I Am Recovering From An Abusive Relationship

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    I Was in a 7 year relationship (I was 17 he was

    25 when we met),And in the beginning it was great (or so I Naively thought....) but slowly he became controlling,demanding and what little confidence I had diminished.He raped me repeatedly over 6 years as well as beating me,the only reason I stayed silent was because he...
    Naggi12 Naggi12
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jul 25, 2014

    Understanding Mara, And Why Naomi Needs Her

    Ruth 1:20-21 And she said unto them, Call me not Naomi, call me Mara: for the Almighty hath dealt very bitterly with me. I went out full, and the LORD hath brought me home again empty: why then call ye me Naomi, seeing the LORD hath testified against me, and the Almighty hath...
    MaraAgain MaraAgain
    22-25, F
    Nov 29, 2011

    Can someone please tell me what's wrong with me.

    Why am I not good enough? Why did he feel like I deserved abuse? Why did the ones before him feel like I didn't deserve to be faithful to? Is it me, or was it them? I feel like evil spirits are whispering these things to me right now. & I want to truly know what you think...
    WhereIsTheLogic WhereIsTheLogic
    31-35, F
    10 Responses Nov 21, 2014

    Recovery

    I have been hearing this song on the radio a lot, and it could be my life story.  The "him", I finally figured out, is how God sees me.  I am ashamed to say I realized it through one of my children.  You see, my oldest decided I was the bad guy for allowing the...
    sueday sueday
    46-50, F
    Apr 4, 2010
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