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I National Domestic Violence Hotline

1-800-799 SAFE (7233) Asking for help is one of the most courageous things a person can do. Offering help is one of the most important. 41 People

    A Story Never Told

    As the sun rose, I was getting ready for a church council forum held every year. My brother and I weren't very close. So imagine my surprise when I received a phone call from him that morning. My husband answered the phone. I could tell from the brief conversation that it was my...
    silentwitness silentwitness 46-50 1 Response Jun 7, 2010

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    The Face Of Domestic Violence

    What you are about to see is the most powerful psa that has ever been filmed.  " Mercy Street " shows the face of a silent witness trying desperately to cover the bruises over and over only to have them replaced with even more brutal signs of beatings.  The advertisement...
    winchester64 winchester64 70+, M 4 Responses Feb 14, 2012

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    Will You Be The Next Silent Witness?

    A Silent Witness is a woman who has been killed due to domestic violence.  Every year, the Silent Witness organization presents life-sized red silhouettes of five women who diet the previous year as a victim of domestic violence, and they are presented on the steps of...
    silentwitness silentwitness 46-50 6 Responses May 6, 2010

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    The Pain Is Tremendous...the Damage Is Everlasting

    On this day, my sister’s birthday, I heard from her three times.  I was outside listening to the radio.  I was headed inside and turned off the radio.  For some reason, I immediately turned it back on and walked into the house.  I sat down at the...
    silentwitness silentwitness 46-50 Nov 29, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    So basically, when I got pregnant for my boyfriend, yes I was young. We were stupid, but we were in love. When we told his mother, she flipped out and started asking for a DNA test...
    SincerelyRae SincerelyRae 16-17, F 3 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    Do you stick up for yourself and get beaten worse or just take it in and beat yourself up on the inside. I chose to stick up for myself. Im left with tear stained cheeks, a jaw I...
    itsmemargret itsmemargret 18-21 2 Responses Nov 6

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    I searched everywhere online to find a place to vent my story. I hope I finally found it. I am a victim of domestic violence. I wish I could could replace the word "victim" with...
    imsolost14 imsolost14 26-30, F 6 Responses Nov 8

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    I would like to know from some of you with experiences or a Christian view on this; I love this man to the fullest we had a life together almost about to be engaged, but towards...
    b2boptimistic b2boptimistic 22-25, F Oct 27

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    I have just joined this forum and am looking to support and be supported by other survivors of domestic violence. My ex is currently in maximum security awaiting a trial that will...
    KateElizabethF KateElizabethF 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 28

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    i need someone to talk to about domestic violence
    guidness24 guidness24 26-30 3 Responses Nov 13

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    It's been 4 months today since I ran out of the house with my daughter in my arms, and I am proud to say I only looked back once (a few days after we left I went to see if he would...
    SunflowerChicka SunflowerChicka 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    I am 10 weeks into splitting with my abusive husband
    lovelyboobs77 lovelyboobs77 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 1

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    How do you leave with kids? How do you make it? Where do you go? My head is such a mess it seems impossible to sort anything out!
    anibee1230 anibee1230 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 2

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    Has anyone else had friends and family treat you like its your fault you are abused because you just don't walk out?
    anibee1230 anibee1230 36-40, F 4 Responses Nov 6

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    And it was awful. My ex wife used to go crazy when she had pmt. she would cause and create all manner of situations that would have me cowering in a corner or doing anything to...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Nov 7

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    Just curious if others felt crazy while living in an abusive situation? The one minute he is helpful and nice and trying to the I live with a monster to the I just feel numb...
    anibee1230 anibee1230 36-40, F Nov 7

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    Sometimes I wish I had let him kill me.
    Jeradactyl Jeradactyl 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 7

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    Hell no. I never been a victim. But if a guy wants to hurt and touches me. He is getting slapped.
    RebeccaMontero RebeccaMontero 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 7

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    Im always bullied at home And often get hit i want to move out but how dveryone blames everything in me nd im scared i hardly get given food now and i hate how i feel im always...
    sabina331 sabina331 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 7

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    I loved you, but you hated me. It was terrifying not knowing what would set you off, and make you mad. I was scared not knowing when you would hit my mother or I. Eventually, I...
    Maldif2015 Maldif2015 18-21, F Nov 9

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    I find it unbelievable how cruel people are towards abused women. How little real help there is for such a very serious and rampant social issue. I cannot tell you how many times...
    anibee1230 anibee1230 36-40, F Nov 9

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    I wonder if I will ever forget him. I'm sure the answer is no. It's unfortunate but it's how it is. I wonder if he ever thinks of me and if so what he thinks. I want to know how...
    Jeradactyl Jeradactyl 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 10

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    Finally stayed at a new lovely home. I watched sunset from my big windows last night. It was an amazing view. I am lucky! Still my ex bothers me. Text like thousand times a day...
    girlyloveorange girlyloveorange 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    I've always struggled with accepting that I have been abused. My mother was abusive and I cut her out of my life 5 years ago. My husband was also abusive. I never ended up in the...
    littlegiraffe13 littlegiraffe13 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I am having a difficult time deciding if my situation is as serious as everyone tells me it is. I keep going back and forth, almost on a daily basis. I've been with my husband for...
    htb1025 htb1025 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    I feel really bad. I was on the phone with the crisis hotline lady and all of a sudden my phone died. Sorry Crisis Hotline Lady Barbara.
    Degrassi94 Degrassi94 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I used to go on road trips with my mom when I was little and each time we went to a National Park I would buy a pin. I have been thinking about this a lot this past month and...
    colorstone colorstone 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 1

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    Valve manufacturing equipments have a very broad prospect from either short or long term. Especially in the boosting of these four factors: urban construction, industrial...
    sara052807 sara052807 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    I'm Roman-Catholic and I'm ashamed of my other believers and other religions that they try to force their religion onto other people and for violence. It's ridiculous, like even...
    LindavdB LindavdB 16-17, F Nov 4

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    We have a public broadcaster in Canada that does so little to educate people. The National Film Board is a real Canadian treasure, a great resource for teachers, and an a very...
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    This morning, the love of my life began his journey into the National Guard. He has experienced several Drills over the past few months and now the day has come where it's time for...
    heatherhusskee heatherhusskee 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My boyfriend and I have been dating for two months now. And boy, have I fallen head over heels for this man. After we both graduate high school (we're both seniors), he leaves for...
    breannaSF breannaSF 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I called the Trevor Project for like the fourth time today. the guy i spoke to, Mike, was seriously one of the sweetest guys i've ever spoken to. Mike, you'll probably never see...
    Degrassi94 Degrassi94 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Today I have something that I have been stressing out about and very nervous about. He suggested that I wear my garter belt and stockings so I feel confident. As I sit here at...
    wanivacred wanivacred 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 23

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    I got with my boyfriend and everything was perfect he was everything I could have wished for honestly then 4months in he started shouting at me all the time told me I couldn't see...
    gracee07 gracee07 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 26

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    Is there anyone on here that has had their butt slapped hard because they did something wrong in public then told 'your in trouble, just wait till you get home'. How did it make...
    Kittendlr Kittendlr 46-50, F 4 Responses Oct 26

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    Like a house cat. I love lounging on the sofa. 😺
    dannyjc93 dannyjc93 18-21, M Oct 26

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    I could really use some advise. I've been with my fiancé for a year now and moved in with him about 5 weeks ago. He told me that he wants a traditional relationship that includes...
    1983Sunny 1983Sunny 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 27

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    I got pulled over for not wearing a seatbelt. My husband is out of town until Friday. He told me to write a page of sentences "I will always wear my seatbelt." And that I will...
    TractorGirl93 TractorGirl93 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 4

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    How would your husband spank you if you made multiple infractions in one day? Getting spanked when he gets home and I don't know what to expect we are new to DD
    texascutie92 texascutie92 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 10

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    My wife and I have a DD marraige and are looking for others who practice as well.
    cpo3302 cpo3302 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 14

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    I don't really know the man but one day my aunt called my mom, they were having their normal conversation until my mom asked how the guard dog was doing. My aunt told her that she...
    RedUsaSoccerBoy RedUsaSoccerBoy 13-15, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I hate the fact that dating is so stressful . I am literally afraid to give too much of myself because of 3 people who couldn't care less. It's a terrible feeling, wanting to be...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have been told, on more than one occasion that I am a glamorous women; I do my hair and make-up every day and choose my outfit carefully. I like to accessorise with jewellery and...
    Oldbird66 Oldbird66 46-50, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    How did you find your husband? I been looking but men I age don't understand this they thinks it all about sex and don't get it
    Myalatrice Myalatrice 22-25, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Before my husband were married, I had shared with my parents the fact that I wanted DD to be a part of our marriage. Although I was a little nervous to discuss this openly at first...
    TractorGirl93 TractorGirl93 18-21, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago