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Chapters Tagged As ABUSE
Chapter 16
Learning to Fly

My first memory is of my father molesting me. He would "tuck me in" at night, touching me while my mother was emotionally and physically absent. I would lay there. Frozen. Terrified. Clinging to my only source of safety- my stuffed animal named...

Posted 6/24/2013
Views: 471
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Chapter 43
Recover and Live

Wow what an awesome idea! I started using at the age of six.  I was abused as a child, my dad used to beat my mom regularly and I would wake up hearing him hurting her.  I used to try and help her only to get hurt myself.  My p...

Posted 6/24/2013
Views: 393
Tags: ABUSE ADDICTION
Chapter 52
The Steps I Had To Take

The steps I had to take My life began Dec 10 1971, I grew up in small town Buckingham FL. Life was a little bit of chaos, my parents got divorced before I can remember. My mother remarried to an alcoholic when I was around 3 or 4. I grew u...

Posted 7/9/2013
Views: 427
Tags: ABUSE ADDICTION ALCOHOL SEXUAL ABUSE
Chapter 54
Still Fighting

***WARNING - THIS IS MY STORY*** i wish i didn't remember the things i remember. i wish i was like those people who i've read about who don't remember anything. For the longest time i've shoved down all the memories and hid them. i started...

Posted 7/15/2013
Views: 547
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Chapter 77
A story about a girl

Hey so I love this new idea to share your story about addicition with people. I am a 22 year old female and I have had several years of addicition. My story beginfls when my first memory was being raped by my father at the age of 6-7. It happened...

Posted 8/12/2013
Views: 325
Tags: ABUSE ADDICTION ALCOHOL DRUG ABUSE
Chapter 90
Born Into it

BORN INTO IT!                                                               &nbs...

Posted 9/12/2013
Views: 342
Tags: ABUSE ALCOHOL DRUG ABUSE
Chapter 105
Finally Free and Loving Life

I was born in New York to an addict/alcoholic father and a co-dependent mother.  I always had the addict...

Posted 10/1/2013
Views: 430
Tags: ABUSE ADDICTION ALCOHOL RAPE SEXUAL ABUSE
Chapter 121
This Is Who I Am

I'm lucky I come from a place of love, my parents were and still are wonderfully beautiful people. Coming from a home of love does not mean life doesn't throw you a few curve balls, I am testament to that. Addiction and abuse can lead it's way in...

Posted 12/3/2013
Views: 330
Tags: ABUSE ADDICTION MARIJUANA
Chapter 127
My Miserable Existence

I have said those words soo many times, my miserable existence, please take me out of this life....Here starts a chapter:   I was raised with an alcoholic father, and a mom who was straight edged, could do no wrong. I don't kn...

Posted 12/8/2013
Views: 301
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Chapter 128
My Miserable Existence: Part Deuce

As I have gotten older I have realized how shot out I am, drugs / alcohol really did a number on me, my friends just call me "special", and really if you hung out with me for an extended amount of time you see it, some are lucky enough to see it e...

Posted 12/8/2013
Views: 343
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Chapter 182
Just Me

Wow! I am really going to do this- write it all down.....I have lived with this pain my entire life and maybe just maybe if I write my story  I will feel better inside.  I really do...

Chapter 183
My Story of Loss and Abuse and a Fresh Start

Well, here it is.  This is my story.  My intention in writing this is to release it.  I read a quote once about "who I am" on my journey to self discovery.  It said something about taking a book of all your stories and throwing...

Posted 1/29/2014
Views: 302
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Chapter 184
Growing Up In A Messy House

I grew up in a messy house. I was too ashamed to let kids come over. At a young age I realized my house was different. It was then that I had to live a lie and pretend I was “normal” and I c...

Chapter 192
Finally Home

In some ways, I saw myself heading down the path of destruction long before I ever took that first drink or drug. When I was born I had trouble breathing and had to spend 6 months in the hospital. The medical difficulties ended up resulting in a b...

Posted 2/10/2014
Views: 325
Tags: ABUSE ADDICTION ALCOHOL BOOZE HEROIN
Chapter 196
My Journey to Freedom

Journey to freedom......I was born with a cleft palette my whole childhood I felt different got made fun of by the neighborhood kids and by 7 I shutdown and withdrawn after I seen my daddy cry at my grandmoms funeral "why did god make my daddy cry...