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I Was An Abused Spouse

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    Spousal Abuser Compounds(apartments Complexes)

      My letter is rather rough draft form,   I was a spousal abuse victim for 20 some years. We are told too many times, why do you put up with spousal abuse, why do you subject your kids to seeing you abused or potential for themselves to be abused, why don’t...
    kkwtzpp kkwtzpp 46-50 1 Response Apr 1, 2009

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    If You Listen To This, It May Save A Life.....

    On September 24, 2000, my best friend was shot dead by her husband. She suffered abuse at his hands for years, before he finally finished it with a point blank blast from a 12 guage shotgun. Go ahead and look it up. Her name was Patti Jean Nickerson Manning and she was killed...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Oct 16, 2012

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    I Have My Children and They Have Me

    I met my kids' dad when I was 19..He was a year younger than me and seemed really quiet and shy...beautiful smile and I fell for him like a sack of hammers. Everything was good I thought, we would party and have sex and I just loved him like crazy.. I guess maybe I tried too hard...
    66me 66me 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 2, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I was abused by my mother... For so long while growing up while I was younger hit me for what seem for no reason! If I didn't do as she asked quickly as she wanted she'd hit or...
    shexlove shexlove 22-25, F Jul 7

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    I cheated on my husband, then i left him. He was mean, and I'm tired of repeating the details, but by mean I intend to say that he fits into many of the descriptors of an...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    I was emotionally abused by my mother all of my life. The abuse started as i was 9 and continued till last year. As i lived with my parents in my mother country i was hurt every...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    My mother was never physically abusive, but she certainly emotionally abused and neglected us. If I would write down everything that she did, then I would have one unbelievable...
    LostMittens LostMittens 31-35, F Jul 14

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    I can't get over the things I've experienced or the fact my mom doesn't believe me till this day. She doesn't know the whole story though, no ones know. I can't come out with it...
    RebeccaReynolds RebeccaReynolds 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 14

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    My family has been abused too long, ever since I was young I have been targeted by my dad,there was a lot of physical but mostly mental. Things only got physical if I wouldn't...
    adamj0907 adamj0907 26-30, M Jul 20

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    I'm kinda depressed... (Dear dad.. I thought of you today but that is nothing new... I thought about you yesterday and days before that to...I think of you in silence..and even...
    jdunlap jdunlap 16-17, M Jul 3

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    I have so much anger and hurt right now. I'm mad at myself and mad at him. I don't understand how I could let this happen.
    lovedumb lovedumb 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    While I was growing up I was abused daily by my oldest brother. He would beat me repeatedly. He blacked my eye on more than one occasion. There was nothing I could do about it. My...
    nephthysbaby nephthysbaby 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    I'm going to keep posting. I think it helps. I was abused by my babysitters husband. Whenever he could take over my bath time he would touch me. I remember telling him to stop...
    JMay1994 JMay1994 18-21, F Jul 7

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    I was a victim of domestic abuse I was abused by my boyfriend would love to talk to some of you guys to ease the pain
    Prettybirds Prettybirds 13-15, F 5 Responses Jul 11

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    I had a long distance relationship with a guy I loved so much. It was a long time since I opened my heart up to somebody and told myself to completely go for it. I saw him the...
    Marries Marries 22-25, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I cheated on my husband, then i left him. He was mean, and I'm tired of repeating the details, but by mean I intend to say that he fits into many of the descriptors of an...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F Jul 21

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    Update: Divorce. I hope you're all doing well, and wanted to give you an update, since we've all considered divorcing our asp. spouse (or many of us at least). I got lucky in a...
    Mannon Mannon 36-40 3 Responses Jul 4

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    I have been having a particularly hard weekend dealing with the loneliness of living with a spouse with chronic pain so I searched the web and found this site. As I read some of...
    hispainismypain hispainismypain 61-65, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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    My body has become a symbol for who I am. I'm so small showing my deepest desire to slip away into nothingness. I have cut my arms to mar the skin as if to be a constant reminder...
    PoetGirl97 PoetGirl97 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    if an officers spouse wants to be saluted simply apologize, walk up to that blue decal as near it as possible and salute the decal. Don't forget the greeting of the day. Good...
    coolcalv coolcalv 26-30, M Jul 19

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    I was sexually abused at around the age of 9 by my brother it was repeated till the age of 12. At the age of 14 i found this was wrong and told my pastoral manager at school who...
    RandomSomeone RandomSomeone 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    I was about 6 when my older step brother who is about 7 years older than me, sexually abused me. I've tried so hard to block it out, thankfully I only have a short memory of it. It...
    nzm87 nzm87 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I'm not sure if I was sexually abused. When I was 14, a much older man in his late 40's took an interest in me and my being naive and fatherless decided I liked the attention. He...
    danielle1423 danielle1423 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 11

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    As a child my father was on drugs, amd my mother 'took care' of my brother and I. Its a complicated situation as I was the only one physically abused. I was picked up by the hair...
    tangibleorca tangibleorca 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    My name is Angel. I'm 13 now. I have experienced emotional abused since i was 4 or 5 i don't know. Its started with my friends at school. we are so happy together. then a new girl...
    CharlieA6654 CharlieA6654 13-15 1 Response Jul 16

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    I was 11 years old when it first started and it went on into my late teen years, I did tell at one time may my mom & grandmother rest in peace they said he would never do that but...
    sunnyday55 sunnyday55 46-50, F 4 Responses Jul 18

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    Hello everyone. I don't know what to do. I have been sexually abused by my brother and his friend when I was 6 ans they were 13, and that for several times. I feel raped, i...
    Satiee Satiee 13-15 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    well...I wasn't an abused child...lol but my mom kicked my *** throughout child hood because i deserved it being a little punk in my day hahah just saying
    jonnygoode74 jonnygoode74 36-40, M Jul 10

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    I'm pretty sure all my emotional problems stem from the fact that I was sexually abused
    Es777 Es777 26-30, M Jul 13

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    It's more than just mentally abused but the physical pain has healed faster than the mental, My entire life I was a punching bag for my brother, all of my friends and sometimes...
    LunaValentine LunaValentine 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    I lost everything because of someone who should have protected me. My mind is so screwed up and I don't know how to cope with it anymore. I lost my childhood, my family, my sanity...
    Ren10 Ren10 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I'm a 24 years old female. I was sexually abused by my biological father for 10 years or so. He came onto me at night. I thought every girl had to go through it. Realized I was a...
    cloudish cloudish 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 16

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    About 3 years ago I was drugged, raped and sexually abused..I was in a bar and 3 guys came and put a knife to my back...that is all I am gonna say cause..ya it's still very vivid...
    CosplayGirl321 CosplayGirl321 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 17

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    This is a poem/rap that I wrote tonight because I've been struggling a lot with PTSD and people not understanding. Just a disclaimer, the police do know about what happened, and it...
    justtryingtosurvive justtryingtosurvive 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I was sexually abused by my ex boyfriend...I have bruises and scars...
    Sparkles321 Sparkles321 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I was sexually abused by my ex boyfriend I have bruises and cuts and now have have scares and he raped me and now I have a baby
    newerebe newerebe 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm trying to get a conviction against a man who sexually abused me.
    claireoblast claireoblast 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    i binge eat. i starve. i slide razors on my skin. i go hungry for days. i cry till my face tingles so vigorously it goes numb. i stick with people who can break my heart. i go...
    meowshelbs meowshelbs 16-17, F Jul 11

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    I am tired of being sexually abused by my father. Other girls feels safety and peace near their fathers but not me! And this is killing me! I wish i have another father. I wish the...
    zyanasen zyanasen 18-21, F Jul 18

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    Feel Pain For All Abused Children
    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    Feel Pain For All Abused Children
    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    It has been difficult. I come from drug addicted parents was abandoned and disappointed my entire life and unloved. So that makes it very difficult for me to understand because I...
    enki1770 enki1770 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    Hello I am the wife of a drug addict. We have been married for 2 years July 21st. I began to notice major changes in his behavior and mood changes. Also the way he was w me. He...
    CE21 CE21 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 5

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    I'm new to all of this, but am so glad I finally found a group that can relate with my struggle. I'm currently married to an addict. My husband and I got married 9 months ago and...
    WP928 WP928 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    I'm new to this. I am the daughter of a police officer and have never touch drugs. I am also the partner of a man with a 17 year heroin addiction. We have been together for around...
    hoppy87 hoppy87 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    This was supposed to be the happiest year of our lives. We welcomed our beautiful baby boy into the world 8 months ago and the first two months were amazing. It was then when my...
    abo1486 abo1486 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    I cheated on my husband, then i left him. He was mean, and I'm tired of repeating the details, but by mean I intend to say that he fits into many of the descriptors of an...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 21

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