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I Was Abused By Parent

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    Being Abused

    Well when I was about 2 years old I was taken away by my mother. She lied on my father and said he "raped" me. But he didn't. I was so young the courts wouldn't let me defend him. The courts never legally gave me to her. So to make a very long story short she did parental kidnap...
    poeticsong poeticsong 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 21, 2013

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    What Is The Definition Of Abuse?

    Dictionary definition: Verb -- Use (something) to bad effect or for a bad purpose; misuse. Noun -- The improper use of something. I was not mistreated or misused. I was not made to do things that are not acceptable in today's society. So why do I still believe that I was "abused...
    SeekingAmanda SeekingAmanda 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 29, 2013

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    Does The Pain Ever End?

    My story is a very long, a lifetime of pain, mostly I believed and sometimes believe I deserve. I guess I can start in the beginning of it all. My grandmother (my mother's mom) was a heroin addict throughout most of her life she has been sober now for 3 years and holding strong...
    pizzacores pizzacores 22-25 1 Response Aug 10, 2012

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    Selfish Is Not Always Bad

    All I have ever wanted is to be a good person and have a good life. I never wanted to be rich or famous, I just wanted to live a normal life in which I could achieve by educating myself and working hard. I`m not sure where it went wrong. See my culture have a different veiw of...
    FallenSoul FallenSoul 18-21, F 8 Responses Dec 6, 2008

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    This May Make U Laugh....

    my dad was a real ******* so i was emotionaly and verbal abused thats not what is funny.  what will make you laugh is i had to look twice at the title of this group....i thought it said i was abused by a parot.
    unclesmokeyslongbong unclesmokeyslongbong 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 4, 2011

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    Why ?

    i was abused by my parents, they would call me worthless *****. they would hit me, and call me names. i would go to school and and have to hide my hurt.  i lost my self estemm, but i grew stronger, i can handle things that sould tear me down and no i'm not going to lie and...
    MissingHimAways MissingHimAways 16-17, F 4 Responses Feb 6, 2009

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    Ok... Here I Go

    I was born... and have remained unknown since then. (or at least have tried). Before i go on... i need to let you you know that my father was born in 1922, a different time and era. My parents age difference was of 17 years, my "dad" liked em young, apparently. Before I was born...
    LIONAH LIONAH 46-50 2 Responses Sep 8, 2012

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    He Took It Away

      He Took it Away A innocent young girl Forced to grow up too fast Never talked to a stranger Always did what she was told Her pride ripped away Thought she could trust him After all, he was her Adoptive Dad "You can never tell anyone" he would say "...
    Livinginpeace Livinginpeace 41-45, F 8 Responses Jun 8, 2008

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    My Father

    i lived in finland and it snows of course in finland but anyways my father would give me a black eye and a kidney puch and lock me out in the snow if i made noise at all that he or my mother could hear he would come out and beat me with a very large stick and if i did it agian...
    IsmoAkkete IsmoAkkete 26-30 1 Response Jul 16, 2012

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    What Was Done...

    I've never had a parent i can trust. as sad as that sounds, it's true. My biological father abused me physically, verbally, and sexually. He also wouldn't feed me for a week or two and would threaten me.  I finally got out of that situation at age 14, but sadly, it didn't go...
    rena0is0awesome rena0is0awesome 16-17 2 Responses Nov 13, 2008

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    I Pray That I Don't Wake Up

    I can't think of a time when I was honestly happy.My Mother and Father met when they were seventeen.My Mother was on birth control when she learned my Father was going away to college she stopped taking it and then I was born.They got married when they were eighteen.It was a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Sep 30, 2008

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    My Dad Used To......

     my dad used to hit me and my brother every time we misbehave.It wasn't like he would take his belt and hit us once, he would beat us repeatedly dozens of times till we are bleeding and bruised all over our bodies. What hurts me the most is that we were toddlers, my mom was...
    andreinac13 andreinac13 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 4, 2008

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    Hidden

    My story is hidden within the walls of my mind. I am numb and barely know what love is anymore because of my dad. I would always Come home to a fist and hide the bruises on my body from him. I was physically and sexually abused by my dad when I was a teen. If I did not do what...
    Cutie2013 Cutie2013 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 5, 2013

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    Abuse Has Runeth Amuk

    I cannot even remember a moment that I didn't have a bruise or a swollen lip, even a painful bump on my head. I was a small child and it didn't take much to fling me acrossed a room into a coffee table. Or lift me up several feet in the air by my ears and bang my head...
    gerrynchappster gerrynchappster 36-40 5 Responses Jun 26, 2009

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    Parent...more Like Parentsss

    My mother: Physically and emotionally.(when I was younger she was on drugs...and she would pull my hair and bang my face into the closet doors or into the wall, she would throw thing at me like keys or the remote, she used to call me name and tell me she wished she never had me...
    Cadet1995 Cadet1995 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 25, 2011

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    As a child it's because I disobeyed

    and tried to act all high and mighty. I've got hit and slapped across the face and whipped by a wooden stick it's nothing serious honestly. The reason they stopped is because I never cried or even put up a fight I just laughed. And that stopped for a while...now it's just...
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F 5 Responses Oct 10

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    A Scary Experiance...

      I never told anyone this, nor did my mother as me to ever tell anyone. But i feel i can say and talk about it here on EP.   It all started back when i was very little, about 5 or 6 years old. I had mad my father mad, tho i don't remember why, and he had anger...
    mylife101 mylife101 16-17, F 8 Responses Dec 20, 2009

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    Birth Mom, Dad And Stepdad

    i was sexually abused by both my birth parents, physically and psychologically abused by all three. Constantly called stupid... worthless... told my smile didn't look right... told dad would take his lighter and burn me... told i would be knocked into the middle of next week...
    astounded1088 astounded1088 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 6, 2012

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    My Father

    it was only him that ever took his anger out on me. physically, mentally, and emotionally. but i am stronger because of it
    LittleFerrett LittleFerrett 22-25, F 8 Responses Feb 15, 2010

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    My Story Part 1: Roslyn

    Roslyn was my first step-mother.  I have one older sister; she is my only full-blooded sister.  She got my dad's personality and resembles him more than I do.  My dad and Roslyn despised my mother for a very long time.  My dad despised mom because she was...
    ImoenTiponi ImoenTiponi 22-25 13 Responses Jun 23, 2009

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    Mommy Dearest...

    She took my self esteem away. She beat me with wooden spoons, belts, her fist, open hand... sometimes she made me get naked when she beat me, other times I didn't even see it coming. She told me she never wanted to have me. My father forced her to have me, she said. I ...
    stillfused stillfused 22-25, F 6 Responses Dec 25, 2008

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    30 Something Years Later and I Still Don't Know How to Cope.

    I have lived a life of abuse, I finally broke free, or so I thought.  My parents, grandparents aunts and uncles were all abusers of their children.  But would insist they raised their own better then the other. LOL-twisted as hell.  Myself, siblings and...
    trandro trandro 31-35 4 Responses Oct 25, 2008

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    What They Stole From Me

              This is going to be a poem for now. I will be finish my experience story shortly. A small background on the poem is that I lived with my Mom when my parents split. My father had visits when he bothered to show up. They started talking child support in court so...
    Itnevergoesaway Itnevergoesaway 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 26, 2011

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    Thank You

    I just wanted to thank the people who responded to my story and we concerned about my well-being. I survived Thanksgiving and thankfully my parents aren't going to have Christmas. . .a holiday I don't celebrate because I'm not Christian. . . because my sister is getting...
    UUPagan3 UUPagan3 31-35, F Nov 30, 2008

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    Never Leaves Me

    My mother abused me. Almost every day. It was mostly verbal and what's weird for me is I've been out of denial for a long time but when my minister asked me if there was any physical I told him no but there was some. Not enough to leave bruises or blood. . . she was too...
    UUPagan3 UUPagan3 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 25, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    I was sexually and physically abused by my dad from as far as I can remember until I was 12. Then I was physically and mentally abused by my step father until I was 17. My mom...
    sada9999 sada9999 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 13

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    My mother abused me all my life...verbally , mentally and physically. The abuse was there since I can remember. She constantly beat me and called me names , told me I was stupid...
    ToTiJeZivot ToTiJeZivot 36-40, F 6 Responses Nov 16

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    I was and still am :L someday everything will be ok <3
    xkittyxxx xkittyxxx 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 19

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    My earliest memory was when I was three. My father locked me in a closet because he was drunk. I was scared and in there for a long time. Still to this day I don't know how long I...
    StormianaGraymane14 StormianaGraymane14 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 1

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    I don't understand how an abuser does not feel any shame or guilt that compels him to do the right thing. The day before he left me, after I was emotionally beaten down and at my...
    LiveKindly LiveKindly 26-30, F Nov 15

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    When my husband found out he told me he wouldn't have married me if he had known I was "defective."
    musicchick30 musicchick30 36-40, F 10 Responses Nov 10

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    As of Monday night I am no longer with my abuser. Even though I don't have to experience the continued abuse, I feel incredibly empty and depressed. I feel like I should be happy...
    LiveKindly LiveKindly 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 13

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    14 years ! Took me three years and more than 20K to divorce him , but it was the best thing I ever did .
    ToTiJeZivot ToTiJeZivot 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 17

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    Although the abuse ended nearly four years ago and I haven't seen him since, I still have emotional and physical scars. I'm still afraid of men. I don't even want a relationship, I...
    sheghost sheghost 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    I am no longer with my abuser, but I feel like he is still controlling and hurting me. I can't stop thinking about him. He left me after stonewalling me. The day before he started...
    LiveKindly LiveKindly 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 17

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    I was adopted when I was about 2 years old. I was born in Bolivia, and my adoptive parents are from the United States. I don't look like them, but I also don't know anything about...
    MarissaRose26 MarissaRose26 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 2

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    15th post. My panic attack yesterday left me emotionally and physically drained. The way I'm feeling today, there is no way in the world I am going to beat this fight. I would much...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    My mom abused me when I was little. I'm half black and she's white, so she'd call me "n*****!", she'd beat me with the belt, metal yardsticks and wooden sticks, lock me in the...
    shaargeednaah shaargeednaah 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Okay, I don't really know if this counts as emotional abuse or not but I want to let things out in a healthier way. My mother has 2 modes. Nice or mean. Nowadays, she's normally...
    Dove06 Dove06 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

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    It is an awful thing to see on the outside a child that has been abused. The problem is that there are so many varying degrees of abuse and dysfunctional families especially from...
    teekitten teekitten 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 19

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    When I was 5 years old I was molested by my cuzin he was 2 years older then me. Him and his family had no where to live so my parents let them stay with us I slept in the same room...
    angymagallanes648 angymagallanes648 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 17

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    Adoption and Holiday Dread By John Veit Arcata, CA As Turkey Day approaches the words of cinema pugilist Rocky Balboa ring in my head. “To you, it’s Thanksgiving; to me, it...
    JohnV25 JohnV25 41-45, M 4 days ago

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    I think I was an abused child. Growing up (4-8) my mom would get angry over the littlest things like me forgetting to put my shoes in the closet or missing the garbage when I put...
    salemwinters salemwinters 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 16

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    when i was really little my dad used to sexually abuse me... he used to make me do things... i told my mom and she didn't believe me... my parents broke up when i was 7 and my mom...
    emmaline7904 emmaline7904 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    when birth parents got a divorce 3 of us went into foster care , when we went in our 1st foster home, we all abused everyday. it went on for 3 yrs.
    moedogger51 moedogger51 46-50, M Nov 19

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    I know that this will sound crazy to some people, but I'm grateful that my parents loved me enough to spank me (and my siblings feel the same way) whenever I did wrong. It helped...
    BLACKTIGER75 BLACKTIGER75 36-40, M 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Tell our kids no! Way more needs to be done then that. We are becoming a society that is raising a bunch of criminals. Every bad behaviour that a child has these days can be...
    kidRosie kidRosie 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 6

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    My step mom emotionally abuses me. I'm not sure if she understands how much it hurts, but she does it consistently. I am the bad child in my family, I have accepted that I guess...
    LittlemsA LittlemsA 13-15, F 6 Responses Nov 3