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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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    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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    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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    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 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 Jul 16, 2012

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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 18-21, F 8 Responses Feb 15, 2010

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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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    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 Mar 5, 2013

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 abused by my mother... For so long while growing up while I was younger hit me for what seem for no reason! If I didn't do as she asked quickly as she wanted she'd hit or...
    shexlove shexlove 22-25, F Jul 7

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    I was emotionally abused by my mother all of my life. The abuse started as i was 9 and continued till last year. As i lived with my parents in my mother country i was hurt every...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    I can't get over the things I've experienced or the fact my mom doesn't believe me till this day. She doesn't know the whole story though, no ones know. I can't come out with it...
    RebeccaReynolds RebeccaReynolds 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 14

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    My mother was never physically abusive, but she certainly emotionally abused and neglected us. If I would write down everything that she did, then I would have one unbelievable...
    LostMittens LostMittens 31-35, F Jul 14

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    My family has been abused too long, ever since I was young I have been targeted by my dad,there was a lot of physical but mostly mental. Things only got physical if I wouldn't...
    adamj0907 adamj0907 26-30, M Jul 20

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    I cheated on my husband, then i left him. He was mean, and I'm tired of repeating the details, but by mean I intend to say that he fits into many of the descriptors of an...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    So, I was dating this guy a year and a half ago and he would beat me terribly, push me into walls, kick me, and emotionally hurt me. He called me names all the time and the day...
    teenagetragedy teenagetragedy 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    I'm kinda depressed... (Dear dad.. I thought of you today but that is nothing new... I thought about you yesterday and days before that to...I think of you in silence..and even...
    jdunlap jdunlap 16-17, M Jul 3

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    I have so much anger and hurt right now. I'm mad at myself and mad at him. I don't understand how I could let this happen.
    lovedumb lovedumb 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    While I was growing up I was abused daily by my oldest brother. He would beat me repeatedly. He blacked my eye on more than one occasion. There was nothing I could do about it. My...
    nephthysbaby nephthysbaby 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    I'm 24 years old and I live with my parents. I'm a college grad and I have a job but sadly I don't make anywhere near enough to move out on my own. Living with my parents makes me...
    beuxarts beuxarts 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    I'm going to keep posting. I think it helps. I was abused by my babysitters husband. Whenever he could take over my bath time he would touch me. I remember telling him to stop...
    JMay1994 JMay1994 18-21, F Jul 7

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    I was a victim of domestic abuse I was abused by my boyfriend would love to talk to some of you guys to ease the pain
    Prettybirds Prettybirds 13-15, F 5 Responses Jul 11

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    Last year, on August 23rd, my house was robbed while and my friend were in it! I had come home from the gym, and, as my parents were away for the week, I invited my friend,Callum...
    Userno243 Userno243 13-15, M Jul 9

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    When I started this new account i said I would use it to share more of my story. Well that didn't work out to well considering I've only posted two or three experiences about my...
    LivviyLove LivviyLove 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    To make a very long story short.... My parents had 5 kids and they tortured every single one. My parents had my sister and I when they were 40. I'm a twin. My siblings are about 2...
    snooze2014 snooze2014 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    When I was a kid I always wanted a family like the ones that I would watch on the television. My mother had 2 jobs during the time. My father well let's say........ Poppa was a...
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F Jul 17

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    When I was around 11- 12 my parents told me and my three years younger sister the were going to seperate. I have never cried more than I did that day. But I am kind of glad they...
    PleaseFindMe PleaseFindMe 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    Jo here! I'm 44 and a single mum of four girls. I spank my girls with a hairbrush in the diaper position when they misbehave . A spanking in our house happens one to two times a...
    JoMumOfFour JoMumOfFour 41-45, F 7 Responses Jul 21

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    This will be my most personal story. It's not just about me, but I figured I should put everything in one place. This will be long, so anyone who actually wants to take the time to...
    lonachan lonachan 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    Seems like it took me ages to finally write it down here... I came here to be myself and I intend to continue doing that...there's has been a lot of hype about lot of things here...
    bloomish bloomish 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 19

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    I was sexually abused at around the age of 9 by my brother it was repeated till the age of 12. At the age of 14 i found this was wrong and told my pastoral manager at school who...
    RandomSomeone RandomSomeone 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    I was about 6 when my older step brother who is about 7 years older than me, sexually abused me. I've tried so hard to block it out, thankfully I only have a short memory of it. It...
    nzm87 nzm87 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    My mother abandoned me two years ago while I was going through a divorce. She found out that I had been seeing another man while I was still married, and really lashed out at me...
    Amelia3611 Amelia3611 31-35, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    ever since i can remember i have always been different in a bad way.. since kindergarten and throughout my childhood i would always do things like kiss other kids or want affection...
    kamikazeok kamikazeok 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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