Child Abuse Story From

Child Abuse Story:

This child abuse story from Erin page was created August 19, 2007 and was originally posted on August 13, 2007 as story #177.

PLEASE NOTE: This story has not been edited for grammar, spelling, punctuation, sentence structure or Internet-eze. Where necessary, I have edited for length and inappropriate or gratuitously graphic content.

Erin is from Mudgreeaba, Queensland, Australia.

The following child abuse story from Erin depicts: physical abuse, emotional abuse and sexual abuse

The child abuse effects on Erin: removed from the home into foster care, self-harm, suicidal thoughts and tendencies, promiscuity

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Child Abuse Story From Erin:

I was about 6 when it all started to happen. My parents divorced when i was 4, my first memories is when my mum and dad would be yelling at each other though they'd never hurt me. I moved to Qld [Queensland] when i was 4 with my mum older sis 6 and younger bro 2. The next 2years were fine though my mum struggled to put food on the table and was very depreesed we spent alot of time at my grandparents place (they were foster carers) one of the boys that she looked after raped me. My sis however got raped by two of them this happened until i was 7.

When my mum met peter (my step dad) he was really nice, take us places give us choclates that's until he married my mum. Thats when i was 6. He was very abusive always calling us (sis & bro) names whenever we'd do something he didn't like he'd get the metal chains with hooks to hold up pot plants to the roof and hit us with them. The abuse continued until i was about 11. By that time he didn't do it to my sis and i  as much as he used to he would just call us things but that was still pretty hurtful. My bro got it the worst though he get beaten everyday he would have dark blue bruises on him the size of softballs. He'd always wear jumpers and stuff to cover his bruisers. Peter started molesting my sis and i when i was 12 my sis got molested when she was 12 also but her's started 2years before it started happening to me. The molestation continued for about 6months until i couldn't live any longer. My sis and i came into foster care and i tryed to kill myself for a year and a half, i also turned to self mutilation and sex to fill in my needs.

4 years has passed now i have a wonderful boyfriend and life i still have suicidal thoughts but i get through it.

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Child abuse story from Erin was re-formatted June 1, 2015

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