child abuse story from Mimmy was originally posted on January 26, 2006.
is from Ingham, Queensland, Australia
following child abuse story from Mimmy depicts emotional abuse and sexual
The child abuse effects on Mimmy has spilled into adulthood as she deals with feelings of betrayal and marriage problems.
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was 10 years of age. We were at a bbq that day at my uncle's, and my sister and
I pleaded with our parents to stay at his house for that night with all the
other kids. How exciting it was going to be. When we all decided to go to bed
that night there was no room in the lounge room for me. My uncle and his girlfriend
insisted I sleep with them in their bed, so I did.
that night I woke to my uncle touching me in the wrong places and he was making
my hands touch him. I had ended up in the middle of him and his girlfriend in
the bed. His girlfriend was still sleeping. I knew this was wrong so I kept
pulling my hand away. I got up and went to the bathroom. He followed.
touching me," I yelled. I was crying and scared.
I'm sorry," he said. "Don't tell anyone. Just come back to bed."
I went back to bed and pretended it was all a dream.
are still bits of what he said to me in my head that I can't remember.
I am today at 22 years of age. It is now effecting my marriage, for which I am now
The sad thing was, my parents never wanted to believe it, so my dad never confronted his brother about it. That really hurts to this day.
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Child abuse story from Mimmy was re-formatted June 6, 2015
From Victim to Victory
How I got over the devastating effects of child abuse and moved on with my life