sexual abuse

  1. C

    "Common Trauma" ..What I am.

    (Common Trauma Responses & Their Origins, source, Pete Walker). Freeze Response As a child, you experienced... Chronic helplessness; parents were disinterested or checked out long periods of isolation. You learned to cope or attempted to create safety by; fantasy thinking, dissociation...
  2. Jonny999

    After the Scouts,

    I was at home for an amount of time, not sure how long. My mom decided to run away, she did that from time to time. Thus time she didn't come back and my dad had Togo look for her and us kids ended up in yet another foster home, thus time a group one. There were several "family" units. My and my...
  3. Jonny999

    Scouts

    I was 8 years old when I was tricked by my scout master, he convinced me that I had "jungle fever." I was taken back to his cabin and undressed for an examination. Told me if I didn't get the "treatment " I would go crazy and strip naked and run around the camp attacking everyone I saw. An...
  4. C

    Fox news article on docu series 'catching predators'

    https://apple.news/Aqj-p9m1KR76PsPQ6S2R20g Connecticut mom who poses as a teen girl to catch sexual predators speaks out in doc: ‘I have no choice’ I normally don't post, read or watch fox news but I wanted to share this out of relevance. i didnt realize it would be a series on discovery+...
  5. C

    I Have Strong Reason To Believe My Boyfriend Was Sexually Abused By His Mother, And I Need To Help Him.

    Hello, I have come here to seek help for my boyfriend whom I suspect has been insestually abused. I am very grateful to have found this forum and I thank all those who gained the courage to share their stories. My deepest sympathies go out to you all and I wish you nothing but the best on your...
  6. C

    When? (After therapy thoughts) *triggers*

    When do we stop punishing ourselves? How long will this take? and why? I just want to know when this all stops? Won't you all just lie to me and tell me its all going to get better. That i'm going to be ok. Isn't this what we need to hear? To be reassured. Therapy is my responsibility, my...
  7. MaxLostBoy

    Broken Boy (trying)

    I have been feeling very obsessive these days, sometimes it happens to me, something appears and makes me think about a specific topic. I have been diagnosed with bpd and ocd. I am currently in treatment. And it is the first time that the psychologist has made me talk about the issue of sexual...
  8. MaxLostBoy

    Hola/Hola

    Hi, my name (at least here) is Max and i wasnt brave enough to write something here before. When I saw some of the post here i feel it was very real but at the same time i feel that there is a place and im not the only one with struggles that i think it was only me, thank you for be so nice...
  9. M

    Welcome to the adult life!

    I've been always afraid of getting to know someone for real and then feeling totally hurt because of my childhood issues and also due to the fact that most guys I talked to were neither with Christian values nor looking for something serious. I know it may not sound good for many guys, but I'm...
  10. D

    One possibly abuse, one definitely abuse, both ***possible triggers***

    Crap I thought I posted but maybe it didn't work.... Ok I'll try again. I'm not sure if the first one qualifies as abuse or not because it was helpful. On one of the various times my aunt was babysitting me, I wasn't feeling very well. I was having cramps and was in pain from being...
  11. J

    Opening up a bit more.

    So I recently joined and posted my intro a few days ago. It wasn’t until this past week that I admitted to myself that I have issues to deal with and that this is why I have them. So it’s been a rough few days. I told my sister and mom but not everything. I want to share everything that happened...
  12. Mr.Drumz

    My Parents: Abusive, not Protective

    **** TRIGGERS **** Section 1:I'm not even sure how to begin this. I guess I will start with I am glad that I found this amazing site. I've been reading these stories of everyone, and it is incredible the amount of strength and courage it takes. Anyway, here's a backround. I've always been told...
  13. E

    TRIGGER ALERT!! Contains my life story. Multiple sexual abuse encounters.

    My abuse started with my brother. I was 4-5 at the time he was 9-10. Our mom worked everyday so my brother was in charge. He forced me to s**k him off before mom got off work. I don't even remember how long this went on. My next abuse was when I was sent to Chester Mental Hospital in Chester...
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