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I Want to Divorce My Emotionally Abusive Husband

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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 - controlling, calling me fat. Is this emotinal abuse We have children he said if I try and divorce him he...
    Homebirdie Homebirdie 36-40 5 Responses Nov 8, 2012

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    Now that I've left him,

    both of our children think he's the greatest person on the world and want to go back.
    putyourrecordson putyourrecordson 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 3, 2014

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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 college working full time and I know he was stressed and he took alot out on me. Over time I got used to it. I would get yelled at and...
    opencomein opencomein 26-30 1 Response Jul 6, 2012

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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 old now with two teen daughters, and I see that all the indirect, and direct digs, silent treatments, nasty body language, nasty looks(that are...
    tmcmjc tmcmjc 41-45, F 5 Responses Apr 1, 2014

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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 husband of twelve years has constantly attacked every part of myself, initially with his body language, bad looks, dismissing behaviors...
    Gigimarie2 Gigimarie2 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 3, 2014

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    I'm trying my hardest to stop my stalker

    and expose um for what he really is. He's a threat to so many detrimental things. Sooner or later I will come across the right path and walk out in total victory.
    dramafever dramafever 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 11

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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 the answer is a unequivocal YES! Though not officially diagnosed, this man is without a doubt a narcissistic abuser. At the end of my rope, and after...
    randomthoughts randomthoughts 46-50, F 46 Responses Aug 30, 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 parents live in PA and I could go stay with them but I am afraid my husband will charge me with kidnapping if I take kids out of...
    Helen0728 Helen0728 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 19, 2014

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    My husband was always abusive,

    always self centered, always loved. It wasn't until he decided to get his attention elsewhere that I decided to look at him for who he is. Now I'm desperately trying to get a divorce he never wants to agree to, and dealing with his ridicule of my life as a single mom of 3. I...
    leigh8133 leigh8133 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 10

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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 count more... Soon I'm walking out the door. 5,6,7,8, who'd a though I coulda hate? When did I think he was really great? 1,2,3,4, What's...
    konichiwabtchs konichiwabtchs 36-40 8 Responses Jun 25, 2009

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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 sometimes his use to be soft, gentle hands. The spark is gone, my life will never be the same. He knew all the right bottoms to...
    franhigg franhigg 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 18, 2013

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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 the fifteeth time..the same episode.  That's where he is ALL THE TIME, every day and night.  He does work..but it...
    pamela1229 pamela1229 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 28, 2010

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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 everyone to impossible standards (especially me) and is no where near them himself. He treats me like sh*t without even realizing...
    NovaAnimus NovaAnimus 26-30 4 Responses Sep 30, 2013

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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 wife,are daughter got diagnosed wth terminal cancer,he was never home always out of state for work,so i met...
    brokinsoul brokinsoul 31-35 5 Responses Jan 28, 2013

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    I was in an emotionally abusive relationship

    for 9 years, it was great at the beginning, he was charming etc, but after 4 years the cracks started to get worse and I lost all confidence in myself. After being married for over a year, the last straw was when he physically assaulted me. Now he has moved on with a new woman...
    lou2014 lou2014 46-50, F 2 Responses May 10, 2014

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    I've been with this guy

    for 4 years, married 3. Almost immediately he began to emotionally and physically abuse me. Tonight, he may have gone too far. Things had been looking up since last Monday. Then today, it went to **** in a big way. I need to vent so here it goes.... I am 5'1" and 105lbs. He's...
    Istherehelpforme Istherehelpforme 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 8

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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 this were true. And the story goes on like it has always gone on. We had a beautiful day. And then there came a point in...
    BoundAndBroken BoundAndBroken 22-25 6 Responses Apr 25, 2012

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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."
    putyourrecordson putyourrecordson 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 23, 2013

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    I need to divorce my husband

    but I am scared of him getting remarried and my kids loving their stepmother more than me.
    sherrybetan sherrybetan 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 10, 2014

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    I called my mom...finally asked her if I could come home...he left a few min ago cause I wouldn't let him sleep until he was nice and communicated with me cause that's all I...
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    My boyfriend fractured my leg this time...I can't blame myself anymore..I didn't start it this time...it was him...the pushing...the screaming...he picked me up and threw me cause...
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    I am 21 and my boyfriend is 27 and we have been together for three years. Today after loosing a packet of tobacco, my boyfriend said to me that I'm so dumb and I have no brain and...
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    I am ready for a relationship but I'm not. I've got trust issues so I'm not ready for anything serious but if I were to get involved with anyone it would be with serous intent. I...
    MyKidsAreMyWorld MyKidsAreMyWorld 36-40, F 15 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm getting a divorce through mediation. My husband and I are pretty much already co-parenting, and neither of us are interested in making this ugly. We are both teachers, make...
    Apple182 Apple182 31-35, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    I still haven't dealt with my previous relationship...I was with him for 4 years and he controlled me and put me down I eventually put my foot down and got away but now 2 and a...
    xblondex xblondex 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Been in a good mood all day and then husband comes home and ******* me out because my daughter was eating gold fish on the couch but no mess was made. Then it lasts on and off two...
    AmayaHoo AmayaHoo 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    My husband is emotionally abusive, and I resent him for the past, but im unable to leave.
    carissalime carissalime 36-40 4 days ago

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    I never imagined I would be divorced in my mid thirties...but, after being with the same woman for 17 years, we separated March 2014, and divorce was final Feb 2015...So, to all...
    Jfour001 Jfour001 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I realized the other day that I don't say "no" to guys. Not in the sense I enjoy it, but I feel like I HAVE to please guys sexually even if I don't want to. After so many years of...
    terrywill15 terrywill15 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Wow I don't even know where to start….but in a nutshell, my father has been emotionally manipulative and abusive for his entire life. I did not really feel the wrath of his evil...
    kimalee77 kimalee77 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    I was in an emotionally abusive relationship. I got out, but he keeps contacting me and saying all these things that sound good, but I know he doesn't mean it... It is sad when you...
    ImConvinced ImConvinced 31-35, F 8 Responses 4 days ago

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    I went on a "find your best self" retreat this weekend. No phones or Internet allowed. It was really enriching. When it came to my ex... The only word I expressed towards him was...
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    GOD BLESS THE DAY HOW I GET MY EX HUSBAND BACK Hello my name is Babarah from CANADA. i just want to share my experience and testimony here.. i was married for 6 years to my...
    babarah babarah 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I'm a twenty two year old slightly single overweight lesbian woman who is mainly looking for friends of older age. I battle borderline personality disorder, which makes...
    rainbowsmangos2015 rainbowsmangos2015 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    my husband dropped a bombshell on me a few days ago that he wants a divorce. we have 2 children, 4yrs and 5 weeks and been together for 11 years married for almost 9. we been...
    Hilda37 Hilda37 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    i feel like my mom is emotionally abusive. she gets mad at litterally the smalest things, and then she will cuss me out, yell at me, and make me feel like nothing. sometimes she...
    bunnycheer36 bunnycheer36 16-17, F Jul 22

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    chriscc11 chriscc11 26-30, F Jul 21

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    after near 10 years of being with this boy I am so over it. and he's trapping me.. ughh .. its be with him or lose my son..
    Tstanley86 Tstanley86 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 21

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