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I Wish Someone Would Have Saved Me When I Was A Kid

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    My mother passed away

    when I was 17 and it all went down hill from there. Nobody was there from that point on.
    sunnygirlfriend73 sunnygirlfriend73 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 28, 2014

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    Why I Am So Mad At That No One Helped Me?

      but all of my family, teachers, and mothers friend saw all the signs of emotional and physical abuse and I told them about  the incidents and yet they did nothing. There was a few times DCF came when I was younger, I heard there was a case since moms best friends husband...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 1, 2011

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    But Then Again...

    Sometimes I do wish that , but then.. I know that if I hadn't been through all those awful experiences then I wouldn't have been able to relate so well to the pain of others who have had or are having similar or related experiences.. So I wouldn't have been able to do something...
    TheLuckyHobo TheLuckyHobo 31-35, M 5 Responses Jun 16, 2012

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    Someone Should've Interviened

    I was assured that worse things would happen to me if I told anyone what was going on at home. I was told that when children are taken away from their parents they are put with all the bad boys and that older boys, teenagers would rape me. It should have been taken out of my...
    demonizd demonizd 31-35, M 4 Responses Jul 1, 2010

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    Neighbor Watched

    One day a neighbor watched me, six years old, get beat with a belt. The neighbor objected to how hard I had been hit and left. She never returned but I heard that she said she could not do anything, but she could not watch. You could have done something. A telephone call would...
    thebelthurtsbad thebelthurtsbad 41-45, M 3 Responses Oct 27, 2012

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    My Life

    I have never ever told any one this stuff i was adopred out because my biological father was a rapist he raped me and my sisters and my biological mother watched we were adopted into a home that i thought would love us but instead we were raped and tortured daily and i prayed...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Apr 1, 2011

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    I wish someone would have been there

    for me and loved me, than just told me I was fine.
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F 1 Response May 20, 2014

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    I've Moved On Dont Worry But A Part Of Me Still Wishes

    I know that person is supposed to be your parent, but sometimes they are the worst. I thought the Brady Bunch was mocking me and my pain. I was told that if God loved me he would save me instead of sitting up there laughing. I know that is not true of course but there is still a...
    jensenlver jensenlver 36-40, F 6 Responses Feb 1, 2010

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    Proetective Service

    were told by a teacher at school something was going on the talked wityh my mother and father the same as they did with the other 4 kids from the baby sitter nothing was done but the abuse at home got worst i do not know for sure what my girl friends mother used but my parents...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Jun 3, 2011

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    I wish someone would've stepped in.

    I wish my father had gotten arrested. I wish that I had been fed. I wish I had been strong enough to kill my step mother. Most of all I wish somebody had saved me. I was trapped and barely fed and now I have PTSD. It's hard to find a boyfriend willing to stay through flashbacks...
    kill4love kill4love 16-17, M 3 Responses May 26, 2014

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    Not Fair

    i wish someone would have saved me when i was kid i have gone through alot, i have been sexually abused, physically abused, and emotionally abused. i was in care but then i was returned home and now i want to be back in care where i was happy and safe.
    snowy174 snowy174 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 18, 2011

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    Someone Should Just Intervene..

    When people knowww already that there is something going on. I don't think I should've had to save myself, I don't think children should have to explicitly inform someone in authority, when others already know from seeing the obvious signs. Children feel too scared to tell...
    TheLuckyHobo TheLuckyHobo 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 16, 2012

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    If They Knew What They Did Because They Didn't Do Anything Would They Care?

    I just wanted to know I was worth the trouble to be saved. CPS treated it like a joke! The few times cps came to the house they would stand outside and talk to my abuser and take her word as gold every time. Only once did they talk to one of us kids. The report had been made for...
    justexisting89 justexisting89 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 2, 2011

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    Tears Need To Be Let Go

    i realized lately that my heart is hurting more i feel like a volcano ready to explode i hide it every day all day long i feel like i want to cry but i cant im scared of so many things right now i want someone to love me i want to be someones baby girl i miss having a mom i wish...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Sep 28, 2011

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    Questions Of A Child

    Its a new year, and Im approaching 30. Im feeling lost, confused and empty. I feel like a kid asking simple questions with supposedly simple answers. If somebody hurt you, why do you stay? If you dont love them, why dont you leave? Why do people lie? Why do people hurt me and...
    loudsilence1 loudsilence1 26-30, F Jan 5, 2013

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    Let Down

    What hurts me so much is that I told people in the words of a child, what was going on, and no one did anything, or did not do enough to put a stop to it all.  Then I read my school reports not so long ago, and all the signs were there, how I'd become introvert, sullen...
    sweetdeanie sweetdeanie 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 14, 2010

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    The Person Who Saved My Life 2

    The person that saved my life That person has to be my best friend’s mother for many reasons. She saved me from a home with no love. She taught me about love and how to make it in many ways She protected me many nights over the years from the ghosts And I bet a few other...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M 2 Responses Jan 11, 2011

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    My Blog About Surviving

    Originally I started my blog just to have a diary to write in. Recently a few others have found it and followed me and Its so nice to get the support. But after talking with friends who are also survivors they told me my writings really help them. So I figured if It can help them...
    silverstar415850 silverstar415850 18-21, F Jul 23, 2012

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    I would be so much different

    if someone did, now I'm afraid of so many things and it affects me in the worst ways. if I was saved, i wouldn't be insane
    savvy1998 savvy1998 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    I wish I know the right way

    as early as I can. The Noble Eightfold Path (Pali: ariyo a ha giko maggo, Sanskrit: ?ry? ? gam?rga) [1] is one of the principal teachings of the Buddha, who described it as the way leading to the cessation of suffering (dukkha) and the achievement of self-awakening. [2] It is...
    veganmeditates veganmeditates 41-45, M Jan 6

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    My Father Wouldn't Let Them

    After mom, may she rest in peace, succumbed to cancer when i was sixteen months, my brother four months, her mom and also my father's brother's family wanted to raise us but my father wouldn't allow it. So instead, he and our stepmother showed us how unloved and unwanted we were...
    eleanorssong eleanorssong 56-60, F 2 Responses Dec 5, 2011

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    Sometimes

    Sometimes I do wish that , but then.. I know that if I hadn't been through all that then I wouldn't have been able to relate so well to the pain of others who have had or are having similar or related experiences. So I wouldn't have been able to do something that I did once for...
    demonizd demonizd 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 22, 2010

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    When I Was 11

    When i was 11 i think, i didn't do good in math. i failed the subject. That's why my parents were always called by the principal. There was this time that my mom just had enough of being called again and again by the principal and she said how worthless i am, how stupid i was not...
    kmisfit123 kmisfit123 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 23, 2013

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    The Other Side

    The other side These part deals basic with me. If you have read the stories, on going you see a lot of love and expectance from others. in all the years we never had a fight we never really even got mad at each other, no one ask us to do anything as it was already done, we knew...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Jan 11, 2011

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    =|

    I know I am still a kid but so much has gone on that it doesn't even matter. If someone saved me I feel that I would be different. Maybe all the things that happened, wouldn't. Maybe if it all just stopped right there. It all started with one little battery. My dad slipped on it...
    PerfectionIsALie PerfectionIsALie 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 10, 2011

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    Can You See Can You Hear

    I WAS SO BADLY ABUSED AND EVERYBODY KNEW IT AND THEY DID NOTHING. FAMILY,NEIGHBORS AND AUTHORITIES. I WAS EVEN RECORDED ON TAPE BY A PSYC AND STILL LEFT ALONE. ODDER STILL ALMOST ALL THE PEOPLE THAT KNEW WERE CATHOLICS. I HAD SO MUCH LOVE AND NOW IT IS JUST MIXED UP. IT IS SO...
    thelambsink thelambsink 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 11, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    I wsh someone would kill me know so i die
    hopetodie hopetodie 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 5

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    I don't have a lot of friends and I wish I was closer to my family.
    Morgee3304 Morgee3304 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Of course it never happens to me. You hear about such things on the news of course and you think to yourself "darn, lucky person". I want to be free.
    NotgoingsoloAus NotgoingsoloAus 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    Written letters always seem to mean more than emails and text... They sometimes mean more than the spoken word, but there's always the threat of saying the wrong thing in a letter...
    Orangerocket Orangerocket 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 1

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    Why does nobody ever ******* understand!!!!!!!!! Sick if my parents trying to control MY LIFE thinking tye know what's best for me... Idc it's my ******* life not there's and I'm...
    drawmysmile drawmysmile 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    Actually, all the time. Do whatever to me and then shoot me. Not kill me.. Anyways.. Message me?
    HurtMePlease101 HurtMePlease101 18-21, F Jan 15

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    Just end me. I do not want to live in this world of lies anymore.
    killerjrm killerjrm 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I don’t really remember the day I started picking at my skin, but the day I started is the day my life got worse. Worse why? Because not only am I self conscious about my weight...
    Gertrude95 Gertrude95 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    I am now a 30 year old male and this really happened to me when I was 24 (at least 6 years ago). It was a 98 degree hot summer day and I was wearing a black tank top, blue denim...
    DiamondD84 DiamondD84 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I don't belong in my group of friends. They don't care about me. I don't belong in my family either. They all hate me. My dad loves my younger brother, my mom loves my older sister...
    xxdeepestcutxx xxdeepestcutxx 13-15, F Jan 3

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    Hi everyone, I do hope my post gets read and hopefully helps somebody along the line.i will never forget the help SOLVER KING render to me in my marital life. i have been married...
    sharon1234524 sharon1234524 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    I used to know this girl she was a nice girl who I fancied. well she had this boyfriend that was should you say very abusive to her. he would hit her for No reason or just plain...
    Sladetgx57 Sladetgx57 18-21, M Jan 4

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    My brother just turned 18, but this happened in the summer when he was 17. I'm not going to go into much detail in order to protect him. Anyways, my family has a vacation house...
    Hey121212 Hey121212 22-25, F Jan 8

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    I've actually saved many people's lives, but the wierd thing about it is they aren't thankful about it.
    shur09 shur09 13-15, F Jan 10

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    Everyone hurts someone unintentionally on occasion. That is one thing; however there are people out there who seem to take pleasure and/or pride in inflicting hurt and pain on...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    Maybe. . we were supposed to meet the wrong people before meeting the right one so that, when we finally meet the right person, we will know how to be grateful for that gift...
    rogi4u rogi4u 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 18

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    I want to listen to my song not some crappy commercial for some crap I dno't need or want. I don';t care about someone's crap promo for a song that probably sucks I want to listen...
    StupidRobert StupidRobert 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    I find peace in art, music, and poetry. anyone else like this? is there someone out there that thinks that we could spread peace through music?
    MrSophisticated MrSophisticated 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 14

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    Merry F-ing Christmas. I hate the holidays. I'm sooooo happy they are almost over. And it's not bad enough, that I'm stuck with my boyfriend's family this Christmas. It's not bad...
    chumiloons chumiloons 46-50, F Dec 26, 2014

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    attentions everyone. about a year ago me and my best friend Amelia were kidnapped, and abused. I made it out alive but she didn't. I won't go I to detail, but if you want to know...
    pioneer18 pioneer18 13-15, F Jan 12

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    I could use someone to vent to about this :/
    myheartleadsme myheartleadsme 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 13

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