Child Abuse Story From
Jaime

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This child abuse story from Jaime was originally posted on January, 23, 2006.

Jaime is from Atchison, Kansas, USA

The following child abuse story from Jaime depicts physical abuse and emotional abuse.

The child abuse effects on Jaime: extremely low self-esteem


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Child Abuse Story From Jaime:

My father left when I was just a baby. My mother was a drug addict and an alcoholic. She was also very abusive physically as well as emotionally. My self-esteem was almost "0" and it seemed that I was beaten almost daily. If I was not being beaten, it was because mother was out drinking and partying. Or it was because she had gotten bored with me and was attacking my little sister.

Paige did not understand what was going on. And being in charge of a three-year-old definitely made me grow up faster than most kids my age.

Despite my life's situation, I was a straight-A student.

I dared not tell anyone about Paige's and my situation until I was sixteen. I came home from school one day to find Paige terribly beaten up, and a note from my mother (she was at the bar again) threatening to kill us both if we were still there when she got back.

Had I not turned Paige and myself into Child Services, I truly believe with all my heart that I would not be here right now to tell this story. I have no doubt that my mother would have carried out her threat.

Now I'm a Christian.


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