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Child Abuse: One Survivors Story

Posted by Charlotte Poetryizme Langston on Wednesday, September 22, 2010, In : Child Abuse Survival Stories 
Child Abuse affect us all. Here is one story by an anonymous writer.

"I knew she was in for trouble when she gave him that look, and when he grabbed her throat, I was scared, but I didn't think he would actually hurt her.

"My sister and I had recently moved into our new family - a widower step-father and his 7 children. She was a beautiful young woman with friends and boys chasing her all around our small town, and I was her geek little brother, excelling in all things unpopular and uncool. I h...

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Michelle's Story

Posted by Charlotte Poetryizme Langston on Wednesday, September 22, 2010, In : Women's Survival Stories 

What happened:

I dated her for two years. In the beginning, it was like any other relationship…fun, romantic, exciting…but about 4 months in, things changed. She said we were “losing the mystery” which really meant she was learning things about me that she didn’t like or approve of. Soon, it became more specific — my clothes were silly, my hobbies stupid, my hair not flattering. She dated other people, claiming we never agreed to be committed, but when I showed interest in someone ...


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David's Story

Posted by Charlotte Poetryizme Langston on Wednesday, September 22, 2010, In : Men's Survival Story 

What happened:

I was a single dad with children and remarried. What an idiot I was. I should have spotted the warning signs. Whenever anything went wrong, she’d blame me. Anyway, it turned into a living nighmare within a year of being married. She took every opportunity to belittle me. When in a temper, she often hit me but never on the face. I thought I deserved it because I was withdrawn and a bad husband – that’s what she kept saying. She forced me to have sex to become a good husband...


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Jane's Story

Posted by Charlotte Poetryizme Langston on Wednesday, September 22, 2010, In : Women's Survival Stories 

What happened:

My journey to hell and back began twelve years ago. I met him when he moved in next door to me. We became friends and later he moved in with me and we became an item. He had me hook, line and sinker, a real charmer. He was a rebel, and life became fast and exciting. Parties, dancing, drinking and then more drinking.

I didn’t see it coming. We out with some of his mates and he had been drinking all day, and then his old girlfriend arrived. I was upset because he sat on her knee ...


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