I Am A Surviver Or Victim Of Domestic Abuse

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 25 People

    I started dating a 25 year old

    when I was 15. Everything was great at first. My family recognized the warning signs immediately--like the fact that he was 25 interested in a 15 year old--and tried to get me out of it. But he was so sweet and charming and loving. That lasted for a year. It's been almost 6...
    amandab34 amandab34
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 5, 2015

    I was a victim of domestic abuse

    and I am now to scared to go out
    katty81 katty81
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Feb 22, 2015

    My former wife would get very angry

    particularly prior to her period. Her moods would change. Nothing anybody did was right. On one occasion she threw her birthday dinner across the room narrowly missing one of her guests! It started with the silent treatment. This I could cope with. Although it made me nervous...
    picklebobble picklebobble
    51-55, M
    Jan 7, 2015

    It's been 3 years since I left him.

    I am currently in a new wonderful relationship, but my past haunts me every single day. I've never reached out for support, and I worry that because I am still in the "victim closet" that my relationship will eventually suffer. So here I am. My new boyfriend knows of my past and...
    Erika88o Erika88o
    26-30
    Jan 6, 2015
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