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I Was Abused By Parent

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 183 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    zaynmali22 zaynmali22 13-15, F 3 Responses 43 mins ago

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    I don't think I will ever understand what is good enough for my parents. I get decent grades, I don't do bad things that usually "bad" teenagers do. I am just someone who wants to...
    mc0219 mc0219 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Who are we suppose to trust the most? Our parents, they are suppose to be the ones, who are suppose to protect from people, who could hurt you, not be the ones who are hurting you...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I AM NOT A PARENT. Sorry for all caps but wanted to be clear on that before I wrote this. I'm 16 actually, My parents though do use it, not for everything I do wrong but it happens...
    emeraldp997 emeraldp997 18-21, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    It shouldn't hurt to be a child, yet most abuse cases, are from parents. You would never think that someone who is suppose to Love and protect you, to hurt you, yet it is happenin...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I feel so much pain for all the abused children out there, maybe it was because I was one of them, I was in their shoes, and I know what they are feeling, and the paint that they...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    ok, When my mum and dad telephone me from work to tell me to remember something obvious that I need to do I usually answer, "What do you want," instead of hello. my mum says, "what...
    GalacticDaniel GalacticDaniel 16-17, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Anyone who lives in Arizona is aware of the cruddy job market. There aren't enough jobs to go around in the first place, and when you do find a job, you are likely to be abused in...
    LyraAlluse LyraAlluse 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I look back at my experience in high school and am so glad it lasted for only 4 years. I know a childhood creates (having a rough/ abused) and shapes you for the rest of your life...
    Vacationings Vacationings 36-40, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I was abused when I was a child. I'm 22 now and have a 1 year old and trying so hard to deal with my, I have had counselling on many occasions with different people and I still...
    JenniferSmith2658 JenniferSmith2658 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    As A Social Worker Doing A Health&Welfare Visit Summarized- " To Whom It May Concern as of March 2003&In Particular the Inquirying Russian Citizen: Here I have observed two healthy...
    MeritEun MeritEun 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    Sorry I haven't posted in about a week. It has been pretty tough for me these last few days. Today was awful too. So my parents were having some people over for lunch. The rule...
    soccergalxd soccergalxd 18-21, F 12 Responses 6 days ago

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    Sorry I haven't posted in about a week. It has been pretty tough for me these last few days. Today was awful too. So my parents were having some people over for lunch. The rule...
    soccergalxd soccergalxd 18-21, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I was raised in the Mormon church, though my parents weren't that into it they still had us go. I'm glad that my parents weren't as crazy Mormon as the other parents, they taught...
    wishiwasasheep wishiwasasheep 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    If you have not seen my previous stories, read them to understand this. This has been a struggle in my life for the past 2 years (like I said many times). But updating to my...
    azurevanilla azurevanilla 13-15 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Let me be frank I think people of all genders and sexualities should be accepted but I can't help that I had a bad experience. In every group I feel as though there is a few bad...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 days ago

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    In the past few years I have been shamed blamed and ridiculed for a decision to choose myself and my health over my own child. I had an abortion. Since then I have been diagnosed...
    MoonFlowerCloud MoonFlowerCloud 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    I have social anxiety, depression, PTSD, agoraphobia, and other extreme health issues that I don't get any assistance for, and I can't afford healthcare, so I have to deal with...
    LyraAlluse LyraAlluse 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I KNOW THIS IS QUITE LONG BUT I BEG YOU TO READ IT. I DESPERATELY NEED EMOTIONAL SUPPORT ASAP! I'm a 23 year old girl. I sadly still live with my family. Please don't disrespect me...
    PhTA PhTA 22-25 1 Response Jun 25

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    I have been verbally and mentally abused by my mom and dad, never really anything psychical, I mean.. I've been hit before, but nothing extreme. My mom is better about it, but my...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 5 Responses Jun 25

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