I Am Abused Mentally

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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
    12 Responses Apr 6, 2011

    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
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 2, 2014

    The System Stinks

    Abused by society a sick one... Left alone to face my own demons... Left to rot... Then when am at my lowest ... What do the sick society do...... stick me in prison.... because, they don't want to deal with my rotten illness.. basically..... the system stinks...
    rosesweet rosesweet
    56-60, F
    1 Response Jun 22, 2013

    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

    For 15 years I endured verbal

    and emotional abuse, belittling, name calling, even saying " you're stupid", dissect every single word I say, challenging, and usually earns a yell several times a day. Then one day, a year ago, I realized I have enough. I didn't scream back, I quietly listened and after his...
    zorba04 zorba04
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jun 17, 2014

    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

    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
    2 Responses Aug 23, 2011

    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
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 15, 2014

    I'm a freak and I know it.

    I get called so many names and it's mentally hurt me.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jan 1, 2015

    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
    2 Responses May 12, 2012

    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

    I had a dream last night

    that I got to tell my ex fiance that I still loved him and wanted to be with him but couldn't because I couldn't leave my boy friend. I was afraid to leave. I feel like this is what my life is slowly coming to.
    oceansix oceansix
    18-21, F
    Feb 3, 2016

    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

    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

    On a daily basis. It just seems

    that it's everyone's favorite thing to do to me. I know better and ignore and try living life the way I'm supposed to. But it comes to a moment when I can't seem to take anymore.
    ShotOfWhisky ShotOfWhisky
    22-25, F
    Aug 21, 2014

    All my life I've been told what a low life

    little **** I was by my dad. How I'm a disappointment and freak. Now it seems I only like/date guys that out me down. Does this mean I am all those things dad said I was?
    iSceneGirl iSceneGirl
    16-17, F
    Mar 3, 2015

    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

    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
    4 Responses Sep 4, 2007

    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

    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
    62 Responses Dec 17, 2008

    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
    1 Response Oct 29, 2009

    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
    5 Responses Jun 8, 2010

    I left my husband a few years ago from mental

    abuse. We ended up getting bk together. Now 3 1/2 years later he is going bk to his old ways. I recently told him I wanted to leave. We didn't speak for like a half hour. Then out of the blue he said do you want to go for a walk? We did and since then he had kissed me every...
    needingtotalk74 needingtotalk74
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jun 17, 2014

    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
    1 Response Aug 11, 2012

    Just need someone to talk to.

    Today was awful. I got hit/spanked 4 times. One was for spilling water. I got spanked with a belt and punched in the back. The other was for coughing too loud. I got spanked with a belt and wasn't allowed to eat dinner and my mom through a tv remote at me. Another was for...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Sep 23, 2015

    Whenever my mother couldn't make ends meet she

    would remind me that I was a mistake. She would tell me that abortions were illegal at the time, and she should've had a back alley abortion. She would also encourage me to kill myself from time to time. She even offered to help once. "If god loved me, he wouldn't have sent you...
    cleartext cleartext
    46-50, M
    Jun 11, 2015

    Right now I'm listening to them arguing on the

    phone. It's really like really... Ironic that she is paying for his insurance on the car he crashes every so often. To have the nerves to argue at her. She allows it, she lets him and even tells him she'll pay. I don't understand. I want to hit her. I will not like never ever...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Mar 5, 2016

    I Have A Hard Time Letting Go.

    lginsburg lginsburg
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Dec 23, 2010

    I just left my therapist

    who was emotionally abusing me. I didn't come to this realization lightly or easily. I wondered. I did research that scared me so badly, because he was doing every single one of the things I came across, almost. I confronted him, he yelled at me. I know he wasn't a real support...
    Owlmaid Owlmaid
    26-30, F
    May 22, 2014

    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
    2 Responses Mar 5, 2013

    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


    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
    3 Responses Feb 19, 2013

    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

    So I ran away a couple of days ago,

    and they made me come back (they= police and family). They said they were gonna change and so far that's bullshit. I am leaving when I turn 17 whether they like it or not, they cannot make me stay. I am done with my mother telling me that I am a mean and ugly ***** . She says...
    nomnommings nomnommings
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 18, 2015

    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

    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
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jan 14, 2014

    What Am I Going To Do?

    When i was in 7 grade my classmate used to call me names and he used to makes me feel like i"m worthless, he even hit me and the worst part is eventhough my mom,friends and teacher know what is hapening they left me in this pain . I was lucky enough to pass the 7 grade and this...
    reginacs reginacs
    18-21, F
    Sep 6, 2013

    Hi guys. Sorry I haven't posted in a while

    but it was a really awful week for me. I don't really want to talk about what happened over a post, but I was in the hospital for 2 days. I just got back home on Tuesday but things haven't been going well. I still get hit several times a day and made fun of. My parents NEVER...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Oct 1, 2015

    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
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Oct 19, 2013

    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
    51-55, M
    1 Response May 7, 2011

    My boyfriend and I have been together

    for a year. I think it took me so long to realize the true manipulative nature of his personality because - well 5 months into our relationship I had a seizure and they found a brain tumor I've been living with. I'm already emotionally unstable and have been dealing with...
    llventricle123 llventricle123
    26-30, F
    Mar 16, 2015
    juls50 juls50
    56-60, F
    Oct 21, 2014

    I cried so much today at school

    and I never cry in front of people.. It's crazy.
    rubyy25 rubyy25
    18-21, F
    Sep 19, 2014

    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
    25 Responses Feb 17, 2011

    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
    6 Responses Aug 16, 2012

    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
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 15, 2014

    I was brought in religion,

    my parents were strict. there was only twisted words and unfair blame. taunts and mockery. ghose taunts and lies caused bulemia, depression, self harm, suicide attempts I had no friends I was not allowed to see school friends outside of school. I was grounded 6 months at a...
    minnieblack93 minnieblack93
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 13, 2015

    My boyfriend mentally abuses me,

    I'm trying to leave him but I feel trapped. He moved me far far away from all my family and friends
    lonelygal lonelygal
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jul 26, 2014
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