I Married An Emotionally Abusive Control Maniac

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    I Just Got Out of a Abusive Relationship

    I too have just recently left a emotionally and verbally abusive women.  Although not married to this lady, I lived with her for over 3 years.  In the beginning, she was not as abusive with words and was more into me sexually and would not keep her hands off of me. ...
    fam6236 fam6236
    36-40, M
    5 Responses May 18, 2009

    I'm In A Relationship With An Emotionly/verbally Abused Man

    Long ago I had a summer romance with a sweet, kind, funny young man. He was incredibly smart and respected women like no young man I had ever met. We went our seperate ways and I heard he married someone else and eventually I married someone else. After 30 years I ran in to...
    heiswithmenow heiswithmenow
    51-55, F
    Nov 11, 2012

    I Married For All The Right Reasons.

    I am 43 years old with a 3 year old daughter a beautiful wife and a dream job for me and it all happened in the blink of an eye. For a little over a year and a half now, my wife and i have had so many arguments and fights that it is and has made me a severe work avoid my home...
    sticks247 sticks247
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Nov 14, 2010

    Taking It One Day At A Time.

    The secret to a long happy and safe marriage is there must be at least five positive interactions for every one negative interaction. Most abusive spouses can not see the difference. It is nearly impossible for the abusers to see that the things they say are hurtful or even wrong...
    RobbyBD RobbyBD
    Feb 18, 2012

    I am a female and I have a former friend

    who emotionally abused her husband. That is why she is a FORMER friend. When she told me how sorry of a excuse for a man he was, I realized that she was beyond repair and if that was how she addressed her husband - how would I be treated as one of her closest "friends" if I...
    crazycatlady79 crazycatlady79
    36-40, F
    1 Response Oct 12, 2014

    Counselors And Friends Do Not Believe Women Can Be Abusive

    I have had horrible experiences with counselors and friends when I asked for help with my wife's anger issues. Here is my story. When I met my wife, She was such and amazing sweetheart. Very kind, supportive and respectful. She was in a tough financial situation because of some...
    airshow1 airshow1
    1 Response Mar 3, 2012

    I Married An Emotionally Abusive Woman

    I am a man who married an emotionally abusive control maniac.  It was less at the beginning of our relationship, I think.  It’s hard to know.  I think I loved her and respected her and ignored it then.    My wife will criticize anything anybody...
    mikebob mikebob
    46-50, M
    63 Responses Mar 10, 2008

    Counselors Are A Big Part Of The Problem

    I believe counselors are to blame for a lot of this.I don't need to write another story. Almost all the stories written, I could say "ditto to." However, I want to address my experience with counselors. After 4 counselors, I had just about given up. My wife is as abusive as you...
    airshow1 airshow1
    Mar 5, 2012

    I married a man that we tried to control it

    suceded for 20 years after our marriage and he became an anti control freak. He took a job that a friend of his fathers son wanted. My husband felt his 15 years of higher seniority was the only thing that should matter under the UAW contract but this young man had been in a...
    isis55 isis55
    56-60, F
    Aug 30, 2015
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