I Hate Being Yelled At

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    yelling is probably the worst thing anyone

    could do to me. I cannot handle yelling. too many memories come with yelling. it scares me. it makes me nervous, nauseous. I would rather someone hold a gun to my head then tell at me. I don't even like to hear others yelling. it makes me sweaty and shaky. yelling is my worst...
    deleted deleted
    5 Responses Apr 19, 2014

    Hi everyone. Things have been going badly wrong

    for me in the last few months and I've got into so much trouble. None of this has been really bad stuff, but it's happening too often. I've had 11 detentions since September at school and I can't stop my mouth running away with me at home. Yesterday my mam went to my school and...
    Katy2003 Katy2003
    13-15, F
    1 Response Jan 30, 2016

    Thankfully , I am never yelled at in my life .

    I would do anything to avoid it.
    Licksuckspank Licksuckspank
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Mar 22, 2015

    I don't understand why parents yell

    when they're stressed. You barely say anything to them and they yell at you. Then if you get aggravated and call them out on it they either brush it off like they didn't yell your just being dramatic, or they say well I had a rough day I just got home from work can't I have some...
    hniki21 hniki21
    22-25, F
    2 Responses May 24, 2015

    Sums up about every day of my life

    as far back as I can remember...
    stewartgreen stewartgreen
    18-21, M
    3 Responses May 17, 2015

    It messes with me . I automatically wanna cry .

    Like I don't even want to argue anymore. You've won .
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 8, 2015

    I try to tough it out

    and not to tear up in front of them, I'll normally keep a neutral face but the moment I feel secure and away, out come the waterworks. It's hard being a sensitive person.
    mahnouls mahnouls
    4 Responses Aug 14, 2014

    I'll be getting my license in the next two

    or three months so I've been trying to practice a lot more - for some reason I still suck but blah Anyways I was practicing with my dad and he didn't tell me where we were going; we were approaching an intersection and he was on the phone - I asked which way to go but he hadn't...
    TheGoofyGoofyGoober TheGoofyGoofyGoober
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 26, 2015

    Why are people so ******* grumpy.

    Do not come into my office and start yelling at me. You have two simple answers to create a solution to your drama. A sign the paperwork and get your car back, or B don't sign the paperwork and don't get your car back. I'm not asking you for money, all I need is a signature...
    itscake itscake
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 16, 2015

    I hate being yelled at

    so much, I get sick to my stomach at any sign of aggressiveness towards me. And I start shaking, and I cry, and it affects me for hours afterwards. Even if it's only one line that was shouted at me 😔
    Pastelbee Pastelbee
    22-25, F
    Feb 15, 2014

    Every time someone yells at me,

    I cower so quickly. It made me sob and lose strength. It made me feel weak, useless, and helpless. I hate to say it, but I get hurt very easily. Even the most lighthearted comment can bring me to tears, make me curl into a ball and cry like a baby if it breached certain...
    AtashinoSunflower AtashinoSunflower
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Mar 22, 2015

    I hate being yelled,

    so I help them who yelled at me by doing the oposites so they yell more until it reach the top of their lung. I tried that last time. And it works. Someone apologized and promised not to yell anymore.
    sashimi9 sashimi9
    36-40, F
    1 Response Aug 6, 2014

    Im constantly doing everything in my power to

    please my parents, especially my mom, to not be yelled at. Its never enough. It makes me shatter when my family yells at me or whenever they criticize me 24/7 on all the small flaws that I have. I know I have my flaws and sometimes I just can't change. Sometimes, my family just...
    penaddict penaddict
    22-25, F
    Dec 22, 2014

    When I get yelled at,

    especially when I haven't done anything wrong, I feel so small, I just want to disappear. It always makes me want to cry.
    Letmebee Letmebee
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 2, 2015

    My sisters boyfriend shouted at me

    for stealing his watch and when he asked where it is I didn't tell him then he took my phones away and said he wouldn't give them back until I told him where it is so I had to tell him :(
    kindaspoilt kindaspoilt
    13-15, F
    5 Responses Apr 9, 2016

    What would happen if i ran away from it all?

    If i finally broke apart from my protective parents, and finally got to be free?
    ProudToBeMexican ProudToBeMexican
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Oct 25, 2015

    it gets me frustrated

    and sometimes I cry
    Chang94 Chang94
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jun 10, 2015

    My mom doesn't even let me say anything

    when we argue. I try to remain calm but she talks over me and screams all of the time. So when I start to get pissed it gets even worse and worse.
    Mollythebunnie Mollythebunnie
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Oct 26, 2015

    when I was younger I used to cry everytime my

    mom yelled at me because I thought she didn't love me anymore...I knew she still did but the thought still crossed my mind and made me cry
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Feb 11, 2016

    so every evening this week i had to endure

    hours of being shouted at, having my character assassinated and every single thing i done criticised beyond belief. Apparently i didnt even do the laundry right, but at least i managed to put it in the machine. Somehow she is surprised when i don't show her much affection any...
    dvd0607 dvd0607
    46-50, M
    Nov 27, 2014

    I Really Hate It...

    I was yelled and screamed at a lot as a kid, which is why I think I hate yelling. Not only that, but I grew up with adults screaming at each other all the time and having to hide with my mother when I was really young. That was a really long time ago, but I think that's why...
    animallover110293 animallover110293
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 28, 2013

    You don't even understand the emotional stress

    I go through whenever I talk to my dad. Because he alway starts yelling at me. I can't even explain what I feel. It's like I want to lash out at him, but I'm afraid I'll get hit or something. I feel guilt. Soo much guilt and it starts eating me. I feel defeated. Like I can't...
    OBuddyOpal OBuddyOpal
    18-21, F
    Jan 6, 2015

    Anytime I hear myself being called Melissa

    especially if its being yelled I know I'm in trouble. Same way with my daughter Samantha if her boyfriend calls her by her full first name cause he's the only one who gets away with calling her Sam.
    southernlady32 southernlady32
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Sep 21, 2015

    It brings back bad memories

    and flashbacks from my past, I always cry after someone yells at me and sometimes also take panic attacks because of it
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jul 1, 2014

    I hate it because it triggers my anxiety.

    Unfortunately, when my dad gets mad and yells at me, I get an anxiety attack. This somehow makes him more angry, which makes everything worse for me. I can't win.
    ImaginaryAlchemist ImaginaryAlchemist
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 17, 2015

    I hate being yelled at

    but in this damn house, I'm always the punching bag.I hate my godmother, she is uses anything to ***** at me about. I hate it here. the only thing keeping me here is my job and she complains about that too, even though I pay rent. I am the only one in this so called family who...
    kaylakoerper kaylakoerper
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Oct 26, 2015

    Ever since my last stepdad I cannot stand being

    yelled at or even reprimanded. I flinch and feel like they're going to physically hit me when I do get yelled at. Plus, it reminds me of the abuse so I can't stop myself from crying.
    boklenHolley7 boklenHolley7
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 26, 2015

    I'll usually tune them out

    until they're done yelling and won't say anything back to them. Mainly because I'm terrible at arguing or coming up with things to say during an argument.
    Tessa95 Tessa95
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Oct 25, 2015

    I have been yelled at all my life

    and have learned the best thing is to let them yell. I don't talk back, yell back, or cry.
    geminigirl54 geminigirl54
    41-45, F
    1 Response Oct 26, 2015

    Not Again

    I hate being yelled at.  Last night was another big fight at our house.  My husband is such an ***.  I was having one of my employees over to give him some beef. I have to pick up another 1/2 tomorrow and need to still get rid of some in my freezer.  It's...
    tks tks
    36-40, F
    25 Responses Nov 16, 2007

    Being Wrong Or Failure?

    i think over the time, i stopped feeling comfortable at all sharing things, and started to become secretive of what i am doing or what's going on... over the time....because i was not only scared of being disapproved but also being yelled at...when my parents expected perfection...
    amateurgenius amateurgenius
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Sep 4, 2011

    I Don'T Cope Well With It At All

    I can't take it. It always just hurts me really bad and makes me really nervous so I end up going into my own little seclusion. In that little seclusion, I go blank and can only say "I'm fine, I'm okay," until i start weeping. I lock myself away from the world and cry 'til I feel...
    PoisonAmoeba PoisonAmoeba
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 21, 2013

    I'm worried my engagement to my fiancé isn't

    going to work out. He just yelled at me for throwing away something he had put in a trash pile and said "******* stay out of my stuff!" All I was trying to do was take out the trash and clean for him. He also yelled at me yesterday when I asked if he would come help me at my...
    dontfloatthemainstream dontfloatthemainstream
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Dec 23, 2013

    Its the worst thing! I hate

    when I get yelled at especially when it's my parents or my older sis cause then I know I'm in trouble.. Being yelled at makes me feel sad cause I know I've done something wrong. Thought I love my parents and my sis and we always end up not being mad at each other in the end...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Oct 16, 2014

    Today a customer yelled at Kitten

    and it got very sad. She had to subtly wipe the tears out of her eyes and go to the bathroom and cry after. Usually she doesn't cry like that anymore but it was just too much today! People are mean to Kitten cuz she's forgetful sometimes... :(
    BrattyKitten BrattyKitten
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 29, 2014

    I hate being yelled. But what's worse?

    Being yelled at by an obvious immature moron; or being talked to dangerously calm by someone civil and mature? When I'm being yelled at I want to punch the speaker in the mouth, when I'm being calmly talked to I feel stupid and want to hide in my shirt. (Of course I only mean...
    XxLittleBrotherxX XxLittleBrotherxX
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Nov 26, 2014

    I remember when I was little

    and my parents would tell at each other or tell at me I would cry and have my sister help me cover my ears. Now when I get yelled at I usually have a panic attack and one time I had such a big panic attack I ran away
    lonelinessneverfades lonelinessneverfades
    16-17, F
    Jul 2, 2014

    I hate my life everything is horrible,

    and all I say is why this and why that it's I just can't take it anymore and sometimes my boyfriend makes it worse, yes I loved him to bits and pieces but when it comes to depression and he's having a bad day we have to give each other space and it's always an argument.
    spoby100 spoby100
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Sep 27, 2015

    I think I hate being yelled at

    because I didn't have a family that yelled. I know other people that had had alot of yelling in their family and now it's no big deal them. To me it's terrifying and even traumatizing. While I think it's great and all never hearing my parents argue or raise their voices at each...
    Morrgin Morrgin
    31-35, F
    4 Responses May 18, 2015

    Pshh no other adult apart from my mom

    and my nana can shout at me. You do and I'll cuss yuh bad, kmt.
    MixedJayy MixedJayy
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 6, 2014

    It makes me feel bad inside.

    My father yells at me for the smallest things. Never yells at my sister or anything. His words can really hurt me. He keeps saying that he doesn't like talking to me because I never do what he asks. What I don't get is why he thinks that if my sister doesn't do her chore, I...
    maddie91101 maddie91101
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jan 9, 2015

    My mom just yelled at me

    because I didn't get up and get her a Kleenex.
    taylerraye taylerraye
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Nov 26, 2014

    I hate hearing fighting

    and yelling in general, but its bad people so this at all. i hate it because when i hear it i yell back nd i feel wrong.
    Cheshirecupacat Cheshirecupacat
    16-17, F
    1 Response Mar 10, 2015

    I can't help but cry

    when I'm yelled at :( it sucks.
    UndeadMassacre UndeadMassacre
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 6, 2014

    I understand we all make mistakes n some "like

    me"are made to think we do a little more than others, I love joking around n I am pretty convincing too..that gets me in so much trouble when people can't tell if am telling the truth or just being silly,then I get yelled at lol... (its not even funny) I f $#@!^& hate being...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Aug 12, 2015

    Whenever someone yells at me,

    I basically withdraw into myself. I'm quite sensitive to criticism, and yelling seems to magnify it. It can take days for me to recover from being yelled at ;-;
    introvertedforlife introvertedforlife
    13-15, F
    Oct 26, 2015

    It's funny how people always look at the worst

    of you, how they try to pick out our imperfections. I'm sick of being yelled at, it's part of everyday life now, why can't people just accept it? Ugh I can't hold tears in...
    TheKittehWarrior TheKittehWarrior
    26-30, F
    Aug 7, 2015

    Being yelled at is one of my biggest triggers.

    I'm naturally a very reserved and accomodating person, but when someone raises their voice at me and I can sense their anger, I get extremely aggressive really quickly. It's almost like an automatic defense mechanism, and sometimes it gets me in trouble. I don't care though...
    FabledTacoOfDoom FabledTacoOfDoom
    22-25, M
    1 Response Oct 27, 2015

    families aren't supposed to humiliate

    and blackmail each other with their past mistakes and decisions
    kaylakoerper kaylakoerper
    31-35, F
    1 Response Oct 26, 2015

    I don't just hate it,

    I can't process it like most people. My blood pressure, heart rate, and body temperature go up, I feel a buzzing in my head. And I just want to lash back out.
    Ilikepi314 Ilikepi314
    36-40, M
    Mar 10, 2014

    When I get yelled at it pissed me off.

    It makes me feel like a child. I dislike people who do that.
    butterflybaby90 butterflybaby90
    26-30, F
    Jan 9, 2016

    Do you have to yell at me in the morning?

    deleted deleted
    Jun 9, 2015

    Scares the **** Out of Me!

    When someone yells at me it scares me so terribly because I don't know what they will do next. I normally just start crying. I don't know what to do or to say to calm someone down when they are yelling. It is the most terrifying thing to me. Talking loud is one thing but when it...
    goldie25 goldie25
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jan 3, 2008


    I don't know exactly what it is about being yelled at, but I get such high anxiety when it happens. And if my bf and I are in the car and he yells at a driver or something, he gets REALLY pissed (I do too) but he'll yell really loud and hurt my ears badly, and I just shut down...
    Warmthoughtsofyou04 Warmthoughtsofyou04
    31-35, F
    8 Responses Sep 13, 2008

    I Have Always Hated Yelling

    When people yell out of anger it sends chills down my spine, even if it isn't directed towards me. It makes me extremely anxious even hearing my neighbors fight. It just makes me uneasy and nervous.
    dejaentendu90 dejaentendu90
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 20, 2012

    Blah Blah Blah

    I am getting sick and tired of people always treating me like crap and yelling at me for no reason. Why do I always have to get yelled at by my parents for no reason at all. My mom goes off on me for whatever people in this house leave things laying around. I am the targeted...
    khawk7921 khawk7921
    26-30, F
    2 Responses May 15, 2012

    I Can'T Stand It.

    When someone yells at me I just go into my shell. I can't stand being yelled at, it brings on flashbacks, and things I don't need to think about. Having complex PTSD compounds the experience and turns it into something traumatic. I'm learning to cope a little now, but it's still...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jun 30, 2013

    I am yelled at by my parents almost every day,

    and end up crying in my room a lot. On Thursday and Friday I was yelled at by two different teachers. Thursdays incident I was really happy until she yelled at me then I left and just started sobbing in the bathroom. She told me I need to come to school events and be social...
    sassysarah98 sassysarah98
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Feb 8, 2014

    I'll Take The Blame If You'll Just Be Quiet

    All of my life,I've tried to avoid conflict. I'll let someone hurt me before I'll hurt them. I'll take the blame and make the apologies if you'll just be quiet and leave everyone alone.When i hear someone yell,I get so afraid,sometimes I physically shake.My parents never abused...
    meganj1959 meganj1959
    56-60, F
    Nov 11, 2013

    When someone yells at me I usually get angry

    or I want to cry. Most of the time I get angry though.
    Cherilyn16 Cherilyn16
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 30, 2015
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