Child Abuse Story From

Child Abuse Story:

This child abuse story from Marie page was created March 20, 2007 and was originally posted on March 5, 2007 as story #88.

Marie is from Coleford, Gloucestershire, UK

The following child abuse story from Marie depicts sexual abuse.

The child abuse effects on Marie: fear, worry and guilt

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Child Abuse Story From Marie:

When I was 4 years old, my granddad started sexually abusing me, and as I was so young, I thought it was normal. As years went on, he used to say that it was our secret and that if I was to tell anyone, he wouldn't be my best friend anymore. It all finally stopped when I was 12 years old, when my grandma walked in on him waving his penis at me. I knew I should have told someone, but I was scared and worried.

I have had counselling with SOCA and I am now open to talk about my horrid experience. I also want to stop child abuse happening elsewhere.

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