I Was Abused By My Stepfather

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    My Childhood Was Ruined

    By my stepfather  I have a brother who is ten years younger than me. I am twenty one now. Technically, he is my half-brother. Alcoholism claimed my mother’s first marriage and she married an Iranian *** that made my life a living hell from when I...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Dec 4, 2009

    I Cried Today, Something I've Avoided Doing For A Long Time...

    Hi, my name is Julian, and I guess I should start off saying that I'm new here, I'm 15, and I just need a place to vent right now. Today I broke down in my room. I haven't cried in 9 years..but it finally set me off. My father left my mother broken-hearted with his many...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Sep 4, 2011


    every day i had bruises from my stepdad, all my friends would ask how i got them i said sports, but it was never the truth. he is one of the normal stepdads that get drunk, kick things over, pushing, punching and kicking, but that was never the worst. what hurt me the worst was...
    maddiedaum maddiedaum
    1 Response Oct 20, 2011

    He's Gone - I'm Glad

    He was a control freak.  He was like good-cop-bad-cop all rolled up into one; he made me feel stupid and thick a lot of the time, then he would tell me I was so much better than my mom.  He would tell me I was fat to the point that I would starve myself for...
    terram terram
    36-40, F
    7 Responses Sep 19, 2007

    Two People Were To Blame Here

    it only started happening when she disappeared and had a affair,i was the only one of four that wasnt hes so i got the full brunt of it.he never fed me so had to beg neighbours for dinner,he punched me like i was a grown man in the face and constantly mentally and physically...
    katielouise12 katielouise12
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Jan 17, 2010


    That was what we called him, that was who he was. He was the first stable man in our lives. Mommy married him, and I thought he'd change her. Two years later, angry with Mommy about always hurting us, he divorced her. I lost the one adult in my life that treated me well, I...
    xXxAnonymousxWriterxXx xXxAnonymousxWriterxXx
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jun 27, 2011

    This started at the age of 8.

    He came into my room explaining how much he loved me and my mom. How we were his family. He kissed me on the lips and shoved his tongue into my mouth. I tried to get away but he held my arms with a firm grip. This was my very first abuse experience which continued on till the...
    capricemf capricemf
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 12, 2014

    How Does a Person Lose Years?

    A little back-ground: When I was 5 yrs old, my mother remarried to a man with 2 daughters and 1 son. I had a brother, sister and half brother. Total of 7 kids - kind of like a twisted "Brady Bunch". My father died when I was an infant and mom had married another abusive...
    AlisaK AlisaK
    46-50, F
    7 Responses Jan 12, 2008


    he was married to my mom since i was 4 till i was 14 or so...he hated me from the start. till this day i dont know why. when i was 8 i think, he molested me..the thought of it today still makes my skin crawl..it happened a couple of times. i lived my life feeling like i was less...
    novaj novaj
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Dec 13, 2009

    They Think I'm a Liar.

    The years I spent with my mom and my stepdad were so terrible. He hit me, kicked me, threw me against walls and pushed me over, pulled my hair, twisted my arm and often carried me by one arm whenever I refused to move. It was torture. The summer I was 6, when I was visiting my...
    possibly possibly
    18-21, F
    9 Responses Jan 3, 2008


    My mother married my stepfather when I was six. We never really clicked. Never new my real father (bad man I guess. My other inner demons that I battle every day). He would physically push me around and hit abuse. Thought this was normal.Later i figured out that no this is not...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Apr 30, 2011

    She Knows But She Wants Him Back?????

    My step-dad inappropriately touched and spoke to me since I was 11 up until I my summer semester at Unf last year.He is a very manipulative man and last June he'd been drinking a lot and would become very aggressive towards me in a sexually manner on more than one occasion. I...
    BabieDoll BabieDoll
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Apr 4, 2010

    My mother divorced when I was approximately

    four years old. I'm told he didn't want to immigrate to America and didn't want anything to do with me. He probably later realized that he made a huge mistake, he came to America and tried to win my mom back, but it was already too late. She tends to not waver once she has her...
    ElectrikDino ElectrikDino
    18-21, M
    1 Response Dec 26, 2013

    He Did It In An Indirect Way

    My stepfather never succeeded in having intercourse with me, but instead he touched me all over the body, and especially my breasts was he very focused and interested in. It took place from I was 9-12 on/off - and he had told me that it was important that a grown up person on...
    tweetytw tweetytw
    36-40, F
    6 Responses Jan 24, 2010

    Broke Down Today.

    I broke down today in my garage (man cave). WTF?Thank god no one was home. Cried in bed continued at 3:00 this afternoon.Have not broke in at least 6 months. Feel embarrassed with myself.SOB got me good.
    deleted deleted
    Jul 5, 2011

    Angry, Again

    I should not be but this forum is easy to vent on.Feeling very pissed and alone again. I have a great woman upstairs sleeping alone without me again. I cannot and will not trouble her anymore with my demons. She has no experience on this.I hoped that this site would relate to me...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response May 8, 2011

    Still Killing Me But Not Much Longer.

    he used to beat me, kick me, lock me in this tiny closet cause he know I was clustraphobic an scared of the dark, he would always humiliate me infront his real kids for example an always call me names like stupid, retard, dumb boy, an studder. His gf would molest me an make me do...
    AquilaAqua AquilaAqua
    16-17, M
    3 Responses May 26, 2013

    Ruined My Life

    When I was 7 years old,my mom decided to get married to a man after my parents divorced.I was shocked because I never thought my dad and my mom had problems.So,when she married my stepdad,I was upset because I missed my real dad.But little did I know that it would be a horror...
    AutumnSkye16 AutumnSkye16
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Jun 23, 2012

    The Short Version.

    My stepfather beat me.  And my mother.  I was kicked, and punched, beaten with sticks, belts, anything within reaching distance.  The pain always ended with something like "Do you think you're better than me now?"   What a cliche. ...
    natlynn natlynn
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jun 25, 2007

    40 Plus Years Ago

    I wanted a normal family. Children usually don't realize how dysfunctional relationships are until they are grown. They just tread water, trying to stay alive. If they are lucky, they will learn that their family "unit" was wrong and find ways to change learned behavior so as not...
    Jan 30, 2013

    Is It Abuse? Or Is It Discipline?

    I finally told someone about this and now it feels good to let it out, now I'm willing to share it with you. My mother and my stepfather met about 5years ago, At first he was such a great guy, he would play with me and we were cool, then my little brother came along which was a...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Sep 22, 2013

    When I was about 3 years old my stepfather came

    In to my room and sat on the bed and just looking at this want on for awhile and then he put his hand on my **** and started playing with It.
    bigcock1966 bigcock1966
    Apr 18, 2014

    So... About 3 years ago.

    I was 13 I was doing chores. Cleaning the windows. I knew he was out side and I just wanted to shut the door on him. But I didn't have a reason to get courage and do that. Until I saw him flirting with the neighbor. Young girl. 20's very pretty. Great shape. And he was checking...
    fricklefrackle fricklefrackle
    18-21, F
    7 Responses Apr 28, 2014

    I Didn't Know.

    When I was young, my mum and dad argued A LOT. So when my mum met someone new (when I was 3) I didn't know what it was like to have a dad. When I was 4 he began to call me cruel words, but I didn't know it was wrong, so I never told anyone (Not even mum), then when I was 5, my...
    JustAYoungGirl JustAYoungGirl
    3 Responses Dec 24, 2012

    He Hit Me

    I can feel the flashback coming... first it is his voice, shouting, calling my mother a *****. I feel the rage surging up in my mentally wrecked and wounded mind, retorting that my mother is not a *****, before I turn and flee into my room slamming my door. It opens, and I see...
    Hidden Hidden
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jul 23, 2007

    The Abuse I Went Through

    I was abused by a step-father from the age of seven to eleven. I was told everyday that if I told anyone that I would be killed. For five years I dealt with the physical abuse, mental torture and abuse. He would beat me and laugh at me. He found out I was afraid of mice and he...
    Brokenlikeaturtleshell Brokenlikeaturtleshell
    36-40, F
    Sep 22, 2012

    I Think I'll Be Okay. :)

    I knew I had to respect him. That was a whole lot easier said than done. My stepfather was a man of many different moods. When my mother began to date him, my older brother and I were immediately sketchy of him because it had a drinking problem. But the thing about him was, when...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Sep 5, 2011

    Flower Children

    Wow.  More often than not, it's the step father isn't it?  My step father was into beating, but not nearly as bad as the stepfather of natlynn.  Iwas beaten black and blue once, and knocked out once, the rest were just  welts and such.  There was always a...
    puck61 puck61
    51-55, M
    10 Responses Jun 28, 2007

    Only Verbal

    He was just plain ole' mean.  I was stupid....would never amount to anything...blad blada My favorite story on him though is the one and only time I actually stood up to him.  He called me a little son of a *****....and I  said no...I'm the daughter of one...
    Lexus Lexus
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Nov 27, 2007

    Kept Quiet And Swept Under The Rug

    my name is ben. im 21 and now have two of my own children. as a child my dad left when i was one year old and my mum met a new man and married him when i was very young. he used to hit me around like a rag doll. he bust my nose open. played mind games, bullied me. practically...
    benoseman benoseman
    2 Responses Sep 7, 2012


    I was eight years old when my mother married him. My real father wasn't around. He had wanted my mother to abort me, but obviously, she didn't. They split up when she was pregnant of course. I was liking the idea that I would have a daddy around, until, it became something else...
    broken75 broken75
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Dec 27, 2011

    How Is This Ok?

    I have had a rough go at life from the beginning. My bio dad killed himself before i even turned two years old. For a while my mom was the sweetest person. When I was molested by my stepgrandfather at 5 years old, she did what any mother should do, protect me. When I was once...
    wolflover94 wolflover94
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 25, 2011

    Visits :'(

    i use to go down to c my real mother..n she was married to this one guy who is my step dad...wen my mom wasnt around hed swear and hit me..he threw me dpwn the stairs one day and i ran way ever since..every time a guy raises there hand i flinch,,n it has nvr changed :'(
    mac22lover mac22lover
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 13, 2011

    Two-faced Bastard

    My mother ended her first marriage to my father when I was 7 years of age, just prior to the birth of my sister. He was his whole life a sickly man and he had a great deal of medical debt. Prior to their divorce my mother began an affair with the man who became my step-father...
    bcarr424 bcarr424
    36-40, M
    Jun 20, 2013

    My Story

    I was molested by my step father at 7 then again at 10 to 12. He didnt have intercourse with me but.....made me do things to him. I had to "go down on him" he licked me all over and even kissed me. He almost had intercourse but he only got his head in. My family didnt believe me...
    vianca92 vianca92
    4 Responses Oct 3, 2010


    My former "step-father" plead guilty to sexually abusing me and has registered as a sex offender. I am so glad that I told.
    CowgirlBebop CowgirlBebop
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 3, 2012

    My Step-dad Abused Me Too

    hello everyone...i can relate i too was abused by my step-dad....this man came into me and mothers life when i was 3...and for whatever reason this man just never liked me nor his family...when my mom would be around they all "loved"...but soon as she would turn her back...my...
    happygirl33 happygirl33
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Feb 23, 2011

    Mom Helped Him

    I was born during my mother's junior year of university. She was on the fast track to law school and I got in her way. She left me to be raised by my grandma until I was 5. By then she had moved away,finished law school,and married my stepfather who I had never met before. THEY...
    MCNickyFresh MCNickyFresh
    26-30, M
    1 Response Mar 1, 2013

    My mom when I was younger cheated on my father

    as a result a Affair was started. He was really nice at first but, then I was told something really disturbing. He said he wanted to beat me to a bloody pulp. I was 10. When I was 11 he used to yell at me until I was covered in his spit and bawling in a corner. Then when he was...
    tiffanyloulou tiffanyloulou
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 28, 2014

    Finally Realising The Effect Physical And Mental Abuse Had On Me

    As a child i was physically and mentally abused daily (when living at there house ) , i was a petrified child this killed my soul before i had the chance to know it. I have spent much of my life self loathing, scared, anxious, angry lost... recently i have been noticing my...
    armsaroundusall armsaroundusall
    36-40, F
    Mar 21, 2013


    When i was 8 years old. my stepfather used to hit me with a ping-pong paddle and would hit me over and over and over until i was crying and so sore i couldn't even move my legs or feet. This went on until i was 10 years old and then my mom said that it was time to stop and so he...
    wolfgirl wolfgirl
    16-17, F
    4 Responses Jun 23, 2007

    Never Forgive Or Forget!

    I will never forgive this man my mother married! Sure things were great when him and his two kids didn't live with us! I t was only me and my mom 0-6yrs old. We slept together every night and it was just the two of us until she decided to get married with the hidden monster. Once...
    Silence01 Silence01
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Mar 4, 2012

    It started when I was 9.

    This is the 7th time I've tried to type this out, and it's not getting any easier. Therapists, family, friends, boyfriend, each tell you it get's easier, but that's not true, is it? It's always there in the back of your mind. The sound of their grunts, the feel of his breath...
    khall95 khall95
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Jan 26, 2014

    I Know It'S True

    I don't remember most of the abuse by him but I know it happened. He moved in when I was 4/5 and left when I was 9. My dad had vanished not long before my 4th birthday and I missed him, so it was nice having a 'dad' around. I chose to call him dad, he said "you can call me what...
    cheers26 cheers26
    26-30, F
    Jan 27, 2013

    Well Here Goes....

    So from about 6 months after my mother married my stepfather, he began to put his hands on me. I was ten when they were married, a happy kid growing up surrounded by family in Jersey, and then in an instant, I have a new father and he is moving us to Germany (he was a...
    GoldenGirl30 GoldenGirl30
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Jan 6, 2008

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