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

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    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 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 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'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 7 Responses Feb 1, 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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    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 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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    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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    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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    My mother has never liked me.

    I don't know why. She was mentally, emotionally, & physically abusive. It got worse after one of her boyfriends tried to molest me. She even went so far as to write a letter to this *********'s mother, supposedly as me, saying I lied about what he tried to do to me. I got...
    Tenanye Tenanye 36-40, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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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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    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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    When i saw this group,

    i was torn between feeling this way and yet at the same time not. I had a fairly decent childhood as far as anyone could see. My parents were good at hiding the things they didn't want anyone to know. There are a lot of missing memories in my childhood and only some of them...
    sherbear182 sherbear182 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I had an abusive childhood

    and I told so many people about it (my distant family who didn't believe me because my stepfather was so charming, charismatic, and manipulative around them, my principle at one school and the school guidance at another, both of which actually called my parents and told them...
    BunheadSalamander BunheadSalamander 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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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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    Faraboy Faraboy 22-25, M 5 days ago

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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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    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 2 Responses Jul 23, 2013

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    Away from the schools

    where I was, stepfather in my home, and the town I was in. My early/developing years might not have been so bad and wasted for me growing up.
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M 4 days ago

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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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    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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    Sometimes i wonder how my childhood has

    affected my adulthood,i can remember some pretty bad times. ?????
    ramrod ramrod 41-45, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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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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    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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    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
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 6

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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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    No ones gonna save me.

    They didn't then. They arent now. They won't when the future comes. I can't even save myself. Yet- onward.
    coerietheraven coerietheraven 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    I was abused at three

    and abused for ten years from 7 to 15 starting cutting at seventeen and going from hospital to hospital but been saved at 19 or 20 years old where I learned people do care but most importantly I am loved by me and don't have to worry as much about being abused and not having...
    Nikkilight25 Nikkilight25 22-25 3 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    The biologic was a violent drunk,

    who only came home when he'd run out of panhandling money, and winter was setting in (he lived under a bridge in the warmer months). Mom finally got tired of the physical abuse and left, but couldn't make it, being the only white family in a ghetto in the 60's. So much hatred...
    SemperFido SemperFido 41-45, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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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 was kidnapped by my boyfriend ******** naked and left for 2 days naked tied to a tree in the middle of nowhere. I was 15 he was 35 he had beat me several times before I was to...
    Taterbug678 Taterbug678 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    This experience was very traumatic and I am still trying to get over it. I don't think I will ever fully move past it. This happened just over a year ago when I was 14. It was a...
    EllaTheStalker EllaTheStalker 13-15, F 7 hrs ago

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    Yeah, it would be nice if you'd just call me and be here where I need you right now. As much as it would give me solace for what you've left me handling alone - well I lie, I have...
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody 31-35, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    My incident happened 20 years ago... I was grabbed from behind as I walked to my car, with my 2 children (3 and 5 years old at the time). I can still remember the brutte strength...
    jbean131 jbean131 46-50, F 4 days ago

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    BabyRottie BabyRottie 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I was once kidnapped by my home girl I came home one day after work and I went to bed I was woken up by her tightly wrapping duct tape around my mouth and she had snuck ropes...
    tapegaggedisbest tapegaggedisbest 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Sometimes I hate the fact that whatsapp updated their app to let users see who has read the messages and when was the last time they went online; because every time i see two blue...
    charicealpaca charicealpaca 18-21, F a week ago

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    It seems no matter where I go or who I'm with, how much I try I always fail, I feel sad all the time, tho's who said they were going to be in my life forever aren't there anymore...
    ReachingNirvana ReachingNirvana 22-25, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I wish ppl would read my profile before adding me or trying to chat with me. I am not trying to sound like an EP snob or come off as rude, but I have mostly all the information...
    morganza504 morganza504 36-40 a week ago

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