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    Stay Or Go Bc I Dont Know Anymore - been with my husband for 7 years now. Married for a couple months and it seems that its only getting worse. We got married and he was still in...
    opencomein opencomein 26-30 1 Response Jul 6, 2012

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    Abusive Husband - Narcisstic Personality Disorder - 3 years ago I wrote a post about my abusive husband called "Is this abuse?" I have to say that today my eyes are wide open and...
    randomthoughts randomthoughts 46-50, F 18 Responses Aug 30, 2012

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    Trapped - My husband has a history of being emotionally abusive. He is in therapy now but I can't let it go, all the things he did. Why can't I forgive? He still has traces of it...
    Homebirdie Homebirdie 36-40 5 Responses Nov 8, 2012

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    I am married to emotionally and financially abusive husband. I have 2 kids 7years old and 4years old. We live in NYC. My credit history is bad so I can not rent my own place. My...
    Helen0728 Helen0728 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 19

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    Confused - I need help,i have been married to a man for 15yrs,we share 4beautiful children,he has always treated me as if i was beneath him,told me i wld never b anything,but his...
    brokinsoul brokinsoul 31-35 6 Responses Jan 28, 2013

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    I used to consider myself a strong, responsible, loving, sexy and happy professional woman. Now, I am starting to realize that I doubt myself and my confidence has gone down. my...
    Gigimarie2 Gigimarie2 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    About Ready To Just Bail - Bombs and blasts burst in the background as I write this blog while my husband of ten years watches his military show from his favorite chair for about...
    pamela1229 pamela1229 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 28, 2010

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    1, 2,3, 4, I Can't Count It Any More! - How many ways is my husband emotionally abusive? Here is a little descriptive prose, in light of the situation: 1,2,3,4, I don't wanna...
    konichiwabtchs konichiwabtchs 36-40 8 Responses Jun 25, 2009

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    Married to a passive aggressive/narcissist-I have been with my husband for twenty years, married for fifteen. I use to think there was really something wrong with me. I'm 43 years...
    tmcmjc tmcmjc 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    I think it's time to call it quits when your seven year old says "mommy, why did you marry him? You need to marry someone else. We need a stepdad."
    mnd786 mnd786 26-30, F 6 Responses Dec 23, 2013

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    I Can't Get Away - Here I am sitting in a dark motel room because once again my husband has kicked me out of my own house. Hootin and hollering that he is done with me. If only...
    BoundAndBroken BoundAndBroken 22-25 6 Responses Apr 25, 2012

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    Well, where do I begin? I guess I could say that I still have some feelings for my husband, I be lying if I said I didn't. But, after the beat downs from his harsh words, and...
    franhigg franhigg 41-45, F 3 Responses Dec 18, 2013

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    Does He Really Not Get It? - I love my husband. I do. I can't help it. Maybe someday it will change, but right now it hurts how much I love him. And that is the problem. He holds...
    NovaAnimus NovaAnimus 26-30 5 Responses Sep 30, 2013

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    I'm new to this but decided to go ahead and post my experience. I met my husband when I was 12 years old and at age 15 he took my virginity away. I hung out with him in my early 2...
    Nerilynn Nerilynn 31-35 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I was in a emotional abusive relationship and I'm out of it now . My ex and I started dating freshman year of high school but we've known each other since 7th grade . He never used...
    Loving1234 Loving1234 16-17, F Mar 31

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    There isn't a topic for those already in a Emotionally Abusive relationship. So I decided to post what happened to me today: Before I begin, me and my partner have been together...
    SoAntagonistic SoAntagonistic 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 22

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    Emotionally abusive relationships are the scariest kind..because it hooks your soul and never let's you free 😔💔
    souksminaj souksminaj 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    Divorce in snohomish county in washington stateAny recommendations? Domestic violence and a no contact protection order are involved. Me (wife) is working at $13/hr and has less...
    cestlavie14 cestlavie14 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    My now sorta ex got tired of having to commit to a serious relationship with me once she turned 21 (because she wanted to go out to bars and not have to worry about me staying home...
    Mercey Mercey 18-21, M Mar 17

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    I just broke up with my girlfriend that I have been with for 8 years now. I struggle with a addiction problem that she just can't accept. She becomes abusive and violent when I...
    lovelife2014 lovelife2014 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    The peace I have now that I was taken away from before truly shows that these relationships hold you back from loving yourself and loving others. Self-awareness is completely gone...
    blowyamind blowyamind 22-25, F Apr 3

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    we are freshman in highschool, age 15, he's 16. at the beginning of our relationship he acted as if he didn't know me, he'd never sit with me at lunch, or ever try and spend time...
    katiebrooks005 katiebrooks005 13-15, F Apr 5

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    In a few days my husband and I will have been married for 30 years. He is a GOOD man. Neither of us have ever cheated on the other. He doesn't drink. He's never been abusive...
    ThisiswhatIwant ThisiswhatIwant 56-60, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have been married for 29 years and it has been torture the last 15! We do not sleep in the same room, nor do we even sit in the same room. I can't stand to be around him and I...
    timetobehappy47 timetobehappy47 46-50, F 5 Responses Mar 29

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    I met him at 18 on the second day of college. Started dating a few weeks later, with him cheating on his long-term girlfriend. Broke up several times and got back together because...
    zkjk1112 zkjk1112 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    He tells me he is sorry for not showing me the attention I need and he is going to do better. He tells me there is no one else. He tells me these things but what I want is for...
    Shirleyyougest Shirleyyougest 46-50, F Mar 24

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    My husband isn't dead and he hasn't gone overseas or left for some other adventure. He's simply left. I have had to accept that he is no longer the same person I fell in love with...
    instinctivepurity instinctivepurity 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I am so sad and scared about the future for myself and my kids because I have come to the realization that I need to file for divorce from my husband of almost 14 yrs. I am...
    tornandhurt tornandhurt 36-40, F 7 Responses Mar 25

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    I guess it all started after I was potty trained my father became very verbally and emotionally abusive to me, unlike when I was in diapers, my mom was afraid to stop these attacks...
    makemeababy makemeababy 46-50 Mar 22

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    I met my soul mate when I was dating my husband. An instant connection unlike anything I ever felt before. It sounds like bullshit from some cheesy movie but, this is real. My...
    forevercursed14 forevercursed14 26-30 1 Response Mar 28

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    I am happily married woman. My husband loves me a lot. We have been married for 4 years. 2 years after marriage I resigned my job n moved to a new place with my husband. I got no...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 26

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    I am newly married (6 months) and feel I was completely fooled by my husband. My husband and I went to high school together and back then I always knew him and his friends fooled...
    scretsmiles91 scretsmiles91 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I believe our marriage partner is our other half. Means, exactly like us. -Good people with good people. Bad people with bad people- ..as simple as that.. Truthfully, I want a...
    jalanyanglurus jalanyanglurus 18-21, F Apr 6

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    I really want to leave my husband, we have 5 kids together and although he is a great father, i cant say much for his husband skills. He has an alcohol problem, he can't stop...
    Pissesmeoff Pissesmeoff 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    Wanting to be loved is what I desire more than anything. Having someone look at you and not judge you by your looks but by your personality. I want to be a husband and have a...
    BeefStromi BeefStromi 18-21, M Mar 16

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    Both my parents are career driven individuals who made me more because they had a social obligation to at least produce a child then anything else. By the age of 6 months I was in...
    soliloque soliloque 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Why I had to get divorced I married my husband over 20 years ago. We have children, some in college, some at home. He is a military man, proud and honorable. He is also very...
    lizziegirl10 lizziegirl10 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 17

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    It it interesting to see the reactions of others to my situation. My family, friends, strangers, everyone has an opinion and a strong one at that. I married my hubby for the wrong...
    unexpectedlove15 unexpectedlove15 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    UPDATE TO why i had to do it Since EP wont let us edit stories (thanks guys) here is an update. I am going back to my husband. He knows he has to change. He knows he cant be...
    lizziegirl10 lizziegirl10 41-45, F 6 Responses Mar 22

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    Well I finally got help with my depression that was contributed by my abusive cheating husband. I was alone, depressed, withdrawn, and suicidal. But as I got the time to hurt, I...
    2young4marriage 2young4marriage 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    It has been 3 months since we separated. It was a difficult thing to do especially with 3 little ones, but I was so scared I couldn't just wait for him to hurt me. I had to get an...
    SamRn SamRn 31-35, F 6 Responses Mar 17

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    I'm 30 and recently divorced. My ex was verbally, emotionally and somewhat physically abusive. At the same time, he was my best friend. We were together for 10 years and married...
    sdp11983 sdp11983 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Reading all these stories has opened my eyes to how many of us are struggling with such similar problems. I've been married for 4 years. with no kids as i couldn't possibly bare...
    Nutmeg11 Nutmeg11 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    My husband and i split up a couple of months ago, after being unhappy together for a long time. It's not that we didn't love each other, we just each have our own issues and took...
    TomahawkLeisure TomahawkLeisure 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have written on here once before, about a comment my husband had made awhile ago about our marriage. Now, within a short week, everything has completely crumbled. First let me...
    mbackman678 mbackman678 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 18

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    My story is so unlike so many I see here. My husband isn't abusive, or even mean. He wants this to work. Or rather, for us to stay together.. the marriage has never really worked...
    hourbyhour163 hourbyhour163 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 20

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    My mother in law is mean. My sisters in laws are just as crazy as her. The rest of his family is weird, too. I am beginning to think my husband is no good for me either. Maybe...
    tiredofit44 tiredofit44 41-45, F 16 hrs ago

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    I'm 23 and I've been married 10 months to the man I've been dating since I was 15. We've been together for 7 years. What makes this situation so hard is that there is nothing...
    Gingerness7 Gingerness7 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I picked "was" instead of "am" in an abusive relationship because I believe my fiancé and I have worked our way through our problems. Is it wrong to believe that couples who are...
    brusselsprouts brusselsprouts 22-25, F Mar 31

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    I'm not sure how well I will be received here but I am sharing my story nonetheless. I was widowed at the age of 32 and my son was 2 1/2. I was not looking for a relationship after...
    MomofOZ2003 MomofOZ2003 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    My husband cheated on me with prostitutes. Two a month ago, and once in 2012, when we were separated. He had that one come to our house while our kids were sleeping upstairs. These...
    MrsElizabeth MrsElizabeth 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 20

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    Your husband doing you are out cheating on him,, Is he cheating on you to? Some husband go to the bar,, some just go on a fishing or hunting trip,, Did you every wondering he...
    pullupgirl103 pullupgirl103 31-35, F