I Am a Victim of Mental Abuse

Mental abuse victims are people who've been abused mentally by being told what to think, how to think, and what to believe. So, are you being mentally abused? 311 People

    It Gets Better

    One year, just 365 days, but spent in the company of a man who mentally drains every ounce of energy from your body can be a little undesirable to say the least. I eventually stopped talking, for fear that anything I brought up in conversation would be the lead for another full...
    Survived2 Survived2
    2 Responses Sep 6, 2011

    Continuing Mental Abuse

    I'm still living at home, like many folks my age...but I bet if my mother didn't screw me up so badly, I would have been moved out and maybe on my own by now. But nope, she had to mess with my head my whole life, and she continues to do so to this very day as I live under her...
    StrawberryPocky StrawberryPocky
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Jan 9, 2011

    Mentally Abused And Brain Washed All My Life.

    My parents divorced with I was around 2 years old. That never really affected me, because it's all I knew. Mom and Dad never really got along. I was mainly raised by my mother. When I was little, I didn't know anything, besides to look up to her and trust everything she said...
    XoxLoveBear XoxLoveBear
    26-30, F
    1 Response May 27, 2013

    I Really Don't Know

    My best friend thinks I am. I avoid talking about certain people as he doesn't like me being friends with them. I don't always tell him what I've done with my day as he wouldn't like to know I've seen certain friends. I can't visit my family unless he goes with me as I don't...
    Sum1calledMe Sum1calledMe
    22-25, F
    Nov 7, 2012

    Abusive Sister

    I grew up in a family with a violent, insecure, and untrusting dad. My mom was very passive because of all the years of controlling my dad did. Years of being beaten down caused her to depend on him more. I have a brother and a sister, both are ten years older than me. We all...
    fhkk fhkk
    18-21, M
    1 Response Aug 13, 2012

    Taking The Brute For 2 1/2 Years

    my dad married a woman when I was 10 and he had asked me if I would mind him marrying her, and I lied to satisfy him. He married her, and of course I was happy for him, but I felt ****** and so upset. I thought this was temporary, but it's still affecting me three years later...
    Soccerisawesome Soccerisawesome
    1 Response Aug 1, 2011

    So, how to start? I got married 2 years ago

    last weekend to a nice boy, a good Christian boy, or so I thought, so he led me to believe. Turns out he was lying. About all of it. And it was just going to become terrible for me. At first I would just write it off as a bad day on his part, but we have formed an emotional...
    geolbt geolbt
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Aug 25, 2014


    Well I'm finally here, I guess ill start from the beginning. I was born into a middle class family I'm a only child and I had the life no one wanted. For starters I have a farther that is mentally abusive and a mother that will not stand up to him. I never really had anyone there...
    toshiro123 toshiro123
    18-21, F
    Nov 10, 2013

    I've never sought out confrontation,

    but I've never avoided it either. I get frustrated when I see people incapable of defending themselves, but I have come to realize that I'm spiteful in that way after witnessing the cruelty of others. You have to do everything you can to protect yourself whether it be from...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Dec 13, 2013

    No More

    My ex husband set things up so that it looked like I physically abused him. He did it to "get me out of the house". He was angry because my housekeeping wasn't up to his standards, I wanted him to bathe the kids. I went to jail. I'm facing a bench trial and more. My public...
    katoo7 katoo7
    31-35, F
    Sep 5, 2013

    Am I A Victim Of Mental Abuse?

    I was married for over 15 years. He was a sex addict. Not the sex that included me. He was addicted to ****, self gratification, sex and dating websites, and more ****. I found out shortly after I was pregnant with our first child, I expressed I felt hurt, that I felt as though I...
    itsjustm3now itsjustm3now
    46-50, F
    1 Response Aug 3, 2013

    I Hope This Helps Someone See That They Are Not Alone.

    l am worthless. Selfish. Incompetent. A stupid *****. A ******* ****. A liar. A piece of ****. I can't do anything right. All I do is scheme and deceive. All I do is play games. I have no consideration for others. I am no one. Nothing.  I am the force which has ruined my...
    cmc674 cmc674
    1 Response Jun 22, 2011

    Why Has My Partner That Mentally Abused Me, Walked Away?

    I had been with my partner for five years. In the early days we would be having a conversation and if i said something he didnt agree with, he would flare up. I used to blame myself as i thought i shouldnt say some things. After 2 years my partner moved in as i have 2 children...
    pinotgrecianna pinotgrecianna
    3 Responses May 15, 2011

    I'm 14 years old and my father has been

    verbally abusing me and my family for about 8/9 years, hes constantly saying hes going to kill us all, and right when I thought it couldn't get any worse, two nights ago He punched my mum in the chest, she's okay, but now the abuse is getting physical, I called the Police, they...
    Nadinex Nadinex
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jan 29, 2014

    He Was My Whole Heart. Now, He's My Worse Nightmare

    I was 15 years old when we started our relationship. Everything was perfect, we were admired by many. But little did they know about what really went on. The relationship lasted for about three years. The more the relationship grew, the more problems occurred. My depression...
    youngvictum youngvictum
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 1, 2012

    Always the victim, and always turning me around.

    Glad I managed to get out and make peace, but boy was it tough...the guilt, the tears, the pain was all too much.
    Sophilu Sophilu
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 12, 2015

    This Is My Life

    It has been brought to my attention from friends and family that I am being mentally abused by my spouse. At first I just laughed and said yeah right! Me abused?!?! Then I started noticing things and I started to wonder. After looking at many sites to find out what mental and...
    Emotionalmom Emotionalmom
    36-40, F
    1 Response May 21, 2013

    Most Awful Human I've Ever Met

    I dated a guy for almost two years who has ruined me. I finally left him a couple week ago bur the pain of what he's done will never leave. I grew up with parents who are so happily married that I wanted that so bad. I Always had good relationships, didn't know how abuse was...
    Scpio16 Scpio16
    2 Responses Nov 26, 2011

    I've had enough !!!!!

    Pinkprosecco Pinkprosecco
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Sep 27, 2015

    What To Do After?

    What to do after that ? When you realised and have escaped from this terrible abusive relationship. I think that it is a very important part of the process and I would be very happy to share solutions, experiences with other people who went through this experience. It's been...
    GabiT GabiT
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jul 3, 2013

    A Never Ending Outrage

    Everything in this post is written with the greatest accuracy that I could manage, including as little bias as possible.  I have not included names, but should anyone recognize the situation, it would be hard to deny.About 20 years ago, my mother left my father for a man she met...
    KentEd KentEd
    1 Response Jun 2, 2012

    Not His Fault??

    I met my husband when we were kids, he was my brothers best mate.. we met up again via facebook started spending time together and eventually fell in love and a year later we got married.. he is fab with my kids and will help around the house etc.. works full time. Before we got...
    thisgalaintnodoormat thisgalaintnodoormat
    31-35, F
    Dec 14, 2012

    How Will I Deal With My Pain

    Firstly When I met my previous partner mark he was charming we went away together hotel etc the gifts too work flowers etc . I began too think I was a princess as previous partners never treated me so well. I fell hopelessly in love with him . He had a broken down marriage before...
    Serenaboo43 Serenaboo43
    1 Response Jun 20, 2013

    I found a boy that said he loved me

    and i believed him. He made me feel worthless. Like every thing in this earth was my fault. I blamed my self it was like taking a shovel to my mindset every day. He mentally beat me so now i flinch at kindness. I found a man who doesn't say i love you he proves it every day. He...
    RealMsKate RealMsKate
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Aug 24, 2015

    I always beat myself up on the inside

    for messing up. I get called a ***** all the time or I get told something's wrong with you. Or it's your fat your ugly no one likes you. From hearing that all the time I've started believing it. I hate myself. These people I live with love to make me feel bad. They get angry and...
    Gabbytheartist Gabbytheartist
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Dec 19, 2015

    Who Am I?

    Ive beem with my partner for 20yrs, in this time hes had 5+ affairs and used a number of txt sites to meet woman. Its got to the point where ive had to take out an order on him and leave the family home with my kids cos he just wont go, in our time together hes alway put things...
    dopeydoris dopeydoris
    41-45, F
    1 Response Mar 18, 2013

    My Life In A Large Nut Shell

    Some background information before I begin: I am a 22 year old college student, graduating in 2 months with a bachelors. I have an 18 year old sister who is in high school. My father is a pharmacist and my mother has a degree in psychology (never used it though). My mother has...
    keemery21 keemery21
    26-30, F
    Mar 23, 2013

    Trying To Make It Work For My Family's Sake

    All I have ever wanted was to be a happy wife with a happy family. I don't ask for much, we don't have a lot of money. I never get my hair done or buy new clothes. I love to cook and take care of my family. I've never been married but have to kids by two different men. The first...
    ewiemama ewiemama
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jun 25, 2011

    It's been four days. One night in a shelter.

    One order of protection. I've been strong so far. I haven't let myself look back. But now I miss him. I hate him. I hate him for stealing a year and a half of my youth. I hate him for destroying the confident, passionate person I was. But I miss him. Did the person I loved...
    GettingUpAgain GettingUpAgain
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 6, 2013

    So ive decided i need help understanding

    if i am in a relationship that is worth it... I met my boyfriend when i was 15 we dated for maybe 2 months then i started having problems with my mom like most out if control 15 yr old girls.. I made some bad choices and ran away with him and stayed with him .. Like all...
    paola04414 paola04414
    22-25, F
    Jul 8, 2014

    Thanks Mom....

    ...for ******* me up because you didn't get your **** straight before you started procreating. You took all your pain and anger out on me now I have to be stronger  to fix myself because you sucked as a parent. But you know what, I am stronger and I will be the man you...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Feb 11, 2010

    Family Issues

    I am 13. I have been mentally abused since I was 5. That's when my parents split up (mom and step dad 1). I have a lot of siblings. I am the oldest.My sister Faith is my half sister. My real father by blood left before I was born. My mom some times blames me for him leaving. They...
    hopeless101 hopeless101
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Mar 24, 2013

    Lost And Lonely

    This is new to me but what the heck I have nothig else to loose.  I have been with my husband for 17 years. I fill total lost in what little life I have now. I get told I am stupid, mental and much more. I do walk on egg shells all the time. I recently tried to take my life...
    lenaandrandy lenaandrandy
    3 Responses Aug 27, 2010

    Praying Someday This Will Change.

    I have an older sister, we are about 6 years apart. I've always been the type that is blind to see.. I never really process anything right away it seems. When I was about 2 i'll have to say my mom entered a room to find my sister trying to suffocate me with a pillow. My mother...
    Hopelessgina01 Hopelessgina01
    22-25, F
    Sep 26, 2011

    My mom emotionally abused me all my life

    because she has her past life issues what has happend to her and her also being bipolar and not being on meds
    deleted deleted
    Mar 3, 2016

    How To Give Mental Harrassment ( I Received That Stress) Single Example

    It starts like that - Steps for Stress (Experience - Just 10% shared) 1.) An employee is sitting in his seat. Slowly and gradually people from this front moves away. 2.) Then the all lights near this employee is switched off except the one on which he is under which he is...
    surindersingh1981 surindersingh1981
    36-40, M
    Nov 16, 2013

    Trapped And Lonely

    I have been with my boyfriend 13 yrs, not married we have 4 kids together and he has to older by other. I feel like a slave he controls my everything .He will leave me with no gas just recently got a phone. I get yelled at for getting on to our kids then letting them taking...
    zoelgray zoelgray
    3 Responses Mar 7, 2011

    I've got to get out of this marriage!

    ! I have a young child, I'm BROKE! I have lost my confidence, I have no good job I can depend on cause my credit is so terrible I can not get a job in my prior field.... I feel so terrible, almost hopeless; but I'm a Christ follower so that gives me hope. I don't think my...
    StuckSki StuckSki
    41-45, F
    1 Response Sep 22, 2014
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