I don't remember much about my little sister Talia. After all, I was only 4 years old when she disappeared. Over the years, I have learned not to ask or even mention Talia. When ever I did, it would only cause my parents pain. I think that it hurt my mom the most. She was the one there when it happened, so she feels like it is her fault. She feels like she has failed us. That she has failed her job as a mother to provide and protect her family. My father has taken it better than my mom, but still not well.
I have always been told that I look nothing like my parents. In fact, with my brown hair and greyish-blue eyes I have been said to resemble everyone but my parents. People have even told me that I look like Niall Horan. My parents say that it is because I am messed up. That seemes to be the reason for eveything. They beat me because I deserve it. They constantly move because they don't want anyone to have to look at my ugly face for too long, or they might get sick and sue my parents. My dad rapes me because I am worthless. I rarely get fed because feeding me would be a waste of money. I don't go to school because I would fail every subject and get beat up all the time. They have told me that the only thing that I'm good for is cleaning, but somehow I even manage to mess that up too.
My name is Talia. My parents have been abusing me for as long as I can remember. I currently live in Boston. But I have lived in different cities all over the country.When I was little, I thought this was how everyone was treated. I thought it was normal. I was amazed when I realised that it wasn't. When I'd look out my window, and see the other children skipping beside their parents holding there hand eating icecream, it made me wonder what their lives were like. Love was like a foreigh concept to me.
My parents told me to be greatful. I am such a mess that any other parents wouldn't have put up woth me for this long. I would have been left on the streets or even killed. If I ever left the house, I would get murdered for being ugly and dumb. They are protecting me by keeping me locked up in the house, and for that, I owe them everything.