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Aug 26, 2015

Will Never Recover

I am 13 years old. My brother who is 8 years my senior used to sexually abuse me. I do not know exactly when it began or when it stopped but I do remember

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Aug 25, 2015

Coping is Hard

At the age of three my mother married my step-father At first I thought it was nice because my siblings and I had a father figure. it wasn't very long

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Aug 24, 2015

Violent Mother

I was in fourth grade when it started. At first is was only a hard smack on the bottom enough to leave welts. After that it progressed and be came more

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Jul 24, 2015

Don't Want to Go

I really don't want to go to this wedding...   I'm the scapegoat in a narcissistic family. Mom is the narc, dad orbits, older brother is the golden

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Jul 23, 2015

Started as a Toddler

It all started when I was two or three well my earliest memories anyway. My father would come into my room and sexually touch me and rape me in my private

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Jul 10, 2015

Loss of Loved One

I started to try killing myself at age 16. I felt like my heart stopped when my grandma died. I couldn't deal with it. I went to the kitchen and got the

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Jul 09, 2015

Confronted My Dad

Since I can remember I was physically and emotionally abused by my father. During this time I lived with my mother and brother also who went through this

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Jun 23, 2015

Felt Rejected and Isolated

My abuse does pale in comparison to others but writing it anyway. Mine is sexual, verbal, emotional, and physical. At around 2 years of age we lived in

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Jun 23, 2015

Beautiful Sights and Sounds

Walking on the beach seeing a dove go by. Puts a smile on my face while I'm walking on the sparkling water while my feet becomes warm. Thinking about my

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Jun 18, 2015

Coping is Difficult

Before I was born my older sister was taken into care when she was 18 months old. My Dad went to prison accused of causing her to have multiple broken

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Jun 16, 2015

A Corrupt System

I was a Child Abuse Investigator for 7 years. When I was there one month and was about to get my own cases, we visited a home, a mother had a premature

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Jun 16, 2015

Can't Stop Remembering

When I was a kid I was sexually abused. I was very small; pre-memory-forming small - at least when it started. I can't fully remember who did it and maybe

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Jun 12, 2015

Violent Upbringing

I was born to a low income family. My dad was a part time iron worker part time drug dealer. Eventually my dad stepped his hustle game up and moved me

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Jun 12, 2015

Mother Not Trustworthy

When I was 5 my life changed altogether. On Christmas day I was so excited to open my presents and have dinner with my family, but it didn’t turn out how

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Jun 11, 2015

Wanting to Heal

I don't really talk about this to anyone about what happened to me as a child. Now I am an adult and I feel I never got to heal from my past experiences.

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Jun 11, 2015

Abused Just Once

I'm 21 and diagnosed with BPD (bi polar disorder). I've been receiving mental health help since I was 14. I've even been in-patient at 15 because I tried

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Jun 11, 2015

Children Abused in Care

I am originally from Liberia West Africa but live in Oslo Norway 8 yrs and 4 months now. I was accused falsely that I beat my children, that I didnt have

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Jun 08, 2015

A Parent's Fatal Mistake: A case of ignorance or child abuse?

It is always time to pause when a child commits suicide. A time to ask why and what could we do to prevent such a terrible thing from happening again. But when a child suicides after being humiliated on a social networking site by a parent, it's time to ask, What the hell was that parent thinking?

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Jun 05, 2015

Dangerous Duggar Denials

It boggles the mind that Michelle and Jim-Bob Duggar of 19 Kids and Counting fame don't understand the danger they pose. And I'm incredulous that certain politicians and media personalities, as well as many in the conservative religious community have rallied around this family in support of their handling of the sexual crimes committed by their then-14-year-old son against 5 young girls, including 4 of his sisters.

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May 28, 2015

Child Abuse Criteria

The statistics are astounding. The number of victims of child abuse is higher than that of the annual flu. It is estimated by the US Department of Health

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May 28, 2015

Flashbacks of Sexual Abuse

I'm 15, and I've always have had flashbacks of me being sexually abused. I got sexually abused when I was around 6. It happened in Mexico. I remember him

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