I Abuse

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    I Remember

    I remember being locked in the deep freezer, remember being made to sit under their window and watch them have sex or being made to stand at the light switch for what they happily called "disco" sex. I remember him killing my dog and then being put in the black bag with it. I...
    Beth909 Beth909
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Oct 7, 2012

    Is It Domestic Violence?

    My husband stood a few inches in front of me, not moving, intentionally blocking the hallway, with his hands on his hips, not allowing me to move forward or pass by until I said a specific word that he wanted me to say and received his permission to move. He says it isn't...
    scared1991 scared1991
    1 Response Sep 19, 2012

    Getting Stronger

    It'll be 3.5 years since I filed for divorce from my emotionally and physically abusive husband. I have an 8 year old son. Also have primary custody at this point. I was very emotional at first as my ex really played on my guilt over our son. He made me feel that I destroyed the...
    BonnieJJ BonnieJJ
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Nov 9, 2013

    Warrior Against Victimisation

    I refuse to call myself a “survivor" of abuse... It implies that I am a victim I am not a victim! I am a warrior! I was abused as a child... It started when I was very young (maybe 5 years old)... My abuser was my own father, this makes it difficult for the child as the...
    Fairywarrior Fairywarrior
    31-35, F
    Jul 12, 2013

    I Have Been Humiliated Through My Childhood And Also As Adult By My Family

    When i was a child , most of the time, I was ignored . My mother always respected (my uncle) her brother's children more than me. My uncle's wife passed a way in young age and left the two children. As a child I always thought that i am ugly and a bad person. I always thought my...
    aarmeti aarmeti
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 4, 2012

    Past Things

    When I was a little girl, I was sexually abused a lot. Nearly form birth I was abused by several different men on different occosions. I don't even remember the first time that it happened. Today, I can tell you that I have been raped by 12 different men over the span on my life...
    FaddingWords FaddingWords
    22-25, F
    Mar 27, 2013


    hello my name is wendy. I have severe depression because of all the physical and emotion abuse my parents put on me. all i think about is when i turn 18 i can run away. No body understands me. I wish my parents would have family counsiling but when i ask they hit me. My brother...
    Windyg Windyg
    2 Responses Dec 10, 2012


    Some people ask ....do you know what abuse is? Most people people reply yes but really they don't know . I truly know. But what I also know is that abuse isn't the end. The end is what you make it . I choose to overcome the abuse I've been through . ~the quote I wrote~ •Scars...
    poeticsong poeticsong
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 22, 2013

    Is It Domestic Violence?

    My husband stood a few inches in front of me, not moving, intentionally blocking the hallway, with his hands on his hips, not allowing me to move forward or pass by until I said a specific word that he wanted me to say and received his permission to move. He says it isn't...
    scared1991 scared1991
    Sep 19, 2012

    My Misery

    I am going on 19 and I just cant stop the abuse. I feel like a failure. what did I ever do so wrong. I have nowhere to go nobody to talk to. I can't trust anyone. I have nobody. my mental anguish is tearing me up. I can't handle it anymore.
    brimommy brimommy
    Jun 9, 2013

    I've Always Loved You Daddy

    Days after days You seem to push away Behind you I said I hate you Behind me you say **** me Mom never notice our arguments Gramdma and grandpa doesn't either I've talked to older men They say they can help me the best they can Nude pics are traded While our relationship is...
    JazzMaine JazzMaine
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Oct 25, 2012


    I was 12 and he was 15. He played the part of a sweet guy who "cared" about me. This part was only played in front of people and his friends, but behind close doors he was a monster. He preyed on my fear and destroyed my confidence. I was young and vulnerable, he took advantage...
    Janedimplezz Janedimplezz
    18-21, F
    Jul 15, 2013

    Child Bearing Females Can End Domestic Violence Now

    OPEN LETTER Vice President of Development & Innovation, Ms. Cindy Southworth National Network to End Domestic Violence 1400 16th Street NW, Suite 330 Washington, DC 20036 January 27, 2013 Dear Cindy I am hoping it will be a pleasure meeting you via e-mail. Mary Jo Lee of...
    LiberatedSista LiberatedSista
    Feb 22, 2013

    I Am A Survior.

    I am only 13 years old. I grew up with at least 6 brothers and sisters and I was nearly beat to death almost every single day of my life. I also went through sexual abuse with my father. Well, as I had grown up to get older I had found out the man who had beaten me and molested...
    warriorcatfan13 warriorcatfan13
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 9, 2013

    Help I Need Urgent Advise Please

    I just found out that my best friend is physically abusing his girlfriend. I really don't know what to do. I'm not even supposed to know what's going on as she told my wife and asked for it not to be mentioned. The abuse is quite serious, and the man in question is a very good...
    immortalman immortalman
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jul 8, 2012

    Physical, Mental, Verbal Abuse.

    Ever since I could remember, my mom has always been abusive. As a child, I believed that it was just discipline and maybe I was bad. The thing was she would only be extremely abusive when my dad was not there. Well time goes by and the physical abuse thinned down. Verbal and...
    mouaek mouaek
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 18, 2013

    My Life

    Hello everyone! I am a in my 30's. I was abused as a child for many years, and I have never had counseling, etc. I have now come to a point in my life where I have felt after being so strong for so many years, and how it what happened in the past is still haunting me. I have...
    Loopgirl Loopgirl
    31-35, F
    Jun 20, 2013

    Husband Took Cheque And Left Me With Nothing

    husband took odsp and left me with nothing no rent no food no nothing and no one will help me and police wont even charge him
    MommaBear47 MommaBear47
    46-50, F
    Aug 4, 2013

    Should I Give Him The Chance....Again?

    Im a 27 year old who gave up love. Then he walked into my life and gave me what every woman dreams of. The prince charming who sees her beauty within. The door opening cuddling heart stopping sweetheart man of my dreams. Then his car blew up. Then he lost his job. Right now he...
    kiliblue kiliblue
    31-35, F
    May 13, 2013

    The Final Breaking Point

    So, I recently left my ex boyfriend of three years. Packed up what I could take and got out. The reason for this is because I just could not take it anymore, it all started with the verbal and emotional abuse, I was called every name under the sun, was constantly accused of...
    Gettingstrong90 Gettingstrong90
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 29, 2012

    The Beginning

    So when I was about 4 or 5 my mom met a man and they were together and everything was great. I didn't have my dad he left before I was born. But suddenly this man came and he wanted to be my dad and take care of my mom and this little kid couldn't see past the smile and was all...
    ladymoonfire ladymoonfire
    26-30, F
    Jul 29, 2013

    I remember walking slowly,

    but surely to the front door that didn't seem so far away. I'd start to put my hand on the knob, but I couldn't leave yet. I had to protect the ones I love, and convince them that it wasn't safe here no longer. It took 6 years of attempted persuasion, but it turned out right...
    JennyR97 JennyR97
    22-25, F
    Dec 10, 2013

    Mental Abuse? Iam Sooo Sick Because Of It!

    i have been in a relationship for 15 years on and off. the last lets say 2 years have been on and off. this guy has ocd, add, ....i loved him to death and wanted a future with him. we had a couple times when we were on break and did things with other people. sorries were said and...
    mellymel30 mellymel30
    31-35, F
    7 Responses Feb 2, 2013

    I Wish I Couldn't Be There Anymore

    Passed days, night and weeks. I still feel trapped to be with him. I started getting panic attacks due to my abuse. I'm really afraid of going outside, he threaded me to kill me to go after my family. Why does love cost this thing when you can't let it go? It's hard to say...
    Natalya86 Natalya86
    26-30, F
    Nov 18, 2012

    The Killer

    I came home... Went upstairs. Laid down and look out the window. The monster burst in my room. Yelling and screaming... She comes at me and I run out my room. I stopped on the stairs as I got pulled by my hair and kicked down the stairs. I tumble down and smack hit my face on the...
    rae16 rae16
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 27, 2013

    I Have Nothing Left In Me

    I have been in a relationship for 11 years now 10 of them were physical, mental ,and sexual abuse ....It is very hard to leave i feel trapped ....no family or friends to support me because i isolated myself to please him ....I often find myself being angry at my kids because im...
    srae11 srae11
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Aug 22, 2009
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