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

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    Nobody Rescued Me

    My parents split up when I was around 5-6 years old. It was after the split when my mother's abuse of us kids began. (my story of her abuse can be found in the group titled "I hate my mother"). MANY is the time that I wished someone would have come along and save me. Take me away...
    wishiwasabrady wishiwasabrady 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 29, 2012

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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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    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

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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 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 23, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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

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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 6 Responses Jun 16, 2012

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    A Psychotic, A Tyrant, And A Bully All Rolled Into One

    This is VERY lengthy, so please bear with me here. My Mother, simply put, is the meanest, angriest, most unpleasant person I know. She is a psychotic, a tyrant, and a bully all rolled into one. My parents split up when I was around 5-6 years old. I'm not exactly sure of the year...
    wishiwasabrady wishiwasabrady 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 14, 2013

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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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 6 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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    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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    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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    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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    That's is what happens

    when we have family secrets. No one knew the extent of the abuse in my family. My God do I wish someone would've came along and stopped the **** I went through
    ICRETO ICRETO 46-50, M 5 Responses May 20

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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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    =|

    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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    I have to hang out with my bully during lunch and resses at 6th grade and it's bc my best friend hangs out with my bully so I hang out with my best friend and so i have to hang out...
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    I've always had a problem with low mood one way or the other. I suffered from panic attacks and Anxiety throughout my childhood (6-17). As a result i have issues with self-esteem...
    username6510 username6510 18-21, M Sep 8

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    I'm having such severe panic attacks lately. So bad I feel like I'm gonna die. Its like my throat closes up and I can't breathe... Oh wait I forgot no one give a ****.
    SkinnImIn SkinnImIn 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 23

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    Good God I hate my life :c
    Selanis Selanis 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    so yeah my life sucks but i cant do anything about it. it is what it is, I just wait to be independent really.
    aliv12 aliv12 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have saved many lives. They were all kids lives though like under 18. I have also talked many people out of self harm as we'll. I am suicidal and I wish to self harm as we'll but...
    gamerslippy99991 gamerslippy99991 16-17, M 3 Responses Sep 4

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    I guess this would count considering how bad it could have bin, today was a normal day at work done my shift and was gonna go home but I thought I'd say a bit to help out and it...
    lloydac lloydac 18-21, M Aug 23

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    I am scared I will die, without knowing the love of a woman. I feel like I have so much love to give. But know one to share it with. I would probably either smother a girl if...
    ericramone ericramone 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 21

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    STOP COMPLAINING!! All he ever does is ***** and moan about everyone and everything, threaten me and everyone that I love. I've never known anyone to make such a deliberate and...
    TheSageNabooru TheSageNabooru 26-30, F 16 hrs ago

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    kidnapped again part 1 i was kidnapped again about three months ago while my parents went on holiday, i didn't want to go, so i was home alone for three weeks and i am ready to...
    GreenMonster1 GreenMonster1 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    I wish things would just go in the direction we'd like. I wish we could just be happy together without feeling like everything is trying to tear us apart :(
    music2me98 music2me98 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    Hey Man, Nice Shot.There's so many people I wish I woulda met that I can't because they killed themselves.But I get it. I get it.Nice shot, man.
    ThisIsNotForYou ThisIsNotForYou 13-15, M Aug 22

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    I try to be patient with my coworkers because I learned that being frustrated with them only creates unnecessary tension ( exception to constructive criticism , or absolutely need...
    romi777 romi777 31-35, F Aug 24

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    Like c'mon, really? xD God knows how old you are yet you decide to sit behind a computer screen and troll another group of people that have nothing to do with you. Hahaha Your...
    NotSoStrongSuperman NotSoStrongSuperman 16-17, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Me and this kid kept jumping of this diving board and after this 3 year old boy had jumped he when down and his floaty's when up so i tried calling my dad but he told me to be...
    QUA5AR QUA5AR 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 29

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    This is true. Im not talking about your typical hollywood action movie scene where i dramatically took a bullet for somebody or pushed them out the way of a moving truck at the...
    oxzymoron oxzymoron 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 25

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    I was about 13.. I had this friend who I was hanging out with on a parking garage, he said he would jump if I left him too go home, I had too be home. When I got home he called me...
    TaylorRenee14 TaylorRenee14 16-17, F Aug 30

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    After a few years without help from police and fbi i am still here, hopefully ever finding my father and mother and other relatives and or friends. While the authorities do...
    EveArendsKidnappedAsBaby EveArendsKidnappedAsBaby 36-40, F Aug 22

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    I saved a woodpecker who was on the road downtown one morning (it must've flown into a window). I was cycling in and saw it so I put my bike across the lane and picked it up. i...
    oneinawillian oneinawillian 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 31

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    I wonder what some guys mean when they say "classy" about a woman...to me, it would mean someone who is also educated, well-mannered, elegant in writing and speaking, using good...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 29

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    I can't stop thinking about him. He's an amazing guy with a big heart. He makes everyone laugh when he's around and he is kind and gentle. I know he will never love me or think of...
    Monoka14 Monoka14 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 2

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