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I Divorced My Abusive Husband

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    Is It Bad to Still Think of the Good Times?

    I feel sick when I am reminded of a good time my husband and I shared. I feel guilty and become depressed. I don't know how other people's other halves were but mine was physically violent, mentally and emotionally violent and calculating. It came to a point were I honestly...
    Praying4Understanding Praying4Understanding 22-25 1 Response Jul 6, 2008

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    It Took Me 8 Years

    It took me 8 years but yes I divorced him.  It felt so good to finally be away from him.  To be hit for no reason at all other then he was angry and it did not have to be towards me.  I was just there for him to take his anger out on.  The physical and...
    rondat rondat 41-45, F 7 Responses Jan 17, 2008

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    It Took A While But I Did It

    I'm grateful that we didn't have children. Through it all I was careful not to become pregnant. I am divorced since April 2011.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 8, 2012

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    He Never Loved Me

    my ex-husband was an abusive "man", or should I say child, who treated me like something on the bottom of his shoe...he yelled at me, called me every derogatory name in the book and ignored me every chance he could.    He was only abusive during sex...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 24, 2007

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    In a Divorce

    Hi, I live in Oregon and have been here for 4 yrs.  (I am from FL)  Moved here with my husband of 10 yrs. He has ALWAYS been a Control Freak and wants everything HIS WAY! He was "nice" UNTIL the Day we MARRIED.  Ever since then-it has been like I own you...
    WynterRoses01 WynterRoses01 46-50, F 3 Responses Feb 10, 2009

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    I have a heavy paper work with my lawyer.

    Lol I will have to go to the court with all paper work over. Long way to go
    girlyloveorange girlyloveorange 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 23

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    Loser Patrol

    it has been almost exactly 2 years since i got my divorce finalized. the only thing i can credit him with is he never hit me. but that is the only thing. other than that, he treated my like crap. i had to bail him out of jail on the 2nd night of our honeymoon. and it was all down...
    metalgirl99 metalgirl99 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 5, 2008

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    Gone, and Good Riddance

    I divorced my evil ex after 2 years of torture.  He was an alcoholic who was constantly going from one binge drinking session to another.  When he would stumble home drunk he'd argue with me (to the point he'd wake me up out of sleep to fight), hit me with the phone...
    Dragonflower Dragonflower 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 29, 2007

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    So Miserable

    Well this states I divorced my abusive husband...which is not true...I need to divorce him...he is such an angry person..who can make me feel two ways...1. like I'm made of gold "or" 2. I'm nothing but garbage......When he gets angry...he goes out of his way to put me...
    tracylyn245 tracylyn245 46-50, F 3 Responses Dec 28, 2008

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    I'm finally going to be able to file the

    paperwork this Friday. (little over a day from now.) I'm so relieved. ♡
    tinkortaylor tinkortaylor 26-30, T Jun 23, 2014

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    2 Years Later

    I have been officially divorced for 2 years on Oct 12th. He still scares the crap out of me. I keep wanting to get a protection order, but I don't know where he lives. I mean I have a cell number for him, and his mom's number halfway across the country. He started texting me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Sep 25, 2008

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    In a Divorce

    Hi, I live in Oregon and have been here for 4 yrs.  (I am from FL)  Moved here with my husband of 10 yrs. He has ALWAYS been a Control Freak and wants everything HIS WAY! He was "nice" UNTIL the Day we MARRIED.  Ever since then-it has been like I own you...
    WynterRoses01 WynterRoses01 46-50, F 4 Responses Feb 10, 2009

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    Then I wouldn't feel like such a failure for getting divorced.
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    Today was the first time in the last 6 months since we broke up that I saw him as ugly on the inside. I am losing the loving feelings I held for him. This is a good thing. I...
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    I was maybe about 16. He lied to me about his age... saying he was 17 when really he was 25. He used to cut me, choke me, and rape me. He used me for sex and then when i got...
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    my boyfriend has spoken to over 100 others girls during our 1 year and 5 month relationship, he's verbally abusive, he tells me no one wants me, hopes i die, hopes i kill myself...
    mxlly mxlly 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    GOD BLESS THE DAY THE MAN THAT HELP ME GET MY EX HUSBAND BACK Hello my name is Babarah from CANADA. i just want to share my experience and testimony here.. i was married for 6...
    babarah33 babarah33 70+, F 6 days ago

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    Today I said out loud to my therapist that I want to leave my husband. It wasn't something I blurted out or that came out of nowhere. It was a moment of honesty and clarity after...
    0penUp 0penUp 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I am finally now divorced. I feel the biggest relief off of my shoulders that I haven't felt in months. I'm never speaking to my ex spouse ever again, and that knowledge makes me...
    Cadiaaya Cadiaaya 26-30, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    GOD BLESS THE DAY THE MAN THAT HELP ME GET MY EX HUSBAND BACK Hello my name is Babarah from CANADA. i just want to share my experience and testimony here.. i was married for 6...
    babarah55 babarah55 70+, F a week ago

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    GOD BLESS THE DAY THE MAN THAT HELP ME GET MY EX HUSBAND BACK Hello my name is Babarah from CANADA. i just want to share my experience and testimony here.. i was married for 6...
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    I have an abusive father and I feel like committing suicide. Excuse this wall of text, if anyone has advice on what I should do, please go right ahead. 2012: My...
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    GOD BLESS THE DAY THE MAN THAT HELP ME GET MY EX HUSBAND BACK Hello my name is Babarah from CANADA. i just want to share my experience and testimony here.. i was married for 6...
    babarah22 babarah22 70+, F a week ago

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    GOD BLESS THE DAY THE MAN THAT HELP ME GET MY EX HUSBAND BACK Hello my name is Babarah from CANADA. i just want to share my experience and testimony here.. i was married for 6...
    babarah22 babarah22 70+, F a week ago

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    I hate that I am jealous of my husbands ex. I used to think I didn't like being spoiled or getting gifts but when I see what my husband did for her it makes me feel like he loved...
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    hiddenkitty hiddenkitty 18-21, F Aug 18

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    For years I have been writing about my horrible and scary marriage. I have finally left him a few months ago.The big event that finally made me leave is? The last argument we had...
    Mikkimacoroni Mikkimacoroni 31-35, F Aug 18

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    I feel very happy to share my great and wonderful testimony with everyone on this site..: I was married for 7years to my wife and all of a sudden, another man came into the picture...
    AndreThompson1963 AndreThompson1963 51-55, M Aug 18

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    wow it has been a great and good thing know this man called Dr abulu the love spell caster who helped me get my husband back after two years . it all happened when my husband...
    michelle725 michelle725 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    My 1st husband married me because, he was scared of my father
    privatethoughts privatethoughts 36-40, F Aug 16

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    While being in an abusive relationship, you feel helpless, and trapped. Your abuser seems to have control over you, they use fear against you. At the age of 15, I entered my first...
    awakenstarchild awakenstarchild 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 15

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    I have seen women before who have been in abusive relationships with their boyfriend or husband but instead of getting out they just continue to stay in the relationship - probably...
    olivia81401 olivia81401 13-15, F Aug 15

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    My ex & I broke up a year & a half ago. He was extremely emotionally abusive, & when it ended he assaulted me very badly. Although I called the police, the DA declined to prosecute...
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    4 years ago yesterday, I finally got the courage to break up with you. I thought that if I did, that you would be out of my life for good. Unfortunately, I was very wrong. I still...
    untamedx3heart untamedx3heart 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 14

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    emlm622 emlm622 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 11

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    I was in an emotionally abusive relationship with some physical outbursts under financial domination. I suffered from posttraumatic stress disorder from the relationship with...
    myownbox myownbox 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 11

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    I've been in about three abusive relationships, I think the worst one was the one I just got out of. he gave me two black eyes, also bit my legs and fingers. he would punch my legs...
    LOSTlo0ve LOSTlo0ve 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 9

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    I know I'm in one now. It's verbal/emotional abuse. I think it's quite rare to actually find someone that isn't somewhat abusive but I've been around it my entire life maybe that's...
    Sophia117 Sophia117 22-25, F 16 Responses Aug 9

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