I Have Suffered Mental Abuse

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 371 People

    I've just finished up a chunk of time on a new

    job, and the verbal mindfucking that came with it was unreal, I have a week or so off from this person, but I dread the return. Doing good work, but can't get away from the mindfucking. I'm older and presumably wiser than this person and I just can't take much more. I thought t...
    mrrabbitdigital mrrabbitdigital
    51-55, M
    1 Response Aug 9, 2014

    Family Not Doing What They Are Supposed To Do

    I am only 15 and I am being pressured by my family, by my mother and father, and my sisters always make fun of me and "Bullying" me... I am doing my best to get through it, I'm not sad about it because it got me so much stronger and I like myself the way I am right now. It's...
    FemaleUnknown FemaleUnknown
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 23, 2013

    Sudden Realization

    I realized that my sister has been mentally abusing me ever since we were little. She is two years older than me, we are both adults now, and she still does it. I have always known that she was jealous of me because I got all the attention when I was born and  a lot of the...
    scantron scantron
    26-30, F
    1 Response Oct 19, 2010

    Mental Abuse

    I have, including the silent treatment.  The best part, I tried pulling up and my hand kept pulling down.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    1 Response Nov 6, 2011

    Mental abuse is just

    as bad as physical abuse. At 15, I got together with a 23 year old. He kept me home, tried to steal me from my family, made me grow up, and found out I was cutting and tried to cut me as a metaphor. I'm not with him now, thankfully. I know it is nothing major but at the time it...
    amberraine amberraine
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 1, 2015

    Hurting Badly

    My son (33) (who is very successful in his career has absolutely crushed me.)  I was going through an extremely difficult time trying to deal my my husband's abusive alcoholic behavior.  I was severely depressed.  (I do not want to talk about that at this time)  I was very...
    seekinghope seekinghope
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Feb 11, 2011

    Never Good Enough

    In my other storys they explain what I went through physically. So if you guys want to you can read my story if not ill give you a quick summary I was raped when I was fourteen. I'm 17 now and my mental abuse was by the same guy. I was with him for seven months I couldn't get...
    melvis501388 melvis501388
    18-21, F
    Jul 15, 2013

    Family Member Suffering, But Unsure How to Help.

    I have a family member who I used to be very close with. She met a guy about 10 years ago and since she hooked up with him, she has changed. She was always the quieter one of the two of us, but she has become almost reclusive, apart from taking the children to school and to their...
    oz37 oz37
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Sep 26, 2009

    (empowerment) You Are Not Crazy - Recognizing That You've Been The Victim Of Abuse

    These are two links I found invaluable for understanding and escaping from the dynamics of abuse, as well as identifying abusive people and situations in general. Abusers will almost always try and convince their victims that they're the ones doing something wrong and "causing...
    MovingForward28 MovingForward28
    26-30, M
    4 Responses Aug 3, 2010

    Mental Abuse

    Ive been with my partner for nearly 6 years now. It was going perfect for the fist year. I was shocked how quick he changed. In 2006 we had our own flat together and was going good, until he got heavy on cannabis. Thats when his moods began to change. When ever he couldnt get a...
    LisaMarie1988 LisaMarie1988
    18-21
    4 Responses Aug 23, 2010

    33 Yrs Of What

    I must sound like I am nuts, he tells me this, I am 65 yrs old.  I was in an abusive physical marriage for 9 yrs.  My son 2yrs at the time, he kicked him, while being mad at me.  I knew I had to leave.  With the help of friends, Ieft.  I was stranded on the side of the road...
    78harley 78harley
    61-65, F
    1 Response Mar 29, 2012

    I Am Not Crazy

    Oh my mother and my one ex-husband were good at it, I mean really good at it. They literally had me believe I was going crazy. I wasn't I was just a toy in their endless mind games to make me feel like I was no good. That I was so evil and uncaring and that I had always been the...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Dec 19, 2011

    17 Years...s E V E N T E E N Y E A R S...

    It started when we were married.  The constant correcting at first...then the easy to anger...the constant arguing and NOTHING not even taking the blame would end it.  All blame shifted to me.  You ask...what did we argue about.  ANYTHING...he would argue about ANYTHING and...
    DumbBroad17 DumbBroad17
    36-40
    2 Responses Apr 27, 2012

    Why Can't I Just Leave!

     I am in a relationship that is completely wrong for me but for some reason I just keep coming back to it. My boyfriend is incredibly cruel and mean to me. He is mentally and physically abusive toward me. There is not one day that goes by that he does not call me horrible...
    ashley3556 ashley3556
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Sep 26, 2009

    I will be getting professional counselling

    for it soon from three organisations thats how bad it is and i feel like i won't be able to cope with it im scared i might go there get depressed and break again... I'm honestly really scared... My boyfriend has supported me so much his by my side and is putting up with...
    sabzzzz sabzzzz
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 19, 2015

    I Feel Worthless.

    Have you ever been told something and at first you're all like "wow that kinda hurts but whatever."and then after a while you notice they keep saying the same thing? "You're a nothing.""all you do is stay in your room" "you can't do anything right""you can't make a mistake""didn...
    MiniDoom MiniDoom
    18-21, F
    Mar 20, 2013

    Why do Men who you love Want to control you(

    not all of them) And make life miserable
    josiehear2help josiehear2help
    41-45, F
    1 Response Aug 3, 2014

    I have come out of my country looking

    for a job and fortunately i got one after arond 4 days. Presently Iam working in this Company from last 1.7 years. I have been selected as Project Engineer and salary was decided to be 400 RO. after some 2 months my boss has turned compeltly against me. i was new in country and...
    heartless2 heartless2
    22-25, M
    Dec 18, 2014

    Just Didnt Know....

    I was a victim of Mental Abuse from an early age..... My behaviour nowadays portrays a social freak because of it. My last Partner controlled every facet of my life and now feels that she still can. I feel like I am trapped in a glass bell jar...
    Jah70 Jah70
    41-45, M
    1 Response Aug 2, 2012

    Is This Abuse?

    i'm not sure if I'm in an abusive relationship or not. he tells me i'm crazy and i keep getting on more and more antidepressants so i don't care when he tells me I'm stupid. I've taken care of our two children now for four years and he maintains that he's been the only one...
    littleja littleja
    36-40, F
    1 Response Mar 16, 2010

    ...

    This is a big thing in my life, not lately but i was brought up in a abusive family. With my mother in different relationships with alcoholics, and drug atticks, and then my father being on drugs, and there divorce. It's just a big rollercoaster. Everyone tells me that i could...
    kaitey1029 kaitey1029
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 19, 2009

    OVER and Over

    It's just a thing I guess... my father did it and then I married into it. It can eat you alive but there is hope and you can escape. Of course I still get it from time to time but trying to fight back.
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality
    36-40, F
    Aug 15, 2008

    I Know What It's Like

    I hate the feeling of being mentally abused, it started really early for me and lasted until I left home and then has happened at times since then by other people. I started to condition my mind to be able to take it without crumbling.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 7, 2011

    Father Of Mine

    ****I have encountered mental abuse throughout my entire childhood and adult life.  While I have attempted to escape the emotional pain of my past...I find myself to be a work in progress. Below is a copy of a post from my blog that I wrote about my father.  He has been...
    evolving2010 evolving2010
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Oct 25, 2010

    Was It Mental Abuse

    i became very best mates with my mate we then became a couple it was good for four years but at start he did nick money off me once about two years back he get angry very quickly he been on class a drugs on and off for 10 years it was in the last year he would call me names blame...
    jems1979 jems1979
    31-35
    Nov 23, 2011

    Im Not Perfect...

    when i was little, kids would always tease me cause i was always the new girl almost evry year or so. then once we finally stop moving all the time, we just had to pick the worst town -peppy annoying rich kids. its horrible they are always bothing me to this day saying how im a...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response May 8, 2011

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    I have got plans for my career and my life rent boy. Why would i let a bunch of mentally deranged cowards fvck that up for me? Especially when i know i can stand over them and...
    RichardGivesRimJobs RichardGivesRimJobs
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    Apr 20
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    Apr 20
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    70+, F
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    youngliveandkicking youngliveandkicking
    13-15, F
    Apr 19
    Yes I do. And I won't let any of them stop me. *Major-depressive disorder, general anxiety disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and most likely borderline...
    DarkAngel24 DarkAngel24
    18-21, F
    Apr 19
    I just dont get you people at all. You are soft pvssys who like to try and pretend you are tough guys. Then when I ask you to back it up. You cant. You back out of it because you...
    RichardGivesRimJobs RichardGivesRimJobs
    70+, F
    Apr 19
    I know richard is going to keep repeating his mistakes right up to the bitter end. He doesnt have any choice and I know there will be some nuts that feel the same way. Which is...
    RichardGivesRimJobs RichardGivesRimJobs
    70+, F
    Apr 18
    I was emotionally, verbally and physically abused for 7 years (5-12) by my father, mainly. I can't really remember the first time he started, but it was always my fault. I couldn't...
    sunoae sunoae
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Apr 17
    this song is made as campaign song ''stop abuse'' this is cover song,still beautiful in a differently way. i am also abuse survivor and this makes me cry and encouraged me always...
    genjiipiexx genjiipiexx
    31-35, F
    Apr 17
    this song is made as campaign song ''stop abuse'' this is cover song,still beautiful in a differently way. i am also abuse survivor and this makes me cry and encouraged me always...
    genjiipiexx genjiipiexx
    31-35, F
    Apr 17
    Isn't it interesting if the one who abused you (assuming someone close) chose to treat you normal afterwards, hoping you forgot about it, but then you tell this person about it and...
    smo0ch smo0ch
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Apr 17
    so my issue with my in law is that she's judgy and two faced... there are many reasons why I can't stand her at all...verbal abuse, emotional abuse and what's worse is she uses...
    SystemK SystemK
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 17
    I slept almost all day today and when I woke up I felt like I was stoned, just very weird. It took a long time to wear off. Maybe the Zoloft is making me too sleepy.
    Hush92 Hush92
    18-21, F
    Apr 16
    Today at 39 I started seeing a therapist for help with sexual abuse I experienced during my childhood. I didn't know that something that happened to me so very long ago could...
    goforward19 goforward19
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Apr 16
    I don't know of this is sexual abuse or not I'm not sure. I have a fear of men and boys I'm ok with my brother and dad but with others no. It's just mainly guys and men that are...
    Mariavampiremm Mariavampiremm
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Apr 16
    Here's something that's been bothering me. Why do people do this? I don't understand the mentality that drives someone, anyone to cling on to emotionally abusive individuals. From...
    themanoflegends themanoflegends
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Apr 16
    "You can understand that right? Random people intentionally trying to invade your personal space in public without ever identifying themselves so you cannot tell if its deliberate...
    RichardGivesRimJobs RichardGivesRimJobs
    70+, F
    Apr 16
    You're going to laugh at how innocuous this seems, at first ... then you'll realise how horrible this was. My mother wanted me to go to a grammar school. Obvs I had to pass the...
    AsYetNameless AsYetNameless
    13-15, T
    1 Response Apr 16
    How much time and effort has richard had to expend on keeping this going? He has been spinning this for 5 years now. Thats how important the power fantasy is to him. How much...
    RichardGivesRimJobs RichardGivesRimJobs
    70+, F
    Apr 16
    Even if it doesn't stop. The voices and the forces with the hallucinations that follow. Even if it doesn't stop, what more can I do besides take my medicine and hope I stay...
    Darktooth41 Darktooth41
    18-21, M
    Apr 15
    Anyone with PTSD ever taken Prazosin for it before? What was your experience starting it?
    Hush92 Hush92
    18-21, F
    Apr 15
    I battle with depression,OCD,Anxiety and SPD (Schizotypal Personality Disorder). I had some hallucinations too. Having mental disorders is a very sad thing,i wish i was normal :(
    Batwoman1968 Batwoman1968
    18-21, F
    Apr 14
    EVER REMEMBER THIS - - > JESUS LOVES YOU.
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 14
    A year ago I attempted suicide for the first time. I don't remember exactly what the reason was at the time but it had to do with my parents and my life being screwed up in the...
    abby3333333 abby3333333
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 13
    You have no morals if you force someone to face their abuser. "She's your mother" is not a effing excuse.
    PetiteChica PetiteChica
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 13
    This past few days have been rough. This isn't a short story, be aware. Over a year ago, my mother had been going through changes in her life. She was aging, and had not been...
    Wudugat Wudugat
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 13
    Ever since about 3 months ago i have been having mental breakdowns and crying myself to sleep. No one knows anything about and they can't even notice some days i don't eat, say or...
    KittyLoverForever KittyLoverForever
    13-15, F
    Apr 12
    I recently broke up for probably the hundredth time with my boyfriend.We were in relationship for nearly six years. I want help in actually understanding what is actually going on...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 12
    The first time a man tried to hit me, my sister got in the way. He broke her arm. He apologized profusely all the way to the hospital. Explaining how it was all an accident... How...
    Lullacus Lullacus
    22-25, F
    Apr 12
    "YOu have to prove That you arent intimidated by me when you are hiding somewhere in public or behind other people" I find it interesting that when its just you and me and we are...
    RichardGivesRimJobs RichardGivesRimJobs
    70+, F
    Apr 11
    I think I might have to increase my anti-depression medication. I have been feeling a bit down now for 2 weeks. I do know what is causing the depression, and I am trying to find a...
    nevets68 nevets68
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Apr 11
    I understand that you are mentally fragile. Its why I have been able to fvck with you like this. I know I have upset you so much by showing everyone what they always suspected that...
    RichardGivesRimJobs RichardGivesRimJobs
    70+, F
    Apr 11
    I'm speaking about Aillin Wuornos(a serial killer) in this video. If you have little time,please watch this video. Thank you. https://youtu.be/58v4gZ0Fd4w She got excution and...
    genjiipiexx genjiipiexx
    31-35, F
    Apr 11
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