Stop 'Loving' Me

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Young Adult  |  House: Booksie Classic
A story about child abuse.

Blue Anderson hates her life. Her mom is a drug addict and beats her senseless. When she was just a child - basically a baby! - her father snatched her from her terrible life and they lived happily for a few weeks...until her mom found them and sent someone to murder Blue's father. Now Blue, at 9 years old, is her mother's servant and chew toy. Blue has nowhere to run and nowone to turn to, her mom makes sure of it by placing moles all over town. Ramona Anderson's (Blue's mom) boyfriend is getting out of jail in a month. Blue is the reason he was sent there and once he returns...she's dead. She must escape! Is there any hope for her?
Enter Tom McPhur. Tom is going through the same thing; his father is a psychotic beast and his mother, too afraid to do anything, just lets her son suffer. Tom wishes he could die...until he meets Blue. When his 'family' moves next door, Tom and Blue instantly bond. The two 9 year olds plan to run way together - anywhere. Just far from here!
Of course, it seems as if the world is against them...
Follow Blue and Tom as they struggle to escape from their abusive parents and finally find freedom. Can they do it?
They better.

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Stop 'Loving' Me

Submitted: February 21, 2012

A story about child abuse.

Blue Anderson hates her life. Her mom is a drug addict and beats her senseless. When she was just a child - basically a baby! - her father snatched her from her terrible life and they lived happily for a few weeks...until her mom found them and sent someone to murder Blue's father. Now Blue, at 9 years old, is her mother's servant and chew toy. Blue has nowhere to run and nowone to turn to, her mom makes sure of it by placing moles all over town. Ramona Anderson's (Blue's mom) boyfriend is getting out of jail in a month. Blue is the reason he was sent there and once he returns...she's dead. She must escape! Is there any hope for her?
Enter Tom McPhur. Tom is going through the same thing; his father is a psychotic beast and his mother, too afraid to do anything, just lets her son suffer. Tom wishes he could die...until he meets Blue. When his 'family' moves next door, Tom and Blue instantly bond. The two 9 year olds plan to run way together - anywhere. Just far from here!
Of course, it seems as if the world is against them...
Follow Blue and Tom as they struggle to escape from their abusive parents and finally find freedom. Can they do it?
They better. Read Chapter

New House, Same Abuse

Submitted: February 27, 2012

"Isn't it beauiful, Tommy?" beamed Allie, my mother. She didn't deserve the title "Mom" - those only went out to real moms; caring moms, ... Read Chapter

I wish you were my mommy

Submitted: March 02, 2012

When Tom meets Adeline, he desperately wishes she was his mom instead of Allie. Adeline is sweet, fun and well, motherly. If only Allie and Jacob were good parents...but that's just wishful thinking.... Read Chapter

Heaven and my new friends

Submitted: March 03, 2012

Blue's POV: "Well, hi, Tom," I giggled and let go of his hand. "I saw your teddy on the swing and I thought he was lost," "Oh, no... Read Chapter

Why won't you help me?

Submitted: March 03, 2012

  Tom's POV:   I looked down at my little Tom and Jerry watch and picked up the pace. It was almost 9pm, I hadn't n... Read Chapter

Don't come home

Submitted: March 07, 2012

BLUE'S POV:   The sun rays peaked through my bush-door and I opened my right eye, just a little. I sighed and let my head fa... Read Chapter

Let's go to the park

Submitted: March 07, 2012

TOM'S POV:   I struggled to open my eyes. I could hear voices around me, and I reached out. I felt a hand clasp mine and tri... Read Chapter

Hand in Hand

Submitted: March 08, 2012

I ran. I bolted out the door and ran. Where? I did not know, but still I kept going. Mom didn't bother coming after me, for she was sitti... Read Chapter

New Neighbor

Submitted: March 11, 2012

Tom's POV: "Tom, we have to go. Your dad says he has good news," Allie shouted over to me. My tummy knotted up and I suddenly felt si... Read Chapter

Awkward

Submitted: March 18, 2012

  "You two know each other?" Jacob questioned. I nodded and ran to Tom, hugging him. "How...nice," Mom whispered. I knew, th... Read Chapter

Who's afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?

Submitted: March 26, 2012

I watched as the black wolf staggered forward and waved it's round paws in the air. It drooled fake blood and I picked up the little toy,... Read Chapter

Hello, Class!

Submitted: March 26, 2012

  1 week later Tom's POV: I walked down the corridor toward classroom A23. I tried to focus on reaching the room but ins... Read Chapter

Recess!

Submitted: March 27, 2012

Tom's POV:   "Danny, leave Rose-Mary alone!" scolded the teacher. "Mrs Bore-da-LOOOO-AIRE!!" shrieked Peggy as Jake tip... Read Chapter

Let's Run Away Together!

Submitted: March 28, 2012

Jacob walked in, and the room fell deadly silent. "Mr McPhur, what an honour!" Miss Loretta squeaked, fiddling with her fingers; unsu... Read Chapter

First Step towards Liberty

Submitted: April 30, 2012

Blue's POV: The day seemed to have passed joyfully quickly after Tom and I's decision. My heart fluttered incessantly as I skipped d... Read Chapter