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I Was a Neglected Child

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    Alone. But Thats Okay. Iam Better That Way

    I was left at a young age by my mother, my father whom was out all the time left me in the care of my older brother and sister. My sister was a teenager left to take care of me and my brother, she was not a happy child most of her rage was taken out on me. she hated me. Id stand...
    starlight1303 starlight1303 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 30, 2012

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    Family Of Neglect

    Almost from the time I could walk I was neglected. I have an older sister I think she is 3 years older then me bit less... They always cared so much about her... She got pregnant again right after she had me... I was suppose to be a twin.. or after a while I was dying, my twin...
    NoatoNoaki NoatoNoaki 18-21, M 6 Responses Jun 16, 2011

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    My Mom...

    have you ever felt like you and your mother have problems? As if everything you do is completely wrong in their eyes? i have to hide my own life from my mom just because when i tell her anything i get cut down for it.. I once told her who i liked witch was Thursday and now every...
    whocaresanymore11 whocaresanymore11 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 14, 2012

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    I Feel Like Whiner.

    I'm sick. Always get sick this time of year so its not that big of a deal to me. I remember when I was younger and I got too sick my parents would wake me for school anyway and see me off whither "don't let them know you aren't feeling good." This continued.even after my dad died...
    Anagha777 Anagha777 22-25, F Nov 15, 2011

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    I Just Need Feedback And Support For My Thesis Of Child Neglection(3d Animation)

    Child neglect This one affects me very much.To make it clear neglect is different from abuse.Ignorance to a parent's responsibility is the revolving issue here.I've had my experience of being neglected and growing-up weak and shy because I was never raised with confidence to be...
    TeenGayInPain TeenGayInPain 18-21 3 Responses Feb 6, 2013

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    I Blame Myself.

    I cant get over this! I'm almost 20. I try and try to get over it, and for a minute I do, but I seem to keep coming back to how much it still hurts. Why didn't they care? They say they do, but I can never get myself to believe them. I know they love me as much as they can. They...
    FreeBird321 FreeBird321 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 5, 2011

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    yes and No, But Doesn't...

    yes and no, but doesn't everyone have a sob story of some kind!
    catsanddogs catsanddogs 36-40, F Jun 13, 2008

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    OCPD And Emotional Neglect

    I come from a very warm home, at least that's what I used to think and others kept telling me, that I am so blessed. I tried to feel blessed, but I have been depressed as long as I can remember till 3 years ago. It took me a long time to spent in denial, but my parents were the...
    Sloddervosch Sloddervosch 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 17, 2013

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    Running On Empty

    Just bought a book by Jonice Webb called Running on Empty. Dont know if any of you have come across it. It gives you lots of exercises to do and provides 'Chage sheets' to mark your progress. The behaviours it centres around are; self soothing, having compassion for yourself...
    strenghthinnumbers strenghthinnumbers 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 10, 2013

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    I Still Want to Be Mothered

    For most of my life, I have carried around what feels like a deep, dark secret. I grew up without knowing what it feels like to have a loving mother. When I was a child, I had fantasies about being rescued from my family and taken in my a loving mother who would provide me with...
    femme7 femme7 41-45, F 6 Responses Jul 15, 2008

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    I Used To Say

    that my father's fishing buddy molested me, then one day all of a sudden I realized that my mother was having an affair with my father's fishing buddy. He molested all three of us, my sister's and I. I was the youngest. I remember my middle sister had gotten an Easy Bake Oven...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 7, 2013

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    How Things Were................

    My older sister used to sit on, tiggle me until I screemed.  It had hurt soooooooo much. My older sister used to break my nails if they were long. My older sister used to scratch me with her nails until I bled. Our parents had left us in the new (old fibro house) alone at...
    mysticmum mysticmum 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 10, 2007

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    I'll Be Sure To Put Them First, So They Don't Look Back Wondering Why They Exist.

    I was young and had many dreams. I loved to sing and dance. But no one bothered to cultivate my talents with lessons. Instead, I spent thousands of hours listening to music and copying notes and octaves with precision. But every chance my parents could, they belittled the things...
    sadchimpy sadchimpy 18-21 1 Response Feb 5, 2012

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    The Painful Truth Of Me

    those that know me best on here know i really don't write about my past or my childhood because i really don't like to bring the painful truth that i was an abandoned child with a an uncaring fatherĀ  a ***** of a mother with a smoking and gambling habit that ruined my future as...
    wotaloser wotaloser 36-40, M 2 Responses Nov 15, 2011

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    Neglected

    When I was 14 I was sent to a boarding school. I hated it and thought I would never forgive my mom, but I eventually liked it. I stayed there until I was 15 and a half and then left after begging my mom to take me back. She was now living in a new house, with a boyfriend named...
    anklebracelets anklebracelets 66-70, F 1 Response Sep 19, 2009

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    Just My Own Story.

    Myfather died in an accident when i was very young, my mother quickly remarried to a Guy she knew 3 months. He was very abusive physically and verbally. He'd call me "stupid" "retard" "idiot" and hit me slap me etc. He was also addicted to child pronography and had me and my...
    sufferingbreedscharacter sufferingbreedscharacter 13-15 1 Response Dec 3, 2012

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    She Thinks Selfishness With Selflessness.

    I'm not sure where to begin, other than that my mother had no business having children. She constantly was telling me that she didn't want kids and she only had me because she couldn't bear to have another abortion, but refused to give me up to my father's side of the family...
    Pardusalae Pardusalae 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 23, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    1. I don't hate kids or wish them any harm, but I am not a fan, either. I can be very short-tempered and impatient, and this is especially true when they are whining, screaming...
    Stratosara Stratosara 26-30, F 19 hrs ago

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    Once every generation, you find a book, that really captures you, one that speaks to you, one that makes you stop and think, one that makes you want to go on, for me, there was two...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 23 hrs ago

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=a2d5gvpNatAI hate Child abuse very much. its the Worst thing that someone can do to a Child. no Child should ever hurt, or...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    A friend sparked an enormous soul searching the other day when she asked me if I was a bug to be picked up and eaten? If you know me at all you'll realise how much pride I have in...
    Faerylight Faerylight 41-45, F 7 Responses 1 day ago

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    Well 3 days after is a new record for the step daughter. The daughter, who is 14 and is actually my step daughter earned herself another spanking today. This time for disobeying a...
    warlords1973 warlords1973 41-45, M 9 Responses 1 day ago

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    When i was about 3, my sister came to get me and told me that Sandy, an Indian man who lived with us, almost constantly since birth, until my parents separated in year 10, when i...
    PixieGrin108 PixieGrin108 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I was bullied when i was a child.It started at 2nd grade but i don't know why were they bulliying me.I was kind,helpful,talkative,honest,trustworthy...but everybody was making fun...
    ughjustfiveminutesmore ughjustfiveminutesmore 13-15, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    It shouldn't hurt to be a child, yet most abuse cases, are from parents. You would never think that someone who is suppose to Love and protect you, to hurt you, yet it is happenin...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    Child abuse is the worst thing that someone could do to a child. No child deserves to be hurt in any kind of way. Child abuse effects you for your entire life. It leaves you with a...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I feel so much pain for all the abused children out there, maybe it was because I was one of them, I was in their shoes, and I know what they are feeling, and the paint that they...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I am the girl no one wanted to sit next to in the lunch room. The girl no one wanted to play with as a child. The first time I went was asked to a girls house when I was a child...
    BrokenAngel38 BrokenAngel38 36-40, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm 16. I'm happy to say that I don't have any children. It's so weird seeing people I went to school with rocking a growing belly. Then there are the Maury cases who want babies...
    theprettysideofugly theprettysideofugly 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I was abused when I was a child. I'm 22 now and have a 1 year old and trying so hard to deal with my, I have had counselling on many occasions with different people and I still...
    JenniferSmith2658 JenniferSmith2658 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I was molested at the age of 6 until I was 12. Sadly this has happened with 5 different people, throughout most of my childhood. I am going to share my story of the first incident...
    loverenzy loverenzy 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    As A Social Worker Doing A Health&Welfare Visit Summarized- " To Whom It May Concern as of March 2003&In Particular the Inquirying Russian Citizen: Here I have observed two healthy...
    MeritEun MeritEun 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    My niece was molested when she was a child and she suffered from depression and she is scared to leave the house ever since. Its horrible , I try to help her recover but it seems...
    ElisabethDaisy ElisabethDaisy 18-21, F 15 Responses Jun 26

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    25-511. Failure of parent to provide for child; classification A. Except as provided in section 25-501, subsection F, any parent of a minor child who knowingly fails to furnish...
    Hiddenheart101 Hiddenheart101 56-60, F Jun 25

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    My mom was 15 and my dad was 15 when they gave birth to a miracle 5 twins. At school, they make fun of us because they say I'm s illegal child and I'm a bastard. They told me your...
    Romeyallen Romeyallen 22-25, M Jun 25

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    I am the middle child and my mom favorites my little brother and my big sister my little brothers forward in my big sister is 15 and I'm 14 One day my mom can't this boy and my...
    Jazzmine641 Jazzmine641 13-15, F Jun 25

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    I'm 21 and my parents recently divorced last year when I was 20. They were married for 25 years before my dad pulled the idiot card one night. He got drunk and accused my mom of...
    gymcheer1218 gymcheer1218 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    This is quite a mouthful, I'm sorry. I just need to write it out. When I was around 7, my family made the move from California to Washington State. Now, around 10 years later, I've...
    buffybellissimo buffybellissimo 16-17 Jun 25

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    This is tough. Every single day. My whole life I wanted to have a child. I planned my life around it. I got all my partying and promiscuity out of the way when I was younger...
    Whatsmystory Whatsmystory 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    I live in the nice part of town, I have a nice home, with pretty decent, but sometimes overly nosey neighbors. I have a decent life, now drug free, we arent rich, but we are not...
    thebooboo thebooboo 26-30, F Jun 24

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    I think most people who adopt children are good people unless you some of those ******** who adopt them just for the money -.- those people are jerks. But anyway as I was saying I...
    Lilwillbe Lilwillbe 16-17, F Jun 24

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    Notes To My Children: Things I Want Them To Know.This book is dedicated to my children, Odarely Monserrat, Sharon Paulina and Alan Gabriel: mi alma, mi cielo y mi luna...
    puckit600 puckit600 46-50, M Jun 23

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    June 23, 2015 TO MY BELOVED CHILDREN: This letter is written a few years before you guys are born. Everytime I see your father's eyes, I get a vision on how you are going to look...