I Have Been Emotionally Abused

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    I Have Been In a Too-common Way

    I feel I have been emotionally abused too, in a way that is becoming all too common these days. Last year, out of the blue, my wife said " I want a divorce". Now after 35 years together, and not having any obviously big problems, this can be pretty flattening. I tried...
    printpants printpants
    56-60, M
    3 Responses Sep 14, 2008

    I've read some of your stories of abuse.

    I've been through horrible things but it wasn't the worst. to those who feel they don't have power to change, this is your chance. I'm assembling a team of night guardians to protect those who cant protect themselves. We want to fight them all who makes this world corrupt pay...
    Compoundgold Compoundgold
    13-15, M
    1 Response Jan 1

    It Goes On

    I know I told the beginnnings of this thing some time ago here, but everything got opened up again today.   My ex has left all her clothes, jewelry, and other stuff here for over a year. The whole atmosphere has been one of uncertainty- I know she left, but everytime I...
    printpants printpants
    56-60, M
    2 Responses May 31, 2009

    I recently decided to become a vegetarian

    for health reasons, I did study nutrition as a part of a healthcare class at college so it's not as though I made the decision uninformed and I'm not just gonna eat fries. Because I think it will be healthy I naturally want to change my sons diet to vegetarian too, no sense...
    duckmylife duckmylife
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jun 14, 2015

    I Don't Think I Could Ever Love Myself

    I'm going to try my best to keep this short for you guys. Ever since I was little, I can remember loving food. Especially sweets and carbs, and just about everything else that is terrible for you. I would always out-eat my big brother and both my parents, and snack time was my...
    roguemeup roguemeup
    22-25, F
    Dec 28, 2010

    Since I was 8 by my stepmom.

    ..to add to more problems. It will forever negatively impact my life
    manderpanderz manderpanderz
    18-21, F
    Jan 31, 2014

    You went on your way

    and continued to enjoy life with your friends and family. I just got worse and became sicker from holding everything you put me through in. I felt ashamed that everything that had happened was my entire fault. It wasn't until a year later after you broke up with me, when I hit...
    RobinPancakes RobinPancakes
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 14, 2014

    I Have....

    I have been emotinally abused in many  situations. I have been abused by my parents, by friends, and by my boyfriends in the past. some would aslo say that my current boyfriend is verbabally and mentally abusvie to me, however i think otherwise. however there are times i...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses May 28, 2009

    I Think I Should Tell You

    i think i should tell you that i am only fourteen. i was thirteen when this all started. well, here it goes..it was the the beginning of the summer of 2008 when this all started. i met this great guy over the internet..he's four years older than me, but i knew he went to the...
    makenaaa makenaaa
    13-15
    Jul 22, 2009

    Found a picture of my dog today.

    He died last year. I grew up with him ever since I was 2. He reminds me of every single happy memory I had. Now I can't stop crying. Lovely.
    AnthonyTonyWhat AnthonyTonyWhat
    18-21, M
    4 Responses Jul 20, 2014

    My grandmother has been emotionally(and

    sometimes physically) abusing for 7 years, but I have never told anyone. She is the kind of person no one would suspect of doing something like that. she is loved by, our church, and our family. She knows my life could be a lot worse than what is right now, so she always reminds...
    Cassandrae Cassandrae
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Oct 16, 2014

    EijayvA

     I know he has treated other girls this way. It started when I was 17, before I fell pregnant. I was kicked out of home at 17, as my mother has never liked me, and after my parents got divorced and she kept the house, and my sisters and I, it all went wrong. Two of my sisters...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jan 30, 2013

    I Dont Know

    This is my first story on here but im not sure what this might be My dad besicly just likes to treat me and my mother badly, He is allways swaring at us and verbuly abusing us, im not sure what to do
    KenzoCarmen1 KenzoCarmen1
    18-21, F
    Jul 21, 2013

    Is This A Bad Relationship?

    I don't know what caused me and my boyfriend to be like this, before we used to be happy and laughing all the time and now all me and him do is argue.. He makes me cry and feel like ****, and he'll call me names. So I won't do anything.. I'll just take it, the worst part is its...
    GreyShadows GreyShadows
    26-30, F
    Sep 13, 2013

    I am a bit slow understanding things at times

    and my friends always made fun of me because of it.
    rag2 rag2
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Jun 8, 2014

    My Misfortune.

    I have shared a story here about this guy before.  When I was almost fifteen, I met this guy online, he was nineteen.  His lies started right then and there.  He was a pathological liar, he didn't know how to stop, I don't think.  I don't have time list his...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Mar 13, 2009

    I have always been emotionally abused by others

    at my school, but it really took a toll on me when a new nanny came into my life. There are many situations but I'll only talk about a couple. One time she came to my school claiming to be my mother, then she emptied out my locker and brought everything home in a trash bag. She...
    copperyellowlion copperyellowlion
    18-21, F
    Jan 31, 2014

    My Ex Abused Me

    I was abused by my alcoholic abuser for 5 years. I see his face everyday.
    cthomas1243 cthomas1243
    26-30, M
    Oct 8, 2013

    Family, Friends, Two Things I Dont Have

    my family has been at war with eachothe for the last 10 years, since i was 6, the year my dad was diagnosed with MS. he's a terrible hearless cruel, selfcentered, jerk, i hate im i really do, he has yelled at me, cussed at me, screamed at me, ,has said terrible things to me over...
    blueyes64 blueyes64
    18-21, F
    3 Responses May 23, 2009

    I was talking to my Boyfriend

    for about a year and we hit if off right from the beginning! I felt so comfortable with him, telling him things, he made me feel so happy. 6 Months before then I lost My Sister, it was a sad time in my life. But then he came along and Made me feel happy, secure and cared about...
    NoPainisForever NoPainisForever
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 10, 2014

    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
    1 Response Feb 18, 2015

    My step mom emotionally abuses me.

    I'm not sure if she understands how much it hurts, but she does it consistently. I am the bad child in my family, I have accepted that I guess. She doesn't tell me I'm stupid but she takes every chance she gets to put me down. She points out my GPA is only a B+ when her kids...
    LittlemsA LittlemsA
    16-17, F
    5 Responses Nov 3, 2014

    Winter Blues...........help

    WHILE AM GRATEFUL FOR A place to stay the trade off shouldn't be me being abused because it helps them feel better and deal with their stress. The trade off shouldn't be me submitting to domination humiliation and abuse.. I just don't know how much longer I can sacrifice mental...
    Jan 10, 2013

    I'd say it has affected the way I maintain

    intimate relationships in my adult life. I have severe trust issues due to certain boundaries being broken and certain obligations that were expected to be carried out, never being carried out. It's hard accepting what happened, but being able to talk about it does help.
    JackP94 JackP94
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jul 30, 2014

    Is This Emotional Abuse?

    Dear all, this is my first post so here goes! I am writing this the day after a huge row with my parents. I am 36 years old and ever since I can remember my mum and dad have belittled me, put me down, criticised me and ignored me. My twin brother moved 100 miles away a a few...
    bakern61 bakern61
    36-40
    2 Responses Apr 22, 2011

    I don't know why u did it to me Mason.

    I didn't do anything to you. But u don't know that I cheated on you when I was drunk. I'm sorry!
    Strangerdanger47 Strangerdanger47
    13-15, F
    Oct 5, 2014
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