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I Survived Torture and Torment At the Hands of Someone I Loved

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    I am a domestic abusive survivor.

    I fell deeply in love with a man who beat me and said horrible things to me. I finally managed to get away. I filed a restraining order against him, and I'm back on my feet and fein myself again. Unfortunately, I have major trust issues with men now. Maybe one day I'll meet...
    RuhNaaay RuhNaaay 31-35, F 1 Response May 17, 2014

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    All my life I have made fun of.

    Even in kindergarten. But 5th grade was the worst year ever. I had been called stupid,goth,retarded,a dumb blonde and etc.. But all of those words built up to something worse. My Bestfriend abused me. It felt so dark and confusing. Why would my friend do this to me. I tried to...
    moopoo98 moopoo98 13-15, F 1 Response May 17, 2014

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    Family

    I was abused both physically and sexually by my real mom. I took it for what seemed like forever, until I finally hit her when she tried. I still have a hard time trusting anyone due to it.
    truenight99 truenight99 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 11, 2013

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    My 17 Year Old Boyfriend Who I Have Been Dating For 15 Months Cheated On Me With A 30 Year Old Male Stranger

     I'm 16. We've been dating for 15 months. I'm innocent. We live in good neighborhoods and we go to a good school. He was the perfect boyfriend. Polite, Opens all doors for me, total gentlemen. I bragged to my friends about how sweet he was (not rude bragged though).  ...
    MyHeroWasFake MyHeroWasFake 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 8, 2010

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    It Hurts

    I am finding out by people on here there is a way out it just having to take that step. I either stay and hope in time he will change to the better or get out. I have been in several relationships where I got hurt bad married 2 times. I feel the only reason I choose men like this...
    guitargirl guitargirl 46-50, F 2 Responses May 11, 2009

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    Abusive Family

      I have had physical emotional and s*exual abuse from most of my family.  I have witnessed my mother do terrible things to us all. When I left home I chose bad men and similar situations.  then I realised that a good relationship makes me happy.  I still...
    emmasharn emmasharn 31-35, F 1 Response May 11, 2009

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    I'm extremely anti social

    because of it now the one who did it was my step brother and now I just can't trust him any advice
    kimilolakara kimilolakara 16-17, F Jul 25, 2014

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    I just need someone to talk to as a friend when my husband s shut me out
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    Thirty years ago  March 9, 1985 Thirty years later, and I can still see clearly her face as she tells me they are gone. She greeted me with a hug, and pulled my head to her...
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    this is going to be one of those brittany rants that i'm not going to filter and make pretty. if you like pretty, then stop reading. THE SAME WAY THAT IF YOU ONLY LIKE PRETTY GIRLS...
    foldedunfolding foldedunfolding 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 4

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    I'd like to share my story. I'm 24, he's 19. I'm already working, he's still a student. I'm a Muslim, he's Catholic. It was very wrong from the very beginning yet I still pushed...
    Jojane Jojane 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    Iam 16 years old and I have been going out with my girlfriend for 10 months and I completely fell in love with her she means everything to me and I know I mean the world to her too...
    Qewwz Qewwz 22-25, M Mar 17

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    I remember the first time I saw your face, broad and handsome and full of disdain. You sitting there in the dark with an old tshirt on that you had cut the sleeves off of, I'd...
    AshleyJea AshleyJea 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 8

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    Resisted peer pressure, survived from sticky social situations to relationships and fall outs with family and dealing with crazy out of control hormones! Never smoked, never done...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    Alright, this is a really, REALLY long tale, so if you're going to stick around, you should probably get some popcorn or something. I've written all of this just kinda to get it...
    Blue707 Blue707 16-17, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    To all Egyptians and Arabs in Britain .Egyptians and Arabs in London ,brighton and Bournemouth. Beware of this disingenuous man ..he had seen me shopping in one of the shops in...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    ~ CRY LOVE by John Hiatt~A moment of steel a dry-eyed houseDid he say goodbye to you or did you kick him out?I know you're not afraid to go aloneBut this was a marriage of spirit...
    lunadelobos lunadelobos 41-45 2 Responses Mar 12

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    I know this post is long, but trust me, its a great story. This last winter I met a wonderful girl at a corn maze. She was a friend of a friend and we got along just fine. That...
    NathansEP NathansEP 16-17, M Mar 17

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    I'm married the love of my life 5yr ago and when he survived a life threatening medical condition that was service connected the man I knew died and left behind the worst in human...
    endlessstruggle endlessstruggle 41-45, F Mar 20

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    You know, part of me wonders why I am so damned infatuated with you. You are so very intruiging, yet I've only known you for 4 months. Part of that time we barely even spoke. But I...
    EtherealAmethyst EtherealAmethyst 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I don't care if someone is peeing or pooping, I believe their hands should be washed and I do not want them touching me if they can't do that. Washing your hands is something that...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F Mar 1

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    So my husband and I. We've been together for 12 years, married for 8. We have 2 kids together. We met when we were both abroad, and he pretty much moved to a different continent...
    quira00 quira00 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 1

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    Standing at the edge of a precipice. Looking down into the bottomless abyss. No way out. A few more steps forward, and you teeter on the thin crumbling line. One more step forward...
    JustBeYourSelff JustBeYourSelff 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 3

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    More like; everything was going well until I finally saw his true colors. I was dating this guy, we can call him R. So me and R were friends last year and soon we became close...
    HonestlyAlyassa HonestlyAlyassa 13-15, F 5 Responses Mar 3

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    And while I accept that, it's just who I am and my life, it doesn't mean that it's not hard sometimes. Tonight is one of those times. I was reading a book that I didn't expect to...
    IrisArrow IrisArrow 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 6

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    I just want to crawl in a hole today. I left my emotionally abusive husband over five years ago, and yet I'm still dealing with the aftermath of his bullsh*t. The really hard...
    beesknees12 beesknees12 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 10

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    I watched a film called Beastly today. It was about a young man who took his handsomeness seriously. He knew he was very good looking, put others down using the ugly until a girl...
    Myalee Myalee 41-45, F Mar 17

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    i survived a bicycle accident,tho. My body was flying in the sky:for real it is my trouma. but i decided i'd challenge to ride bicycle again in my near future,next month. Hope i'd...
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F Mar 18

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    I survived an attack by a dropbear. It was when I was 12, my sister and I were waking home from school and decided to take a short cut through the bush trails... now normally only...
    CheekiiMonkey CheekiiMonkey 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    It happened yesterday. He was not my friend but I knew him very well. At childhood we used to play together sometimes. yesterday when I was at home came to know that some boys have...
    sugatisangha sugatisangha 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    This is an odd thought... Its been probably a little over a month since we broke up. We had the cheesiest relationship for over a year, everything was amazing, and she was so...
    apmountaindrew apmountaindrew 16-17, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I dated my best friend. We'd liked each other for a long time. And we finally decided to date. I dated him for the longest I've ever dated anyone. 5 months, which is big for me...
    WingedGirl WingedGirl 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Ambiguous header but true. I've survived suicide attempts (both my own and that of a parent), self-harm, domestic abuse of a parent, depression, anxiety, self-destruction and more...
    DaniAllsopp DaniAllsopp 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    In March 2013, I lost the cat that was like a baby to me. He had leukemia. April 2013, I lost my best friend. She fell asleep going to college and hit head on with a semi. She died...
    LadyKayla LadyKayla 18-21, F Mar 4

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    I really want to be tickle tortured but I think I would also like to be tickled in public! I think the humiliation of it would drive me crazy! ( in a good way)
    rufczac1234 rufczac1234 18-21, M Mar 9

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    I have to pee so bad right now anyone want to torture my bladder if so message me.
    delta024 delta024 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 14

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    Vent in 3..2..1.. I guess my ex set up a profile on Facebook and it turns out she's engaged. After being broken up for 4 months, I assume it was with her previous ex. But now all...
    idontknow2658 idontknow2658 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    anyone who have a good heart to sponsor my eye surgery I will be thankful if someone will sponsor me
    jayn12 jayn12 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I don't have anyone I can talk to.. everytime I try to talk to someone new or try to talk about something serious, I usually get blown off
    jmc776 jmc776 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I have had a few relationships in the past... nothing to serious. I have to say though, I did feel loved sincerely once in my life. Friends of mine are always in relationships...
    jkjk237 jkjk237 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    I am a massive idiot. I joined the "crazy guy that went half way around the world and blew his money for a girl who in the end didn't give a **** about him" club. A few months ago...
    Sheiskeepingmetogether Sheiskeepingmetogether 18-21, M 6 Responses Mar 11

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