Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Suffered Emotional Abuse Through Out My Childhood

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 88 People

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    As a kid I was molested for 5 years by a neighbor I considered my "friend" come to find out I was only being used by his sick games and perverted words and actions. I used to...
    silencedhumanity silencedhumanity 16-17, F 5 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    https://youtu.be/U1j-c06NubY?t=364 this is actually the guy from lock stock and two smoking barrels. I know enough already. I almost cannot help myself though. These people are...
    RichardGivesRimJobs RichardGivesRimJobs 70+, F 5 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Healing from childhood trauma is possible.This is an interesting and informative Q & A with Gretchen Schmelzer, PhD, a licensed psychologist trained as a Harvard Medical School...
    Etheros Etheros 46-50, F 11 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I fell in love with him, when I was 6 and it lasted to age of 12, then other childhood friend came into play, who I found more mature and fell in love with him, it lasted 2 years...
    DragonSheep DragonSheep 22-25, F 12 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was sexually abused by many guys and girls, some family some not. I just told my friend that when my father was alive, he impregnated me. I never told anyone that besides him...
    FreeXNow FreeXNow 18-21, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've dealt with a lot of mental abuse. I was always protected from people outside the house but I had Zero protection from Family members including parents. It's not okay for...
    FrostyElsie FrostyElsie 22-25, F 22 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    5 posted by richard feb 15, 2015 I was out on the open ocean on joel schumachers yacht. He was holding a meeting of the OldFaggotDirectors club. They were all raving about my...
    richardlovesblackguys richardlovesblackguys 70+ 23 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    l am, but beyond that, I think a girls emotions are beautiful; they reveal depth and heart, passions, fears, and joys... It's kind of ironic because l wish l was less emotional...
    Poodlelez Poodlelez 26-30, F 23 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    By multiple people at different times throughout my childhood. Mostly family but also my first boyfriend and employees at my day care and middle school.
    wsxnko9 wsxnko9 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have a love hate relationships with narcissists. I was raised by them, conditioned by them, dated plenty of them. I sort of feel bad for narcissists because they are the easiest...
    allinlove allinlove 26-30, F 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    **** three more years. **** "it's not that bad." **** "I understand." **** "be strong." **** "get out more." **** "make friends." **** "we love you...
    llene llene 13-15, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    " I am " I am 16 But mentally I am 10 Emotionally I am afraid of everything I am a victim of abuse and I am ashamed . No one knows how hard it's to hide the pain behind a...
    kittenmajor kittenmajor 18-21, F 9 Responses 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm so far in the pit of denial that my parents have been emotionally abusing me for so long even though multiple people tell me they are, that i don't know if I'll ever crawl back...
    bookworm342 bookworm342 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's all i seem to do recently is bicker and cry because Im depressed and dont know what to do I'll be blunt n to point and try explain, I was so happy for last 6 years after years...
    1982Caroline1982 1982Caroline1982 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Everyday's just getting worse at home, especially tonight, and I'd do anything to get out of here and go live with my teacher who's more of a father to me than my dad. I'm...
    Hipstercatlover Hipstercatlover 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My whole life has been built on abuse of almost every kind but as I see it now, it was a soul forged through fire and it has made my soul strong, as strong as any metal and as...
    Spitbak Spitbak 46-50, M Feb 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am here because I need your help. I am not the victim though. I am the abuser and I want to stop. I can't afford therapy. My issues stem from not feeling worthy or having self...
    Backspaceblogger Backspaceblogger 26-30 4 Responses Feb 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Imagine yourself walking through a forest. So far, it had been one straight path until unexpectedly, ahead of you, is a crossroad, two paths, left or right. Your not afraid because...
    Trainedheart Trainedheart 31-35, F 10 Responses Feb 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hi.. In my life I think I been through a lot, for example my parents divorce, leaving me alone to survive for 5 months( you can check out my other post about my family divorce and...
    Rokas2260 Rokas2260 13-15, M 5 Responses Feb 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Lately, I decided to dedicate my free time to volunteer.Among other things, I'm helping children with learning disabilities. Among the large group of children, there is this shy 9...
    aloysia aloysia 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Making Peace with Your Past: Choosing Forgiveness Are you haunted by something that happened in your past? Whether someone wronged you or you made a decision you regret, Dr. Phil...
    Q2013 Q2013 46-50, F Feb 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I feel so suffocated here and there's not much I can do about it. He yells at me to the point where I'm crying every fricken' morning, won't let me take naps anymore, takes my...
    Hipstercatlover Hipstercatlover 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Lately especially. The most recent ones involve music. Lyrics come true for me. For example: "Let me photograph you in this light" in an Adele song. The first time I heard the...
    maizyjane maizyjane 13-15, F Feb 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It started when I was younger, with seeing balls of light and hearing my name being called. Now it manifests itself in more subtle ways. Once I had a very sharp pain in my hand...
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    About three years ago, I was diagnosed with Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Even before the diagnosis, I felt that something was severely off with my emotional demographic...
    Lentocrates778 Lentocrates778 22-25, F Jan 31

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was very naive and he was my very first boyfriend, first EVERYTHING. As we started our relationship, he began to change... He had anger issues. He would snap... Call me horrible...
    AndreaaG AndreaaG 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 31

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Just cause you had a ****** childhood doesn't mean you should physically and emotionally abuse us. I hope karma. Comes and bites you. For all those times
    Avila96 Avila96 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 31

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Have you ever considered confronting your abuser?
    smo0ch smo0ch 22-25, M Jan 31

    Your Response

    Cancel