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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. 3,310 People

    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 18-21, F 1 Response May 26

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    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 13-15, F 12 Responses Jun 27

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    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 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 1

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    domestic emotional abuse.

    help!!! anyone?
    MistyLunaria MistyLunaria 31-35 1 Response Jun 19

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    So I ran away a couple of days ago,

    and they made me come back (they= police and family). They said they were gonna change and so far that's bullshit. I am leaving when I turn 17 whether they like it or not, they cannot make me stay. I am done with my mother telling me that I am a mean and ugly ***** . She says...
    nomnommings nomnommings 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 18

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    There are times like these

    where I'm just waiting for the storm to pass and I don't feel like trying. I don't want to do anything but cry. This emptiness in my heart is getting bigger and travels to my throat from holding in my screams for so long. I could go on and on about why I'm feeling this way...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F Feb 10

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    Been with him for 6 years he's called me fat ,

    ugly and embarrassing and now he's done the ultimate humiliation he's told me he's on dating sites and going to find someone better then me and someone who will take care of him . Also now wants to settle down and wt me he says he's done . After I've done and gave him the world...
    tempura15 tempura15 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 13

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    I'm in a emotional manipulation abusive

    relationship. I love this man more then anything in this world. But I'm so unhappy he is a liar and a cheater and when he cheats it's excuses and finding away to blame me. I didn't sleep with her or kiss her just talked wanted see what was on her mind. Or you should be happy all...
    doucet927 doucet927 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 3

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    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 26-30 2 Responses Jun 19

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    Have U Ever Been Sexually Or Physically Abused?

    GROWIN UP I USED TO GET KNOCKED OF MY CHAIR, AND SLAMMED AGAINST WALLS BY MY PARENTS. WHEN I WAS 12 MY DAD SEXUALLY ABUSED ME, HE BROKE MY PELVIC BONE. I HAVE BEEN DEALIN WITH THIS MY WHOLE LIFE. I DONT KNOW HOW I CAN EVER FORGIVE MY PARENTS FOR WHAT THEY DONE TO ME. ALL I KNOW...
    rodeoqueen rodeoqueen 31-35, F 10 Responses Aug 16, 2010

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    When I was younger about 11/12 my step dad was

    very abusive to my mum and would often hit her and generally make her feel worthless, my older sister left home when she was 16 and eventually went to uni. Me and mum had to put up with my step dad being horrible to both of us and he would get angry at me because I didn't like...
    Emma16CD Emma16CD 16-17, M 1 Response May 18

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    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

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    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...
    JacobSky JacobSky 18-21, T 2 Responses Nov 18, 2012

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    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

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    Why you attract abusive narcissists: 1.

    You have no or poor boundaries 2. You are hungry for true love or attraction. A narcissist is a predator, he smells you. 3. If your a nice compassionate good person. Narcissists are the best charmer and then they eat you up. 4. Naive and trusting person. 5. You are a lonely...
    LockieLeonard LockieLeonard 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 12

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    Straight Inc.

    I was emotionally, mentally, physically and sexually abused most of my life. . I was held against my will in a warehouse for months. The people resposible for this are being protected by the government. The fear and intimidation is still with me today.....it has been 20 yrs since...
    lucianna lucianna 31-35 4 Responses Nov 7, 2008

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    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 1 Response Jun 21

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    I have been in an emotionally abusive

    relationship for 11 yrs now. We have a 6 yr old son together. Things started off good he was laid back , funny, charming , hardworking, ambitious guy. Even though I wasn't into him at first , he won me over. He changed as soon as I started falling for him. All the good...
    mnc13085 mnc13085 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 12

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    Yasmin567 Yasmin567 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 2

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    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 2 Responses Jan 13, 2014

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    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

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    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 18-21, F 6 Responses Dec 4, 2007

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    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 2 Responses Jun 22

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    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 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    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 26-30 3 Responses Jul 17

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    Mom Kicked (My?) Dog

    So my dad initiated to buy me a dog to relieve my depression. I opposed to the idea vigorously, because I knew something bad was going to happen to that dog. Beside, I felt bad that someone had to buy that dog because I couldn't even afford a little dog myself. Mom was excited...
    Excellency Excellency 26-30, M 4 Responses Nov 23, 2011

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    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 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    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...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    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 36-40, F 3 Responses May 6

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    my husband tells me how stupid I am

    and that I'm no better than trash. I have a good job, pay all the bills and pay for all his expensive hobbies. He doesn't work because he can't hold a job due to his anger management issues. He'd rather rage against me and put me down. I'm scared and I don't want to spend the...
    pam618 pam618 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 24

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    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 26-30 2 Responses Feb 12, 2013

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    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 18-21, M 3 Responses May 18

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    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

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    my ex was emotionally abusive controlled every

    aspect of my life totally controlled me and I allowed him to
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 21

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    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 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 15, 2014

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    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 17 Responses Jul 27, 2008

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    After I was born my mother went back to

    university and her and my dad lived in an apartment together. They shipped me off to love with my aunt and uncle, I was about 6 months old. I wouldn't remember but I hear they never made it to my first birthday party. My aunt and uncle raise me telling me all these great...
    casualtyofwar casualtyofwar 22-25, M 1 Response May 13

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    I have a boyfriend I'm not supposed 2 have

    and at my school I'm bullied but only my 4 friends will stick up 4 me. I'm so happy 2 have them in my life. I love them.
    BekahDewitt BekahDewitt 13-15, F Feb 11

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    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 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 6, 2014

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    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 26-30 Jul 22

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    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

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    Emilyfaupel Emilyfaupel 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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