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I Was Abused By My Family

mentally...emotionally...physically..sexually... 349 People

    Should I Talk?How Should I Tell It?

    I never really liked my stepfather ,but when my mom got married I guess I accepted him because I thought mom was happy. This man took advantage of my youth and innocence when I was 7 . My report cards have been poor and I was worried how mom would scream at me and spank me so he...
    AndyWTC AndyWTC 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 16, 2013

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    My Abuse

    4 Years old, scared, abandoned, isolated, lonely, needy, innocent, confused, and he was there. He saved me, cared for me, looked out for me, he loved me. At first he was the dad I never had, the man of the house. I was 6 now and I loved him too. I called him dad and I was his...
    lifeissuch lifeissuch 22-25, F Jul 1, 2013

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    dontliike dontliike 16-17 2 Responses Jun 27

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    Did They Do This To Me?

    I was molested by my cousin brother,Mac when I was 12 and I didn't stop him. When I was 16 my cousin Sam, confessed wanting me sexually and tried to touch my breasts and grab my ***. I stopped him and told I can never think of him that way. I want to hate Sam but I can't get...
    lonelyruby lonelyruby 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 14, 2012

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    Physically & Emotionally

    It was painful, being beaten by dad, my oldest brother, and its still kinda hard to get over it, but i am trying, but my dad hitting with his hand and throwing shoes and other stuff at me, it is kinda hard for me not to flinch, and my brother when he grabbed me and through me...
    Desolatebones Desolatebones 18-21, M Jun 24, 2012

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    The Battle Of My Childhood ...

    From as young as I can remember, my childhood is filled with memories of my Uncle sexually abusing or raping me. Although I managed to get a conviction on 17 counts of sexual assault,abuse and rape - which resulted in 8 years jail time for him - I am still tormented by the...
    shytype30 shytype30 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2012

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    I was sexually abused by my grandfather

    and his dog. I have looked on a lot of abuse sites but have never been able to find anyone else who was abuse by using an animal to do the abuse. Am I the only one who has suffered in this humiliating way? I am finding it hard to live with these memories and the feelings of...
    Veraspain Veraspain 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 10

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    Sold

    Shut your mouth and listen to what I have to say, I'm going to take you back to that one specific day. I was laying in bed alone while listening to you and him talk on the phone. You said, "Well if they have the money I don't see why not, She'll be ready by 9 o'clock" You came in...
    noname2071 noname2071 13-15, F 3 Responses May 25, 2012

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    They Hurt Me!

    Why? I was only 5 years old. I was just a little girl. I didn't know anything about sex or touching. But than it happened. I was at my uncles house because my mom and dad were working that night. Me and my little baby brother were sitting in his lap that night. My little brother...
    Beara Beara 16-17, F 4 Responses Dec 2, 2012

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    Here Is Some Of My Story

    I can still vividly remember my mother molesting me at the age of 3 in the bathroom. It was during the time she still had visitation rights of me. When my grandparents had them revoked, she would only be around when it was a convenience. While growing up, my family would tell me...
    Darkdragonwolf76 Darkdragonwolf76 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 11, 2013

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    I was raped at age 8-10 by my cousin.

    At age 13 I was raped by my boyfriend. I love sex though. Is that weird? After I was raped I loved having sex. At age 15 I gave consent to a 40 year old man to have sex with me because I liked feeling dominated... It scares me... I liked the feeling of him being older and having...
    KianaNicole1010 KianaNicole1010 13-15, F 6 Responses Jun 10

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    Life Now

    so about march time, a support worker started working with me, my little brother and my mum as my little brother is very aggressive (thats a whole other story!) and she never quite understood why i hate myolder brother so much, but about about a month ago, i started self harming...
    anonymousgirlx anonymousgirlx 16-17 1 Response Oct 21, 2012

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    Trusted

    I hear the floor creek Closer and closer toward my bedroom door I try to stay quiet hiding under the covers Though I know he will find me I hope he doesn't hear my heartbeat Or hear me praying God will protect me tonight But as I do I start to cry because I know TONIGHT'S ONE OF...
    noname2071 noname2071 13-15, F 1 Response May 25, 2012

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    Im Alone! :'(

    when i was 2 years old i was sexually abused by both my parents, it went on for ages but then my parents split up i was with my dad who's worse. its nearly everyday i get abused i was only allowed to go school then locked back up in my room. one night he got some of his mates...
    george6556 george6556 13-15, M 6 Responses Jun 30, 2012

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    I wasn't allowed to eat with the rest of my

    family, growing up. I had no one to talk to and no one to teach me how to act. They always told me that I wasn't good enough. I believed that too. I still find myself telling me that I can't do it. They did many things to put me in danger. I was called by a lot of names, and...
    JustAskAnything JustAskAnything 13-15, F 4 Responses May 5

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    I was sexually abused by two of my brothers

    for four years. A hell that gave me nightmares. Still haunts me to this day.
    gr8love gr8love 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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    I can't get over the things I've experienced

    or the fact my mom doesn't believe me till this day. She doesn't know the whole story though, no ones know. I can't come out with it like most people can. My husband doesn't even know the extent of it, he couldn't handle it. I want to shout to the north and to the south. I...
    RebeccaReynolds RebeccaReynolds 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 14

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    It's crazy how it's so easy to open up to

    strangers than someone close to you... I guess because although it happened when I was younger I still have nightmares.... People say to let go to forget but I guess that is because they have never been through it.... They have stories from there childhood like oh I remember...
    Shatteredheartwithoutglue Shatteredheartwithoutglue 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 6

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    I Was Neglected By Immediate Family And Abused By Uncle

    well i am the youngest in my family, my i didnt really know my mother she left when i was 5 years old. My dad raised us in the church he was a pastor , i had a good life with him, he spoilt me being the youngest, he passed away when i was 10 years old, we came to live with our...
    kirikiriroa kirikiriroa 41-45 2 Responses May 25, 2012

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    My dads an alcoholic

    and my mom is always paranoid, if I do somthing and they find out they'll either hit me or just call me a worthless piece of ****, tell me I'll never get married or have anyone love me, and they never let me forget what happened i I once burned the floor when I was 7 and they...
    shaunrain shaunrain 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 29

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    A Gesture Of Kindess*~

    Hello, Being a victim of abuse one of the most predominant behaviors I'm striving to break free from is the negative psychological conditioning that has developed within. For years I have been studying diverse philosophies and religions. I would like to share one philosopher...
    wanderlust wanderlust 22-25, F Dec 23, 2012

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    Hello this story will be long

    and quite graphic nothing sexually I currently live at my grandparents bungalow from the age of 11 due to my mother moving abroad.it was after the first few days they would start leaving the bathroom door open and walking around naked up stairs I tried to not look but they...
    1aura 1aura 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 28, 2013

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    My Past

    When I was young, from the age of about 6, my grandfather (on my mum's side) sexually abused me. At the beginning I didn't really know what was going on and I was told that if I spoke out my nan, who I loved dearly would die. I rather naively placed my trust in my grandfather...
    SerendipityUK SerendipityUK 41-45, F 8 Responses Oct 4, 2013

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    Has anyone been molested by their father

    as an adult? I'm having a really hard time dealing with this...
    hjolsh hjolsh 26-30, F 2 Responses May 3

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    The Silence of Incestual Abuse

    couple of months back when i was near the end of my studies and about to graduate, the exam time was drawing nearer and although i knew many people who were beginning to feel the exam pressure, i was practically at the best time of my life.. i had discovered my independence (in a...
    happyhorse happyhorse 22-25 14 Responses Aug 9, 2008

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    Im Alone! :'(

    when i was 2 years old i was sexually abused by both my parents, it went on for ages but then my parents split up i was with my dad who's worse. its nearly everyday i get abused i was only allowed to go school then locked back up in my room. one night he got some of his mates...
    george6556 george6556 13-15, M 4 Responses Jun 30, 2012

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    Where do I start? My dads an alcoholic My

    older brother hates me My mum doesn't even talk to me I was sexually abused by my grandad from the age of 6 to 12/13. I may write more about this but it's something I've never spoken about. I'm not saying I've had the worst childhood but it could've been better. My dads an...
    tltlc tltlc 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    Physically Abused By My Sisters And Parents....

    Um... Im 13 right now.. Ive been abused my whole entire life. Im kinda getting used to it... I have a swollen lips and bruises from hitting my with a stick.. I have lots of scars on my arms and legs and im currently cutting myself... My mom beats me and kicks me out of the house...
    cherry2939 cherry2939 13-15, F Sep 9, 2013

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    Uh I'M Gabe

    where to start.. I've been abandoned by not 1, but 2 different groups of friends. I was first ostrisized in grade school shortly before i moved to the city.. So naturally I was already pretty shy going into a much larger school. There i struggled to make friends and found a group...
    ReclusiveCowboy ReclusiveCowboy 18-21, M 1 Response May 19, 2013

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    Put The Wall Back Up!!

    When I was 12, my mother's brother touched my breasts, reaching into my shirt. I was traumatized and scared, but I didn't tell my mother until years after he died of cancer. He was her brother; in my child's mind, it would be wrong to say such things about her own family. I put...
    IAmReaching IAmReaching 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 25, 2012

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    My uncle sexually abused me

    and tortured me as well as renting me out to men to make money
    ameliaandmore ameliaandmore 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    My own brother. 6 years older

    than me. From the time i was 11 till i was 14. He told me it was all about trusting him. If i felt "comfortable" with him. To this day i have not told a single soul. Who wants to be with a girl who has been sexually abuse thats nasty on top of complicated.
    lilyramirez lilyramirez 16-17, F 4 Responses Dec 8, 2013

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    Sleepless Nights

    Sad, tearful & alone With Broken bones I'm all alone No one to help my off the floor The hurt beating down on me Why does mommy hurt me? Her mood changes like a flip of a coin She calls me her angel, playing with my hair Then she hits me over and over again Fear in heart, sadness...
    noname2071 noname2071 13-15, F 1 Response May 25, 2012

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    Dear Step Dad

    I was only 7 When I first met you I thought that you would be great But then one night I realized You weren't great at all You told me to take a shower Then put on a dress and come down stairs I didn't know what you wanted But I did as you said And when I came down stairs You...
    noname2071 noname2071 13-15, F 6 Responses May 25, 2012

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    I was abused, sexually.

    By my uncle and moms friends husband. Anyway. I told my ex husband that about a month into our relationship. He told me he was raped by a village man when he was small. About 2 years into our marriage.... I often wonder if he was telling the truth. What can be said of someone...
    Outoftheashes87 Outoftheashes87 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 6

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    Heaven 3

    Again tonight she attacked me but this time was worst of all. She came in while I was asleep and picked me up. Immediately I started trying to get away. She took me to a club called waddles penguin company for lesbians. There was a sign on the door that said bring lesbians that...
    Yyyyyyywdcd Yyyyyyywdcd 16-17, F 4 Responses May 15, 2013

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    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...
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    My ex abused me physically, mentally, and sexually. He would grab my arms so hard he left bruises, and there was one day I remember he tried to crush my head into the seat of his...
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    I was young it started when I was 7 n continued till I was 9 years old . then I moved away. I would see my mom for days on end ... I was a little girl and I had to take care of my...
    youngadult14 youngadult14 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    A few months back I posted how I have disowned my family, especially my siblings. They left me alone to take care of our disabled mother (even though they are all much older) and...
    Transluminal2010 Transluminal2010 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 28

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    Well, I do have family -- up until 1993 I had 7 siblings. When they all were told my dad was dying and to come see him. I was not told until after he died that he was sick. All of...
    iamtheworst iamtheworst 56-60, F 3 days ago

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    Never talked about it more then two or three times in my life and yesterday I just said it to my best friend and I saw his reaction then I knew I never told him that I was abused...
    Dengel85 Dengel85 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 26

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    Eveline1062z Eveline1062z 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    Not my immediate family, my extended family! I can't stand my stupid little cousins. Whenever its time for "hugs" and "good byes" no one else doesn't get an awkward stare from not...
    kelseytoby1337 kelseytoby1337 16-17 1 Response Sep 7

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    i was sexually assaulted by my cousin. we recently started getting close as we now are at the same school, i thought it was how family relationships where supposed to be as i am...
    englishfear englishfear 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 10

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    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

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    It happened to me as well and it continued for several years. It was my family member that continuously raped me. I'm very worried that this is happening to other children on daily...
    ikasia ikasia 18-21, F Sep 2

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    I know there are people without one. I grew up without a father, which I know is bad to a degree, but I've always considered myself lucky to just have all those other family...
    xnstxncts xnstxncts 18-21, M 10 hrs ago

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    I have a friend, who I will call Melissa (not her real name) who has more than her share of challenges in life. I have known her most of my life as we attended the same grade...
    ginger1979 ginger1979 41-45, F 1 Response a week ago

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