I Was Abused By My Mother

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 213 People

    Emotional Abuse Can Leave Scars Too

    My mother never hit me, I think she knew I would hit her back. When I was born I had black hair and very blue eyes. Two days later when they were going to let us go home the nurse ran into the room and told my mother that my hair was now red. (it runs in the family) My mum asked...
    RawRedhead RawRedhead
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Jun 18, 2010

    My Mother Verbally, Emotionally, And Pyshically Abused Me

    I'm telling my story to vent and I don't want anyone's pity I just want people to know how strong I have become from a rough past. I tell very very few people this and only if you're a very close or special to me..... The abuse didn't began until I was 6 years old after my...
    PetiteChica PetiteChica
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 18, 2013

    I was abused by my mother.

    .. For so long while growing up while I was younger hit me for what seem for no reason! If I didn't do as she asked quickly as she wanted she'd hit or throw me against something.. Always wondered why... As I got older I start fighting back, started to act out had my first drink...
    shexlove shexlove
    22-25, F
    Jul 7, 2014

    I'm mentioning the whole situation I was into

    in this story. Here is my story. I used to be a happy girl till the age 11, when I got to know my dad was dead. Mum said he got a heart attack. But one day, a cousin sis of mine told be that he was murdered and police didn't found who did it. I was literary angry and depressed...
    Astronggirl212 Astronggirl212
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 30, 2014

    It Was a Bad Start to Life

    The abuse went on for what seemed like my entire life. I can not remember the time when it started but i have heard stories from my father about what she was like towards me when i was 5 yrs old. She use to always tell me that she never wanted me and that she regreted having me...
    kashelliia kashelliia
    2 Responses Jul 29, 2009

    I Can't Remember

    I have two other siblings in my life I'm a twin and we are really close but I had to move out because I couldn't live with my mom the way she treats us isn't right its not the physical abuse really it's the verbal abuse my mom hasn't hit one of us since summer of 2010 she punched...
    Prettyinpink2 Prettyinpink2
    Dec 8, 2011

    Free Ebook - Re: My Abuse Story

    A few days ago, i joined this group and I briefly mentioned that I am an abuse survivor. For those interested in hearing my story and how I recovered, please check out this link...and no, i am not trying to spam everyone for sales, I genuinely believe that my book will inspire...
    emerald68 emerald68
    41-45, F
    Jul 5, 2012

    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 little brother from when he was 1 through 3 years old . my mom would could home in the middle of the night n my little bro...
    youngadult14 youngadult14
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 19, 2014

    My Abuse (just Needed To Type Some Of It Out)

    I feel SO weird right now.... I just wrote something online about the abuse I suffered while living with my mother and stepfather..... I'm kind of shaking, and my typing is bad, and my head feel s a bit weird, and I think my heart rate is up, my thoughts are moving a bit strange...
    aodake aodake
    18-21, F
    10 Responses Jun 17, 2010

    My mom had it all, a mansion,

    4 wonderful kids, but unfortunately she had two things against her, her terrible anger and lack of control, (she was abused as a child) and my father who cheated on her every chance he could get. My siblings were abused and they all ran away before I turned 8 years old. My mom...
    AuzzyJess AuzzyJess
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Feb 15, 2014

    "If i can make it through this,

    i can promise you i will fight back,my silence,my innocence and my motives"is what crossed my mind often as a child when i endured the violence,the police and hell.nothing but horror and fear.not knowing if i was going to be beaten,touched or starved.ive tried to forget but it...
    eseme1elizabeth eseme1elizabeth
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Jan 5, 2016


    I have suffered with anxiety and bouts of depression for years. I am 32. Most of my relationships have been destructive. My boyfriend dumped me on Saturday but encouraged me to get help. I went and I spoke to a councillor on Tuesday afternoon. I did not expect to come out with...
    maryx11 maryx11
    Jun 27, 2012

    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 sister. When I started kindergarten that's when the abuse started to get worse. When I woke up late she would pour cold water on me and throw me...
    mymindhurts mymindhurts
    22-25, F
    Sep 4, 2014

    Making Our Own Family Connections

    I grew up thinking that I wasn't good enough or worthy of a good family or true friends. I was alone, lonely, and self hatred had gotten to me. I need to be nurtured, cared for and listen too. I just never wanted to be accepting of that when I was young and in to my later teen...
    Hugsdirector Hugsdirector
    36-40, F
    Nov 4, 2013

    Bloody Knees

    mommy loves me. she does she told me.come home from school mommy has a beer in her hand and it seems not to leave that hand til the next morning.mommy is nice but then turns evil.shes Dr.Jekyll and Mr.Hyde.We never knew if she was going to be sweet or turn around and become a...
    Rapscallion Rapscallion
    18-21, F
    12 Responses Dec 30, 2009

    My Girlfriend'S Story.

    So this story is not about me. It is about my girlfriend. I'm not quite sure about when this has started, but for quite some time, my girlfriend's mother has been verbally, emotionally, and sometimes physically abusing her. Her mom calls her greedy, worthless, a mistake, and...
    zombieshredder11 zombieshredder11
    18-21, M
    1 Response Feb 20, 2013

    Only Verbal Abuse.

    I was adopted from Russia at 4 and my mother has always loved her biological son (who is younger) more than me... Like, by a lot. She used to scream at me, threaten me, call me names, tell me how much I suck, ask me why I can't be perfect more or less..... I was so afraid of her...
    yoursitesuckssorry yoursitesuckssorry
    22-25, M
    Jun 9, 2013

    The Only Child Abused...

    I'm Asian. In my culture, abuse is not wrong. I was the second youngest out of 5 kids and the only child that got abused. My other siblings would get a whip here and there, but I got beat and brutalized till the day I got married @ age 17. Wait...there was an incident when I left...
    Aznbooger Aznbooger
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Aug 23, 2011

    My Own Mommy Dearest Story.

    This is the first time I am actually writing about the abusive mother I had.   If ever you have watched 'Mommy Dearest', then you have caught a glimpse of what we endured.  My parents had four children.  My sister was the second born and I was the third child.  My sister was...
    lightofchrist111 lightofchrist111
    Jun 28, 2011

    She Said I Was A Mistake.

    For years, I have been abused by my mother. I never realized it was abnormal. I thought it was my fault. She always said if it wasn't for me she wouldn't be unhappy. If it wasn't for me she could escape from my father, her cheating husband. I have 2 other sisters but I guess...
    misspoke misspoke
    3 Responses Apr 5, 2013

    It;s Too Complicated...

    She's been dead ten years...I am past 60...but her legacy of hate haunts me daily. It is so complicated, her web of deceit and lies, that it defies telling. She kidnapped my children, took them to another state, lied to the courts and the rest of the family, and adopted them out...
    SweetVioletRose SweetVioletRose
    61-65, F
    2 Responses Nov 3, 2009

    Cant Help How Hard I Got With Mum

    i have been sexually active to one degree or another with my mum for as long as i can remember! when she has that look in her eye, i just know! i have known its wrong since i was maybe 13 or so, (im now 29) but even now, when she has that look, i become really aroused! harder...
    polieos81 polieos81
    26-30, M
    1 Response May 13, 2011


     When I was born, my grandmother purchased, from the gift cart (this was before gift shops were commonplace in hospitals) a small, floppy, soft, golden furred, sawdust-filled puppy.My mother, who was only 17 and unmarried when she gave birth to me, soon left me to be raised...
    EffectsHer EffectsHer
    26-30, F
    15 Responses Feb 1, 2010

    It just stuns me that the person

    who birth you, who gave you life, who was the one person to have your back and love you unconditionally is the person I fear most. She said it was our special kind of love and that this is love and I believed her. It makes me sick to think that's who I came from that's my mother...
    MyDarkPassenger5 MyDarkPassenger5
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Feb 3, 2014

    Just Wanted To Write About It

    I was abused by my mom for 11 years. Three years ago, i moved in with a new family and they are really awesome. I had a twin bro that i was so close to. Now, hes gone back to live with our mom. She abused us both, but me more than my brother. She beat me and did other horrible...
    Kegancrook17 Kegancrook17
    18-21, M
    Sep 13, 2012

    Gradual Unravelling Of The Truth.

    I had the fantasy of a normal childhood. I wouldn't go so far as to say happy, I never fit in at school, had trouble socially, felt different, like other kids didn't like me. I had a very high IQ and was an early reader, academically gifted, however I never topped the year at...
    Handed Handed
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jul 17, 2012


    my mom used to slap, hit and spank me. one time she over did it and promised to never do it again. she didnt keep her promise. it effected my self esteem and caused me to lie many times. at 21 i am just now eknowleging (i know i spelt it wrong but **** it) and starting to...
    danzz danzz
    18-21, M
    Jul 17, 2012

    The Pain Of Being Abused

    I was abused for 11 years. Sometimes, i just got used to it. Other times, i was totally surprised by the things my mother accused me of. Of course, i would get beaten after every accusation. I was taken from my biological parents when i was 2. I moved through the foster care...
    Kegancrook17 Kegancrook17
    18-21, M
    Sep 13, 2012

    I Didn't Know I Was Abused By Someone I Loved The Most.

    The person who I loved more than anybody in my life was my mother (until my own child was born). What I went through as a child never appeared to me as something abnormal. Only 6 years after her death I started realizing how severely I was abused (verbally and emotionally) by my...
    zamyslova zamyslova
    4 Responses Dec 5, 2011

    My Mother Beat Me

    My mom sadly died yesterday of a sudden heart atack. she was only 69. for the passed 16 years she stayed in a privet nursing home. my mother beat myslef and my twin sister . she had a temper from h e l l. plus she had mental illnessmy sister always throws that mom was mentally...
    lunnas lunnas
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Mar 24, 2011

    Under Attack

    Slap in the face Thrown against the wall Beaten senseless Did it help you at all? Did it help with your pain Did it make him come back Did you ever wonder how it felt To always be under attack? So I just sit in my room And I look at the ceiling Afraid to tell anyone what I'm...
    noname2071 noname2071
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 25, 2012

    I Am Very Scared.

    Okay. One night after a competition (where i lost everything, not on purpose) when i got back my mum started askibg ne these questions like why did u loose. I didnt know what to tell her. Anything would have made her angry. Anyway i answered one of her questions abd that time she...
    planetsad planetsad
    2 Responses Sep 18, 2012

    Chronicles Of J-town

    I crawled into a basement window; I was 15 short and skinny, small enough to fit through the old rotting window of the crumbling limestone basement. I ran up the three flights of steps to my room, grabbed my biggest duffle and stuffed it with as much as I could. I was “breaking...
    shaunnbrooke shaunnbrooke
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Feb 29, 2012
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