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    I've left my boyfriend of 3 years due to abuse,he's a definate sociopath...

    My boyfriend of 3 years is an abusive sociopath,so I left him.Then he started following me around and harrassing me.I filed for a restraining order,so he filed for one against me.They denied mine and gave him his,saying that he wouldn't be in legal trouble for approaching me!Here's the short...
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    Sexual Abuse by Father

    When I was 14 yrs old My father has sexual abused me.. touching my breasts and private, playing with my nipples and I had nothing to say but to keep quite.. he wanted me to join the movie industry and wanted me to check the size of my breasts and was peeping thru the door while I was measuring...
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    Blocking out abuse

    Is it possible for someone to block out abuse from their past? What does that person do to heal if they dont remember it but are a mess?
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    abuse survivor strugglin with relationship

    This is long but I really need some advice, please read and help...thank you in advance :) I am 29 years old and am finally coming to terms with myself. I grew up in a household with a narcissistic father who abused us, made us feel we never counted and drilled into our heads the evils of sex...
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    Verbal Child Abuse? 14 Years Old, Help Please.

    I am really at a loss of what to do. Recently my family conditions have only gone downhill. My name is Sarah, I am fourteen years of age and I live in Texas. Normally I am a straight-A student, but due to a few issues I have been progressively getting more and more stressed, only to end up...
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    Great video series about the effects of child abuse on the brain

    Hey everyone! I'm new here, so I'm looking forward to reading some of the old posts to learn more about psychology. I'll start off my contributions here by sharing a video I found utterly fascinating about the physical/neurological effects of child abuse on the brain. It's a 5-part...
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    Research on abuse and helping a friend

    Hi this is my first post so here goes. I have a dear friend who was sexually abused by her father at around age 13. Now she's 18 and is in a long term relationship with a guy who emotionally, and sometimes physically, abuses her. He controls nearly every aspect of her life and has a mean streak...
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    Sexual abuse - anatomically correct dolls

    Hi all, This is my first post. Without writing a novel, I have a question that I cannot seem to find an answer to. It falls along the lines of using an anatomically correct doll to determine if sexual abuse has occurred. Now, we all know that someone who uses it has to be trained. My...
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    Reverse Psychology and Abuse

    Hi guys! New here... Not like most of the unacceptable forums is it? I've browsed a few threads and noticed a little homey feel, very nice. The reason I am posting here is it is not a psychology forum on the internet I have found, and this seems like a good one anyways. My subject for debate...
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    Psychological And Physical Aspects Of Drug Abuse In Adolescence

    “The Psychological And Physical Aspects Of Drug Abuse In Today’s Adolescence” “The psychological and physical aspects of drug abuse in today’s adolescence” Unfortunately the abuse of illegal drugs is not uncommon in today’s adolescent communities. Many teenagers today use illicit drugs as a way...