I never felt she wanted me or love me

I was abused by my Grandfather from 2 years old to 7 when I told my Mother finally. But although I was taken to a child psychologist by my Mother when a teacher told her I was clinically depressed, she told me not to tell them about Grandpa because that was a secret...

I Broke the Cycle of Abuse

From a young age I always knew my mom hated me! I am the only girl out of 4 kids. My 2 younger brothers got out of the abuse, their dad took custody of them. That left my older brother and myself, I found out at a young age that the abuse started with us being locked...

You are a survivor, not a victim

It’s taken me years to understand through the abuse I endured as a child/teenager that I have a voice. I was never allowed to be heard. I grew up as if “victim” was embedded on my forehead. It started shortly after my parents separated, 2002. My father never liked my...

Discovering my wife’s painful past

I lost the words to even describe my pains of what my wife and I went through in 2020. It all happened so quickly as I fell in love with this amazing woman. I was going through a painful past relationship and many have abused me in the past and I would go along with...

Finally, someone believed me

I was abused physically and mentally until the age of sixteen. I finally had the courage to run away from my father after my stepbrother who was six at the time ran away before I did (he almost died from the abuse). Him running away made me snap and realize it wasn’t...