Overcoming Child Abuse With Love

by Maurice
(Eire/Ireland)

Here I am again. Darlene's site has opened my eyes further to the wrongfulness of abuse in children/teenagers/adolescents. My abuse was bad, and though I am sharing it with you all, visitors to Darlene's site thinking about and reading your stories, I feel very wholesome in myself. Adding my comments to some of your real life stories humbles me as I regard my form of abuse very mild.


Abuse in any form is totally wrong, and even though I regard mine as mild, I am not comparing. Because what happened to you is all that matters and how we care/love each other and affirm each other is the blessing and the gift of real LOVE shared.

Yet, the effects of my beatings on the bare bottom linger on even at 62 years of age. The great thing for me is that I have friends, I have Darlene's site now for me to think positive, act positive and be positive in my letting go of all those 7/8 years I was humiliated/embarrassed, sore, bruised mentally and physically because of the severe whack on my tenderness.

Thank you for being there for me, admittedly anonymously, but I know you're a human being of flesh and bones like myself having been affected by abuse.

Help me and let us help each other to be healing/loving hearts to and for each other in the silence and privacy of our space and room. Always believe in yourself. Hi have a healthy mind in a healthy body, be active be alive with great and wonderful companions on your journey. I've journeyed with homeless people for the past number of years, and their wonderfulness of being humbles me and helps me to LOVE.

See other articles from Maurice and his child abuse story at:
A Video Reading by Darlene BarriereNote from Darlene: The volume of contributor submissions has now made it impossible for me to comment personally (especially in great detail) on each and every contribution. If I haven't left you a comment or one that is in-depth, please do not take my lack of a personal response as a slight, or as a statement that your story is somehow unworthy of my time. Nothing, and I do mean nothing, could be further from the truth. If there was a way for me to respond to all of you at length, I would.

Email addresses, phone numbers, home addresses AND website/blog URLs in visitor comments are STRICTLY prohibited, and could result in being banned from making further comments on this site.

Click here to read or post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Child Abuse Article - Write one.

Disclaimer: To the best of my knowledge the child abuse
stories on this site are true. While I cannot guarantee
this, I do try to balance the need for the submitter to be
heard and validated with the needs of my visitors.



E-book: Victim To Victory

From Victim to Victory
a memoir

How I got over the devastating effects of child abuse and moved on with my life

Read more...

Most Recent

  1. I Self Medicate

    Jun 26, 17 04:40 PM

    When I was 3 we left Illinois for Arizona. The day we left my grandfather had a heart attack and died. I have one uncomfortable grainy memory of him. I

    Read More

  2. Ongoing Abuse

    Jun 06, 17 03:03 PM

    I'm 15/16. I am still getting abused physically, mentally and verbally by my family especially my mother. I don't understand what to do to overcome this.

    Read More

  3. Still Get Flashbacks

    Jun 06, 17 02:46 PM

    When I was seven and a half my father started to abuse me. It took the form of kissing and oral sex. Later on he introduced me to five elderly aged men

    Read More