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I Was Abused By Parent

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I think it started when I was in Kindergarten. My grandfather would touch me down there and I didn't know it was bad. All I knew was that I hated it. He promised to buy me things...
    gigglekitty gigglekitty 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    My dad can be such an closed minded old fool, judgemental and other things, paranoid. "Where is the TV remote?, these people are starting to sound too clever" He cant handle...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 5 hrs ago

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    Similar. Maybe not that I was never born - what a thing to wish for! Sure wish my life was different though. When I graduated from high school there was a school organized trip...
    1234NCW 1234NCW 46-50, F 6 hrs ago

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    How social media sites like FB and definitely EP, can create a disconnect and cause one to feel a bit jaded. I understand it can be a great place to express and share, but why does...
    Mirages Mirages 41-45, F 9 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Hi, i have never liked to go to school, in the 0, 1st and 2nd grader i did alot of werid things because, it was boring. my teachers wanted to send me into a special school, for...
    NothingToLose1998 NothingToLose1998 16-17, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    My dad died last week. He was 78. He was in the process of beating cancer, but had a complication after the surgery that eventually killed him. I feel so guilty - I am the one...
    Snowman12345 Snowman12345 56-60, M 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I was 8 when he first did it. He was 13 at the time. He was sitting on the couch between me and my sister. I remember him saying "I want to show you something". He then touched...
    sophie0511 sophie0511 13-15, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I'm posting 2 days in a row because it really helps me to talk to people. Tonight my parents were going out and of course that means they don't want me to come along. That means I...
    soccergalxd soccergalxd 18-21, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    My mom abused me and called me ugly names tryd fighting me in 6th grade pulled me by my hair all the time socking me in my head over and over I used to get headaches all the time...
    pgonzales pgonzales 18-21 3 days ago

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    I was in Spain with my mum and two sisters and one day we went shopping and my mum told me to wait with my sisters while she went into a shop quickly, so I waited and there was...
    Remi4ever Remi4ever 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    When I was in Scouts Canada I was sexually abused by the Scouts Master. I know it's was wrong what he did to me and I know he took advantage of me. Till today, what still bother me...
    JohnA69 JohnA69 51-55, M 5 days ago

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    I was abused as kid for about 3 years, abused phisically and mentally by my own parents, my educators, and my friend. it was long rough 3 years in my elementary days, I got no...
    giga6164 giga6164 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Wow I don't even know where to start….but in a nutshell, my father has been emotionally manipulative and abusive for his entire life. I did not really feel the wrath of his evil...
    kimalee77 kimalee77 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    As an oldest child, I don't regret my siblings being born, so this isn't a simple wish, but I can't help but feel if I hadn't been born, my parents would have realized they weren't...
    jdhammer84 jdhammer84 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 27

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    Growing up being a product of a drug addict is hard. It's not that I chose to be alive so why put a child on the earth if you can't raise it, nor do you want to. Well let's start...
    Amberrjade27 Amberrjade27 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 27

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    Instead of trying to get me or my siblings back after being put in foster care my mother enjoyed her new-found independence sans children. She met and married my now deceased...
    Aries323 Aries323 18-21, M Jul 26

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    I mean, my mom was an alcoholic. She would get violent. She often burned me with her cigarettes. I don't like having to be reminded of my experiences with that b*tch. Hey, she...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 26

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    I've been plagued by contempt for my father for many years, and I'm trying to figure out if it's just an issue with my brain, with me as a person, or if I was actually emotionally...
    expandingforward expandingforward 36-40, M Jul 26

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    I had a decent life until graduation. I always have had pain and found out I have Fibromyalgia from my dad's side of the family. I lost all my friends so when an old friend offered...
    butterflyangels2387 butterflyangels2387 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 25

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    Ok. Here goes nothing. I've not told anyone this. When I was younger (before puberty) me and my sister watched soap operas together. Two of the characters had a love scene. After...
    galaxygurl galaxygurl 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 24