I Battle Verbal Abuse Every Day

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 124 People

    Scared Hurt Traped And Clueless

    I had just got out of a bad divorce and this guy I knew my whole life came out of the blue and was so great.  The first few months were graet I loved being with him so we got our own apt. Not long after that the first fight started and he was yelling at me calling me names...
    scaredhearthurt scaredhearthurt
    26-30, F
    May 18, 2010

    Lost: Alone And Scared.

    My name is Kat, I'm 17 years old and I've already been abused. I thought i had finally had my high school fairy tale romance. the one that always worked out and was just perfect in the end. i was wrong. it started off perfect. but things started to change. we broke up and i...
    xklauren xklauren
    2 Responses Jul 12, 2010

    I love my husband but I'm

    so tired of being constantly yelled at and belittled. If it's not me it's my kids he's yelling at. (Mostly my kids and occasionally his blood) We've been married for a few years and I have grown to really hate coming home. He's never happy. Everything sets him off. He's only...
    worthlessinlove worthlessinlove
    36-40, F
    1 Response Aug 26, 2014

    Is It Verbal Abuse?

    Okay...this is actually SundaytoMonday's friend. And I'm 13. I don't know if this thing going on between me and my dad would classify as verbal abuse, and I need y'alls opinion. I want to get help if it is, but I'm really afraid I'm just being a drama queen. Stuff with my dad...
    SundaytoMonday SundaytoMonday
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jun 28, 2011

    How Do I Know If Im Abused

    I have been with my partner for a year now. When we got together i pregnant. She was really excited about helping me raise the baby and my then 2 year old boy. She kept that fact that we were dating fromher family cause I pregnant but in the mean time she was schooling on...
    krsprettyp krsprettyp
    1 Response Jun 30, 2009


    This is very strange for me.  I've been to therapy for years, and yet this experience is completely new.  I've worked on addiction,  OCD, and countless other problems.  And now I find myself in a marriage with a bipolar man.  Yes I knew he was bipolar when I met him.  Yes I...
    cmerrell cmerrell
    Jun 1, 2012

    I Think Im Verbally Abused

    my boyfriend and i have been together for over 3 years now and when i first met him he was my prince. 3 years and a couple kids later he is not so nice. dont get me wrong when things are good things are great but when he gets mad at me even for the smallest thing all of a sudden...
    vacmom vacmom
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Aug 29, 2009

    My Ex Was Verbally Abusive

    Women can be abusive also.  I was involved with a women who I thought loved me.  It is hard to find stories that relate to mine.  Usually it is the women who claim abuse.  Verbal abuse can be worse than physical.  It leaves no physical scars, just a...
    fam6236 fam6236
    36-40, M
    11 Responses May 29, 2009

    I'm Feeling Sad

    Hello, I am sad. I am worried about what my children see and hear from verbalisations from my partner. It has been going on a long time (8 years). I cannot handle the behaviour anymore and I worry about the example my partner is setting and how this is shaping our children (7,4...
    Zwaan Zwaan
    2 Responses Jan 15, 2013

    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
    Feb 18, 2015

    Abusive, Unhealthy Marriage

    I have been maried almost 7 years and we are expecting our first child. My husband has OCD and anger issues. We don't enjoy our home that we put so much money and hard work into because of his OCD. Whenever he is home, all he does is clean. Shoes are forbidden to be worn in my...
    bella1976 bella1976
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jun 26, 2011

    I Don't Know If I Am Being Abused, Seeking Insight From Strangers

    I was married about two years ago to a man that I thought was so wonderful. He was kind, help me remodel my house, always opened the doors for me, and treated me with the greatest respect. Soon after we got married I discovered that he had thousands in collections and debt. I...
    confusandalone confusandalone
    4 Responses Oct 13, 2012


     I started dating about two years ago. ago the beginning it was wonderful as we all know that is how it works i seen the signs and still I sit how stupid I am I? At the beginning he wanted to do every thing with me but thane every thing he liked me for was to me bad I have...
    akutfun akutfun
    Jul 2, 2011

    Not Sure If This Is Abuse Or Not Just Kinda Looken For Some Answers.

    I ended up in a really bad relationship a couple of years, and a friend of the man i was with got me to finally leave. We have been together for about 2 years and have a baby about to be born in a week. When we got together he was like a dream. It was so un-beleivable, he did...
    Lynnesnow Lynnesnow
    May 4, 2012

    Verbal Abuse From My Boyfriend Of 6 Years Who Is An Alcholic

    My boyfriend of 6 years is an attorney by profession.  He lost his job almost a year ago because he had went to a drug rehab and had missed allot of work.  He has progressively gotten worse and has become more and more verbally abusive.  He has called me a...
    Sophia2020 Sophia2020
    3 Responses May 27, 2012

    Verbal Abuse- I Know I Deserve Better

    I am 40 and my 33 year old boyfriend is verbally abusive. When I first met BF (boyfriend) he was amazing. I would truly thank God for bringing him into my life. A few months past and during a night out with friends BF became verbally abusive. We were out with different groups...
    holly81 holly81
    4 Responses Feb 9, 2013

    October We Recognize The Pain Of Dv Abuse..but If You Are Like Me..one Month,..is Many Many Years Filled With Tears

    Returning Faith You took away my innocence My hopes, my dreams, my youth You took from me my very soul What could have been, I never knew Your words would cut me deep inside Deep to the very core Darkness. Cold. I could not feel Why did you hate me so? You crushed me as I...
    chrissy4044 chrissy4044
    31-35, F
    Oct 11, 2012

    My Verbally Abusive Relationship

    I never told all this to anyone, let alone post it on the internet, but here goes. I have been in an abusive relationship for the past 10 years. Only recently, and after reaching some very low points, I was able to think clearly about this matter and understand what’s going on...
    Ostie Ostie
    36-40, M
    Mar 22, 2013

    >Hakuna< Matata

    Verbal abuse is just something that has become a part of my life. My family is very verbally abusive, judgemental, and close-minded. The worst offender is probably my mother, because she does it in front of complete strangers as well as at home, and it's very embarrassing...
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Jan 19, 2010

    Yes, I'm Also Abused.

    Hello, you may recognize me. I could be your sister, your best friend, or your co-worker....I am your stereo-typical normal educated woman. Good family, great friends. Strong values, good heart, basic morals, beliefs. So, why do I keep making wrong choices and stay in abusive...
    Keely1313 Keely1313
    41-45, F
    1 Response Nov 29, 2012

    Beyond Abuse

    Although there are many women verbally abused,I myself feel as if my husband is the worst abuser in the world! It would take days to write every mean,belittling,insulting and out and out filthy name my lovely husband has called me over the past 10yrs. So,rather than that I will...
    berfa berfa
    6 Responses Aug 28, 2010

    How To Hang On??

    my husband is verbally and emotionally abusive to myself and our teenage kids. I'm seriously considering leaving but I'm not quite ready to take that step. so how do I deal with the abuse in the meantime? he knows he has a temper but has done little to change it. no counseling...
    Melody47 Melody47
    36-40, F
    Oct 9, 2013
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