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I Was An Abused Child

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    And Because Of It Im Evil - Because of how much he hurt me and how it still plagues me even though mom doesn't know I just want to put him six feet under in a cardboard box.
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Sep 29, 2013

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    I was abused as a child by my mother. After all these years I'm still angry at her. I can't forgive her and sometimes I wonder why she ever did do those things to me. Every time I...
    maichuw maichuw 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    Child abuse is not the way. When my Mom abused me I was very angry and sad and I don't know what was going through my messed up head but I wanted to have children just so they...
    Qwerkyqwerty Qwerkyqwerty 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Ok, so I'm just writing this to get it out of my mind (if I can), I was physically/emotionally abused for 12 years, and I feel like I've scarred for ever, it doesn't help that my...
    Sirey Sirey 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 23

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    The afternoon after my adopted father was arrested my 11 year old sister finally came out of her bedroom . She looked AWFUL. Cuts,bruises,welts. And she was holding her left arm in...
    UnwantedMutt UnwantedMutt 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    Unloved Child -   Life was never easy for me growing up. My mother let me know at an early age that i was not wanted! Of course being the middle child, 2 brothers and 2...
    tennesseecountrygirl tennesseecountrygirl 46-50, F 3 Responses Dec 27, 2009

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    I only ever got hidings from my parents (mostly mum) if I was bad in school (which was quite a lot) and if I done something real bad or didn't listen etc... I hated it so much but...
    Jahhh Jahhh 16-17, F Mar 17

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    My Little Story - Here I am again.  I'm having writer's block yet again just when I want to put down what I have been struggling with for years now. ...
    ValR ValR 41-45, F 5 Responses Aug 2, 2009

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    I Was An Abused Child -     I grew up with an alcoholic mother. She never hurt physically but did much damage in the emotional/mental area. When I was born...
    LonelyThinker LonelyThinker 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 29, 2009

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    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...
    domo1 domo1 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 1, 2012

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    I got away from my abusive father
    Bethany17 Bethany17 18-21, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I Was Abused In My Childhood - So i know i did not finished my story, i was told ugly,i got sexually abused and i was a loner my dad abused my whole family i was bullied in...
    alexjim alexjim 70+, M Nov 21, 2013

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    Verbal Abuse - My whole life my dad has verbally abused me, up until a month ago when I got married and moved out, and now he acts weird. But anyway, it was never physical, so it...
    Andraste Andraste 22-25, F Mar 11, 2011

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    I lived in an foster (i dont know what its called) with my lil sis when i was little, and there were a woman who taked care of us. She started to abuse us, and many horrible things...
    cassiie97 cassiie97 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    11-19 - He took my mother's death out on me,he tortured me,some might call it beatings or whatever but it's torture emotional and physical. Being forced to do things that hurt,I'm...
    YoungGothicWriter YoungGothicWriter 18-21 2 Responses Nov 3, 2013

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    Stronger - You hit me,hurt me Beat me black and blue Called me names,wouldn't let me be Degraded and belittled me,till I believed it true Threw me into walls,kicked me around...
    noname2071 noname2071 13-15, F 1 Response May 30, 2012

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    I Guess I Didn't Really Have A Choice... - I look back now, in my twenties, and I realize that there really wasn't much I could have done. What would I have told my 10 year old...
    sickoflying sickoflying 22-25 Aug 24, 2011

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    It Still Hurts - I want to forget... I want to forget everything. I want to start over... but I can't. Do I have to live with it for the rest of my life? I don't want to. The pain...
    Cantoiii Cantoiii 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 23, 2013

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    More than half of the memory of my childhood is missing, and all I can remember is filled with verbal, physical and sexual abuse from all corners of my family; that's how they...
    aligolightly aligolightly 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 11

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    Caravan - 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...
    demonizd demonizd 31-35, M 10 Responses Feb 15, 2009

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    I Will Not Be Silenced. - When I was 11 years old my uncle started sexually abusing me. He lived just up the road from our house with his wife and 3 kids. His youngest daughter was...
    stronger2012 stronger2012 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 19, 2012

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    Throughout my life i never knew what abusing was. I thought there was only the physical abuse as a child. And if someone DID do that, the police would automatically send that...
    ahappymunchkin ahappymunchkin 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    The first time we smoked pot I was 5 and my sister was 7. He thought it would be funny to get us high and I admit that those days were some of the best memories I have. Because...
    unfixablegirl unfixablegirl 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    Drugs were more important to you than I ever was. Sometimes I wish I was as smart as my sister and chose to live with my grandmother, but being 4 and already losing my dad made me...
    anonomyouslybroken anonomyouslybroken 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    The Girl Behind The Mirror - The sound of her tormented tears Just breaks my heart The sound of her pleas,her fears Tears my soul apart Seeing that scared look upon her face Always...
    noname2071 noname2071 13-15, F May 30, 2012

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    I was abused by a scout leader and have never spoke about it as never believed anyone would believe me till I found out he had been charged with abusing others
    justcgnlooking justcgnlooking 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 26

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    I've been both physically and verbally abused my whole life. My parents used to do it when I was younger I remember having welts and bruises from them at least once a week. Then...
    Trish12321 Trish12321 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 4

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    No Witnesses- "Noah! Noah! Where are you,girl?" Out in the hall Papa,my adopted father,was calling for my little sister. She was in her bedroom just like every other day and he...
    UnwantedMutt UnwantedMutt 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    I WAS AN ABUSED CHILD, but I was also led to be good. When I acted out in rage, my friend Jared, who was beaten so badly as a kid that he was emancipated at fifteen picked me up...
    raylynn24 raylynn24 22-25, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Dont Know What Els To Call It - By my brother, whose seven years older than me, until I was about fourteen. He was always a cruel kid, and liked to pick on me my whole life, but...
    alivehuman alivehuman 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 2, 2013

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    I Was a Birth Anamoly - I was born different than other babies, it was called a birth anamoly. To my mom I was less than perfect and she had a hard time dealing with it. My dad...
    Micayla Micayla 61-65, F 6 Responses Oct 10, 2008

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    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...
    unfixablegirl unfixablegirl 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 10

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    I wasn't born into a good family. More like a loose association of drifters bound together by necessity. The house or apartment I grew up in knew no peace. My parents bickered and...
    AGothicOdyssey AGothicOdyssey 46-50, M 3 Responses Dec 11, 2013

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    I was an abused child....the black sheep if you will. My memories of childhood are filled with pain. Thrown down the stairs by my hair countless times. Often told I should have...
    Montre01 Montre01 51-55, F 2 Responses Feb 11

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    I Was Beat Badley As a Kid -  When i was little my mother threw me down the stairs and her husband slams me into walls and she let him hit me every single day she said i was...
    Baby69 Baby69 18-21, F 9 Responses Feb 1, 2009

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    When my adopted father who I called Baba learned of my shameful origins after having me under his roof for 8 years his attitude towards me did a complete 180 degree turnabout...
    PaleEyedColored PaleEyedColored 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 12

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    All through my childhood my mother abused me, physically, mentally and sexually. A lot of people never understand that a woman can sexually abuse a child but believe me there are...
    liberosis liberosis 41-45, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    It'S Just How Life Goes Sometimes..... - My first boyfriend ever who also happened to be my brothers best friend pinned my body down to the bed with him on top of me. I believe I...
    Simplicity15 Simplicity15 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 23, 2013

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      I was sexual abursed when I was 7 and 10 years old, by family membersI'm sure it affected, my personality, because I was kind of shy etc. when I was a teenager. When I...
    OVAlly10 OVAlly10 70+, F 2 Responses Mar 10

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    You Make Me Feel Sick... - I hide behind my smile,Pain held inside,I believed their lies,Improvised the alibis,Told everything will be alright,But yet i still cry,Feel like i am...
    BrokenAngel35 BrokenAngel35 31-35, F Sep 28, 2013

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    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...
    johnnyever johnnyever 31-35, M 5 Responses Dec 1, 2013

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    I am told I was a beautiful happy child full of smiles and joy. But then I got a stepfather who stole it all away. From the ages of 3 to 9 I learned what life was really about. I...
    unfixablegirl unfixablegirl 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 10

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    I Was Verbally Abused - I was verbally abused on a regular basis during my entire life.First I experienced it when I was still in kindgarden.My kindergaden teacher hated me and...
    Roxalana Roxalana 51-55, F 4 Responses Jun 17, 2010

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    Clearly I Wasn't Wanted - Growing up I think it was made pretty clear I wasn't wanted. I don't recall ever being played with or taken to the park like other kids. My parents liked...
    farfrominnocent farfrominnocent 31-35, M 4 Responses Nov 1, 2012

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    11th Commandment - She hears his heavy breathing in the dark His footsteps coming closer down the hall She's so ashamed, she's daddy's secret love She wants to cry, she wants to...
    emily98 emily98 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 4, 2012

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    I had a good childhood in some respects. I was provided all of the material items that I needed and many times that I wanted. My parents were mentally. emotionally, physically and...
    abused2 abused2 22-25 1 Response Mar 27

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    my father if you can even call him that was a brute he was always beating on me and my mom never said or did anything. I didn't understand why when I was younger but now I do, she...
    PeaceWontLast PeaceWontLast 31-35, M 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    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...
    EmilySwitzerland EmilySwitzerland 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 5

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