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I Have a Verbally Abusive Father

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    help maybe?

    I just dont know what to do anymore, both my foster parents are verbally abusive and it hurts alot, im only 14 and i wake up every morning being called a sl*t stupid and a b*tch. They say they hate me and that im a disgrace and useless. At least im not getting physically abused...
    onelittlecat onelittlecat 13-15, F 17 Responses Nov 20, 2013

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    My dad's an ***, simple

    as that, but I'm the only one in my family of four that wants him out of the picture. He's been a nightmare for years and I only realized that he is what he is last year. My mom has been contemplating divorce, but shows no initiative. She's become so heavily affected that it...
    Jules725 Jules725 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 20

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    Help

    I hate the man who made me he is not a father the only emotion he has truley ever felt is anger he is a pathetic man who will most likely burn in hell for all eternity i dislike this feeling of hate that he has made me feel i have never felt the emotion of HATE until he put it in...
    Heshowedmehate Heshowedmehate 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 30, 2013

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    He Just Doesn't Understand How Much It Hurts Me

    I get called worthless and stupid on a daily bases. I get told I can't do anything right, and sometimes.. I believe it. He yelled at me for putting his computer away wrong. If I leave a light on he yells. He tells to fetch his fhucking beer and then he yells at me for not being...
    lonelyxsoul lonelyxsoul 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 8, 2012

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    Verbally Abusive Dad

    I'm 16 and my dad is 69. He is a lot older than most people's dads because he was previously married before he married my mom and had me. He had a job up until I was about 10 or 11 but he always worked out of the house. So he was always home. For as far back as I can remember...
    thankyouforthemusic8 thankyouforthemusic8 16-17 2 Responses Apr 6, 2013

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    Finding My Freedom Without My Father

    My father has been verbally, mentally, emotionally abusive since my early 20's. He punched me once when he couldn't control his rage a few years ago, but that was the only time he was physically abusive. The emotional abuse hurts the most. I have a narcissist mother, and an...
    claudiaE claudiaE 36-40, F Oct 20, 2013

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    Please help me!

    Hello to all who's reading this. I'm currently a junior in high school. I live in a dysfunctional family. My father is the narcissistic, controlling, mentally, physically, and emotionally abusive sociopath who caused(s) all the hell in my life, while my mother just sat around and...
    anon3537 anon3537 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 10, 2013

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    Yes

    i don't want to talk to him ever, because of what he did. dad if you are reading this: i don't care what you try to do but you were never there for me when i was growing up and i get my swearing from you, i hope your happy.
    SadAliceSaid13 SadAliceSaid13 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 27, 2012

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    He's Getting Worse

    My father was an ordained minister in his country of origin. He can quote scripture like none other, can give sermons on the spot, and teaches great lessons on Christianity. Overall, he's a pretty good father...when he's not angry. When I was younger, I could remember him being a...
    Justulord Justulord 18-21 1 Response May 27, 2011

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    Where to begin. All I can say is

    although I have moved out of my fathers toxic home, I am still very nervous as I write this. I can literally feel the anxiety building up. Ok, well. Here I go. Here is my story. My first childhood memory of my father is him throwing a screw driver at my head. In fact, that's my...
    rrrrandom rrrrandom 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    I Can't Stand Him...

    My father didn't always treat me like crap.I remember as a little girl sitting on his knee and begging for a dollar to buy some candy at the store,or him buying me my first bike and teaching me how to ride. I was around twelve when he started calling me names,it's like something...
    StarStuddedCanvas StarStuddedCanvas 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 17, 2013

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    Its Not Society

    Its not society its my father You call me fat Fine. il stop eating You tell me i suck Fine. il give up You call me stupid Fine. il stop getting A's and B's You love me... Its so hard to believe! How i feel he told me he was ready to kick me out at 15 well... Im ready to...
    lifeinmyeyes13 lifeinmyeyes13 16-17, F Apr 21, 2013

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    I am exhausted. Its 1:45am on a friday night.

    I just got off the phone with my mother, she wanted to make sure i was ok but instead i tried to soothe her. As usual my father has decided to have a tantrum. I am used to these tirades. I used to cry and feed into all the drama (ok not gonna lie i want to cry now). He gets...
    sweetplumeria sweetplumeria 36-40 3 Responses Jul 19

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    I hate when my dad insults me,

    He insulted me for being fat and now that I lost weight, he insults me saying, if I wasn't so skinny I would have muscle :( he puts me down sometimes and makes fun of my eating disorder saying that hes gonna make me eat my own vomit, ewwww. he insults my intelligence once in a...
    Babyblue95 Babyblue95 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 14

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    I have a verbally and emotionally abusive

    father. He is extremely controlling and wants to mold my life and my siblings' lives. I listened to him because when I was younger I believed he was right, after all he was my parent and his weapon was that he pays for things and that I am not appreciative enough so I felt...
    zyx91 zyx91 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 24, 2013

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    how can a father say your a peice of **** then

    hug your cousins like nothing happend how can a father say he loves you when he puts every one else above you how can a father threaten he's going to punch your teeth out if you dont do what he says then look at himself in the mirror how can a father live with himself when...
    fkfh fkfh 22-25, F Apr 17

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    Well, I'm not sure how to explain this.

    As a kid, my mother and father never got along to well. Many violent fights, luckily, at age 11, they stopped talking to each other... forever. My mother has hurt my father a lot verbally, but she has hurt me physically. I have had my hair pulled, head hit, and more. I was...
    InsertUsernameHere25 InsertUsernameHere25 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    Why Is My Father So Aggressive?

    Hi there, I just wanted to clarify whether or not I am in an environment with a Passive Aggressive Father. All my life, I have never been close to my father all because of his constant aggression and verbal abuse towards me and my family members. I am now 17 years old. But I have...
    carriethebjjaddict carriethebjjaddict 70+, F 7 Responses Sep 29, 2013

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    No, You're Stupid.

    My dad has always been a great daddy or so I thought. Not recently. No. He'd turned aggressive when I was in the second semester of my junior year. I'd began to study for the SATs, and when I was practicing he kept checking my scores telling me how bad I am, how stupid how I will...
    100ml 100ml 16-17 Dec 10, 2011

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    Should Have Stayed In The Closet

    Well a couple of months ago I came out as a bisexual to my father. (I am 14) this was shocking to him and he told me I had to tell my mom or else. My mom was ok with it and is very supportive of me and my currently transgender girlfriend (SHE is a male to female) My father...
    alexlovesall alexlovesall 13-15, F Sep 6, 2013

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    Not Getting Better.

    I think my dad is getting worse with each passing day. He has finally gotten to me. Every curse, every name, every fight, every insult has gotten to me. I am now in therapy because of depression and suicidal thoughts. Everyone's first response to hearing about my dad is don't...
    sammygirl418 sammygirl418 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 29, 2013

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    He's rarely, if ever,

    verbally abusive to me. To my mom, sometimes, my 9 yr old sister rarely, but my brother is 3 yrs younger than me at 14 and he gets the brunt of it. Granted he's stubborn and can be kind of a d***head at times, but in my dad's eyes, he can never do anything right. He's belittled...
    maddiemoonlight maddiemoonlight 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    Physical, and Verbal..

    Growing up, my dad always beat me. He stole money from my wallet, hed hit me in the face all the time. One time he even punched me, in the throat, just because I failed a class with a 68. Im 16 now, and though he hasnt hit me in a few months im always very scared. He is always...
    kibbins kibbins 16-17, M 5 Responses May 16, 2009

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    When Does It Get Easier??

    My father has worked most of my life from morning til the late hours of the night. He has always said that this was so he could afford to pay for me and my brother after my parents were divorced when I was 5. When I ask for a little more time with him he immediately accuses me of...
    Verbal99 Verbal99 16-17 2 Responses Sep 3, 2011

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    Cycle Of Abuse <3

    I have been called many things in my 17 years. But no words more hurtful than the words spoken by my own flesh and blood. My father. I have been called stupid even though i am an average student, fat- even though I weigh 110 pounds, ugly. I have been told i can't do anything...
    hippiegirlxox hippiegirlxox 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 31, 2012

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    Emotional Abuse

    I am a 48-year old woman. I have had trouble in my life since the time I can remember.  I always knew something was wrong.  But I didn't know what was wrong until I read a blog on emotional abuse.  I guess I always knew my father was mean, hated people, hated...
    oceans4life oceans4life 51-55, F 3 Responses Apr 20, 2010

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    I'm Confused.

    My dad is a very strict man. Ever since I was young, he'd hit me or my sister with a belt if we did wrong. Can't write the letter 'A' or 'S' well? He'll flip my study table over & throw my kindergarten homework away while shouting at me. After I turned 10, he stopped hitting me...
    30justforfun09 30justforfun09 18-21 3 Responses Aug 11, 2011

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    Sick Of My Father

    My father has been verbally abusive to my mom, my older brothers, and myself, for as long as I can remember. He blames everyone else for his problems, talks to his wife and children like they are idiots, and continually puts us down. For example, I have maintained a 4.00 since...
    LittleBlackBat LittleBlackBat 18-21, T 3 Responses Jun 14, 2012

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    Monster, How Should I Feel ?

    My father always have been like this. He always used to tell me how worthless, stupid, ugly,dumb I am. I feel like he never even loved me. I mean most of the people don't want my mother to give birth to me because times were hard but she borne me anyway. So my father is always...
    OlsN98 OlsN98 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 26, 2012

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    Not Only Verbally But Phisically.

    he is extremely cruel wuth his verbal attacks.i guess thats why i have trouble with saying what i need to say.and he has a violent side.he has beaten me,my brother and my mother when i was younger.he is not so much violent now,but he can really get to you with what he says.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 1 Response Mar 27, 2009

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    A Loving Father, But Sometimes Verbally Abusive.

    I have been happily married for 12 years to this wonderful man, who's also a caring, loving father to our 7 year old daughter and our 3 year old son. My daughter absolutely adores him and they have a very good, close relationship. As I said, he's always the best father you can...
    JDSalsa73 JDSalsa73 41-45 Apr 16, 2013

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    Oh Yeah, My Dad Never Stops Insulting

    Nobody classes my Dad as verbally abusive, but come to think of it, he is, totally. His words anger me no end. My Dad had insulted me so many many times, and even beaten me up. I won't talk about him beating me up because that's a terrible memory. Some things he says: -He calls...
    iEatFood iEatFood 13-15 1 Response May 23, 2013

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    My Dad Is Still Like That.

    To put it simply, my Dad is narcissistic.  It's a psychological condition characterized by self-preoccupation, lack of empathy, and unconscious deficits in self-esteem.  I grew up with many emotional needs not being met.  I would try to find those needs...
    WarriorMom WarriorMom 51-55, F 7 Responses Apr 2, 2009

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    I am usually a person

    who can smile through it all, I can even encourage other people out of gutters. You can bet half of the people that know me.. Will say oh yeah I know her that girl who's always smiling and laughing. That is what I am known for. What they don't know if the pain I go through on a...
    ofthisgirl90 ofthisgirl90 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 9

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    A Lifetime Of Abuse

    Wow, where to start.....My parents (and I use the term loosely, it should be abusers) were unfit from day 1.  My mother hated us 3 children, and made sure we knew it, if she wasnt beating us, she was verbally beating us. My father was an alcoholic, the only time we saw him sober...
    lillyof64 lillyof64 46-50 2 Responses Oct 9, 2011

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    My father uses "honor thy father

    and mother" as a way to control me. I'm 23 and he wants me to put him over my obligations to pay rent and buy groceries
    maggie4857 maggie4857 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 18

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    Nobody Changes

    Well tonight started the Physical he hit me over some sausage... I think il be alright cant stop crying and felt sick all say today and yesterday i guess it doesn't matter though! Really wish i could go back to sleep because in my dreams im happy! With my boyfriend and not a...
    lifeinmyeyes13 lifeinmyeyes13 16-17, F 1 Response May 10, 2013

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    Yep

    I have dealt with my dad and his mouth for my entire life. Comments about my weight and my skin condition (I have eczema) that really **** me off. When I think back to my younger years it saddens me, but now that I'm older when he tries to say something ignorant to me I quickly...
    yaya24 yaya24 18-21, F 1 Response May 3, 2011

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    His recently my father

    and I have been arguing too often about my future and how I should be setting my goals. I'm always trying my best to make him proud an to show him that I'm capable of ache icon greatness in life. But when I try to show him these sort of thing he would usually bring me down with...
    BakaAkira BakaAkira 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    Is My Father Just Mean Or Verbally/emotionally Abusive? Please Read.

    Im trying to figure out if my father is verbally or emotionally abusive. I had my boyfriend and close friends tell me he is but I’ve always just thought he was mean. Here is my story, Before I turned 13, my father was a nice man. He was funny, nice to be around and loving. We...
    milkyway07 milkyway07 22-25 25 Responses Nov 30, 2011

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    Hi.i Am Elisabeth And I Have A Verbally Abusive Father...

    Hello, there.Thank you for welcoming me to this space. God knows I need to be among people who understand right now.My name is Elisabeth, 37 years old, and this is my story:I grew up in an upper middle class family. I never lacked anything in my education and we also trvelled a...
    ElisabethC ElisabethC 36-40 4 Responses Aug 24, 2011

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    My father is actually a very sensitive person.

    He had been hurted during his childhood by his family. He's very hot tempered and speak vulgar words a lot when he got mad. I have 3 other siblings who are all girls. We all used to his scolding and tantrum that he will throw when his anger is fueled. He can get mad so easily. I...
    bubblyeater bubblyeater 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    I Just Can't Take It Anymore.

    I'm 14 years old and live with my mom, brother and verbally and emotionally abusive father. He constantly threatens me, mocks me, swears, puts me down, and makes me feel like a failure in life. He's attacked my brother and mother before multiple times. When my father found out my...
    AnnaC14 AnnaC14 13-15 1 Response Jul 16, 2013

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    I Grew Up With a Verbally Abusive Father

    My dad would always yell and call everyone stupid. It took me awhile to get those words out of my head. Our relationship is strained today because of the way he treated my mom, brother, & me. My mom is still married to him. He still treats her like crap. The other day the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Mar 16, 2009

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    Today he said he doesn't want to see me

    and I'm dead to him bc I'm befriending my mothers bf after she divorced him two yrs ago and was putting up with his abuse for 15 yrs....
    XObabydollOX XObabydollOX 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 15

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    My father is an alcoholic.

    ...a really bad one, he just yells for no reason and says the cruelest things, it's very embarrasing when he does it in public :/ he hasn't hit me but he's raised his fist at me and bashed my mother, he has a long history of violence, I don't speak to him anymore and neither do...
    Zezebabe Zezebabe 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 2

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    A man is no man If He holds abuse in his hands

    Words full of hate Im sure most of you can relate Some call it discipline Some call him crazy But whatever you call him He calls me lazy As tears crawl down my face As thoughts run through mind Never will it ever be fine Yeah he says he cares Yeah he says he loves you...
    lifeinmyeyes13 lifeinmyeyes13 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Poor Pat

    Growing up I can definitely say I was never deprived of anything. Had a home and tons of family and friends. My mother was the typical mom that loved anything and everything. Found the good in everything and would literally bend over backwards and then some to please myself or...
    patrickjb patrickjb 18-21 2 Responses Aug 31, 2012

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    Since I can rationalize my father has been

    verbally and physically abusive. I think it grew in intensity as the years went by and my personality started to evolve. I still live with him because of certain learning disorders I have. There is probably not a day that goes by when I don't here his words, his hate. I know...
    ofthisgirl90 ofthisgirl90 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 2

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    Today is Father's Day yea!

    !! ( I'm being sarcastic) I hate how I see people outside playing with their kids, laughing, and having a good time and when people say HAPPY FATHERS DAY!!! There is nothing happy about Father's Day. I wish my father was nice to me but NO!!! He is verbally Abusive to me everyday...
    cristina44 cristina44 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 15

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