I Am Verbally Abused

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    The say sticks and stones may break my bones

    but words will never hurt...I think Id rather get beaten with sticks and stones because words can pierce more than a two edged sword. Ive had terrible things say to me, bringing me down in submission and lack in confidence. * Ive been told I was fat and ugly, and if i was...
    auraboreale auraboreale
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Apr 8, 2014

    My sister is 4 years older

    than me. She verbally abuses me. My parents know there is something wrong but she denies it and starts crying and screaming like she is the victim. My mother has bipolar disorder but she can handle it, she has medication. With my sister its a whole other story. We can be having...
    kaiJSmith kaiJSmith
    Apr 2, 2015


    I have been married to the same guy since I was 16, and I am now 42. I have been with him since I was 15, and I should have known better then to marry him. I became pregnant at 15, and before I even told him he hit me for the first time. I broke up with him, and stupid me I took...
    Neverending42 Neverending42
    41-45, F
    Oct 18, 2013

    My Mother

    Ever since I was young, my mom has put me down. I didn't know what it was called, I just knew it hurt. She's call me stupid, brat, selfish, retarded, fat, ugly, dumb, and more. She still does all of this. She tells me I need to lose weight. She tells me guys are never going to...
    kmaher3531 kmaher3531
    18-21, F
    Oct 6, 2013

    My father came home and started getting angry

    at me not washing the dishes and leaving the lights on in the kitchen and TV on... I told him I was gonna wash them when I got back from seeing my friends for a bit which is just did. He told me not to hang around with my friends again and said that me and my brother are...
    MistaHodda MistaHodda
    18-21, M
    1 Response Aug 19, 2014

    Feeling It Over and Over

    Last night was particularly fun! I asked him to come over to watch the kids so that I could get the house in order. It's a bit hard to scrub and balance a baby at the same time so it was all me who started it by opening the door and allowing the monster in. Of course once one...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality
    36-40, F
    12 Responses Mar 13, 2008

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    prettybrowneyes1993 prettybrowneyes1993
    18-21, F
    Aug 22, 2014

    A Letter To My Dad

    I love you dad, I really truly do but I am sick of being called a ****** and a sinner and disgusting. I can't help who I am but when you say those things to me it feels like you are ripping my heart out. When you call me those things the hole in my chest gets bigger and I start...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jul 2, 2013

    Any time something is not right

    or messed up it is my fault. He talks down to me and compares me to other people. When I think every thing is good he finds something else to pick at. He tells me that he works harder than I do. He calls me names. He makes me feel like I don't contribute. It does not matter...
    islandbeauty808 islandbeauty808
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 8, 2014

    I Am Verbally Abused By My Mom

    I swear to gosh... everyday when I come home from school (I'm 12) she's there to tell me how stupid I am even though I have straight A's. She tells me and I hear it almost every day how she wishes that I would die just like my father and how I'm useless. I honestly wish I could...
    abigayyle abigayyle
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 3, 2013
    Jesusislove777 Jesusislove777
    16-17, F
    Mar 7

    21 Gun Salute

    getting ready to go. after 21 years of marriage, being put down, corrected, spoken to like a child. i've finally decided to reclaim myself. i'm desperately trying to get back into things i used to enjoy and build up my self confidence again. i have a game plan. i need support in...
    myparadiseawaits myparadiseawaits
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Jul 11, 2013

    Im Harshly Treated

    During my teens, i faced a lot of verbal abuse. I was sweared at for no reason. it was really rude but everyone was doing it to eachother, even I witnessed it. I was always well mannered I never use a curse word, so it was retty athetic for me to see this all hapen. now, a...
    HelenParis HelenParis
    2 Responses Mar 28, 2012

    Abuse Is Abuse

    Welcome to the club. I wish I'd kept a list of all the 1. Police officers; 2. Physicians; 3. Nurses; 4. Psychotherapists; 5. DV hotlines; 6. In-person interviewers at DV "resources" to whom I've said that I am being emotionally / verbally abused. The CONSISTENT response? Them...
    invisiblonde invisiblonde
    56-60, F
    7 Responses Dec 15, 2011

    People Just Dont Realise the Hurt They Cause

    i used to get alot more verbally abused when i was in school than i do now and i guess its cos most people grew up and i left all of the nasty people from school behind. i still do get a bit of a gob full from people when they see me in the street but i just try and ignore them...
    sezy sezy
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Aug 20, 2007

    High School Sweethearts Gone Wrong

    When I first started high school, a guy at my school had been after me since he first saw me. He told all my friends and his friends that one day I'd be his. About a year after, (i was 15 he was 16) we started dating. He treated me so sweetly and always took me out. It didn't...
    laurenalese laurenalese
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 19, 2013

    Hi, I'm in the middle of being separated from

    my husband. He is to stay out of the house for 90 days because he got in an argument with my sister, knocked her to the ground and beat her. He hadn't had an explosion like this for a while; although when he gets mad he usually calls me a stupid *****, sometimes a fat stupid...
    beachtowel76 beachtowel76
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jan 17, 2014

    Hi again everyone. I had an account here a few

    weeks ago but deleted it because I was scared that my parents would find it. I'll just introduced myself again. My name is Kaitlyn. I'm 16 years old and an only child. My parents hit me all the time. Usually multiple times a day. They spank me, punch me, slap me and kick me...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Sep 20, 2015

    He Just Doesn't Understand How Evil He Is

    My husband of 10 years is verbally abusive. I have moved away from him with the kids twice and each time he does what any abuser would do. Control manipulate and promise to change. We currently do not live together. He has been ok working things out for a few weeks. I was leary...
    fullhouseallalone fullhouseallalone
    Jan 3, 2012

    Constant Assault

    All day, every day. They're always there and i can't get away from them. The jibes. The Taunts. The Threats. From so many people. And if i kick off and give these ***holes what they deserve - i get in the s**t for it. They make my life a living hell, and i know that nothing will...
    wardy131 wardy131
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Sep 19, 2009

    The List

    Michiganmom posted  a list like this and I am stealing her idea. His favorite things to say to me 1. Dumb **** 2. You are ugly & fat, no one would want you 3. You're just a *****..... 4. and a **** 5. Go **** yourself, **** 6. You lazy piece of **** 7. You're just...
    marriedintx marriedintx
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Jul 30, 2010

    Tired Of Living This Way.

    I'm 36 years old and I am verbally and physically abused by my husband of almost 3 years. It's funny (in a very sad way) that I've allowed myself to get to the low that I've gotten to. Before remarrying I was single for 7 years and had finally found the person I really liked...
    dh666050 dh666050
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jul 10, 2012

    I am a mere shadow of the person I used to be.

    I was always smiling, without even trying. My happiness and confidence shone out of me. Then I got married. Ignoring all the bad signs and falling in love with and seeing only the good times, I married the man that is now sucking the light from my soul. I can see the physical...
    rainydays88 rainydays88
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Mar 27, 2014

    (Another) Letter to my Mother: I'm tired of

    being treated like I don't know who I am. You don't know me better than me. You treat me like I don't know what's going on in my own head. Day in and day out I am criticized. You support me? Sure doesn't feel that way. I am 17. I know truth from fiction. I see hatred when you...
    oliviairene47 oliviairene47
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 24, 2014

    Need Some Insight

    I have been in a relationship for 9 months now. I know that my boyfriend is verbally abusive, but for some reason he makes everything out to be my fault and my stupid thinking!! I wake up this morning to him shaking the bed telling me to get up and make him breakfast and do the...
    Bri77 Bri77
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Apr 28, 2012

    I Think I Am Being Verbally Abused, Help

    Ok, I am 22 years old and have been with my current boyfriend ( the one I think is abusing me) for pretty much 3 years now. When we first got together he was the sweetest guy I have ever met, we did everything together. Soon we started fighting over every little thing and soon...
    katie2112 katie2112
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jul 9, 2012

    Round Two... Or Is That 200

    So I thought I had it figured out... just leave the situation right... Until the situation occurs in my home. It's funny because although we're divorced we still have sex... why? hhhmmm well not because it's enjoyable, convenient is a good word, trade is another. He is single and...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Jul 8, 2007

    My husband is one of those explosive kind of

    people. If too many negative things happen to him, he starts yelling and accusing me and the kids of not working hard enough, etc. Once he's vented his anger on us, he calms down and becomes rational again, and acts like nothing has happened. Meanwhile, the rest of us are living...
    gina711 gina711
    56-60, F
    Jan 24, 2014

    Verbal Abuse. My name is Sarah,

    I'm 17, 18 in 3 weeks, and my mother emotionally and verbally abuses me. I never thought I'd actually be saying or accusing her of that because the truth is... I don't know. Maybe I'm just sensitive... but I'll share my story and hopefully, somebody will give me guidance...
    sarahpl0x sarahpl0x
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 2, 2014

    I have never done this before

    and i'm a very private person . But I have nobody I want to talk about this to . Sometimes I wonder am I making this out to be more than it is. First my husband drinks and gets drunk mostly everynight on a range he 8 out 10 times he drinks he is very verbally abusive today was...
    tm318 tm318
    51-55, F
    Dec 15, 2013

    He Has My Son

    I was 22 when I met Michael, my now ex-husband.  He was 14 years older than me.  For almost 5 years I was accused of being a "controlling *****" while never being allowed to make a decision for myself.  Every problem that we had was blamed on me.  He was a pathological liar...
    augustelwood augustelwood
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Apr 1, 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
    4 Responses Feb 18, 2015

    It's been a few months

    since I posted anything and I thought I would share the fact that I left him!! Now I am able to do what I want without having to worry about him getting angry at me! I haven't felt this good in a long time :) :)
    arby0421 arby0421
    22-25, F
    Jul 7, 2014

    I have grown up all my life being called names

    and told I was worthless by each member of my house family it's a daily reoccurring thing the abuse my sister curses my existence even or wishes I was dead my brother pushes me around daily and there younger than me but they both say that their better my dad once called me a...
    PoetryGirl101 PoetryGirl101
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 2, 2014

    He never stops yelling at me.

    It's always my fault and he never apologizes to me. When we go out we put on this happy air and pretend like the problems aren't there. Is he right? It is always my fault?
    arby0421 arby0421
    22-25, F
    6 Responses May 10, 2014

    I live in a home where my mother

    and grandmother verbally abuse me daily. And as a result I hurt myself and cry myself to sleep nightly. It's horrible. I can't get their words out of my head. I'm always a nervous wreck and feel like I can't do anything right. Most days I just want to die.
    luna1912 luna1912
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 15, 2014

    INTERNAL Bruises

    Well here's one reason I'm no longer married... of course it hasn't ended but at least now I can go to my own home and not deal with it. Sad part is my own teen tells me I need to stand up for myself and that I'm weak and then she follows his lead and does it to. I've never...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality
    36-40, F
    10 Responses Jul 7, 2007
    GirlInABottle GirlInABottle
    16-17, F
    Apr 5, 2015


    abuse has become an integral part of lyf.. verbally abused by my father on a regularly basis wen i was a kid. physical abuse by my dearest cousin... only then i used to think of it as love.. n never thought it was wrong.. was too young to understand the implications... mentally...
    nadira nadira
    26-30, F
    7 Responses Feb 22, 2009

    Mad As Heck And I Can't Take It Anymore

    I've been abused both physically and verbally on a regular basis including online where i've been trolled constantly by people who ridicule my work and complain about it and calling me out because of it. The names i've been called by trolls are as follows: "Fairy" "Fairyjuana...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Oct 25, 2012

    Please Stop

    Ive been with my boyfriend for almost a year now, we both have outgoing personalities, but also share a temper. His is worse than mine by a long shot. For the past week I have been trying to get him to be intimate with me, and I was always denied, now I understand that he's tired...
    CD1991 CD1991
    18-21, F
    Sep 11, 2012

    Probably 5 out of the 7 days in the week my

    boyfriend just flips out. It doesn't matter what it's about, he always finds an excuse. Yesterday I forgot to put cheese on his sandwich. What a pos I am. He will intentionally say the meanest, most hurtful things to me he possibly can and it is just killing me. I feel like it...
    Beth0888 Beth0888
    26-30, F
    May 5, 2014

    I Am Verbally Abused

    Hi. I'm thirteen years old and I honestly think I'm verbally abused. I'm not being a dramatic teen. My stepmother treats me like I am worthless. Yesterday, she called me a sl*t, a wh**e, told me I was a failure and screamed at me. Through her eyes, I cannot do anything right...
    Micsoccer14 Micsoccer14
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Dec 31, 2012

    When Is Enough BS Enough

    Not sure how many men are verbally abused by their spouses. I have been dealing with this for several years now and enough is enough! I have tried and tried to make my spouse realize what she is doing to our marriage and during all that the finger pointing is always directed back...
    notsure65 notsure65
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Apr 16, 2013

    I left my husband of 16 years

    because he texted another girl. I suppose years of verbal and physical abuse didn't help either. When i left he took up dating and it hurt me immensely. I did not leave him because I did not love him. I left him because I was unhappy and scared of the future with him. He...
    dee1592 dee1592
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Dec 22, 2015

    I can't escape it. Because the abuser is my

    older sister and my parents do nothing to stop it because she's so consistent about putting me down. I'm starting to lose grip. I can't take it anymore.
    jenn133 jenn133
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jul 26, 2014

    I Made It Impossible For Him

    the issue with these type of men is control.....and the sad thing about it...is we have more control than them in reality...and they know it....they know they need us more then we need them...you'd be very surprised what you are capable of doing and accomplishing....i didnt...
    justleaveplease justleaveplease
    1 Response Nov 19, 2012

    I Am Not Verbally Abused Now, ...

    I am not verbally abused now, but I was severely verbally abused as a child. Thankfully, I was able to escape it. I still feel the sting of all of those angry words to this day.
    silvertears silvertears
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Sep 7, 2007

    My husband had me believing it was my fault

    that he was unhappy. I believed this for most of 27 years of marriage. I still feel it's my fault when he yells at me too often. Things have been pretty good for the past month, but I know the blaming can start at anytime. I need to hear from people who are on my side and...
    gina711 gina711
    56-60, F
    1 Response Jan 17, 2014

    Low Self Esteem

    i  too am being verbally abused by the man who once said i love you.I fell sad and hurt and it makes me feel that no one could ever love me.I am 61 years of age and i feel like my life is over.I never want another man in my life.I can't stand for this one to even touch me.It...
    bingogal bingogal
    4 Responses Jul 4, 2011

    It Was Always Like This

    when i was young i was in a class in which i was the only girl all remaining seven were boys. they used to tease me i thought of dying lots of times but was never strong enough. when i was much depressed after being so for 5 years my mom changed my school story continued.... the...
    vedanshi vedanshi
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jul 2, 2012

    mario, I am at my weakest

    because i really loved you since the beginning. even though we separated two years ago, I DIDNT TOOK PRIDE THAT I LEFT THE HOUSE. Now when i look back and everything flashed before my eyes, at my lowest and when i needed you the most, when my heart was not as innocent as it...
    brokenredshoes brokenredshoes
    31-35, F
    1 Response May 10, 2014
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