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I Want to Get Over My Childhood Trauma

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 179 People

    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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    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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    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 2 Responses Jun 16, 2013

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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 7 Responses Nov 23, 2010

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 66-70, M Feb 16, 2011

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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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    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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    It hurts it hurts so bad ,

    go away... Hardly eaten.. No energy for the gym today.. I'm stuck ..
    Freeyourself3 Freeyourself3 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 6, 2014

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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 26-30, F Apr 20, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I want to make it right again, I mean we are still married have kids I sleep on her couch while I'm in a new country. Why can't we just just again? Why does she want to be just...
    Mike836 Mike836 26-30, M 49 mins ago

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    overdosed on overthinking......
    fiji0water0 fiji0water0 16-17, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    This week is the last week of my summer school. i am getting very behind in classwork because i have been procrastinating due to feeling too overwhelmed and trying to think about...
    soepsim soepsim 16-17, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    "The legend of the angry blonde lives on through you when im gone and to think i was gone" - Eminem. (Guts over feels)
    Sublevarse Sublevarse 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

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    As do a lot of these stories, mine starts with my father. He was an abusive drunk. He liked me more than my older sister but he didn't ever physically hurt her like he did to me...
    messj messj 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    I need some motivation. tired of being overweight and tired of hearing my friends who are skinny going on about how fat they are. I'm just tired of not being able to look at the...
    imjustaloser imjustaloser 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    A Bit About Me 1. Name? David 2. Male or female? Male 3. Were you named after anyone? No 4. Does your name mean anything? Beloved 5. Nick Names: ... 6. What do you think you...
    ambroseguy80 ambroseguy80 46-50, M 3 hrs ago

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    I'm convinced she thinks I'm crazy. She's always giving looks that suggest: "You're a weirdo", in between her naps and her plot to take over the whole house of course.
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 4 hrs ago

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    I'm a 15 year old transgender female you all can call me Jamie I wanna run away with some one I'm willing to go any where I'm in buffalo NY and I'm just looking for some one I can...
    jamiekat6 jamiekat6 13-15, T 5 hrs ago

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    I'm a 15 year old transgender female you all can call me Jamie I wanna run away with some one I'm willing to go any where I'm in buffalo NY and I'm just looking for some one I can...
    jamiekat6 jamiekat6 13-15, T 6 hrs ago

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    Who is Etude? not important at all but I'm so bored and if you are bored too... idk .-. read this? 1. I believe in God 2. I am an Asian 3. 1995 4. I'm only 5 1/2... that's 5! 5. I...
    etude etude 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    Even though my past has only really hurt me, I don't want it to be that crutch, that spot that just won't disappear, but it is. I have mistakes and some wrong decisions along the...
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 9 hrs ago

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    Religious fanatics,haters,abuse against women,too much of TV watching,gossiping,liars,over-spending,boasting ,assuming bad about people and over -demanding.
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    This would be awesome....we stuff each other and pigout until we're both over 400 pounds!
    Notfatenough Notfatenough 36-40, M 12 hrs ago

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    Not wanting something to be true doesn't make it false. Not wanting something to be true also doesn't make your friend a jealous b!tch. All it does is make a person upset over a...
    underlyinghonesty underlyinghonesty 22-25, F 13 hrs ago

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    1. My talents are singing, dancing, and acting. 2. I love to stay up late. 3. I'm obsessed with the book The Fault in our Stars. 4. The most important thing to me is making it to...
    RatchetGurl101 RatchetGurl101 16-17, F 13 hrs ago

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    I feel like I'm pretty innocent. [X] Smoked A Cigarette [X] Smoked A Cigar (1 puff if that counts) [X] Kissed A Member Of The Same Sex [X] Have Been In Love [X] Dumped someone...
    nicolieflowergirlie nicolieflowergirlie 18-21, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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