Sexual Child Abuse

SILENCED –  A Poem

SILENCED – A Poem

He came into my life He laughs knowing he’s all controlling Fear fell upon my face And mom mom is without knowing His hugs are deceiving His smile is evil Even his laugh is misleading He came in at night To steal my heart of any light His grip always tight His words...

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IT WILL GET BETTER

IT WILL GET BETTER

   I tried to kill myself. Multiple times. 6 years ago I tried to kill myself. More than once. For some reason I survived. I didn't understand why it didn't work and why I was still alive and had to suffer on this earth with everything I was going through. 6 years ago...

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TRUTH OR DARE

TRUTH OR DARE

It was  on a weekend when my cousin had to stay the night with me and my sisters. He was 16 and I was about 9. He slept in the living room with my brothers, then one night he came into my room and woke me up and asked if I wanted to play truth or dare. I told him yes,...

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THE DARKER SIDE

THE DARKER SIDE

Here I am at a considerable age and have decided to reveal a darker side of Mobile, Alabama. A place I spent my childhood. A side I have kept to myself for many years…until now. This is for my benefit to ease a lifelong burden of frustration and guilt. Growing up in...

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AFFECTED BY SEXUAL ABUSE

AFFECTED BY SEXUAL ABUSE

I am a 53 year old white male that grew up in the 70's. The first time I was abused was at the age of 5 and it was at the hands of my older brother. I was always considered the dumb one of a family of 7 children. All my life I was told I was a stupid child that would...

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NOTHING WILL STOP ME

NOTHING WILL STOP ME

I was sexually abused by my biological father between the ages of 10 and 14. I am currently 38. My father was also physically abusing my mother. In that time sexual abuse was not out in the world as it is today. Things were kept secret and help was not really well...

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A SHOCKING DISCOVERY

A SHOCKING DISCOVERY

Saying it. It was as if someone had placed a 9 Volt battery against my tongue and left it there. The acidic stinging was not unbearable, yet it was uncomfortable nonetheless. Driving home from church that day, I found it hard to verbalize any thoughts. My wife asked...

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