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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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 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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    =|

    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'm sad I just need arms around me. Sometimes I just need someone to hold me close and let me cry into them and to never let me go. 😔
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    Especially the ones who used to mean so much to you.... I could never imagine just leaving someone after having a certain impact on their life. I'd never want to leave, k. fact...
    TheMasterMan1 TheMasterMan1 16-17, M 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I wouldn't be in the way.I wouldn't ask for anything except to spend time with you.I'm not materialistic,and low maintenance.I'm friendly,honest and loyal.I'm a one man woman who...
    KAYDUBAU KAYDUBAU 31-35, F 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I'm always the one who mess things up.. :( I try to be open and let them know me .. But somehow I shutdown. :(
    EyesOnyou72 EyesOnyou72 41-45, F 21 hrs ago

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    I always wondered what it would be like to have a sister.. I have 3 brothers but I feel like My life would be so nice with a sister to be by my side.. I always see people who have...
    CuriousOne34 CuriousOne34 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    but we do realize. We just don't care :).
    Nyx935 Nyx935 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Some days i get to the point where i cannot tale it anymore. A life without emotions is so meaningless. It would be Ok with me if someone ended this hell I'm going through. I'm not...
    Ang012685 Ang012685 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    At seths place Smoking outside. A dog barks at me. Me laughs A kid comes out. A teen boy. Me asks how big is the dog. Him says he dont know Hims just visiting mom...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    But they dont. Am guilty. Now. But why. Anger transferrence. And the wealthy wont stop the causes. Because they profit. Pills. Prisons. Therapy. Seniority lost...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    just do it am ready to die am ready i can't anymore!!!!!!! i can't live like this anymore it's not healthy, it's not healthy for me to be this heart broken
    Californialexiiiiiii Californialexiiiiiii 16-17, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I Am Kinda Iffy On This.... I guess it all depends on the group that it is, because there is groups that I have made when I was really depressed, and still haven't written a story...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=bAqz0AwLRjk A LOVE LIKE OURS COULD NEVER BE DENIED. I remember that first day I read her answer, it was back in the begining of december 2014, I was...
    ChantouKimmy ChantouKimmy 41-45, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    This story is going to be written as if I was talking to her, because its one of the only ways I know how to get it out. Please bare with me, this is a hard story to write, but it...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    Dear Mia. We have been through this, you can't stay. You can't be part of my life. I Love you, and I know you love me, but people just don't understand, They don't understand our...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I survived childhood cancer and I wish I didn't. Why live as a slave to money, forced to work an entire lifetime with nothing to show for it? Now, I'm in my 30's and it's almost...
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    I tried to post earlier but it wouldn't allow. I'll just give y'all the overview I was kidnapped when i was 12. And taken somewhere where I had my photo taken and put up onto...
    Hgirly12 Hgirly12 13-15, F 8 Responses 4 days ago

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