I Have Been Emotional Abused

Have you ever been emotionally abused? Your feelings hurt? He didn't care? She didn't bother? This is what we have experienced. 3,475 People

    Wow I don't even know

    where to start….but in a nutshell, my father has been emotionally manipulative and abusive for his entire life. I did not really feel the wrath of his evil nature until I decided to get married. To make a very long story short, he does not want me to get married. I don't...
    kimalee77 kimalee77
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jul 27, 2015

    Everyday by someone that said they love you

    but turn around and call you every name under the sun. After awhile you start to believe it. That your nothing, ugly, that no one would ever want you. It's hard being so broken and no one can see. There are no scars, no bruises, so when people wonder whats wrong with her it's...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jun 19, 2015

    My dad was very abusive.

    One way was emotionally. He was my best friend, but would flip a 180 on me and become very hostile and mean. This was my childhood until he passed away. There are also suspicions of sexual abuse. It has shaped me. I never liked to be touched by anyone. I still have a hard time...
    fami1001 fami1001
    26-30, F
    Jun 21, 2015

    You may mess up, but you are not a mess up.

    You may make a mistake, but you are not a mistake. You may screw up, but you are not a screw up. You may fail, but you are not a failure. You are not defined by your weaknesses You are not the only one who has missed the shot Or the...
    torr62 torr62
    16-17, F
    1 Response Dec 15, 2014

    my ex was emotionally abusive controlled every

    aspect of my life totally controlled me and I allowed him to
    deleted deleted
    Jun 21, 2015

    My 1st serious boyfriend B emotionally abused

    me. He would call me names all the time put me down, make me feel bad for not wanting to do something. He knew about my depression and knew just what to say to make me feel worse and worse. I hated him for the longest time. I am also emotionally abused by my mother on a daily...
    HisLittleAriel HisLittleAriel
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jul 18, 2015

    I am tired of pleasing you.

    .. You don't even give a damn about me... I am sick to my stomach with all the hurtful things that you say... I will never be your favorite... I am just tired.......
    Mikey022 Mikey022
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 10, 2015

    I Dont Have The Support Of My Parents

    my mom and dad always keep shouting at me and infact they r ultimately responsible for my sadness and tears.whenever i achieved something ,i was not given the right encouragement but whenever i was down,that feeling of sadness was increased by my mother.even though my father...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Feb 12, 2013

    I dont like to admit it one

    because I am a man and two because I am ashamed to say but yes...I feel emotionally abused by my wife for many reasons. thought I would share due to the fact men should know this is very much a real thing you can face yourself with. if I was shallow I would just abandon my...
    deleted deleted
    12 Responses Dec 23, 2015

    I know a person can die from a broken heart

    (Broken Heart Syndrome ) and I wonder if a person can die from an empty heart?
    5catjenny 5catjenny
    61-65, F
    2 Responses Jun 22, 2015

    I've been emotionally abused my fiance the last

    5 years if its not physical its a emotional abuse
    JackieKehoe JackieKehoe
    26-30, F
    6 Responses Sep 19, 2015

    Bad Teacher Ruined What Could Have Been My Life?

    I don't have to many early memories, just bits and pieces, but there was one incident that happened that i must have blocked out for many years because i never told my parents or anyone, until i was in highschool. I still have no idea what happened afterwards, and why i didnt...
    Sexishedevil Sexishedevil
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 8, 2011

    I Am Emocionally Abused

    I am emocionally abused by my bf, a narcissistic man that doesnt care at all about me. If i want to meet him, i have to go to his house. Im emocionally, i like to cuddle, petting he just go to bed and get sleep at the same time he is laying in bed. He doesnt kiss me, he doesnt...
    marirosi marirosi
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Dec 2, 2011

    My Life : Part 1

    Days start with heartburn , thinking and waiting for this pain to end . I always wonder am I only meant to be hurt ? I always gave love and care. being extremely emotionally abused to the extent it has affected my health. I can no longer breathe with crying my nights through...
    TheJakeBlack TheJakeBlack
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Nov 18, 2012

    When I was a little younger my father would get

    drunk every day and hit my mother, break things in the house and swear at me. Every single day I was afraid to come back home but I had confidence issues too because my mother would always belittle me when she wanted me to do something. I never had close ties with my family.Most...
    Pavu223 Pavu223
    16-17, M
    3 Responses Jan 10, 2016

    I feel as though I can't go on anymore !

    So much pain, so hurt, so much damage , I wish I could just go to sleep and never wake up again...
    Heartbroken46 Heartbroken46
    46-50, F
    1 Response Mar 14, 2015

    Who says white powers don't work?

    i was an unbeliever of it not until it worked for me, i condemn those things until situation forced me to give a try and right now i have found myself convincing others too. i just realized we have to faith it in life to make it.my woman was enchanted away by a so called friend...
    audreybyers4 audreybyers4
    41-45, M
    Nov 19, 2015

    Feeling close to completely breaking down all

    my life ripped apart piece by piece my dad abused me since before I was born kicking my mom in the stomach when she was pregnant with me causing a lack of oxygen followed by permanent damage all my life being beat touched hurt mentally physically and sexualy abused traumatized...
    tyguy4life tyguy4life
    22-25, M
    3 Responses May 18, 2015

    i was loved her so much

    and believe so much and trust but she was lie to me but she was love me much too , but she can't go out from the situation i know but relationship completely destroy .
    egyptjimmy egyptjimmy
    36-40, M
    Dec 9, 2015

    Baby said feel his pulse,

    it's beating fast He knows it's good bye we're locked into the hour glass He fears falling in love was a crime, we're here running out of time After this it all changes My view with a looking glass from the past won't come up to catch Photos of moments that came to past Only...
    deleted deleted
    Jan 14, 2016

    No One Believes You.

    Emotional abuse is so hard, because no one seems to take it seriously. Like, if he didn't hit you, then you shouldn't be complaining. That... I tried to leave him dozens of times, and somehow I would end up back with him. It was so hard. It's been two years now, but I still get...
    Euterpe Euterpe
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Dec 4, 2007

    When I was a freshman in college,

    I was very care free and happy. I was always close with my best friend Xavier, and he helped me get through a lot of dark times. I used to hang out in his dorm to be around him and just be happy. He had a lot of male friends and most of them were really, really nice to me. One...
    monnnty monnnty
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 26, 2015

    Up front my dad is a great guy.

    He would do anything for us kids, anything for just about anyone, very supportive. He never misses a sporting event and would feel guilty if he did. Feels obligated to get us everything we've ever desired even if we could live without it. He is up front a great dad and guy...
    tigertail123 tigertail123
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Jul 23, 2015

    Is it still emotional abuse

    when your mom comments on your weight and life and madness you hate yourself? I don't know if she's making me feel like **** on purpose but she does. She used to be a bit over weight to but she was able to lose a lot of it and ever sense then she's been making nasty comments on...
    CannibalisticUnicorn CannibalisticUnicorn
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Dec 6, 2015

    Not Something That I Will Never Forget !!

    Being abused emotionally is just as painful as being abused physically. Emotional abuse leaves wounds and they don't heal as fast as physical wounds heal, but there are scars that are always left behind. The scars that emotional abuse leave behind are invisible but they are there...
    TwilightDream TwilightDream
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Mar 21, 2012

    im scared to write this cuz i dont open up bout

    negative stuff on ep. my dad has aways said abusive things towards me n my mother n always keeps us afraid of him n under his comand. the big thing that keeps playin over in my head was with 'disgust' on his face told me he hated lookin into my eyes and seein me smile cuz i...
    JennaRee JennaRee
    16-17, F
    9 Responses Jun 27, 2015

    2015 is a year I'll never forget.

    2015 changed me and right now I don't know if it was for the best or for the worst. I got my heartbroken for the first time , I became someone's enemy, I got looked at as a bad person, I lost friends, argued with some of my closest friends, I neglected my family , i did things...
    fullofresentment1234 fullofresentment1234
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Dec 3, 2015

    I had a severe physical health scare

    that meant two months at many different doctors and going through different procedures and they could not figure out why I was having this physical problem. After never finding out what happened, the doctors let it go and said to call them if anything else happened. After a few...
    catgirl192 catgirl192
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 3, 2015

    Bein Emotionally Abused Growin Up

    i have been emotionally abused growin up. i never was allowed to express myself at all, but now that im all grown up its very hard for me to say how i feel without feelin afraid someone is goin to put me down for sayin what i think and feel.y
    rodeoqueen rodeoqueen
    31-35, F
    8 Responses Sep 7, 2010

    A Letter to Daddy

    I am on a voyage of self discovery.  I have realized that a great deal of the pain in my life stems from emotional and physical abuse that I endured from my father growing up.  In order to heal myself, and in hopes of finally having a healthy relationship with my father...
    TreadingWater TreadingWater
    31-35, F
    15 Responses Jul 27, 2008
    Emilyfaupel Emilyfaupel
    18-21, F
    Jul 3, 2015

    I am really starting to fall out of love with

    my partner. I think my rose colored glasses are coming off. In actual fact I think they have been off for a while. But now it's becoming more of a conscious feeling. I think I'm ready to make a move.
    Skylalast Skylalast
    41-45, F
    1 Response May 6, 2015
    farfar1984 farfar1984
    31-35, F
    1 Response Feb 28, 2016

    I have dated a guy on

    and off for the past two years who is extremely emotionally abusive, controlling and manipulative. I feel like I can never do anything right and have been broken down by him so much that I feel completely worthless. My friends and family keep telling me that it's him with the...
    kimbeeslice kimbeeslice
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jun 1, 2015

    The roller coaster ride

    that is my life. I get so tired. Tired of his mood swings. For a few days things are wonderful and then he changes. He's mean. I'm scared
    Skylalast Skylalast
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Nov 6, 2014

    I am in so much pain.

    My boyfriend has abused me for so many years, and every week for the last year and a half. I feel broken. My health is in the gutter and I lost my job because of the abuse. I try to reach out to my friends, but not many seem to care. People I thought were caring and nice people...
    LiveKindly LiveKindly
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Nov 6, 2014

    My mom has degraded me to the point in

    which i feel worthless. Calling me stupid, good for nothing, and various other things. If a mother doesn't love her children what does that say about everyone else in the world.
    wolfieof wolfieof
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Aug 22, 2015

    Good Morning I really hope you find the time

    to read this email. I am a Police Officer in one of the biggest forces in the UK and I had the unfortunate experience of meeting and then marrying a BPD male. It completely and utterly wrecked my brain!! During this time I lost myself and to others I was a “shadow of my...
    HARDY9849 HARDY9849
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Jun 22, 2015

    I was friends with a psycho manipulative

    egotistical self-absorbed ***** for five years and she did some damage. The best way to explain how she affected me is with the metaphor about a piece of paper. When you crumple a piece of paper and then try to smooth it out, you cant fix all the wrinkles. It's the same with...
    tarara0414 tarara0414
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 8, 2016

    I felt used and abused emotionally in my

    marriage. I used to take pride how patient and forgiving I can be. Then I met a guy who was in a similar situation with his wife. We worked together and I listened and tried to give sound advice and be supportive of his marriage, only to realize I was starting to have feelings...
    deleted deleted
    Jul 22, 2015

    by my boyfriend for a year now.

    At first everything felt fine, we were in love and happy. Then we starting fighting everyday after I moved away to college. He would yell at me and I was already a fragile girl having severe depression and anxiety since I was 8. We kept trying to get through it and it just...
    rose0605 rose0605
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 20, 2015

    I cannot believe when people show emotions to me

    or to each other , i think either it's lame or only for manipulation and using me
    farfar1984 farfar1984
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Feb 23, 2016

    The abuse has stopped a friend's father talked

    to my dad and i have a good support group Thank you everybody for your help and support i have really appreciate it!
    had1224 had1224
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 13, 2014

    domestic emotional abuse.

    help!!! anyone?
    MistyLunaria MistyLunaria
    1 Response Jun 19, 2015

    I have been in a few emotionally abusive

    relationships. My father was bipolar. He was a good dad except when he was manic, which made him dangerous; or depressed, which made him seem indifferent and withdrawn. It was very confusing to be a child in that situation, especially since his condition was not properly...
    GrandmaNanma GrandmaNanma
    61-65, F
    2 Responses Dec 16, 2015

    I have been emotionaly abused

    for 8 years. i left him in august and it seems to only get worse... and its not just him but his entire family is helping him keeping me in check. ..
    nayanuki nayanuki
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Nov 17, 2015

    Dear Person Who Was Supposed To Be My Loving Husband.....

    For our whole relationship I have tried to give you the benefit of the doubt. You had a bad childhood, you were never appreciated, people just basically treated you like crap wherever you went but you know what pretty much everyone has gone through a rough patch. There are...
    quizkitty quizkitty
    31-35, F
    6 Responses Jul 17, 2011

    After 3 years of being manipulated,

    guilt tripped into things I didn't want to do, and made to feel like **** constantly, I finally broke up with my boyfriend a few weeks ago. I blocked him on all social media and on my phone. I feel like I'm finally free. He might have been my first kiss, my first boyfriend, and...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jul 17, 2015
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