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I Was a Battered Wife

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Come on ladies, you are no bundle of fun either. We men like to explore, have fun, travel, and be with our buddies much more than being with you. Why is that? Most every man I...
    mbb50 mbb50 61-65, M 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    So, I married one of my former teachers. He is twenty years older than I am. Of course this means he has had sex with more people than I have. I am his third former student, but...
    Hushgirl Hushgirl 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    My husband and I live by Fort Campbell, I've been here 6 months and still haven't made any friends. It's not that I'm shy or anything, but the other wife's that my husband...
    pastelstars pastelstars 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Ask about my wife? Or we can talk about her. Or whomever.
    c0wboi c0wboi 31-35 3 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    if I had one and she really enjoyed eating without feeling the guilt to be thin or fit.By all means I would happily support her in just being comfortable enjoying her life to its...
    bignatbreastluver bignatbreastluver 46-50, M 55 mins ago

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    My wife and I are hardly talking because of her relationship with a boyfriend she used to have 20 years ago. This boyfriend was her very first in all regards and I know is very...
    tuxiflet tuxiflet 36-40, M 3 Responses Jul 12

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    While cleaning out my father in laws cabin after my wife and I bought it from him, I was moving some of the furniture, My wife's sister used to live at the cabin when she was...
    johnie5 johnie5 41-45, M 5 Responses Jun 27

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    Before I start, this is going to be long. You have to know the beginning before you can understand the end. KARMA is a big word here so pls keep that in mind while reading...
    arwhap13 arwhap13 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    I’m finally out. Hi everyone. I joined this group two days ago to get support to leave forever my MM. After reading everyone’s stories, I feel compelled to write mine. I am...
    nycgrrrl nycgrrrl 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    I met this guy, I'll call him Dean, at his job at the library. I got his email address because of something library related and sent him one or two- very business like emails. I...
    theotherwoman83 theotherwoman83 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    My wife and I were shopping and a lady walked by in short skirt and high heels my wife said she didn't know how they could wear heels all day. I said it wouldn't be that bad...
    pmgurl pmgurl 51-55 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    At the age of 48 I met and marry the love of my life . It has come at a huge price ,having to leave my two daughters (my best friends ) and a gorgeous ,mischievious two and half...
    moomin13 moomin13 46-50 Jun 26

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    There was a period of my career when I came in from working my morning job. I would have about 3 to 4 hours free to shower and kick back until I had to go on duty at my other job...
    freddyshirley freddyshirley 51-55, F Jun 28

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    I finally got to watch my wife get a cut at the barbers It was awesome watching her sitting there getting a short boys cut by a barber and he really gave her a much shorter cut...
    blackcape blackcape 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    My ex wife and I have 3 kids. We share custody where we have alternating weeks with the kids. I pay child support and alimony. In addition to that i also pay for my two oldest...
    RichardHertz RichardHertz 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 8

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    It is so hard being in your 40s. Everyone has so much past baggage with divorce, kids, and financial obligations. I have been trying to move forward with a man who is getting a...
    rosedl rosedl 41-45, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My husband was away at ALC and just got back to work this week. He comes home for lunch yesterday telling me he was asked if he was going to his ball tomorrow (which would be today...
    SgtArmyWife SgtArmyWife 22-25, F 6 Responses Jun 27

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    We were married in 1954 and began ‘swinging’ ten years later. It started when we ran into a couple we knew slightly in college who told us over drinks that they were...
    oraclenow oraclenow 70+, M Jul 3

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    We are married for 1.5 years. My wife a bengali sexy lady who loves sex very much. After a long nagging i hav managed my wife to get her shared with another man. I wanna try. If u...
    smazumder1984 smazumder1984 26-30, M 9 Responses Jul 14

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    I love my wife very much. I can do everything for my goddess wife. She always treat me like her slave and humilate me infront of others but I love her style and attitude. My...
    wifeslaveritesh wifeslaveritesh 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    I am currently 14, When I was about four I lost my mom in a vicious custody battle. I lived with my dad and did not see my mom at all. I met my grandparents a while before i lost...
    RayneZ RayneZ 13-15, F 5 Responses Jul 11

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    I'm going in to work today. Not even a week after we broke things off. I have to be strong! I can't even smile longer than I should. I learned my lesson. I know who he is and WHAT...
    nmurch37 nmurch37 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    Wel it goes like this,my wife went to a x mas dinner at a restautant with her colleges and she was wearing a very tiny dress a black one and she was wearing a g string!!she got...
    Gigifu Gigifu 36-40, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Well, a lot of people are probably curious about my life. Well, I have been through a lot in the past, but this one was the worst I've ever went through. Though I was only down for...
    kamishiro kamishiro 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    My husband and I have been in a relationship for ten years. I was 17 and he was 24. We have always been so attached to each and so much in love. We were best friends and told each...
    ramonap1990 ramonap1990 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I was around 7 - 8 years of age when I was tooken from my mother my mother and stepfather were very cruel to me as I can remember. My mother and father divorced in 1972 my father...
    Tweetybird2012 Tweetybird2012 41-45, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    My wife clippered my nape today , it was the first time I have ever had it done, it was awesome I gave her a short pixe but she wants it shorter so on the weekend I'm going to...
    blackcape blackcape 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 23

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    Hello there :) I'm not a military wife yet but I was wondering if anyone knew the answers to my questions. He's still new he's in the army and we were talking about when we get...
    lyssaraelou lyssaraelou 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    Im 38, I was badly bullied at secondary school, we can all remember the names of our bullies and what they done.... And as last 4 yrs been mocked and cleverly bullied , the guy is...
    mindi911 mindi911 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 27

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    I am not married but coz I am just 18 but I think wife should not be beautiful becoz most of the beautiful women are not good from heart and the main think not faithful that's why...
    Popobandar Popobandar 18-21, M Jun 29

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    my friends and well wishers& all kind hearted people of ep i need all or wises,blessings for my princess& angel wife&son....they are having a lovely time on this weekend....my love...
    sherrymunna sherrymunna 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    Was decorating on a hot day so was home alone and could not be seen so decided to do it naked didnt realise my wife had given her mum a key and that she was calling round heard the...
    danglybits danglybits 46-50, M 5 Responses Jul 5

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    dropping my kids off at my separated wife's place....returning back to my rented lonely house...I am sad beyond words.I dont want to live here anymore.I am clickng my red ruby...
    wiseprotector wiseprotector 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 7

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    This doesn't really have to be a serious thing, but I just want an online wife. A kind and innocent girl who I can just talk with as if we are a close friends. I don't really want...
    PrincessPolarBear PrincessPolarBear 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    I feel like writing. I am a wife,yes. This title meant something to me in the beginning. It is a tough title to live by if you are me. When I was younger about 1 4 to 15. I dreamed...
    ashless ashless 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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