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I Was a Battered Wife

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 33 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    Related Experiences

    Not a actual wife........im just saying if i was a wife i think i'd be a good one. i learned how to cook this summer. i love cleaning (sometimes). im a very chill person i dont get...
    ihaveaname99 ihaveaname99 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 1

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    It was my wife. I guess she couldn't help it but she told her mother and her sister and goodness knows who else is in that circle now. Anyone else had that happen to them ??
    LibbyLee LibbyLee 56-60, T 4 Responses Sep 12

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    Me and the wifey are vacationing in Paris in a couple weeks. We're gonna blow thousands lololoolollol Being rich is the best.
    RICHKINGDAVID RICHKINGDAVID 22-25, M 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Its the endless thinking with a scarring emotion. Its like a constant beating and blck eye within just words. Ppl forget words have meaning power. He didnt know that the words he...
    prohibitedobsession prohibitedobsession 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    The Dog The other day my wife was off work for a change and later that day my 20 year old step son (her natural son) was coming back from China where he spent his summer vacation...
    alexedad alexedad 46-50 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    This is what I found, posted one year ago. Things have changed, but I believed we would be the ones to work out. "The One The Works Out Sometimes it works out. I'm a work in...
    chasinglesun chasinglesun 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 1

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    That's right you read correct, my wife shaved her head. Conversations have been happening for months with my wife who has been spending her free time studying the bible and has...
    HoMaj HoMaj 31-35, M Sep 2

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    My Wife Is A Woman It began with a casual encounter at the needle exchange, where I had been a frequent visitor in the months after the birth of our son. The woman behind the...
    amberdextrous amberdextrous 51-55, M 4 Responses Sep 7

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    My wife wants a urgent divorce I can't cope? I was caught in a spa with her very good friend and I did not say I was going there with her ( don't look good at all ) When my wife...
    uncleginge uncleginge 26-30, M Sep 16

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    Texting the wife about sex. She gets so hot when I come up with stories that she's laying on her back with blindfold on and I have sexy lady sneak in and help me rub her down. she...
    fun546blue fun546blue 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 21

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    Being under the influence of love is not unlike being drunk or high -- that's why we fall in love. We don't join in, or sign up or practice being in love. We simply fall. So I...
    cindycap cindycap 41-45 Sep 4

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    It's been a while since I was last here. A lot of things happened. I'm not sure if any of you guys will read this, or care. But I'll share a bit of me with you. Please, excuse my...
    marie027 marie027 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 16

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    When my wife and I first met, we were both in loveless relationships. A simple handshake in late 2005 took us down a complicated road of friendship, love, loss, love again...
    overtherainbow47 overtherainbow47 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 19

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    I have been in a domestic partnership with my love for years. We have two children together. Just for clarification we are a straight couple and unmarried. His brother's wife is...
    alora236 alora236 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    Ok so I was the only kid in a wheelchair when I was at school and in high school I got bullied a lot. I was put in my chair on a picnic bench so that I couldn't get off without...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 4 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Lost And Found For Two Decades-Officially no warrant has ever been issued for either my mother or her husband, which means I was never considered kidnapped. It is well known and...
    AlphahatesOmega AlphahatesOmega 18-21, M 6 hrs ago

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    I was molested by the neighbors great nephew at 6-8 yrs old. He took me into a tent in the backyard, showed me sex magazines and started touching me and kissing me and then that's...
    StuckSki StuckSki 41-45, F 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    That was in 2010 when I had severe gastric infection, a few days before hospitalisation I had the first symptons in school like nausea and uneasiness, had to throw up, had fever...
    TetraZL TetraZL 13-15, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I have a boyfriend we have been together now for three years. We have a baby together a year and a half. I have a son with my previous, and he has two sons with his ex wife... Four...
    lovinglife222 lovinglife222 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    I am a 2nd wife and believe there must be someone who can relate to the problems I've encountered on this 20 yr journey. Let me start by saying we were both married 16 yrs to...
    dymnd2 dymnd2 56-60, F Sep 8

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    And this is why, when I first met her, she was working over 40 hours a week, raising two children, and going to college full time, on top of taking a chance on deciding to juggle a...
    Sheismybestfriend Sheismybestfriend 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 17

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    Me, my wife, her best friend and her boyfriend went on a weekend trip together to a secluded house with a pond. We all went swimming and before you know it all...
    tbobo1 tbobo1 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    Well....I am a soon to be truckers wife, my husband of 8 years woke up and decided that he no longer wanted to be an electrician, but wanted to become a truck driver. He talked...
    sadrich1 sadrich1 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    A few months after my wife got her dream job,she came home looking very tired & worn out.So I asked her how her day was,she replied saying he's driving me insane with all silly...
    pallyn pallyn 46-50, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Ok, so I was i the queue for P.E. and no teaches were around. I notices some girls nearby whispering to each other. Whatever. Then they went up to a random guy and pantsed him...
    lightningagent lightningagent 13-15, M 5 hrs ago

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    Not just a wife but I want to be the perfect wife to my future husband(whoever he is) I want to love him with all my heart and be loved in return. I want to cook for him,Make...
    Angelina1992 Angelina1992 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 16

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    Divorce was filed 12 hours ago. Guess the notice is coming later today by certified mail. I was checking my FB and got the dreaded "FB kick-in-the-gut" when I noticed that my own...
    overtherainbow47 overtherainbow47 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 20

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    I just want to stay at home, clean, cook, and make it a welcoming place for my man to come home to. I am in College so I feel like it would be a waste to be a house wife but it is...
    wiccanwoman1994 wiccanwoman1994 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    My wife cheated on me and lied about it for years. I used to ask her all the time and she denied it. I found out by calling her bluff years later she did do it (she admitted it...
    RealColonelMustard RealColonelMustard 31-35, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Letter To My Wife Nazim Hikmat.. 11-11-1933 Bursa Prison My one and only! Your last letter says: "My head is throbbing, my heart is stunned!" You say: "If they hang you, if I...
    Pheroswife Pheroswife 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    I'm 24, and yes I wanted to be a wife. Not only a wife but the best and the most understanding wife for him. I have so much love, passion, care and kindness to offer for my future...
    UOLAUC UOLAUC 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I was blocked because I didn't reply when I was offline (when I was asleep)
    Amaaj Amaaj 46-50, F 12 hrs ago

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    continue: It has been 2 months since my wife decided she was going to shave her head as part of her commitment to her study of world religions. It is the New Year and it started...
    HoMaj HoMaj 31-35, M Sep 2

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    Something I find quite annoying is this. Fake marine wives lol. My cousin who got out of the marines like 2 years ago got married about a year after he was out. His wife dated...
    NatATTACK NatATTACK 22-25 2 Responses Sep 4

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