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I Was A Victim Of Neglect

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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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    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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    After having been molested as a child, I always considered myself "damaged" and "abused" but today I refuse to be a victim so I'm unchecking this. It is my brain.
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    I am writing this because I am a little bit confused by what happened to me, and also not sure about my reaction to it. It actually took until very recently for me to use the word...
    xyzpdq69 xyzpdq69 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    I was really young when it started. 16 and it didn't end until last month. I don't have a hard time expressing it because I've always been one to express myself. I was with the guy...
    Nonalie Nonalie 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    amtired amtired 22-25 1 Response 4 days ago

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    pokemongirl94 pokemongirl94 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Sooooooooooo. I am STILL recovering from abuse. I recently left my abusive ex. I was constantly being called names... He tried getting me hooked on methamphetamine. Aaaaaand...
    amtired amtired 22-25 7 hrs ago

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    Scottishgirl65 Scottishgirl65 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    nosleep08 nosleep08 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I was 15 and he was 26. I now may be pregnant by a *********
    thefrowningcheshire thefrowningcheshire 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    This is my 1st blog I have ever done for the Project Experience Community. where should I start..... 15 days I will be 27 years I have mostly lived a "Sheltered Life" or "Live My...
    jkensteinbacula jkensteinbacula 26-30, M Feb 2

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    help?Im recovering from abuse. still.He made a story about killing a girl. it had gross details. then he made a story about me. All about me! How frickin romantic, rite? no.. it...
    amtired amtired 22-25 3 Responses Feb 2

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    Ana8939 Ana8939 22-25, F 6 Responses Feb 17

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    She was so mean to me but I still love her and miss her everyday
    desculpa desculpa 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I feel like it was my fault, like I needed to be there for her more
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    it's funny how you can't see it until you turn away from it. it is what I grew up with. it was just life until I had kids of my own. I knew my kids would never feel that pain from...
    simplyafriend simplyafriend 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    rachg87 rachg87 26-30, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    paybackisab paybackisab 51-55, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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