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abuse? - August 22nd 2010, 07:45 AM

My step-dad has said and asked me to do inapropriate things since i was about 11. Is it still abuse even if he never did anything physical?
   
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Re: abuse? - August 22nd 2010, 04:14 PM

if he has asked you to do things to him that you didnt want to do, and even if you didnt feel comfortable doing what he has asked you, it is still abuse even though he didnt do anything to you. ( i know that it is abuse since almost the same thing happen to me and they have told me that it is still abuse)

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Re: abuse? - August 23rd 2010, 03:06 AM

Hey there.

Even if what he did was only verbal, that is still considered abuse. He is supposed to be your caretaker and not subject you to things that are inappropriate.

If this is something that is still going on, I really think it would be a good idea to talk to your mom or another adult you trust about it. It's not something you should have to put up with.

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Re: abuse? - August 23rd 2010, 03:55 AM

If even its not technically abuse (and I'm not saying it isn't) it isn't something that you should have to put up with. Your step-dad saying things that make you uncomfortable is completely inappropriate. Like Emily said, if its something that is happening often you should think about telling someone, or else it might never stop.



   
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Re: abuse? - August 23rd 2010, 05:44 AM

it happens pretty much everyday but i just cant bring myself to tell an adult about it. only like 2 of my closest friends know.
   
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Re: abuse? - August 27th 2010, 11:43 PM

unfortunately nothing can really be done unless you talk to an adult who will do something about it. if you don't want to talk about it with them or if its too uncomfortable, maybe get one of your friends to explain what happened.


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