This child abuse story from Felicity page was
created November 24, 2006 and was originally posted on November 13, 2006 as
Felicity is from London, Ballum, United Kingdom
The following child abuse story from Felicity
depicts sexual abuse and emotional abuse.
The child abuse effects on Felicity: promiscuity and alcohol abuse. Felicity is only 18 years old, yet she is already the mother of two small children.
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I was four years old when my dad started to
sexually abuse me. My parents were going through a divorce and my sister and I
spent weekends with my dad. This is when he would abuse me, every weekend,
regular each night. He told me that people were watching me all the time and
that if I told anyone he would kill my mum and sister. I was so young and I believed
him. This carried on until I was seven years old, when my mum was granted
custody of me and my sister. We finally plucked up the courage to say we didn't
want to visit him anymore. My mum knew we were scared of him because he hit us,
but to this day I have never told a soul in-person about my sexual abuse.
I'm 18 now, and since the age of 15, have been
having sex and getting drunk to help blot out the memories. I have a beautiful
little girl, Alarna-Rae, who is 2 and a handsome little boy, Keihgan, who is 9
months old. My angels keep me on the straight-and-narrow.
How people can be so cruel to children is beyond me. I study childcare at college and still find the child protection aspect really difficult, but I'm determined to make a difference. That's why I'm going to go to university to train as a social worker. I may not be able to stop child abuse altogether, but I'll be another small voice in a huge loud crowd. We need to get justice for all us kids who have lived the horror of child abuse.
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Child abuse story from Felicity was re-formatted June 1, 2015
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