I Divorced My Abusive Husband

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 56 People

    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

    Ex suicide himself last week.

    I have to be there. Cops and all. Thank god his sister flew here to take care of him. I can't do it. Overwhelming and emotional. He is ok tho. He need help!!! I asked him to go and see a counselor many many times. Finally he listened to his sister. I feel I am not an...
    girlyloveorange girlyloveorange
    31-35, F
    1 Response Oct 8, 2015

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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
    2 Responses Dec 28, 2008

    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

    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

    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, 2015

    Finally Went to shreiff dept to serve papers

    to my ex. Huge huge step! Little fear. But I know I am pleased I did after a year and half! Cheers everyone Make sure u love and respect to anyone . Xo
    girlyloveorange girlyloveorange
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Oct 21, 2015

    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

    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

    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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