Post

I Was A Victim Of Neglect

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 34 People

    My Life Alone.

    I'll tell you a little about how I grew up. I lived in the Santa Cruz Mountains in Northern California with my mother. Our neighbors were far enough away that you had to drive to their houses. We were isolated, to say the least. My father died when I was three, and my two older...
    pengimachine pengimachine 18-21, F Oct 26, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Welcome To The Group!

    I don't know why there wasn't a group for this already, because its a serious and traumatic thing to have to go through. I certainly hope others will join this group. I want others to know they're not alone in being alone! We can find some strength from each other, and from...
    pengimachine pengimachine 18-21, F Oct 26, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    I want to recommend a book to all women who've suffered abuse, domestic violence, abandonment and/or neglect. It's called "Butterfly Tears: Stories of Entrapment to Empowerment...
    EmpoweredGal EmpoweredGal 46-50, F 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am 20 years old and I am the oldest sibling and ever since my brother has been born (17 years) I feel that my feelings and my needs have been neglected. Up until recently this...
    Gingerlocks813 Gingerlocks813 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I haven't been a tall person my whole life. Though a majority of it i have, but at times i haven't, and have been rather short. This stopped me from doing what I did best. Stopping...
    Aram8361 Aram8361 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Nobody is powerless. “Be not the slave of your own past - plunge into the sublime seas, dive deep, and swim far, so you shall come back with new self-respect, with new power...
    PurpleGlassPalace PurpleGlassPalace 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I feel like I have a sign on my head that says "hurt me". hurt my feelings, hurt my heart ,do whatever you want to me because it doesn't matter.I wish I could stand up for myself...
    ALEYXI ALEYXI 13-15, F 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I. Am. I also want to state right here that not just Woman are victims of Rape. There are men, chidlren of both genders, and yes women. Please don't sterotype this as a thing that...
    Cassadilla1822 Cassadilla1822 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 24

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am an abuse victim survivor. And I think people need know that an abuser can be anybody. They can be black or white, male or female, mother or father. And anybody can be a victim...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    At sixteen I met my now husband and a few months after meeting got pregnant with our now 13 year old son. When I met my husband all those years ago I was heartbroken and sad over...
    truloveit84 truloveit84 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My mother had 7 children. She lost 6 and I was left with her because I was a baby, Idk how that worked out but it happened. My siblings had terrible lives. Some were adopted early...
    BOJ1988 BOJ1988 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 24

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My husband and I have been together for almost 30yrs and married for about 18yrs with 5 beautiful children. He venture to Philipine for business and love to settle there. He's got...
    angelsmile67 angelsmile67 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    And I think I won't ever neglect a person man who functions in Dinning Place from time to time in Falhuma,his title is Kunal,a handsome male.He may be very patient to introduce...
    Deborahyt Deborahyt 31-35, M Aug 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I started this profile to vent my frustration. I have had 2 profiles removed and have deleted 3 because of ignorant inbred retards . Too all the azzholes who make threaths and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Beware what you do online. I met someone on this website back then. A fake profile. A girl, very pretty, very sympathic. She was trying to get under my skin. She pretended she...
    mathematics1 mathematics1 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm feeling very hopeless and overwhelmed. I've been married for almost 17 years to an emotionally abusive narcissistic alcoholic. It wasn't until about four years ago that I...
    kmn789 kmn789 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was once alone... I was isolated from the outside world, my family, my friends. He wanted that to be. I did not want them to see. I was filled with shame, shame on me. I was...
    Mm8335 Mm8335 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    About maybe four years ago it started, I had really gave my love to a guy of my dreams, but I was so young and foolish, and he went out with me for a couple years and then just...
    Zoex3 Zoex3 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 26

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My foster mom had me sexually abused in the hospital. By a "doctor". I was seven. I had many many hospital stays growing up, treating my chronic lung condition. I'm a victim of...
    iMinnow iMinnow 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    We met on Fb. My cousin co-signed him because they were old pals and he seemed well educated, handsome and charming. We hooked up so fast. Seems I was in a rush to have a...
    milanmilan milanmilan 36-40, F Aug 31

    Your Response

    Cancel
    One my my earliest memories and most vivid is from when I was 4. It was a year or 2 after my parents divorced and my mother was in a downward spiral. Her boyfriend moved in with us...
    ausofbounds ausofbounds 41-45, M 4 Responses Sep 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    When I was 4 years old my parents were divorced. I remember 2 police cars driving up the road while my mother and dad were yelling at each other. My mother got custody of me and my...
    mymindhurts mymindhurts 18-21, F Sep 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am not really sure if anyone is going to read this, but I need to get this off my chest. I started dating my now ex-boyfriend my freshman year of college. We exchanged numbers...
    kburrs kburrs 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was engaged to who I thought I was going to spend the rest of my life with. I didn't realize how much abuse I was receiving until I had him arrested. He finally hit me and I had...
    stacyda30 stacyda30 31-35, F Sep 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It sounds silly, because I'm a guy. I just broke free from an emotional abusive relationship, but I don't know if I've really broken free. I find myself sad at night, I wake up...
    rustyhouston rustyhouston 31-35, M 6 Responses Sep 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was raped when I was 15 by an 18 year old who I knew and kept seeing because he was a family friend. After I always thought I would never get straight again but then when I was...
    mparker7789 mparker7789 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I keep asking myself if he really loves me? Does he mean what he says? Why was it so good in the beginning and then turned so ugly....my boyfriend, he came from a broken family, he...
    AndreaaG AndreaaG 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    it's me again i have already posted about my long distance relationship. well i met the guy in june and i was so disappointed , he wasn't the same guy i was talking to. The first...
    lamentonnaise lamentonnaise 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    There seems to be a black cloud that follows me everywhere I go. I tried to leave my abusive boyfriend yesterday. I already had a bag packed and hidden away. We got into a...
    BrandNewChic BrandNewChic 41-45, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am not sure how old I was at the time. I know I had started school so was in about Year 2. We were on the family's annual vacation and camping on the North Coast of NSW. The area...
    KatherineBelinda KatherineBelinda 61-65, F 1 Response 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I wonder, how it would have been if I was raised in a normal family. My mother is a narcissistic person (NPD) and my dad was and is her enabler. I was raised with the burden of...
    pistacchia pistacchia 46-50, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was raped when i was 10y old by a ex neighbour. At that time i didnt knew what i felt but i was confused but somehow i liked it. Feeling the touch of a man, was so different but...
    thedeadtones thedeadtones 22-25, M 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    it happened a while ago me and my friend were heading back home ... we got in a tube and there was this A**hole who kept nudging us and pressing himself to us ... my friend got...
    curiousmoi curiousmoi 18-21, F 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Im in the 8th grade Im 13 years old.. Im different from all others.. I thought people stopped bullying me till last year... I was wrong.. People make fun of me for what i like, for...
    SkilletFan01 SkilletFan01 13-15, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So, how to start? I got married 2 years ago last weekend to a nice boy, a good Christian boy, or so I thought, so he led me to believe. Turns out he was lying. About all of it...
    geolbt geolbt 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I thinks it's worst than physical. Although I have not experienced the physical. Sounds heal. Harsh words stick with you for a lifetime. My question is why do I find who are...
    Prettygirl8726 Prettygirl8726 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 26

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was molested and raped when I was 5 and it really did something to me. Spiritually, mentally even physically. Even till this day, I still smell him on me. I just........sigh...
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 11 Responses Sep 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Mine happened 18 years ago. I haven't been by that apartment complex for a long time. Today I happened to drive by the apartment complex where it happened. I didn't want to but I...
    yossarian1944 yossarian1944 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    How can a person say that she loves you and yet emotionally abuses you? Threaten to sue me for god knows what. Threaten to reveal to my family and friends about the secrets I...
    HeyHiHelloOla HeyHiHelloOla 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My mom was really nice at first until we moved back to Florida from Georgia. Her and my dad were trying to work things out but she had a mental illness and bipolar. They say that...
    amersonjazzy amersonjazzy 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have been growing up with my cousins. Actually we were living at a same place for a long time. I have a big brother (cousin). He is about 8 years older than me. Being the eldest...
    Lolime Lolime 22-25, F 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was on holiday with my family and friends. We should have locked all the doors and windows. We trusted the guards at our hotel to keep us safe. I woke up in the middle of the...
    alexandraking alexandraking 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    30 Things I’ve Learned About Love from My Emotionally Abusive, Narcissistic, Alcoholic Husband 1. If you trust someone, they will repay you with suspicion and jealously. 2. If...
    KMarie789 KMarie789 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My family loves my abuser. My sister and Mom both know what he did to me as a child, because I told them directly. They welcomed him like an old friend when he came to our door...
    Bobbiin Bobbiin 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I started at university not too long ago and we had to do a presentation on any topic, so I picked the dangers of fire and then told them how I got burnt. I was so nervous but I...
    Makemewhole Makemewhole 22-25, F Sep 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    When I was 14 my dad started touching me in very sexual ways and earlier this year he said very inappropriate and sexual things to me. I'm scared of him and I'm ashamed about it...
    LadyDreaming LadyDreaming 13-15, F 5 Responses Sep 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was raped in a public place, I froze during my assault, I often have terrible dreams about it. I feel so dirty, learning how to deal with it isn't easy but I've got amazing...