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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. 3,143 People

    I am new to this, and I came here

    because my brother is being emotionally abused and everyone thinks he is being a baby about it
    hollywallie77 hollywallie77 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 2, 2014

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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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    LiveKindly LiveKindly 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 4, 2014

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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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    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 1 Response 3 days ago

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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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    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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    Kicks And Giggles

    When I was a sophomore in college I met this guy that I became friends with. After about a year we started dating. I had gained weight in college and he offered to help me lose it. He monitored what I ate and how often I worked out. after losing about 15 pounds in the first...
    Babynme Babynme 26-30 1 Response Dec 27, 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 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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    Tell me if this is emotional abuse

    or physical I'm trying to understand this and get over it and move on I have a mental problem so it will be difficult to explain it I think he took advantage of my kindness He would tell me to do something for him but what I couldn't he start fighting with me saying how...
    LeahLoveeU LeahLoveeU 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 23

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    A message to my Ex I hate you,

    I love you You broke me You killed me You ruined my life You hurt me in so many different ways You abused me for 1 full year You drained what ever good feeling I had inside For months I struggled and wanted to hurt my self You manipulated me Made me think I had nothing Made me...
    LeahLoveeU LeahLoveeU 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 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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    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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    We were in the school on the stair case

    after a argument... My friend came and started talking to us he didn't know what happened He ask what happen to us but we didn't respond but I tried to give him a hint that we were arguing My boyfriend didn't see me giving my friend a signal but he caught me after a while but...
    LeahLoveeU LeahLoveeU 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    The emotional abuse was there from before

    but I didn't know I was emotional abuse until recently. The abuser is my baby father he calls me ugly says I have horrible body and everything about me is ugly and he would rather die than be with me. He never use to call me names it's a recent thing and says he's ashamed of me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jan 15

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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 2 Responses Feb 24

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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 1 Response Mar 12

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    I don't know where to start this off,

    but I'll just first say that I can't do anything remarkable. I'm not special. I'm not good at anything. I'm just ordinary. I try so hard to change that, but nothing I do is good enough. I'm slowly starting to rethink all of this. I'm starting lose hope. I'm not seeing a...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 14, 2014

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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 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 1 Response May 6

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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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    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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    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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    I'm currently in a relationship

    that I only recently realized was emotionally abusive. I spent my childhood watching my mother get physically slapped around and told she was worthless, so I swore I would never be as weak as she was, but here I am, after almost 4 years, just now realizing that I've been...
    emoteemo emoteemo 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 8, 2014

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    It Takes A Long Time To Heal

    When I was a child, I had been caned (free style---me running around with the cane chasing me, landing on random part of my body, and then getting kicked if I fell on the ground), slapped on the face, cursed in all areas of my life, threatened by violence anytime anywhere, and...
    Excellency Excellency 26-30, M 8 Responses Jun 8, 2011

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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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    I Do Not Matter

    IT HAPPENED LONG AGO I TOLD MY DAD ABOUT THE B***H ABUSING ME HE TURNED AWAY HE SAID GET OUT OF MY SIGHT YOU MAKE ME SICK!!! I TELL MY WIFE HOW I FEEL AND SHE HAS NO RESPONSE.I LISTEN TO OTHERS BUT I KNOW HOW I FEEL DOESN'T MATTER. I HAVE ALOT OF BURIED FEELINGS AND NO ONE TO...
    thelambsink thelambsink 41-45, M 3 Responses Nov 14, 2010

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    Healing

    I am a victim of emotional abuse. Wait, let me rephrase that, I am a survivor of emotional abuse. I have been lied to, manipulated, and shamed for my feelings. I am healing nicely, and I am able to stand on my own two feet now. Here is what I wish I could tell the world: do not...
    Rosalinn Rosalinn 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 25, 2012

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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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    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 had children with my highschool sweetheart at

    the very tender age of 19. I would do anything and everything for her, she was the best thing that had ever happened to this unwanted trouble making foster kid. thinking life couldnt get any better i learned that she had been cheating on me since we had left school and the most...
    JordanRetros85 JordanRetros85 26-30, M 4 Responses Dec 17, 2014

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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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    Ageism has really messed me up.

    Messed is an understatement and I am really trying not to cuss but I can't think of another word to describe and make you understand HOW BAD AGEISM IS. I am sixteen years old and I realizing how deeply screwed up you are after so long is nauseating. It makes me physically ill to...
    charlieisme charlieisme 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    Emotional And Verbal Abuse By Husband

    I have been going through this forever and I'm doing something about it like:  telling family, going for counselling, and trying to respond to it differently.  I keep a positive attitude, but it's hard when I'm confronted with the abuse.
    klegall klegall 41-45, F Dec 15, 2011

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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 feel so torn right now.

    My husband has put me through so much over the years and now hes don and out, depending on me more than ever to care for him.I don't want his condition to worsen.....its hard putting feelings aside.
    Melody47 Melody47 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 10, 2014

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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 3 Responses Feb 12, 2013

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    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 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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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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    http://www.experienceproject.

    com/stories/Am-Lonely/5249647 Please read this
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F Dec 14, 2014

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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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    I Have Been Emotional Abused

    For years my brother and would fight all the time and he would call me all sorts of names. A couple times he even hit me and I would always end up crying. I believe all the things he called me and most of the time I just feel worthless. Nobody loves me, I'm ugly, fat and stupid...
    crystal234 crystal234 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 29, 2013

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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...
    thefox99 thefox99 16-17, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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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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    I Have Talked About This Here Before.

    I have shared this story with EP a few times, about the much older guy who I was involved with, long distance, for about three and a half years.  When I was "with" him, he had total control of me.  From three states away.  He was always so miserable and...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 18, 2009

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