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I Try Not to Be So Emotional Everyday

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    I am coming out of a one year relationship.My ex was an emotional abuser.He toyed around with my feelings and made me feel worthless and i didnt realise it until recently.I cry...
    jontedlenz jontedlenz 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I'm newly married for 10 months so far, I'm so depressed that I feel it was a wrong decision in the first place. It was a kind of an arranged marriage, no love story. We got...
    dokadonna dokadonna 31-35, F 6 Responses Mar 11

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    I had an accident at work, in which the corporation fired me. They backed off and made offer to reinstate me. I had to make a choice between demoting from my position at work...
    SummerzPeak SummerzPeak 36-40, M Mar 12

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    Fighting resolves nothing. I find that learning to live with my emotional needs is easier.
    tomisabiker tomisabiker 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 16

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    I need some help.... I've been with my partner 3 years and ever since our son was born 9 months ago I've been treated like dirt. I can understand pregnancy hormones but everything...
    bighugstoall bighugstoall 26-30, M 3 Responses Mar 20

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    The most destructive emotional abuse is the emotional abuse we learned to inflict upon ourselves. We formed our core relationship with self in early childhood and have been...
    sweetartventure sweetartventure 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I've wondered for a long time if I am emotionally repressed to some degree. I feel as though I go through the motions of daily life, showing the emotions I am expected to show...
    emeraldfire2065 emeraldfire2065 26-30, F 3 days ago

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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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    "The dance that we learn as children - the repression and distortion of our emotional process in reaction to the attitudes and behavior patterns we adopt to survive in an...
    sweetartventure sweetartventure 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    My emotions run on such overdrive that they burn out. Then I feel nothing. Then I feel everything. The official term is Emotionally Detached. I read these links and they fit me...
    ecofox ecofox 22-25 5 days ago

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    If you're reading this please explain to me what emotional abuse is. I think I'm just now noticing my last relationship wasn't just physical but emotional too.... I have a...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    *REAL INTIMACY IS SHARED UNDERSTANDING OF THE OTHER PERSON* I could have chosen to write this post on "Intimacy is not Always Sexual", or "I Believe come to your life for a reason...
    KaleidoscopeMoment KaleidoscopeMoment 36-40, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    I not only believe in it, I'm definitely in one with a women who I never ever believed could exist. She keeps telling me she is normal, ordinary. If she is normal and ordinary I've...
    Jonny1959 Jonny1959 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    Tell me if this is emotional abuse or physical I'm trying to understand this and get over it and move on I have a mental problem so it will be difficult to explain it I think he...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    Emotional abuse is heart and soul mutilation http://www.joy2meu.com/emotional_abuse.html
    sweetartventure sweetartventure 31-35, F a week ago

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    I need advice from any former victims of high school bullying. I've been out of high school for about seven years now (class of '08), but I can't seem to stop dwelling on how I was...
    PassionEarth9 PassionEarth9 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Emotional abuse is just as bad I think because it causes undue stress. Stress can kill you. It will cause you to make poor decisions. I am victimized at times even at the age of 3...
    jamielove7777 jamielove7777 26-30, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I feel alone everyday. sometimes I wish when I have a bad day I could talk to someone or go somewhere. I don't do any thing everyday. I sleep half of the day away so I don't have...
    Cupcakejunky Cupcakejunky 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    My spouse of 34 years is having a emotional affair with a coworker of his. He doesn't know it but that's what it is. She is the only one his cell phone minutes are used on and she...
    tml1959 tml1959 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 1

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    I'm in a emotional manipulation abusive relationship. I love this man more then anything in this world. But I'm so unhappy he is a liar and a cheater and when he cheats it's...
    doucet927 doucet927 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    Yeah! I am emotional. But I can control emotions and it is not easy. Because I like to be straight forward.
    Jms04 Jms04 18-21, M Mar 5

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    I feel like every time something good happens something bad always happens shortly after that to ruin it all. I feel so good and then I feel terrible. Its like an emotional roller...
    julielevin julielevin 18-21, F Mar 5

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    This doesn't simply mean "sensitive". I'm very emotional. I am a feeler. I am very empathetic and can be sympathetic to those who deserve better. I can put myself in others' shoes...
    IllusionaryGentleman39 IllusionaryGentleman39 18-21, M Mar 8

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    or well I think so. all of my ex's have been emotionally abusive, and I get sad thinking about it but also really.. excited? I get talked down to a lot, manipulated, and it makes...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 9

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    Today I feel thankful, I guess I woke up on the right side of the bed. These types of marriage screw with your mind so much that you never seem to be in the same mindset. You're...
    sartur sartur 36-40, F 17 Responses Mar 12

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    I have been in an emotionally abusive relationship for 11 yrs now. We have a 6 yr old son together. Things started off good he was laid back , funny, charming , hardworking...
    mnc13085 mnc13085 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 12

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    i do not know what to say !! my ex or my still friend !! anyway she told me i am too emotional for her, like i can not stay longer with no texting her or hearing from her. i think...
    TRHL TRHL 26-30, M Mar 13

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    The afternoon sunlight reminds me of the past when I was little and was living in my grandma's house, playing with my grandpa, nothing to worry about and everything was perfect, i...
    JJJamesss JJJamesss 22-25, M Mar 16

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    People say I should go to therapy, but like most others you wanna deal with stuff on your own, or have that one friend you can tell everything to. I want that friend, and my mind...
    startingovertw startingovertw 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    I’ve come to terms with my inability to form relationships, this stems from multiple factors in my life including abuse, unavailable/narcissistic parents, and giftedness. I now...
    Deadinsideguy Deadinsideguy 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 17

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    I think that my dad is emotionally abusive. You know that little voice that tells you something isn't right? That you aren't being treated right? I hear it, but it's hard to really...
    dartfrogged dartfrogged 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    Well, were I am its spring break. Its been 7 days.. I live with my Mom she doesnt hurt me physically but she does emotionally. My Dad and I have a bond that no Father and daughter...
    Girllool Girllool 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    The emotional abuser is a Narcissist. The narcissist asked me to help him out on a debt for two months, which we have agreed upon. I set expectations for him that I can help him...
    xXalmostthereXx xXalmostthereXx 26-30, M Mar 20

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    I can be super emotional. And I don't like it. Once I'm like that, my feelings will become so heavy, I just collapse.
    MadNocturnes MadNocturnes 18-21, F Mar 20

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    I never considered emotional abuse as an option until a couselor
    Reinventmyself Reinventmyself 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    i have loved an emotionally abusive and controlling man for ten years. Five years ago I married him. He makes me feel lower than dirt. He didn't touch me for two years saying I...
    girlnomore girlnomore 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I think I finally hit my breaking point. I'm now at that point where if people want to actually be a part of my life, they'll make sure they talk to me and try to act like they...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    A message to my Ex I hate you, I love you You broke me You killed me You ruined my life You hurt me in so many different ways You abused me for 1 full year You drained what ever...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I feel so emotionally drained and depressed.
    xkameria xkameria 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I'm an emotional wreck today. I'm usually really quiet and I don't say much. I hold my temper and my tears back. Not today. Today I shouted at my parents, and slammed my bedroom...
    Crazyguitarist Crazyguitarist 16-17, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I just need to heal, rebuild, find a way out. I feel like I am just ragged mummified bits of skin running amok in the wind. I am tired of everyone having an opinion on my life, of...
    wingeyes wingeyes 31-35, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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