imprisonment, starvation, punishment, beatings and even death... in his service to God; in his obedience to God's laws, as he understood them, and believed them to be. What of me? What...
    Btrue21self Btrue21self 51-55, M Apr 21, 2013

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    I Love You, Big Brother

    Ever since I was a young child I could never understand the concept of love or care, the only thing I ever understood was neglect, abuse and confinement. My childhood can best be described as brutal; from a young age I abused both physically and emtionally by my alcoholic mother...
    Cerorizo Cerorizo 18-21, M 4 Responses Feb 20, 2013

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    The Crap That Came With Wanting A Father

    my name is tyra. i am now 15 years old and i know that im probably one of the youngest people on this sharing their story but im not coping. when i was born my parents split up due to my health issues. my mum didnt want me and therfore left, she lived across the street from me...
    nailvarnishes nailvarnishes 16-17 2 Responses Dec 20, 2012

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    My Mother Licked Me

    Hi everybody. First off, I'm a male, age 25. I'm sorry if my language is a little off, english is not my first language. I want to share a story about my mother and her actions, which has caused me a lot of trouble when trying to succeed in a relationship . My mother used to...
    kasperaksel kasperaksel 22-25 6 Responses Nov 23, 2010

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    Beaten

    It was the shear humiliation. Not the pain. Knowing I was 14, as tall as an adult, and being beaten over and over until i was black and blue. They were threatened by my intellect, my questioning authority and the rules. I was told I would not be normal, my life would be filled...
    starzzy31 starzzy31 26-30, F Jul 19, 2012

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    Abitdifferent Abitdifferent 26-30 1 Response Oct 16

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    I been having past memories that's effecting me. I try my best to forget them. and i try to be more positive as much as i can. but it seems i keep geting night mares about my past...
    cakess cakess 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    When I was very young, I was a normal, energetic, and happy kid. I consider myself lucky that I can remember that because that happy child was almost completely destroyed by the...
    dynosophical dynosophical 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    As long as i can remember i have always been terrified of hospitals, just seeing the outside of one gives me the chills, when i was 5 years old i remember the day i got what i...
    M080996 M080996 18-21, M Oct 17

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    Too impatient/forgetful to do this for an entire month. Sooo, you get them all in one story :D Day 01: Your favourite song "I'm Not The Only One" Sam Smith Day 02: Your least...
    MrsDuckx3 MrsDuckx3 16-17, F 52 mins ago

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    100.It's the 3rd time I am trying to write this! 99. I am afraid I will miss a number 98. I should be sleeping right now 97. I had a panic attack yesterday 96. I love science 95. I...
    sparkydream sparkydream 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    Writing a psychology paper and for the first time i realize my childhood was full of racism and lonliness.
    Danae102 Danae102 18-21, F 13 hrs ago

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    I wouldn't celebrate Halloween and was Seventh Day Adventist so every Friday night, I would have to stay indoors and focus on Jesus until Saturday Night. The only time that it was...
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 2 Responses 46 mins ago

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    I had a happy childhood and early teens but a family trauma meant my parents and my bro and sis moved away several hundred miles when I was 18. I stayed to be with my girlfriend at...
    Hiroshimatwinky Hiroshimatwinky 31-35, M Oct 14

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    I want to go back in time and change everything. I've dropped out, I've ****** up my life, I've let depression get me, I've ruined everything. I want to go back and start over, I...
    Darkthoughtsallover Darkthoughtsallover 16-17, F 9 hrs ago

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    I felt I had a good future until I was 8 and a half. I was traumatized and scared to death of my stepfather as a child. He booted me up the backside multiple times once and he told...
    T3chmupp3t T3chmupp3t 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 15

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    I should probably stop hiding from the outside world. But I can't, at least I don't want to. People just hurt me over and over again. Just leave me and One Direction alone. They...
    EMAbiggestfans1D EMAbiggestfans1D 13-15, F 9 hrs ago

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    Today was ****. I woke up at 12 after missing classes because it's hard to deal with the anxiety I have. I decided not to eat lunch because I was too sleepy even though I went to...
    annon9090 annon9090 70+, M Oct 2

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    I like to see different people and different cultures over the world..I want to live my life and enjoy it..I don't want to put my life in sorrows or cries over some bad experiences...
    Sinceresoul1 Sinceresoul1 22-25, F 18 hrs ago

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    I KNOW my (soon to be ex) wife of 10+ years is a "serial cheater" who didn't give a rat's a** about the swaths of devastation she was creating or enabling with her multiple...
    TheExWifeorcist TheExWifeorcist 56-60, M 10 hrs ago

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    My childhood was robbed from me by my mother. She hated me and on several occasions tried to kill me. She told me that no one would ever love or want me. She said that is why my...
    YouAreNotYourSkin YouAreNotYourSkin 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 1

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    I miss my childhood When all was fun and games And life was going good Because nothing ever changed I miss my childhood When people lied to me And made things safe By keeping pain...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    If I could remove my ovaries without issues I would. I'm just meant to have children. Yes I like them and work with them daily but it that daily interaction with kids (and more so...
    newasexy newasexy 26-30, F Oct 12

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    Spent the afternoon in the ER. Over and over and over I have told my teenager not to tease the dog. You know where this is going. Today he wasn't feeling well so he was holding off...
    niklb niklb 41-45, F 2 hrs ago

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    I know mom wants me to be safe and all, but all this worrying makes me feel like I can't do anything without her approval and that I have to go over pretty much all and any of my...
    almaera almaera 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    Growing up, I was never very active. I always just stayed home with my parents & brothers. I would just watch television & play with our pets. There were a few times during my...
    s4019t s4019t 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 26

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    I'm 34 and I still care about the friends I had growing up. I'm still friends with a few but there is a few that won't have anything to do with me and I don't why. One in...
    Morrgin Morrgin 31-35, F Sep 27

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