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I Was a Battered Wife

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 34 People

    Total Stranger

    I was a bettered wife and I didn't even know about it.....I took me 12 years and 3 kids to realize how bad it really was. After 10 years of being together and going through the emotional turmoil that involves a drug addict I found out who my husband really was. I never...
    sandylo sandylo 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 29, 2009

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    New Understanding....

    Today was a rough day and if I would've started writting earlier I would've probably made you want to choke me...so, after enough meditation and crying and meditation, here I am. I did not realize what a huge impact and how twisted I've had been living for so long, now I see. You...
    sandylo sandylo 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 4, 2009

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    Behind Closed Doors

    my husband is a control freak and very jealous and possessive.so when he started using cocaine (about 23 years ago) he became very parranoid and violent too..it went on a long time and I have been in womens refuges a few times through the years..he is still very moody but has...
    kyocera kyocera 56-60 1 Response Jul 21, 2008

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    In The Meantime.....

    I am in the ''meantime"...... The "meantime" is that time in your life when you either choose or was forced to close a chapter in your life in order to begin another one. I choose 'LIFE", a healthy one anyways for me and my 3 boys. I decided to continue...
    sandylo sandylo 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 31, 2009

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    Forgive...don't Ever Forget..

    It's been a while from the last time I was here. I was at a different place back then...mentaly,physicaly,but most of all emotionaly. Don't know how to describe it or if you could ever understand...when I first discovered this place I really didnt know what exactly I was looking...
    sandylo sandylo 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 17, 2010

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    I Just Want To Heal.....

    Did it ever occur to you that you could feel so hurt for such a long time and that someone that you adored could hurt you with such magnitude that what you have left is a whole bunch of nothing??? Have you ever asked yourself how did you get here and was there a chance to prevent...
    sandylo sandylo 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 17, 2009

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    Change The Way You Look At It......simple!

    It's been a while since I write anything....I've been through enormous emotional turmoil. I guess this is what we have to go through as part of the healing process. Even dough that deep sorrow it's still there, deep inside....right there were you pushed it and still now and then...
    sandylo sandylo 26-30, F Dec 22, 2009

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    Define Battered.....

    Sometimes it's overwhelming to me the thought of me seeing myself as a battered wife, I sometimes think that maybe I'm just taking everything out of proportions and because I'm hurting I want a definition or an excuse for the pain that I am suffering and had been suffering the...
    sandylo sandylo 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 2, 2009

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    I Was For 10 Years.........

    I was a battered wife for 10 years....those years I have lost forever. I come from a long line of hard Italian family on my father's side, and just as hard on my mother's side which is Irish........ It was an arranged marriage by my father....he wanted dealings with the family...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 3 Responses Dec 9, 2010

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    New View

    Ok so here I am again and this time sooner than expected....I am beginning to see things in a very different way. I don't know if it's because for the first time in my life I feel free, don't get me wrong, I am deep inside wounded and in pain, but I fell like finally I can...
    sandylo sandylo 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 25, 2009

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    The Aftermath.....

    OK....hello again, so today I had a meeting with the school teacher and then again, reality stroke again. I am forced once again to make a decision I thought I wold never have to face...my son is so traumatized by so much instability that he is failing in school. I was thrown...
    sandylo sandylo 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 3, 2009

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    It took me 30 years to heal enough to tell

    anyone about my first marriage. I had the best boyfriend. He adored me. I was studying interior design, he was trying to decide between college and work. The sex, oh the sex was incredible! The things we did and the places we did them! He was so handsome with an amazing...
    Deedle623 Deedle623 51-55, F 2 Responses Aug 29, 2014

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    A Womans Body As I See It..

    I love the Female body As I see it.. The female body was made out of sugar and spice and everything nice. Not made just to bear children, do dishes, wash clothes and do a mans bidding. But to be worshiped, touched with care, and her body completely kissed with reverence...
    beckyanne1 beckyanne1 61-65, F 4 Responses Dec 16, 2010

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    A New Day....

    Today was a day that I will never forget, just like everything that has happened the past 3 months that I can't seem to shake off. I've come to the cope with the pain that comes with the realization and ultimately the acceptance of the end of a long DREAM. Yes, that's what I said...
    sandylo sandylo 26-30, F Nov 24, 2009

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    My story starts with me and my wife of 15 years just trying to spice things up s bit. We have talked openly about letting her enjoy some fun and attention at a few night spots. My...
    Blackstockings74 Blackstockings74 36-40, M 15 Responses Feb 11

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    ginger1979 ginger1979 41-45, F 4 hrs ago

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    It's my wife's day to day, routine over-eating I enjoy. Last night we went out to dinner to this place that serves huge hamburgers. Now I ate one of these things, plus a small...
    joliat joliat 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    it took months and months to get her to meet him. I took my wife to a get away weekend by a river. We enjoyed each other's company with walks and dinner. On the way home I told her...
    thighman thighman 51-55, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I realise that this is quite a long post for anyone to have to read though; essentially I am asking for advice on a somewhat unusual situation. My stepdaughter Emma has recently...
    LouiseBainbridge LouiseBainbridge 66-70, F 3 hrs ago

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    2 March 2015: I was in a car crash with my dad. We were stopped at a merge point and some woman hit us at moderate speed from behind. It was loud and felt like an explosion. The...
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    many ppl on here know that my parents are very true believers in spare the rod spoil the child and so is my school. I was thinking about an incident in school were I was paddled...
    sassygirl15 sassygirl15 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    I,m 68 my wife is 66 weve been married since our teens 49 years now.we have both been loyal and love one another to bits still.but last month my oldest pal and both our friends...
    plastow plastow 61-65, M 1 Response Feb 7

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    Several years ago my wife lived with a boyfriend for a year. At that time she was into drinking and partying as well as ecstasy that he got her on. During the course of there...
    Tonyjonas Tonyjonas 36-40, M Feb 20

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    One year I decided to buy my wife some fancy, sexy, but appropriate dresses and she took them back to the store and returned them. Sometime later, I bought my wife sexy underwear...
    naftali naftali 56-60, M Feb 4

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    My wife and I were on a cruise and having a great time. We could tell that the cabin steward was attracted to her and it was interesting that he would just tap the door and come...
    Monumentman Monumentman 41-45, M 14 Responses Feb 19

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    I am a Trucker have been a Owner Operater for almost a year now. I have been married for almost 6 years now we have one son and another on the way. I have only been trucking for...
    Runningwolf89 Runningwolf89 18-21, M a week ago

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    Very recently, I'd say in the last 5 weeks my wife Krista and I seem to be growing distant, our love life still sizzles in bed when it happens but at times I feel like she's going...
    wetsec wetsec 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 4

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    Now on a night we were having our good time. Still I was eager to know more about the my wife's relation with that boy, who, seen her naked ..... so I asked Shree, whether she was...
    esskayindian4u esskayindian4u 36-40 Feb 7

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    I have always been fascinating with nude living. My parents were liberal so home milieu was free and frank. I used to stay in room without clothes, out of room just underwear. I...
    friendsfriend friendsfriend 41-45, M Feb 13

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    So I've been married to my husband for almost four years now. We met when I was 18, still in high school, and I fell so hard for him so so fast. He was 21, and was spending one...
    marinesprincess93 marinesprincess93 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have been caught twice. when I was 12, I used to wear my moms pantyhose, heels and dresses...also makeup and her wig. I hid them in the corner of the bathroom behind the tub...
    dressupgina dressupgina 41-45, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    My whole time in school from Kindergarten through 6th grade in grade school, 7-8th grades in Junior High/Middle school, and all through 9-12th grades in High school I was bullied...
    halfblind79 halfblind79 31-35, M 1 hr ago

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    Today was Valentines day. Well last night I got home she bought me flowers, fingernail polish remover and a spray bottle for water because she gave my last one away. we sat and...
    ianbrewman ianbrewman 26-30, T 2 Responses Feb 14

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    We went for a pedicure and I got my toes painted glittery gold. Then we speed at the beauty supply store and I bought some matte finish top coat polish for my fingers. As we drove...
    Sharon03 Sharon03 61-65 12 Responses Feb 19

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    I asked my wife what women really want and she said attentive lovers. Or maybe it was "a tent of lovers." I wasn't really sure, but was too worried to ask.
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 5 Responses Feb 21

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    My wife is pretty shy and won't do anything like that around home but when we go out of town she enjoys it. We've gone to Vegas a few times and she's worn see thru tops without...
    suggestivehubby suggestivehubby 36-40, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have MS and have a lot of weakness. recently my wife began sleeping with another man. It drove me crazy the first couple of times but now it's exciting. I'm glad my wife is...
    robbyt3545 robbyt3545 31-35, M 2 Responses Feb 5

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    my darling wife's my life love my princess my beautiful princess and my everything she's much older than me i stuck on her until i could win her heart , for a reason stronger than...
    Hasmarika4ever Hasmarika4ever 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 5

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    Ugh! I have been married with an amazing man for a few years but can't kick the ex wife thing! How do you deal with a greedy manipulative, no boundaries, talks about herself and is...
    steny steny 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 5

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