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I Was Abused By My Mother

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    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 18-21 2 Responses Jul 29, 2009

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    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 13-15 Dec 8, 2011

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    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 22-25 3 Responses Apr 5, 2013

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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 46-50 4 Responses Dec 5, 2011

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    Puppy

     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

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    A Psychotic, A Tyrant, And A Bully All Rolled Into One

    This is VERY lengthy, so please bear with me here. My Mother, simply put, is the meanest, angriest, most unpleasant person I know. She is a psychotic, a tyrant, and a bully all rolled into one. My parents split up when I was around 5-6 years old. I'm not exactly sure of the year...
    wishiwasabrady wishiwasabrady 41-45, M Jul 6, 2013

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    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

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    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 3 Responses Nov 3, 2009

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    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 11 Responses Jun 17, 2010

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    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 6 Responses Jun 18, 2010

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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 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 18-21, F Sep 4

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    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 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    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

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    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 5 Responses Aug 23, 2011

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    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 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 3

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    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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    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 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    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

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    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 13-15 2 Responses Sep 18, 2012

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    ?

    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

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    I was emotionally abused by my mother all of my

    life. The abuse started as i was 9 and continued till last year. As i lived with my parents in my mother country i was hurt every day with insults. Back then i didnt even know it was abuse. First as i grew up and started to realize what happened to me, i knew it was emotional...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    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 16-17, M Sep 13, 2012

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    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 13-15, F 1 Response May 25, 2012

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    When I was a little boy my mother took all her

    problems out on me. She blamed me for her "stress" and when other things were going bad she'd find something to get mad at me about. She yelled at me and heaped verbal abuse on me and made me cry. She would only occasionally hit me. Mostly slaps and shoves, a few times she...
    TheCount1211 TheCount1211 22-25, M 4 Responses Apr 19

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    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 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 18, 2013

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    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 46-50 1 Response Jun 28, 2011

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    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

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    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

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    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 Jul 17, 2012

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    Baggage

    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 31-35 Jun 27, 2012

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    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

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    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 16-17, M Sep 13, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    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...
    tltlc tltlc 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    Jason: he said he loved me, he proposed to me, he hurt my family to the point of them hating me ,he hurt me he punched me in my stomach knowing I was carrying our baby, I lost the...
    cupidzgift cupidzgift 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 30

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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...
    shaunrain shaunrain 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 29

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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 1 Response Aug 26

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    My mother has always been a vile and vicous woman. She lives to make everyones life a living hell. When I was a kid my parents would always fight. When I was 9 years old my...
    nexus321 nexus321 22-25, M Aug 27

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    Missing My Mother There was one point in my life when I did not get along with my mother. Most of it was because I was very angry at her for not being there for me. I didn’t...
    Bokohoyo2 Bokohoyo2 51-55, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have no childhood memories my natural mother. I was shipped off to NY when I was infant to love with my aunt and uncle. They are the only parents I know. I met my real mother...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    I can't believe I'm doing this but I need to get this out of my system. I cannot remember my age I think I was around the age of 10 but I remember everything so distinctively. It...
    Isabellacass Isabellacass 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    I have very few happy memories of my childhood. Firstly, because of the toxicity of my home situation, I wasn't a very pleasant child. I bullied someone and was generally rude...
    33dulling 33dulling 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    (When I tell my life stories, I will try to do so detached; so that no emotional biases will direct my writing. I do this so I can help others who might be reading this. And I...
    rainbowcity rainbowcity 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 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 Sep 11

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    When i was a very little girl, between 2 - 5 i think. My daddy left us. Us being me, my brother, and my mom. She worked very hard to take care of us. Therefore I never had a lot of...
    CleverSiri CleverSiri 13-15, F 6 Responses Sep 12

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    I came across the term NM a few months ago, and now I can't deny it...my mother fits it perfectly, down to the general causes of it. My mother was severely abused by a...
    UnicornSpirit UnicornSpirit 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 28

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    On Sexual Abuse I will go, with the reason I am composing this letter, this is I'm sending this missive, because my daughter who is 8, was sexually assaulted, By my 22 year old...
    IrmaH IrmaH 36-40 Aug 21

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    On Sexual Abuse I will go, with the reason I am composing this letter, this is I'm sending this missive, because my daughter who is 8, was sexually assaulted, By my 22 year old...
    IrmaH IrmaH 36-40 2 Responses Aug 21

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    Welp.. Here goes nothing At the time I was only in the 4th grade.. My mothers brothers and sisters only had boys.. So I was pretty much the only girl (at the time) me and my 2...
    ThebeautBird ThebeautBird 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 12

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