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I Was A Victim Of Neglect

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 32 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

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    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

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