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I Am Abused Mentally

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    Memoirs Of An Abused Woman Part Iii...and Then The Calm

    ...and then there was calm......I could just be....with myself....he is gone and slowly i am removing all traces of him......I don't miss him...I am so greatful to be free of him.....and I did not have to do anything, the truth revealed itself and now he has no comebacks. It is...
    passionfish passionfish 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 12, 2009

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    Memoirs Of An Abused Woman...part Iv

    ....okay so suddenly a freight train runs over me and I am tumbling from my safety and plunged into an abyss. It is dark, it is cold but it is silent.......it seems like I am looking at myself through myself.......and wondering what is happening to me.........so this is what they...
    passionfish passionfish 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 13, 2009

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    Break Me, Dont Fake Me

    I am not your "averege" 14 year old African American (Im actually multi/mixed). I enjoy school, reading and playing sports. To most people I am an "OREO" black on the outside and white on the inside (lame I know). I talk very proper and I work my butt in school getting A's and B...
    ButterflyGirl14 ButterflyGirl14 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 29, 2012

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    A Story of Reclaming Me

    This is for all Woman (men) who have experienced the emotional anguish of emotional abuse (Taken from the book "invisable woun'ds) You came into my life and nothing has ever been the same since, you touched a special part of me that noone had ever touched before...
    Feflower Feflower 36-40, F 15 Responses Jun 18, 2007

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    He Won't Stop

    he abuses me mentallyhe don't even know ithow much it really hurtshe thinks he just being funnyhe tells me he's jokingbut stillhe called me nameslike uglyfatthe worst person in the worldthen i run before he sees me crybut sometimes I'm too slowhe sees methen he apologize like a...
    invisiblegirl904 invisiblegirl904 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 14, 2011

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    Memoirs Of An Abused Woman.....part 10

    ........cleaned some plants in the garden, cleaning some of the white stones, took photos of the condition of the house....bought dog food.....started to repack the linen cupboard.....need to repack the pantry......and got in at 4am this morning.... No wonder I am feeling flat...
    passionfish passionfish 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 1, 2009

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    Memoirs Of An Abused Woman Vii

    So.........what now........spoken to him and nothing has changed. He is still the brave victim....perhaps in his world.....but not in the real world. I do understand him but I no longer have to endure him. The time is here for new beginnings....his words....not mine....even...
    passionfish passionfish 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 23, 2009

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    My Negative Story

    I don't know why but everything I do never makes my mom happy. I work two jobs that she has offered me while in high school. I'm so lucky to have them but she thinks I don't appreciate them, which I do! What I don't appreciate is that she likes to borrow money sometimes sometimes...
    Tinytaurus93 Tinytaurus93 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 28, 2012

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    Why Do People Always Lash Out At Me?

    i feel like people always lash out at me, and i don't know why. its not like i DO anything to deserve their anger. I used to get a best friends and things would be great for a really long time, like up to a year, and then they would start lashing out at me, like i would just get...
    emilystrange105 emilystrange105 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 15, 2012

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    ΗΕΥ

    Hello,Im lexi and I am being abused from my 'uncle' since 5 years ago,i think.The first time I remember him trying to abuse me,it must have been when I was about 11 years old.He came to my room where I was studying and he wanted to help me do my homework.I felt akward and wanted...
    lexibunny lexibunny 13-15, F 4 Responses Jun 12, 2012

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    Well not currently. But I have spent a very

    large portion of the last several years of my life being emotionally and mentally abused. By the men in my life who were supposed to care about me. And me I was a fool I kept going back. It wasn't until I met the man I am with now that I realized the toll the abuse took on me...
    MagickalFae MagickalFae 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    My Husband Emotionally Abuses Me

    I feel lost. Tonight, I was crying in bed. My husband asked me what was wrong. I told him something I've tried to talk to him about several times before, which was my mistake. I am having a hard time with my work/family balance, and wanted to talk to him about solutions since...
    Jo45 Jo45 36-40 13 Responses Sep 22, 2011

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    Thinking Of Divorce

    I was going out with my husband three years before we got married , I was married before and had three children out of the marriage my husband made me send my two older children to stay with their dad I was allowed to keep my little girl of 4years old at that time we were having...
    Krystal1958 Krystal1958 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 2, 2012

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    Memoirs of An Abused Woman - Part 2

    He woke me up to continue "discussing" our marriage. In spite of my being asleep, he needed to know where he stood. "I will be fine" he says "I can't take this anymore. We don't talk anymore. This is going to go very bad!" I am the one who has...
    passionfish passionfish 31-35, F 6 Responses Sep 17, 2009

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    My Family

    I am abuded by my older sister. She will put me down and make me feel like ****. I go threw a daily routine of being called ugly and trash, then later she will come and be nice as if she hadnt just attacted me. When i have friends around she does Whatever she can to embarrass me...
    ramblerrose ramblerrose 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 23, 2012

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    I have accepted the fact

    that recovery will take a lot longer than I would like it to. However it will happen sooner than expected.
    RobinPancakes RobinPancakes 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    Memoirs Of An Abused Woman....part 9

    So my defiance was greeted with bond payments in arrears for 2 months. Just happened to be home when the bank called looking for him....OMG....freaked me out......funny how when you share your story, help comes in the strangest forms. This is going to be a tough one, but I am...
    passionfish passionfish 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 29, 2009

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    Still Nat Over That Bastard

    When i hear people remininsce about there childhood and how much fun they heard i jx bury my head and shed more tears.i comme from a home where my parents kept fighting and screaming at eachother.whenever i had my dads footstep i had run too my room because he would beat my mum...
    Kesbim Kesbim 18-21 2 Responses Feb 29, 2012

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    Words Hurt.

    I guess you didn't know that. But words hurt a lot. I guess you weren't thinking when you said any of that. I was mentally abused by everyone in my family since i was a little girl. Thanks to them, i feel like nothing. It's crazy. They have made me realize that this world is a...
    alexandraa97 alexandraa97 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 19, 2012

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    ....Hey......

    hey my name is evija and i am 13 . i get mentally and physically abused by my parents . my dad shouts at me every day for no reason and hits me. same as my mum. the things they usually say is like you are not my daughter . you are a piece of **** and there is no point in you...
    evijuks evijuks 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 19, 2013

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    My Husband Abuses Me

    I  feel really upset at the moment. I've been married three years and have a six month old baby. I feel so confused about what i should do. I am misearable because my husband does not ever talk to me or spend time with me or have a physical relationship with me. He calls me...
    newmum newmum 26-30 59 Responses Dec 17, 2008

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    Hate Him

    he's been very abusive before we're married.everytime he's angry he always throw things, call me names & just destroy everything that's near him( if there's a phone he will throw it at me) so now we're 3 yrs married & we've got 17 months daughter but he still the same.sometimes...
    Iwant2runaway Iwant2runaway 31-35 2 Responses Oct 10, 2011

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    Memoirs Of An Abused Woman - Part Vi

    The silence has been broken.....it appears reality is dawning.....Oh my....the other guy is trying his tricks again....shame......except this time I am not going back. Instead I am carefully waiting for inspiration to come on how best to proceed. I have my sanity back, or at...
    passionfish passionfish 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 16, 2009

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    Confused

    I met the devil herself today, felt no pain, only sorrow. And when the sun shines on my day, I will never smile, but I will wait for the storm, because I know it's coming.
    molsonman78 molsonman78 31-35, M Mar 31, 2013

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    It was by the people

    who were supposed to take care of me- and did to an extent, which makes it harder in a way. I was just a kid, and as a kid you believe what your parents tell you. Sometimes as an adult, it still echoes back. I wonder who I could have been, and who I would be now, if they hadn't...
    Owlmaid Owlmaid 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    Still In Denail

    I am a victim of neglect and emotional/mental abuse. It started when I was 5 years old. Now I am in therapy for my depression. I have been battling depression for 8 years now. I am 18 years old. My depression comes for the most part from my abuse. Here in therapy we had to tell...
    fragiledoll fragiledoll 18-21, F 7 Responses Oct 4, 2010

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    No Longer Abused

    I got rid of my abuser 7 months ago.  You have to realize there is nothing wrong with you-it's the abuser who is wrong.  Take the high ground, feel above him/her, because they have the problem , move on and don't look back.  Learn from your mistakes and the mistakes of others...
    vearifie5 vearifie5 66-70 Jan 5, 2012

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    I Have No Way Out

    At first, I didn't need anyone but my new boyfriend. I was young and foolish to have thought so. We've now been married for 18 months and it's HELL.  I'm not allowed to have any friends other than the ones he's chosen for me; he doesn't want me talking on the phone when he...
    lilcrozzyjc lilcrozzyjc 22-25, F 12 Responses May 24, 2007

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    Family Betrayal

    Im posting this in two boards because it crosses over. I am new here and hope that i can gain some insight with my problem. I have spent 54 years trying to be best friend, confidant, working partner with my brother. I have worked for his company off and on for 20+ years the...
    foh4k foh4k 51-55, M 2 Responses Feb 27, 2011

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    Love Gone So Wrong

    I recently left my husband of five years two days ago.  I had to leave while he was at work because I was afraid of how he might react if he were there. I left my house, my cats everything just to get out.  My parents dont think it is a safe enviroment anymore and...
    luvanimals55 luvanimals55 31-35 5 Responses Aug 15, 2010

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    Marmion Primary Mental Physical Torture

    As a 5 year (circa 1971) old at marmion i was subjected to emotional and physical abuse by my grade 1 teacher mrs foss and the principle mr tindale ( remember the cloakroom/ the sports locker). mrs foss was hell bent on destroying me and set a pattern that would continue until...
    jakdempsey jakdempsey 41-45 2 Responses May 7, 2011

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    My Grown Son (33) Is Abusive To Me

    My grown son (33) is verbally very abusive to me.  He has always been difficult, especially since I divorced his father (years ago).  He was mean to me and his step-mother.  I don't understand why.  We all catered to him, spoiled him, I guess, but most sons don't react that...
    seekinghope seekinghope 51-55, F 14 Responses Feb 17, 2011

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    I Just Don't Understand Why...

    For a very long time, I have always worried more about what everyone else needs from me.  I have never stood up for what I needed, for it simply always felt selfish.  I have found lately I am digging hard, pleading to make others happy.  I am falling.  I am falling face first...
    StormyWeather1977 StormyWeather1977 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 12, 2011

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    No Longer Abused

    It has been  a year since I severed my tie to the Narcissist.  I am so much better.  I can't believe how much that man drained the spirit out of me.But he didn't get it all.  Like a wilted plant,  tended to, I have revived.  We each must find our own way, with whatever help...
    vearifie5 vearifie5 66-70 2 Responses May 12, 2012

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    Memoirs Of An Abused Woman Part Viii

    Today was court. Protection order was granted. Fair enough, it is not for all the levels of abuse but it is something. He turned up with his female lawyer in tow and they were both late. She calls me to advise me that they are on their way, after the judge has already granted the...
    passionfish passionfish 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 27, 2009

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    No More

    My husband did. I left him Monday - I'm scared but I'll live. It's like the rose tinted glassed have finally come off. He controlled me. He took all my confidence from me (or tried to) and isolated me from people. Always putting me down just so I wouldn't have the confidence to...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 2, 2008

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    If I Leave He Will Make My Life Miserable.

    I am moving in a direction to leave my husband.  What he does is say things very quietly to make me think that im hearing things. He also talks to our two year old in ways that only i can understand  that he is saying something to belittle me.  He takes advantage of my...
    rachelekman rachelekman 36-40 Nov 15, 2011

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    Harrased And Mind F#Cked

    The purpose of c.a.s is to protect children,to make sure all needs are being met. Complete complience with hopes they will leave me alone. False allegations of major drug and alcohol problems by an angry person from my past..after 8mths of them viewing my parenting and life and...
    queenkelli79 queenkelli79 31-35 2 Responses Mar 5, 2013

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    You Tell Me

    So, I am going on 16 years of being married to this man, and I about to my breaking point. Today, he was to take me to get tires for my van, but naturally, things went left. Here I am heading to our normal tire destination and he starts screaming at me to turn right. I am like...
    vonniematt vonniematt 41-45, F 3 Responses Oct 19, 2013

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    I'm Abused Physically And Emotionally

    I have a problem in my life and it would really help me heal if I could get emotional support and advice. I have been married since 3 and a half years. It is a love marriage and my parents and relatives were against it a they thought that this guy is isn't worth it. But I was...
    Confusedmarried Confusedmarried 22-25 6 Responses Aug 16, 2012

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    Only The Lonely

    Like most people here, I don't have any friends. I see myself as a good friend, nice, kind, loving and giving. As usual classic story, Iam there for others, but no one is there for me. Can't count on family, because they are very judgememtal and I can't do anything right. They...
    jpearl66 jpearl66 46-50, F 5 Responses Dec 22, 2011

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    I Have A Hard Time Letting Go.

    I STILL HAVE A HARD TIME LETTING GO.I KNOW HE IS NOT GOOD FOR ME AND I REALLY FEEL IF I DO NOT LET GO HE ONE DAY KILL ME PLEASE .I NEED HELP .MAYBE JUST SOMEONE TO TALK TO SO I DO NOT FEEL SO ALONE,
    lginsburg lginsburg 41-45, F 6 Responses Dec 23, 2010

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    Abused From Afar

    How can I explain this? Ok ill start with my last story in a brief overview. I was with a man for a year and a half who physically, mentally, and psychologically abused me. I got away from him on the date I will never forget for the rest of my life, April 19th, 2012. I broke up...
    jessibel2491 jessibel2491 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 4, 2013

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    Inside The Mind Of The Unknown

    Inside: "Your just a nobody" "Drop dead, you a worthless ***" "Ha, you really though I though you were cute, no girl like you. They all just using you" "Ugly" "Outcast" "You know, next time you cut yourself, make sure it kill you" "Your just alone and Unknown" This is all the...
    Unknown1047 Unknown1047 18-21, M 2 Responses May 6, 2012

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    Mental Abuse Is the Story of My Childhood.

    My father was a very depressed drunk.  He felt better when he made others feel worse.  When I was born, he was hoping for a son and got a daughter.  He spent the next 18 years (until I finally got out of there) trying to convince me that I'm not good enough. ...
    Sidira Sidira 31-35, F 5 Responses Sep 4, 2007

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    From Childhood To Present

    This is such a long story that I'm going to try to cut into it so you'll know the basis of my emotions.  From the time I can remember certain family members-especially my mother, told me that if I didn't lose weight I'd be laughed at or wouldn't be able to marry.  However, my...
    mommadoll mommadoll 56-60, F 2 Responses Mar 25, 2012

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    I Need To Express Myself...

    Okay, this may not be exactly me sharing my story, but I was recently in an abusive relationship and I feel like I need to express myself about it. But my experiences are limited and I need some help. I want to write a book. It’s going to be fictional, but I don’t feel...
    lilyrose33 lilyrose33 18-21 2 Responses Apr 2, 2012

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    I Wish He Was My Friend Again

    I love him for the good in him as he is kind, loving and caring. We struggle being young, no jobs, no money and well its chrismas and I know hes feeling less then a man. Weve been argueing so much i feel the walls echoing the same subject. Hes said its all my fault and i...
    Osharne Osharne 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 17, 2012

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    Am I Missing Something?

    My girlfriend and I have been together for a little over two years. We lived together for a bit and then she tossed me out. We got back together and then she tossed me out again. This time we lived apart but beside each other for a year and a half. I had landlord issues and she...
    ddarby544 ddarby544 46-50 1 Response Aug 11, 2012

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    I Never Saw It Coming

    It began with him persisting that I give him a chance. I wasn't even tempted. We got ok so I thought it would be nice to hang out together. We were hanging out together, watching tv and I almost feel asleep with my back to him. He began stroking my back sending tingles through me...
    momentsofsadness momentsofsadness 26-30, F 13 Responses Apr 6, 2011

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    It Seems To Be So.

    I spent days wondering, and going back through every action, every conversation over the past little while to see where I went wrong.  What did I say to cause him to sneak out like that? What did I do.  I waited restlessly for an answer, with no food in my system for well over...
    StormyWeather1977 StormyWeather1977 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 23, 2011

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    Memoirs Of An Abused Woman - Part V

      So? What are you doing? Finding excuses after 2.5 weeks to come to the house. Using the helper at the house to communicate on your behalf? Using her to be a witness in your case of assault? You are in the background trying to send me spiritual guidance, anonymously? You...
    passionfish passionfish 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 15, 2009

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    Mentally Abused By My Husband

    I have been mentally abused by my husband -we have been married for 31 years and he still does this no matter how many times I have been there for him during illnesses etc.  I do not want any responses from people telling me to leave-that does nothing for me-just wastes time...
    haveahart3402801 haveahart3402801 56-60 5 Responses Jun 8, 2010

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    I don't really want to talk about the whole

    thing, but id just like to say that it really irritated me to be sobbing on the kitchen floor, and have my dad tell me to stop feeling sorry for myself, get up, and do the dishes. Sigh. I'm kinda tired of being treated like I'm not enough. I mean... I can't help it that...
    yourguardianangel9613 yourguardianangel9613 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 15

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    I Hate Him More Every Day

    I never thought I could hate someone that I used to love so much. 28 years of slow torture, mental abuse, threats. I want the divorce to be done. I want to be stronger so I can stop allowing him to push me around. At least now I am not living in the same house, but the divorce is...
    AnnieLor AnnieLor 51-55, F 3 Responses May 3, 2012

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    my father mentally , physically, and emotionaly abused me as a child
    JamesB20 JamesB20 18-21, M 5 days ago