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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. 2,592 People

    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...
    Rosalinn Rosalinn 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 25, 2012

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    It's amazing how much the little things hurt. “Don't you wish you'd have just gone here intead?” or “Don't you think this would have been better?” I fell under a constant...
    Protag Protag 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 13, 2013

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    Why can't my brothers and nephews understand that messing up now is going to affect them in the long run? Don't they know that people love us failing. Why can't we do anything...
    MJack1234 MJack1234 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 8, 2013

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    My x was the same (and we have a daughter together who he also emotionally and verbally abused) at first he said all the right things and told me he loved me then when moved in...
    Loulou2001 Loulou2001 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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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...
    Excellency Excellency 26-30, M 8 Responses Jun 8, 2011

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    Its been a year and a half since I left, because the abuse turned physical. I feel like mentally, the effects of a 6 year abusive relationship are more prominent now than ever. I...
    Feelingsmiles Feelingsmiles 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 14

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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...
    crystal234 crystal234 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 29, 2013

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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...
    klegall klegall 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 15, 2011

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    MY Gift For Any Abusedn Feeling Unworthy But Determined to Mend It -   Know what? Right now, you’re holding my hand and we both are leaving  this room...
    H2O2 H2O2 41-45 4 Responses Mar 24, 2009

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    My Story - I'm scared to tell my story on here
    puddlethecat puddlethecat 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 23, 2013

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    Will Not Be Let Go...But The Effects of Emotional Abuse Linger........... - Today is Labor Day, 2013; a day to honor the laborers who seldom receive any recognition for their hard...
    Dreamboy12 Dreamboy12 56-60, M Sep 2, 2013

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    My family really is a chaos. They boss me everything, I'm controlled. They can't take me seeing doing nothing. They want me to work her, work there, work everywhere. It's okay if...
    RickaLorraine RickaLorraine 13-15, F Apr 6

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    I hate the feeling in a relationship when you are the last person to know everything. When you feel embarrassed and laughed at because you are loyal and he is not loyal to you. The...
    Lucky1217 Lucky1217 18-21, F Jan 14

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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...
    marirosi marirosi 41-45, F 4 Responses Dec 2, 2011

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    My Existence Is Bad. - About a month ago I remembered something about my mother that I had forgotten. I had known that as a teenager I had hated her and wanted to get away. I...
    notmeantforthisworld notmeantforthisworld 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 5, 2013

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    Well everything began when my mom was going to leave my dad a few years after i was born and my dad put a gun up to my head. and told my mom that if he cant have me then he sure at...
    katmoore1 katmoore1 16-17, F Jan 5

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    My Boyfriend... - I always loved him, but after every interaction I'd try to keep a straight face, and then run away crying when it was over. I used to tell him that he was...
    AsherBarakat AsherBarakat 22-25, F Mar 27, 2013

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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...
    TwilightDream TwilightDream 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 21, 2012

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    Me: "I Am So Stupid! I Am Pathetic..." - The emotional abuser has been me! My abuse resulted from a constant rejected that I feel, a constant rejected that I fear. I tried so hard...
    JasmineLove45 JasmineLove45 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 19, 2013

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    My Disdain For Leather Belts And Babysitters - I've led a happy life and have two good parents.  Unfortunately, my mom and dad don't always meet the best people. As a child having...
    Daki22 Daki22 18-21 Sep 24, 2011

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    His Words Have Hurt Me More Than Anything - I met my boyfriend when I was 18 and he was 38 at our work 3 years ago. I remember the first time I saw him, I was new and he came up to...
    DeniseS21 DeniseS21 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 28, 2013

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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...
    Excellency Excellency 26-30, M 5 Responses Nov 23, 2011

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    Narcissistic Ex Made Me Feel Worthless - So to give you guys a little background story into our relationship, I knew my ex all through my adolescent years and we were always very...
    pugs390 pugs390 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 9, 2013

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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...
    Sexishedevil Sexishedevil 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 8, 2011

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    Another Day Of Him Making Me Cry - The one man who is supposed to love me and make me feel wanted...makes me feel like crap...today he texted me that he showed his friends pictures...
    WishfulWander WishfulWander 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 16, 2010

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    I was verbally, physically, sexually, and emotionally abused as a child until I went off to college. My mother allowed myself and my brother to stay in a home where we were abused...
    Australianladybug Australianladybug 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 8

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    It started in Childhood with my parents. More specifically my Mum and the endless cycle has left me scarred mentally and emotionally and deep down I know that until I'm able to...
    LewisCollins LewisCollins 26-30 Feb 18

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    Well here it go`s ,,, my childhood was`nt very good one, that`s too say that there was saxual,violence,drug,and alcohol abuse. abandend by my dad, i never really new him i felt...
    chuckvasquez chuckvasquez 41-45, M Dec 13, 2013

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    I Am So Confused - I am really confused and often think I am the crazy one.  I find myself doing things that just aren't me... My boyfriend of three years (off and on and...
    sunshine123 sunshine123 21-25 7 Responses Feb 1, 2008

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    Emerald Plumber - This is a true story of how a Man came to my house to do some work for me. Carpentry work actually although he was a horrible carpenter and his work was shotty to...
    CatalinaMagoo CatalinaMagoo 56-60, F 2 Responses Sep 27, 2013

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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...
    Euterpe Euterpe 21-25, F 7 Responses Dec 4, 2007

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    Harder Times, A Lifetime Ago. - When I’m awake, I feel as though my life, my heart and my soul are at ease. However, when I’m asleep, my world is turned upside down. This would...
    jmaitland jmaitland 18-21, F Sep 30, 2013

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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...
    rodeoqueen rodeoqueen 31-35, F 8 Responses Sep 7, 2010

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    I wasn't born into a good family. Truth be known if abortion was legal in New York in 1967 I would not be here. My mother wanted a girl,she hated boys. You can imagine how much of...
    AGothicOdyssey AGothicOdyssey 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 8

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    Is This Emotional Abuse?? Please Help Me!! - Married for 16 years, three kids. Even before we were married, I saw red flag signs that should have made me run. But, I didn't...
    shakeandbake1969 shakeandbake1969 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 1, 2013

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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 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    For me it was (and really still is) my parents and, to a lesser extent, my sibling and, of course, she picked up that behaviour from them. I deal with it by trying to disassociate...
    wander099 wander099 22-25, F Dec 29, 2013

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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...
    Babynme Babynme 26-30 1 Response Dec 27, 2011

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    Dealing With The Aftermath - I have recently left an abusive relationship of 4 years. Well... it's been almost 9 months, but sometimes the feelings come rushing back. I am just...
    6cwmc 6cwmc 26-30, F 1 Response May 14, 2013

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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...
    rodeoqueen rodeoqueen 31-35, F 12 Responses Aug 16, 2010

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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...
    quizkitty quizkitty 31-35, F 6 Responses Jul 17, 2011

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    Family - I still have a problem being alone in the house. I can't stand the silence here... I'm living far away from my family because at the time, I was ashamed and feeling so...
    6cwmc 6cwmc 26-30, F May 16, 2013

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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...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 18, 2009

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    Life With My Step Father - I’ve wanted to put my feelings about my step father into words for many years, but it has taken a long time to crystalise my thoughts. I have spent...
    badgerbaby badgerbaby 41-45 6 Responses Jan 23, 2012

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    Why. - Why do i hurt, go from happy to sad, feel so uncomplete. :( im hurting AGAIN!
    Iloveu3 Iloveu3 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 3, 2013

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    I'm being abused at this very minute
    11rachel 11rachel 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 11

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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...
    thelambsink thelambsink 41-45, M 3 Responses Nov 14, 2010

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    Scarred - I was emotionally abused as a child by my mother and I now live in a different country, I moved away a year ago when I got married...but my mother still acts crazy and...
    KLynnMarie KLynnMarie 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 11, 2013

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    Emotionally Abused - I thought he was the one, I thought he was the one for me. I thought I was the only one. I thought I was the only one for him. Then come one day He...
    lostgirl88 lostgirl88 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 1, 2007

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    Hate This Feeling Inside Me.... - ever since i was little i was always the target for people. i was shy, awkward, and never really had any friends. it got so bad that everyday i...
    countingshadows07 countingshadows07 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 5, 2010

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Feb 12, 2013

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    Apparently I cant give specifics to this story (I know I tried). Since it couldn't be approved for the content because I'm still single I'll give the PG version. Basically I have...
    ksad50 ksad50 51-55, F 2 Responses Jan 13