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I Fear For Women In Violent Relationships

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    Need Help, Am I Being Verbally Abused??

    hi. um i joined this becuse i need help. im in a relationship now which has been going on for 2.5 years and it has been great. at the start the "boy" was nice, caring, giving, loving, it was just amazing. it started when i broke up with an ex to be with the boy and...
    fighter6 fighter6 18-21 6 Responses Apr 30, 2008

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    Battered

    I myself was once involved in a violent relationship. It was my very first serious relationship and I thought it was natural I say my father beat my mother. I thought that's what people in love do. When I was beat in in front of my one year old child I realized I didn't what her...
    lostchild lostchild 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 21, 2007

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    My sister's future...

    ?My sister has been in a relationship with a man for almost a year, and they were actually engaged. I say "were" because now at this time, it's uncertain.He's 26, graduated from Culinary school and has a talent for music. Sound like a good, decent guy? Not totally..His family has...
    XxxFallenAngelxxX XxxFallenAngelxxX 22-25, F Dec 20, 2013

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    I too have been in an abusive relationship!

    There is still time for you to get out! If your married to this individual, perhaps you should let him know, that he needs to either change and get help for his anger or your going to leave! Love is not suppose to hurt! It's not too late for you to save yourselves! Your life is...
    Hecalledmekindeyes Hecalledmekindeyes 31-35, F Dec 16, 2013

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    Been There Words Of Encouragement

    I have been in several abusive relationships. So I do have an understanding. Especially when you are trying to get out of it. Or even why you get back into another one. Woman. We cannot just settle for anyone or anything. We are precious. We need to have higher standards of our...
    iamchanging iamchanging 36-40, F 4 Responses Nov 7, 2010

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    How Do I Get Out???

    I've known my husband for almost about a decade now.  We've been married for at least 5 years now and we had the worst fight lastnight.  We argued over him not sharing the responsibility of taking care of our children, we have three.  I was very exhausted as I had an...
    lady6 lady6 26-30 4 Responses Jun 17, 2011

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    Too Scared To Fight Back

    Having been on the end of domestic violence recently I can now understand what someone goes through and how scared you become, too scared to say anything for fear of what they will do next.....like they say, everything happens behind closed doors....in my case even the neighbour...
    jan1960 jan1960 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 11, 2011

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    It is a strong fear. Too many times I hear it,

    I have lived it my self. Being in a violent relationship with someone who really does not care about "you" robs so much from you. it takes away all the humanity, dignity, self caring, self esteem and so much more. They reach the pint where they just do not care. And...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 15, 2014

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    Violent Relationships....kill

    A friend that I met here, just a few days ago, has committed suicide. Her user name was Paulaforever. We met through a question that she asked. We communicated, and because of the post she wrote, I became aware of her violent history. She had been beaten, just days before. The...
    neuilly neuilly 61-65, F 39 Responses Jan 19, 2013

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    Update On Paulaforever

    Paulaforever, a former member here, committed suicide days after being severly beaten by her boyfriend. the man that beat her goes to court this Friday the 8th of February.. lets hope that  justice is not  blind and paulaforever's desth will not go unpunished.meanwhile, i again...
    neuilly neuilly 61-65, F 3 Responses Feb 6, 2013

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    I Hope That Was the Worst of It

    I remember my boyfriend telling me at one point that he would never do anything to physically hurt me. During one of our more recent arguments, he went and pulled my arms and legs to drag me out of the room. He pulled so hard it left bruises and hand/finger marks all over my...
    paperalias paperalias 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 23, 2007

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    Been There..

    ..sometimes youre just too close to the situation to see how violent and damaging a relationship can be to your own personal well being. I rely on those closest to me to help filter through all the losers I attract.. lol.
    RachelHueT RachelHueT 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 23, 2007

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    Worked In This Area Overseas

       I have some experience resolving such issues overseas.  By resolving the issue I mean getting the person and her family to safety.   I think it's very difficult to resolve the issue since the men tend to be very violent, irrational, and...
    McAvoy McAvoy 22-25, M Mar 26, 2009

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    I know a couple of people

    that are in one, and there's nothing I can do 😕
    ShotOfWhisky ShotOfWhisky 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 21, 2014

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    What Have I Tought My Children?

    I'm going thru a divorce from my husband of 20 years. After about 8 years of horrible verbal abuse that turned physical about 3 years ago, I had an affair and confessed to my husband about it. His response was to move out and file for divorce based on adultery. I am of course...
    joyce31996 joyce31996 46-50, F 3 Responses Oct 30, 2010

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    I Used to Be a Victim

    I was in a relationship with a man who I believed to be my soul mate. No matter what tore us apart we always ended up back together. The last time we were together he had developed a bad crack habit and I stood by him while he went to rehab and tried to kick the habit. He stayed...
    cinfullynn cinfullynn 46-50, F 10 Responses Apr 30, 2008

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    Don't Understand

    I don't understand or even begin to understand why a man would hit a woman he is in a relationship with.  Espically when it is hard to get a date or into a relationship to begin with! It is like they don't apperciate and realize how special the person they are with really is...
    hexzerg hexzerg 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 5, 2009

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    A Violent History

    I met my 1st husband when I was 15. He started out by overwhelming me with how much he loved me and how beautiful I was and how much he loved being with me. He slowly got rid of all my friends by taking up all my time, then causing problems with my parents by telling me how...
    Artisina Artisina 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 16, 2008

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    I Fear For Them...

    I know it's hard to get out of a difficult relationship, especially when you fell in love with them... My best friends' mum's husband - her step dad - gets very violent when he's drinking. He threw their baby into a door - didn't mean to, but he was drunk and didn't know what he...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 17, 2008

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    So Good to Be Free of a Violent Relationship.

    Hey, Im 17 years old and Iv been out of a violent relationship now for 2 weeks, and these 2 weeks have been the best 2 weeks iv had for a long time. We was together for 15 months and the violence started about 2 months into the relationship. It was my 1st seriouse...
    SouthFlower SouthFlower 16-18, F 3 Responses Nov 24, 2007

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    It's Horrifying.

     Today I went to a seminar for one of my classes on abusive relationships. I really made me feel uneasy about a lot of things. It took me back to a relationship I had dug really deep down in my past.  When Louie and I dated everything was amazing. He was the guy I had...
    InsanelyMe08 InsanelyMe08 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 16, 2009

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