I Was An Abused Child

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    My mother married a terrible guy in my tween

    years. I remember meeting him for the first time and telling my mom that I didn't like him. I remember feeling really uncomfortable around him and a red flag kept going up. I told my mom and she thought I was just jealous of him taking some of her attention. I was right though...
    2infinityandbeyond 2infinityandbeyond
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Dec 13, 2014

    My Dad...............

    .................. dont even remind me of what he did to me............ ruined my entire Childhood..... so basically i dont have one..
    kazzicat kazzicat
    16-17, F
    1 Response May 24, 2015

    It has been over 12 months

    since I have broken a vicious cycle of physical abuse (younger years) and emotional abuse (most of my childhood and adult life) that my mother subjected me to. It controlled and affected my every thought and action. I am probably never going to be normal as a result but I am...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Sep 19, 2015

    I was beat battered bruised

    but I never gave up my parents broke my ribs but never shattered my soul I believe in forgiveness the only way to move on. I am a survivor. I am resilient
    Emocupcake37 Emocupcake37
    18-21, F
    4 Responses May 22, 2014

    I recently admitted finally out loud I was

    abused as a child. It took me a very long time. I have always masked my pain with sex, and those desires have grown increasingly intense and kinky. I don't feel bad about it. I'm just wondering if that is why. Anyone else find this to be the case?
    MarriedSwingerBull MarriedSwingerBull
    36-40, M
    Sep 18, 2015

    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 life and the rest are pretty much just pictures, my dogs, and song lyrics. xD So as a new attempt at sharing here is another part of my life...
    LivviyLove LivviyLove
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Aug 2, 2014

    Just cause you had a ****** childhood doesn't

    mean you should physically and emotionally abuse us. I hope karma. Comes and bites you. For all those times
    Avila96 Avila96
    18-21, M
    Jan 31, 2016

    I was raped for almost 2years by my boyfriend

    his exact words "this is what happens when you try to stay a virgin until marriage for too long" Jeff you raped me .. His answer I wonder what my friends will think about go ahead and call the cops
    ForYouIWillWait ForYouIWillWait
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Jul 21, 2015

    I always used to cringe

    whenever my dad would tell when my parents lived together. It was like telling was a sport to him. He never stopped. He never put his hands on my mom, but he has hit me and my sister before. I remember when I moved in with my dad when I turned 15 how everything was alright for...
    lizzie9787 lizzie9787
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Dec 24, 2015

    Its all started when i moved to switzerland.

    Im from Holland. When i came to Switzerland i was 12. Its was hard because i couldn't speak any english, i wasn't able to communicate so i couldn't really makr friends. Later i got more and more friends . The problem was that at home i wasn't always safe.. I got beaten up by my...
    EmilySwitzerland EmilySwitzerland
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Mar 5, 2014

    Some of the abuse children suffer is not

    physical, but leaves scares of a different sort. I suffered some things that fall into the roll your eyes category. My family were alcoholics, and my father in particular unbelievable amounts. Every day was organized around his drinking. I grew up being taken to bars every...
    slowman0000 slowman0000
    61-65, M
    Jul 24, 2015

    It all started when my mom moved her

    and myself out of my grandmother's home into an apartment with her new boyfriend, my unborn sister's father. I was six going on seven. Moving for me was already really disappointing, I missed my uncle and aunt, and my cousin just a few years younger than me, but I missed my...
    Shug16 Shug16
    70+, F
    2 Responses Jul 23, 2015

    My mom verbally, emotionally,

    mentally abused me my whole life. I hate her for all that she's put me through.
    Tianaluvsyou Tianaluvsyou
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Jan 17, 2015

    My parents never really thought about what they

    said, or did to me. They never really hit me that much, my did did occasionally if I did something wrong, but I actually like pain, so they didn't see much sense in hitting me all the time. Most of my abuse was emotional and verbal. I don't think people realize that things...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Sep 26, 2015

    My parents both work full time jobs.

    Since I was adopted they had a women babysit me and clean the house for 13 years (of my life). That entire time I was molested by her and She was the only real parent I ever knew. My brother was always an angry person but I was the only one who knew it for a long time because he...
    Trashboat1 Trashboat1
    18-21, F
    Oct 13, 2015

    I was emotionally and physically abused by my

    father during my childhood. Later on I was used in a financially abusive manner by my father. Somehow this all culminated in me becoming a prostitute/escort/sex worker. I'm not sure if I beat the system or if I got beat. But I feel really lonely most of the time. Even if I can...
    deleted deleted
    Sep 12, 2015

    dad abused all of us

    and I was raped and molested by my older brother
    Slayter86421 Slayter86421
    26-30, M
    1 Response Dec 23, 2015

    My Life

    I was raised by my mother until i was 4. Then the state took me away to live with my grandmother. Many people dont believe that I can remember as far back as i can in the detail that i can. My mother started abusing me when i started to walk on my own. She would hit me or not...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Jul 6, 2013

    this morning i have awoken from a dream of a

    pretty typical scene from my childhood. this was my mother coming to the door of one of my friends houses when i would of been about 11 and screaming at me for forgetting to buy my little sisters lunch or snacks again. i just wouldnt have remembered after school and gone...
    whatthefox whatthefox
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Jul 21, 2015

    This Is Difficult.

    But that's why this site is here, right? When I was 8-9 years old, I was verbally, violently, and sexually abused by my older sister who was 15-16. The first time she molested me was in her bedroom closet which would later be my own bedroom closet. It happened quite a few...
    johnnyever johnnyever
    36-40, M
    3 Responses Dec 1, 2013

    Picture Day Blues-"Come on,

    honey,give me a smile for Mama!" The photographer tried to encourage me. My tear stained face was emotionless. I sat perched on the crate completely numb to the outside world as I contemplated the beating that surely awaited me at the end of the school day. My mother's obscenity...
    Amkp0794 Amkp0794
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 7, 2015

    When I was 4 he brought home a little orange

    kitten. It was very cute and my sister and I played with her for a bit. A couple hours later he couldn't find the kitten and was convinced I let her outside and that she was gone. I promised I didn't but it didn't matter. I was helping look for her in the bathroom when he...
    reluctantamazon reluctantamazon
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Mar 10, 2014

    In October, I saw my abuser

    for the first time in 11 years. I was adopted and my mothers first husband physically, emotionally, and sexually abused me. he is the root cause of most of my fears that as a child I suppressed because I didnt know how to handle them, as an adolescent I couldn't come to terms...
    cillasavage cillasavage
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Dec 18, 2014

    My grandfather was a pedi file molested me

    for years....my grandmother was heartbroken when I told her she protected me, because use it stopped. my family has disowned me because now as an adult they don't believe me, because he didn't molest my brother too.....whaaaat? He had to leave where my mom grew up because of...
    kdighton kdighton
    51-55, F
    Jul 31, 2015


    While we were living in a little caravan, my father would send my brother and I out to walk, to get his time alone to beat our mum because the caravan was so small and he wanted to be particularly violent. He planned this enough to be able to send us out. it was not rage, but...
    demonizd demonizd
    31-35, M
    10 Responses Feb 15, 2009

    can a kid be responsible

    for its sexual interest?
    graciious graciious
    26-30, M
    1 Response Nov 1, 2015

    Was I Abused? I remember

    when my mother had first became lesbian. ... and one girlfriend in particular, had 2 children of her own. We were playing in the living room and mikayla started taking stamps and stamping their mothers (my mom's girlfriend) new white lazy boy. Both me and my sister started...
    LotusFlower994 LotusFlower994
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Nov 2, 2014

    Well, here we go...When i was a child i cam

    into the world with an alcoholic father he was abusive...he smoked weed and drank a lot liquor and beer well he would send me to my room a lot weeks and months at a time i often remember summers going buy and heating spaghetti noodles up on the propane stove beside my bedroom...
    SeJunior SeJunior
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Jul 21, 2014

    My father was an angry violent drunk I'm not

    ready to say what happened yet
    Gothicemogirl Gothicemogirl
    22-25, F
    12 Responses Apr 30, 2014

    I was adopted at three days old.

    My adoptive Father is the best Daddy a person could ever ask for...but my adoptive mother...I can't even call her a mother. She was very verbally abusive and physical when angry enough. I felt this need to have a mother my whole life and never knew why. In eighth grade that...
    letMeHelpYou156 letMeHelpYou156
    18-21, F
    Jun 22, 2014

    When I was around 4 years old,

    my biological parents began to abuse me for no reason. They called me a devil's child and use to torture and starve me. I remembered they use to tie my arms above my head and whip me with belts and chains as I begged them to stop or water board me. I still have nightmares from...
    Lucas14 Lucas14
    22-25, M
    1 Response Sep 6, 2014

    when I was born my mother couldn't except me .

    .. I still don't know why. However my dad loved me to bits and took really good care of me while my mum couldn't even look into my eyes or was out parting. when I was two my brother came along and my mum and dad was immediately attached to him. they wanted a boy so they were sooo...
    kstra38 kstra38
    16-17, F
    1 Response Aug 25, 2015

    Emotional-middle and early high school

    both in school and at home; considered suicide and also revenge.
    asert12345678 asert12345678
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Jul 22, 2015

    Broken lines across the mirror shows my face ,

    all red and bruised . And I scream and I scream .but no one comes running . Excuse me ma'am I'm I your daughter ? In the night she dances away the pain . Mommy don't you understand the damage you have done . For you it's just a memory but for me it still lives on .so burn me...
    kittenmajor kittenmajor
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 23, 2015

    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 place that I can call as a shelter, as a brat to experience helish treatment whereever I goes. live for the family with financial difficulty...
    giga6164 giga6164
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jul 29, 2015

    I would have to take days off of school

    so that the bruises could fade.
    SquishyWitch SquishyWitch
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 18, 2015

    Abuse And Bedwetting

    when i was 11 my aunt died and my uncle blamed me for no reason. he whipped me and torchered me all the time. aswell i wet the bed cause of the stress. i was broght goodnites by my mum and he made fun of my and still abused me. by the age of 12 i had stopped wetting and had the...
    bedwetterdiaper bedwetterdiaper
    13-15, M
    Aug 29, 2012

    My father has always had anger problems,

    and issues with patience. He claimed it was discipline but as the years passed I assured myself it wasn't. I've come to the point where I have seen a new side to my father but the thoughts of the past still linger, and the pain he caused my brother & I.
    RandomExistence RandomExistence
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Oct 13, 2015

    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 passsed when she was drunk and driving. I missed her, but then again, she abused me.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jul 26, 2015

    Not sire how to start this.

    life changing experience i had.. needless to say when i was six years old i wa sin foster care for reasons that matter not what does matter is the foster father. who at the tine was 54 years old.. i was molested by this man. it's all a blur and what i do remember was the...
    zeroyth zeroyth
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Jul 22, 2015

    Tonight I'm having random body aches.

    Lower back especially. I've read somewhere this isn't unusual for survivors of child abuse. Phantom pains plaguing me. This is new. The pain is. I'm not sure if it's because I just turned 43, or if it's because new things have been surfacing. Deep down I feel like this pain is...
    scarecrow71 scarecrow71
    41-45, M
    1 Response Nov 16, 2014

    I have never had therapy

    and I'm so scared to go because I will have to bear my secrets and relive each one
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jan 25, 2016

    my dad was physically

    and emotionally abusive. he used to beat my mom and make my brother and I watch. when my mom wasn't around he'd try to hit my brother, so I'd step in. that got me landed in the ER twice. yet I wouldn't trade my childhood because it made me strong. f#cked up but strong
    deleted deleted
    Oct 25, 2015

    I Was Abused

    I was normal child ina christian family raised up in the church all my life times got hard for my mom so we moved into my grandmas house for a littlw while so i thought 5 years goes by and my grandma i guess was sick of us so she kicked my mom out of her house talking bout this...
    domo1 domo1
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 1, 2012

    me too very brutally by my dad

    but i forgave him but will always remember
    afterthedead afterthedead
    56-60, M
    1 Response Jul 21, 2015

    When i was 6 years old my mum sent me to england

    for a better education. to live with my dad & stepmom,four half sisters and two half brothers, none of them treated me like a sister. They all wanted me to go back to my mum and to be honest so did I. Dad had a heart attack few months after which meant he was hospitalised for a...
    maat123 maat123
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Jul 10, 2014
    Bethany17 Bethany17
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 15, 2014
    ForYouIWillWait ForYouIWillWait
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jul 21, 2015
    ForYouIWillWait ForYouIWillWait
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 22, 2015

    My memories are not intact,

    it's bits and pieces for the most part. Some things that will always stick out is his face contorted with rage. The way he would sit on me and pin me to the floor, poking me in the chest over and over, laughing at me. The way he would try to trick me into revealing something I...
    reluctantamazon reluctantamazon
    36-40, F
    6 Responses Jan 28, 2015

    When I was one and a half I got put into foster

    care because my dad had schizophrenia and my mom had a drug problem. I don't remember them, but the eleven years with my adoptive family were awful. They started out great. I got to go to gymnastics and had a bunch of friends and I was really happy. I'm not entirely sure when...
    Krystim Krystim
    22-25, F
    Mar 31, 2016

    I am feeling guilty about my abuse.

    I enjoyed the abuse and almost always orgasmed during the intercourse. Does anyone else feel guilty for enjoying it? message me
    hardluckguy73 hardluckguy73
    36-40, M
    4 Responses Dec 24, 2014
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