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I Suffered Emotional Abuse Through Out My Childhood

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 90 People

    I Escaped

    I had a step parent hate me. Who enjoyed screwing with my head every chance she got. Often her favorite tactic was to catch me alone and tell me the horrible things she could think of. She loved to tell how bad of a person I was and how I would end up all alone because no one...
    serenebird serenebird 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 6, 2010

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    A Child Born From Sin, Part III

    This is the continuation of my memoir "A Child Born From Sin" For so long I've been treated like nothing, for so long I've been neglected, for so long I've been battered; all I want is to be loved by someone, but how can I when the people who are supposed to love me the most...
    Cerorizo Cerorizo 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 5, 2013

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    Am I Being Abused?

    my grandpa constantly called me names and even started calling me terrible names with lots of cuss words. my parents are divorced and my dad refused to tell me where he lives. He tried to take away a phone he had gotten me for a present , when i asked him where he lived too many...
    Feb 11, 2013

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    Why Was I Abused As A Child Where Were You, God,?

    Why was i abused as a child where were you, God,? Need to to get out of Edinburgh.......i need a holiday ..if only i had some funds.... I feel i am cracking up about my past i cannot control my thoughts I am an emotional wreck....... Never thought i could feel this way...I...
    rosesweet rosesweet 56-60, F Jun 12, 2013

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    Being In Care

      I'm Jimmy dean and guess what? I'm a mess, i grew up in kids homes, all kinds around the country, they didn't mind disturbing me 'cause I was seeing a shrink, i was a liability although they called me a heartbreaker. I wasn't adopted 'cause I was getting pretty old, glue...
    jamesdean4ever jamesdean4ever 18-21, M Oct 7, 2011

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    Dear Dad

    Dear Dad, These are the things I wish I had the strength to tell you but I know I never will. I am too scared of what you would do/say. You emotionally abused me from the age of three and it has never stopped. Sometimes its worse than others but it never goes completely away. I...
    mellorabbit01 mellorabbit01 18-21, F 7 Responses Jun 22, 2011

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    Never Ending Abuse

    My dad started emotionally abusing me when I was 3 years old. It has been an on and off thing ever since then, when I say on and off I mean sometimes its really bad and very obvious and other times it will be very very subtle so I don't even realise what's happening but he is...
    mellorabbit01 mellorabbit01 18-21, F May 31, 2011

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    I Suffered Emotional Abuse All My Childhood, My Story

    Hi, my name is Ian. I was born january 1981 to an alcoholic mother & an abusive father who would beat my mother up on a regular basis. This is the reason she turned to alcohol to numb the pain. My parents broke up due to the violence in their relationship. My father left...
    imd81 imd81 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 5, 2011

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    I COULDN'T LEAVE MY MUM: It was in summer 1981,

    I was 12. I was at home with my three older sisters.. At about 7pm my mum came through the front door.. I still can see her in my mind now.. She had her light blue cardigan over her head and her face had blood on it. I got scared. My mum said to my eldest sister:"take me to the...
    Sorrentina Sorrentina 46-50, F 7 Responses Jul 6, 2014

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    A Child Born From Sin

    From the perspective of the average person, I look like a regular guy attending his first year of college.; I have a lot of friends, I have a family and I have my music (I'm a music performance major in college.) Behind the image of the regular guy is a history of abuse, neglect...
    Cerorizo Cerorizo 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 20, 2013

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    Through Glass

    The sixth entry to my memoir "A Child Born From Sin" I'm looking at you through the glass... Praying that one day you'll come inside... You'll stand infront of me.... And call me your son.... A father, what is a father? Is a father someone who is loving and kind? Is a father...
    Cerorizo Cerorizo 18-21, M Mar 20, 2013

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    A Child Born From Sin, Part II

    My previous post was a detailed explanantion on my childhood traumas as well as my life, but in this portion I will be furthering detailing my thoughts on being born from an affair. A month ago (right before Christmas) my father (who I had been estranged to for most of my life...
    Cerorizo Cerorizo 18-21, M Feb 21, 2013

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    How Many Times

    As I look back at my childhood, I can honestly say that I can't count how many times I had to listen to the verbal abuse that my so called friends, my peers and even my clergy brought down on me.  I used to think that I had a target painted on my forehead with a sign that...
    Michellewhois Michellewhois 56-60 1 Response Jan 30, 2010

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    My Father Is An Idiot, and so am I

    I forgot the good times and remembered the bad times my father abused my mother while drunk. Doing otherwise will betray my mother. He tried a few times to kill himself in front of my mother and I after the divorce. I seen him stick his fingers into the fuse holders in the fuse...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Dec 15, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    so I'm lost on my own bubble.... I don't no what to do anymore where to turn to only way out seems like death but I have a son he is 3 yrs.... I feel like I'm better of having...
    Ineedoutofthishellhole Ineedoutofthishellhole 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    And sexually abused. The sad thing is when I want to talk about it with someone they dismiss me so easily because I'm male. Physically abused? I should have 'manned up' and fought...
    LukasMeoww LukasMeoww 16-17, T 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Why am so afraid to leave when I know I have too. Wish I had some support and finances he doesn't give me a penny
    cmabbott14 cmabbott14 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    So after I wrote on here last night about trying to escape this abusive relationship my partner snooped through my phone and found it. So scared
    cmabbott14 cmabbott14 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Looking for good advice on how to leave abusive relationship. Someone who can give advice and listen open mindedly
    cmabbott14 cmabbott14 22-25, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Anyone want to talk feeling very down
    cmabbott14 cmabbott14 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    When i was 13...i don't know if anyone will read this i just feel i need to get this in writing because i have told only my therapist and my dad. My therapist didn't help much, and...
    Sawke Sawke 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    The trouble with emotional abuse is, it leaves no visible scars. You can't prove it. Iv'e managed to escape my abusers, but escaping the lingering feelings of worthlessness and...
    GraceJediHeart GraceJediHeart 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    To my brother After everything I have been put through, I get messages from my brother or some idiot acting like him. I sent the audios that I have posted. Apparently he thinks...
    letters2mymother letters2mymother 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    I'm not a loud or confrontational person. I was kicked out of my family and disowned because my mother and my brother were abusing my brothers kids. My mother is the one that...
    letters2mymother letters2mymother 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    when I was born my mother couldn't except me ... I still don't know why. However my dad loved me to bits and took really good care of me while my mum couldn't even look into my...
    kstra38 kstra38 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    By my ex and I'm still learning to pick women out. It's sad cause I'm almost middle aged and haven't found my true love yet. I'll keep being patient.
    Encontrados Encontrados 41-45, M a week ago

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    I tiptoe on eggshells around you darling, I try not to remind myself of the heartache, The pain too real to pretend it never happened. Don’t you see, he destroyed who I was...
    chronicfiend chronicfiend 22-25, F Aug 23

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    My mom has degraded me to the point in which i feel worthless. Calling me stupid, good for nothing, and various other things. If a mother doesn't love her children what does that...
    wolfieof wolfieof 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    I recently decided to stop speaking to my mother. I know she will never admit to what she did, but I was able to overlook it in the interest of my brother. This summer it became...
    AliM3ss AliM3ss 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    I'm fourteen years old and a freshman in high school. I'm about 200 pounds. I haven't been able to forgive my mom for initially causing my weight. However, the truth is, obesity...
    EndTheFatKid EndTheFatKid 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    my father . he , never stops yelling at me for the slightest things . I left my shoes out in the middle of our garage and he tripped on them and he nearly snapped and physically...
    NotMyselfAtAll NotMyselfAtAll 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    What do you do when someone constantly threatens you with self harm and suicide everytime you try to break the bonds with them or even just take a step back to look after yourself...
    Mari3028 Mari3028 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 20

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    I was emotionally abused an damaged as an adult. No one knows my story and i know i need to start telling it. I dont know how or where
    damagedk1 damagedk1 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 20

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    I've never verbally told anyone about my depression or emotional abuse due to the extreme sensitivity of the topics. But within the next week that's gonna change because I have to...
    Hipstercatlover Hipstercatlover 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I can't say was, because it's still happening since she started dating her 4th boyfriend ( now husband )... Everyday, my mom would compare me to her friends kids and tell them how...
    Soullessangel16 Soullessangel16 16-17, F Aug 19

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    I've held back for a long time, but I think it's over. When I was 3 years old, my parents divorced. Around a year or so afterwards, my mother started dating a man, his name was...
    relaxitsjustanightmare12 relaxitsjustanightmare12 13-15, T Aug 18

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    IT's not over.. I just want to go home.. I wonder if the physical abuse is next..
    wrestlingwithhope wrestlingwithhope 41-45, M Aug 17

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    Growing up with a stepfather and bullying at school.
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    I went from an abusive childhood straight into an abusive marriage. Until I married my second husband (at 33) the only people to ever reciprocate my love were my maternal...
    Chrylblck Chrylblck 36-40, F Aug 17

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    did I really survive? or am I still playing the victim? to what level of grief and resentment is justified?
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 2 Responses Aug 17

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    love is a wonderful feeling,am living the life i meant for me.thanks to dr faust a spell caster i met here..my love life is back..thanks Faust..if u are having issues in any issues...
    rosemyers rosemyers 51-55, F Aug 17

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    I survived it. don't know how. My dad was a drunk. I lived with him for a year and a half. I called the cops told them he was abusing me.. they didn't believe me. Of course not...
    idkubutimkk idkubutimkk 13-15, F Aug 16

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