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I Was Abused By Parent

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I was mentally abused, not physically. My life is controlled and thanks to that problem, I can't fit in with society. I try to do "normal things" but I can't do it because I get...
    BlackBloodDemon BlackBloodDemon 13-15, M Oct 1

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    Ok so it's taken me a very long time to realise and stop defending him. I still love him, I still want to be with him and I know everything he did to me but it's starting to sink...
    Kerry1304 Kerry1304 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 14

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    Emotionally and psychologically by my mother. She enjoys hurting me. Still goes on
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 3 Responses Oct 15

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    I want to start a group for women and. men about same sex rape and sexual abuse. I want to shed light on a secret that is dark
    thesecrettearkeeper thesecrettearkeeper 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I was disowned by my family... didn't think I would ever have to type those words. It hurts like hell. I'm not even sure how it came to this but I can't say it wasn't somewhat...
    Jamz56 Jamz56 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    I was abused repeatedly by 2 brothers who lived next door to me
    billyjoe66 billyjoe66 16-17, M Oct 7

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    My dad, the big tough guy that he is, always warned me about screwing up. He was raised with that sort of idea, he believed in it. Thankfully, I am an only child and his little...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    I don't really know how to define my situation at the time. I can tell from looking at some of the people today, that I wasn't homeless. I can't recall a period in my life where I...
    LaurenJFisher LaurenJFisher 22-25 Oct 11

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    Well I have not got a clue what I want to do, I've had a crap life so far... I was sexually abused at the age of 3/4 and I was almost raped. My parents left to immigrate when I was...
    slowbluedeath slowbluedeath 13-15, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I am starting to feel that my resentment for my parents is never going to go away. It's been 4 years since the majority of it happened, it's been a year since I moved out. I'm 22...
    WishForRain WishForRain 22-25, F 9 hrs ago

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    At about midnight last night I was downstairs with John watching some TV. And suddenly I hear someone walking around upstairs, and the kids had been asleep since 9:30. I got up...
    mumsnineangels mumsnineangels 36-40, F 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    My daughter Alexis was just being naughty, she was running round screaming with her cousin Kate, my brother told Kate off and she stopped but of course Alexis being Alexis she...
    mumsnineangels mumsnineangels 36-40, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    If you have kids of both sexes, which do you find are worse behaved? I know it's the type of child they are but my girls are a lot worse than my boys. My oldest two boys (11 and...
    mumsnineangels mumsnineangels 36-40, F 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    even though there are some negative people here who leave rude comments… Sharing my story is helping with the healing process, yesterday I posted my story & received a lot of...
    janaeannette janaeannette 18-21, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    I feared for my life early in the afternoon. I'm over exaggerating, of course, but that feeling you have when you know you'll be in FREAKING TROUBLES, well that feeling is like...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    Both my parents are jehovahs witnesses and when i decided i didnt want to be one anymore they kicked me out at barely 18 years old. i failed my college classes because i didnt have...
    jackyclements jackyclements 18-21, F Oct 14

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    I was sexually abused by my biological mother when I was 5 years old. She also took me to her "close friends", and her friends raped me. They were also abusive in other ways. I...
    Saram13 Saram13 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 7

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    growing up my mother never wanted a child she wanted to be a fashion model a designer own her own clothing line and marry a guy who was a bad man with no job a bad past and had a...
    brookeluv4evr brookeluv4evr 31-35, F Oct 17

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    Somehow i have this detail in my head how my father almost threw me to the wall as i said that my boyfriend read something in my diary and didnt liked it... My parents pressured me...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 20

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    I just hate them so much, they act more like annoying siblings than parents, immature and childish. they said I'm evil and I need to go back to church but yet they don't go...
    Babyblue95 Babyblue95 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    My parents try to control everything in my life. They want me to tell them everything but when I do they shove me off or ignore me. I dont want to hate them and I dont want to be...
    jbr4eadn jbr4eadn 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 18

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    My parents are the kind where no matter what, you can ALWAYS rely on them to ruin your day -_-. For example, on my 15th bday THEY MADE ME CRY. They never even said happy birthday...
    hurtingbuthealing hurtingbuthealing 13-15, F 5 Responses Oct 21

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    I wish I was dead everyday of my life. I have had suicidal thoughts and tendencies since I was 11 years old. My parents divorced when I was 1 year old. Ever since I could remember...
    Meatball20 Meatball20 22-25, M Oct 14

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    As much as my life might seem to the casual observer as the perfect life with the perfect parents and their perfect children, it really wasn’t like that. My grandfather was an...
    dadhereforyou dadhereforyou 51-55, M 1 Response Oct 18

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    This is a hard thing to write, but I have a son who is 33 and has all of sudden brought up that he had a terrible childhood, had an abusive (verbally) father and hates him...
    Cadlad14 Cadlad14 56-60, F Oct 22