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I Was Beaten As a Child

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    and I dont want to complain about this. Sometimes I fully understand my parents, rationally I accept them. My father to be a choleric non controled high and strong man with a small...
    schyzo schyzo 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    Bloody But Unbowed - Not - I wish I could say that they beat me and I never stopped fighting. I fought them tooth and nail, I yelled at them and scratched and kicked every time...
    TokenOfStrength TokenOfStrength 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 7, 2012

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    I was beaten by my Mother from 2 until I was 15. as were most of my siblings. As a response, I never laid hands on my children in anger. This circle is Closed!
    guiocopiano guiocopiano 56-60, M 2 Responses Mar 24

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    A Look Into My Fathers Anger(a Bit Graphic) - As a child, my father was always 'angry' about something. It could have been the most beautiful day outside, a perfect blue sky with...
    ImminentDisaster ImminentDisaster 26-30, M 11 Responses Jul 26, 2009

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    My Childhood. - My dad was a horrible, horrible man born in 1934, 27 years my senior, me being born in 1961. He was a man of about 6 foot in height, with broad shoulders, slicked...
    MickBanksUK MickBanksUK 51-55, M 1 Response Nov 7, 2013

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    Yeah - Never really bothered me. I never did feel much pain. pain only last for a few mins anyway.
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M 8 Responses Jan 15, 2010

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    It Won't Be So Bad If I Just Tell The Truth... - A story told in scenes.  Look!See?  A toddler knocked azz over teakettle because she was running toward a mother she hadn't seen...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 8, 2012

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    I Need To Forgive Them - I am not religious but I have images of every god and goddess in my room. I am not superstitious but I have every good luck charm I know of. I have salt...
    TokenOfStrength TokenOfStrength 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 10, 2012

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    A Child Beaten - I was beaten as a child by my mother, my mother had me at 18 years old and had depression very bad...although that is no excuse, she was also a single parent...
    rookie rookie 18-21, F 7 Responses Oct 3, 2008

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    Acceptimg That I Was Beaten - I just came over from another group "I was spanked as a kid." I finally accepted that I was not spanked but beaten. It was not every day and not as...
    thebelthurtsbad thebelthurtsbad 41-45, M 3 Responses Oct 24, 2012

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    Emotional Storm - I have days where I feel strong and days where I don't at all. I get confused about the emotions I have attached to my childhood. Some days I can accept and...
    Shattereddreams88 Shattereddreams88 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 28, 2013

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    Chain Of Violence - My father beat and mentally tormented my mother, my elder brother and me. My mother beat and mentally tormented my elder brother and me. My elder...
    TheLuckyHobo TheLuckyHobo 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 16, 2012

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    Rise - Ever since I was young, my mom has brought a series of different men in and out of my life. My siblings and I went our entire lives being beaten and made to think we weren't...
    brokenyetstrong brokenyetstrong 18-21 1 Response Aug 16, 2011

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    Nick And The Biology Assignment - I picked John up from the airport so we could discuss Nick before he got home. John lived 45 minutes away from the airport, so we had plenty of...
    JJLiz JJLiz 31-35 2 Responses May 20, 2013

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    My Mother's Personality - I know that my mother endured abuse at the hands of her father while growing up in Brazil. I, too, was beaten at her hands. It stopped at around age 14...
    LadyHawke68 LadyHawke68 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 14, 2012

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    My Abuse Was By Christian Parents - I grew up in a Christian home my mom and my dad were beating me over and over again constantly one time my mom turned the wholebunk bed over on...
    darkangellights darkangellights 18-21, F 9 Responses Mar 17, 2012

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    I Made Mistakes But Doesn'T Everyone? - I remember when it first started, I will never forget it. it was my first day of 7th grade or sometime around there. I remember I was...
    Johnnyboi3 Johnnyboi3 18-21, M 2 Responses May 9, 2013

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    I Wasn't Just Beaten. - Yes I was sexually abused when I was young, I won't say how young because my age would make you feel disgusted.But I resent my parents for letting me go...
    Doimatter Doimatter 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 29, 2013

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    Mommy Dearest - Before I begin my story, I would just like to say that part of me regrets classifying this as "child abuse" becuse I've never bled, had cuts, or been abused like...
    SmartyPie SmartyPie 22-25, F 9 Responses Feb 28, 2011

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    For The Dumbest Reasons To. - My parents used to hit me for the dumbest reasons, well at least my dad would. My mother only hit me when I got out of control. My dad on the other...
    MrUntitled MrUntitled 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 18, 2009

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    I Think I Need Help - I always wondered why I wasn't close to my family. One day having small talk with a co- worker she saw someone hit their child and she objected, and I said...
    Investigator9 Investigator9 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 22, 2012

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    I seen my beater today...I stood still not knowing what to do or say 💔 I hate him He made me this beastly thing I am today...I'm not happy with that I'm insecure.
    2coolqueeny 2coolqueeny 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 15

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    My Secret Pain - Without making a long story, My mother had an affair out of wedlok and I was born 9 months later. My name from my first rememberance was Little Bastard.  Not...
    RAChapman RAChapman 56-60 2 Responses May 20, 2012

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    Beaten By My Father - I was beaten by my father during my childhood. I don't remember when it started or when it finished finished (but certainly until 14 y.o.). About every...
    Kkk3 Kkk3 36-40, F 11 Responses May 12, 2010

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    What Child Hood - that story was written Steve S
    ramhead ramhead 51-55 Jan 6, 2013

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    John And Zach - This is a very long story about a serious situation that happened to my friend and his family two years ago. It is a repost. John is my best friend for over 20...
    JJLiz JJLiz 31-35 2 Responses May 20, 2013

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    Constantly - I was more than spanked as a child, I was beaten, beaten to a bloody pulp on occasion. At the time, I was the oldest of 3. My 2 brothers were 5 and 6 years younger...
    Bubbles48509 Bubbles48509 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 5, 2013

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    My Parents Were So Strict - I was beaten pretty badly as a child.  Not the usual kind of spanking that a kid might get f they misbehaved, it was much worse than that. My...
    IOnceBelieved IOnceBelieved 26-30, F 14 Responses Apr 13, 2010

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    My Brother and I Had Our Heads Banged Together - It was actually a favourite punishment of my Father's. He would grab us by the ear or hair or usually both. Then he would knock...
    demonizd demonizd 31-35, M 9 Responses Feb 14, 2009

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    Did It Help You to Get Beatings? - From my earliest recollection the beatings started as soon as I could walk. My grandmother told me that my mother beat me for crying too much and...
    facelessforgetable facelessforgetable 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 17, 2009

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    Time To Tell - I was the first of three children and my parents had us before they were both 22. We grew up in the 50's when it was OK to "keep your child in-line."I was the only...
    MissTexas1981 MissTexas1981 51-55, F 3 Responses Jul 10, 2013

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    questions. I was a witness of my mother abusing when I was 5, of my mother beating when she was pregnant. I was under constant stress of "what will happen next". I was constantly...
    schyzo schyzo 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    Still Realizing How Bad It Was - Something has stirred up my feelings this past week. I've had a good, stable life for years, but sometimes it comes back. I'm remembering being...
    PupMama PupMama 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 24, 2013

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    My Mother Beat Me - my mother beat me and my sisters i was beaten for trying to learn to write with my left hand my mother beat me with such rage. my mother had such rage...
    lunnas lunnas 41-45, F 20 Responses Mar 1, 2010

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    I Thought It Was Normal - As early as i can remember my mom and would slap me and my siblings around. We always thought thats how life was until we all got taken away from our...
    Katelin101 Katelin101 13-15, F 7 Responses Oct 24, 2012

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    I Was Beayten As A Child - I know if I write this story, the feelings will come up and right now I have them in check so am not for sure if I should start this, althoughI get...
    velvetflow velvetflow 66-70, F 4 Responses Mar 11, 2012

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    Don’t Quit - When things go wrong as they sometimes will; When the road you’re trudging seems all uphill; When the funds are low, and the debts are high; And you want to smile...
    vikasbhamre vikasbhamre 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 11, 2012

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    Hm.. 2 - ok... I don't know how much further I can go now but I know that I need to get it written down eventualy... Its been over a year and I still wake up every night in panik...
    SamPrue SamPrue 13-15, F 1 Response May 25, 2012

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    Hugs To All, We Are Grown Now... They Can't Hurt Us Anymore. - I feel for you all. You are not alone. I know the place that we hide in. I'm still there sometimes. I'm 52 and the...
    guythatwalks guythatwalks 51-55, M 6 Responses Jun 14, 2012

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    When It Stopped - My mother and father divorced when I was just over a year old. I did not see him until I was eleven. Me and my older brother spent a few weeks with him when I was...
    thebelthurtsbad thebelthurtsbad 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 25, 2012

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    I Was Unwanted - My mother told me when I was 10 years old that the only reason I was here was because she could not get an abortion and tossing herself down the stairs did not...
    sandicorreia sandicorreia 46-50 1 Response Aug 24, 2012

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    Spanked On The Bottom :( - My mama always joked around that if i ever misbehaved badly enough, she would lift up my skirt and swat me. I never really took her seriously, until one...
    starxtrooper123 starxtrooper123 18-21 Aug 5, 2011

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    Afraid Of My Dad - I was the middle child, all boys. My dad beat us all but i was singled out more often. Not quite sure why. This is the story of when i first became truely...
    helpmeheal helpmeheal 41-45, M Jun 7, 2012

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    What Child Hood - as a child i has a problem with math my mother would sit at the kitchen table with me for hours calling me stupid or you do not want to learn she would take a...
    ramhead ramhead 51-55 1 Response Jan 6, 2013

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    My awful memory that still haunts me - My older brother used badly  beat up me and my sister. We were put on the children protection list. My sister ended up in hospital twice...
    Rlorenza Rlorenza 31-35, F Dec 7, 2013

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    Me And My Sister Were Beaten As Children - When I was in the fourth grade me and my sister went to live with my sister. My oldest sister didn't want to let us live with her...
    jazzym09 jazzym09 18-21 5 Responses Mar 24, 2010

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    Chain Reaction. - My father beat and mentally tormented my mother, my elder brother and me. My mother beat and mentally tormented my elder brother and me. My elder...
    demonizd demonizd 31-35, M 4 Responses Mar 1, 2010

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    And It Was Abuse - I was beaten as a child and it was abuse. So many people out there believe that corporal punishment is just discipline and why do we make a big fuss about it...
    julie295 julie295 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 10, 2012

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    A Heartless Mother. - Starting from first grade, as a child I never thought much for the future. But, from the second day of school all I saw was a furious mother who didn't...
    repressedemotions repressedemotions 18-21 7 Responses Jun 20, 2009

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