we have all been abused in our own little way. don't ask about mine, its horrible and awful, and to this day i still can't be around hamsters or rodeo clowns.

seriously, no jokes. talk to someone. this ain't a thing that'll just go away. there are plenty of options for trying to cope with these situations. if it's minor, maybe simple confrontation will help. sometimes the offender doesn't understand that they've offended. if it's major, you need to talk to a pro. your self esteem is what counts here. here's a list of people or places where you can get help from sources looking out for your best interests: