This child abuse story from Kate page was
created June 5, 2007 and was originally posted on May 24, 2007 as story #129.
Kate is from Delmar, Delaware, USA
The following child abuse story from Kate
depicts: sexual abuse, physical abuse and emotional abuse
The child abuse effects on Kate: self-blame, anxiety attacks, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), choice of a live-in boyfriend who sexually, physically and emotionally abuses her
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My name is Kate. I am now 19 years old and I suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and anxiety attacks. I was sexually and physically abused.
The abuse started when I was 7. My mom was never really around. I spent a lot of time with my dad.
One night, I woke up to him touching me. I tried to move away, but he wouldn’t let me. He told me that I could never tell or he would hurt me and my mom. I believed him. This continued. He would hit me and leave marks on my arms. I never told anyone because I was really afraid of what he would do. Whenever he could, he touched me and kissed me. He hit me if I ever did anything he didn’t like. He treated me like dirt when no one was around.
One night, when I was about 9 and my mom was not home, he told me to come into his room. When I came in, he said for me to take my clothes off. I said no, so he hit me and threw me to the bed. He ripped my clothes off and raped me. I screamed and cried for him to stop. He wouldn’t stop. He raped me again that same night. He told me that I could never tell. I was so afraid. I just wanted to be Daddy’s little girl, but not in that way. He raped me a couple times of week and forced me to do things to him.
When I was 15, I told my dad I didn’t want to do these things with him anymore. He beat me so bad I didn’t go to school for 2 days. He continued to rape me after that. He always told me it was my fault. He said it so much, I believed him. I still believe it to this day. He finally stopped when I was 16, but only because I moved away.
I lived with an aunt till I turned 18, then I moved in with my boyfriend. After I moved in with my boyfriend, I started getting abused by him sexually and verbally. I am still with him now, as I don’t know how to leave him. I am afraid of what will happen.
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Child abuse story from Kate was re-formatted June 3, 2015
From Victim to Victory
How I got over the devastating effects of child abuse and moved on with my life