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I Was An Abused Spouse

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 24 People

    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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    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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    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 5 Responses Oct 16, 2012

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    When my sisters and I were in foster care we were abused. One example is that my sis Karen and I were put outside in the middle of the night for whispering in bed, although my...
    sara75 sara75 56-60 1 Response 5 days ago

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    For the first time last night I thought about it and my body started shaking tears were buring up my cheeks and the pain was the same as it never was If I have a gun I would kill...
    00Broken00 00Broken00 18-21, F May 9

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    At first everything was great. He was exactly what I was looking for. He completely swept me off my feet. Everything was perfect until one day we went to his friends wedding. He...
    uhohello uhohello 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 30

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    Sometimes I wonder about God sometimes I wonder if he sees me people will say 'things will get better just hold on' We thay have not I just feel like I am being punished for...
    00Broken00 00Broken00 18-21, F 1 Response May 6

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    So its formed who i am i remember it just so i can feel alive somehow
    00Broken00 00Broken00 18-21, F 1 Response May 6

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    My Father keep on abusing me :(
    JahirO JahirO 13-15, M 1 Response May 21

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    I don't think I can ever fully be just 'oky' I am flawed,Tainted and am afraid that other people see that too what's the use of getting close to people who will leave once thay...
    00Broken00 00Broken00 18-21, F May 21

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    Writing about it is the only thing that makes me feel better I guess
    00Broken00 00Broken00 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Sometimes It feels like am going crazy. I can still feel his hands on me His eyes his demanding voice When I close my eyes it happens. I get the paralyzing fear, I can't feel my...
    00Broken00 00Broken00 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I was abused by my older brother for 6 years. he is around 9 years older than me. I'm okay most of the time now but I went through many years of struggle. I did finally tell my...
    xxxmeredithxxx xxxmeredithxxx 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I was abused by my birth mom her brother, neighbor. My Ex husband ex boyfriend and other ppl!
    Nebmom2 Nebmom2 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    When i was 4 i had a rough life, i was abused (mostly emotionally) so when i turned 7 years old i ran away from home one winter, dressed in only a no sleeve shirt and a diaper...
    BabyAngel9618 BabyAngel9618 18-21, F May 6

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    He was not the only one though. For years and years. He still visits me now and then and we get on really well. Strange thing is that I never considered to be abuse, although I was...
    Illuvmyukdad Illuvmyukdad 46-50, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I was made to smell,kiss and then lick my fathers feet as discipline. He said it was to keep me in check. It went from once.....to every night when he came in from work. He says it...
    davidc148 davidc148 41-45, M 5 hrs ago

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    Hi I go by fruity punch on here.I would like to share personal experience that happen to me with my parents.When I was growing up I was emotionally abused and verbally abuse by my...
    Fruitypunch15 Fruitypunch15 31-35 May 14

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    I was an abused child growing up, all done by step-fathers. I don't hold anything against my mother, since she was mistreated along with me. My first step-father abused me and my...
    Sonicblu Sonicblu 41-45, M 2 Responses May 17

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    At the age of 14 I think, my dad sexually abused me.. I don't remember it all, but the first time it happen, me and him was going to travel to another country to met his brother...
    Bekerkrkrk55 Bekerkrkrk55 18-21, F 1 Response May 20

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    This was the closest pic I could find that resembles her. I never got to take her pic except with my unsmart cell phone. I don't know where to start. The person I live with...
    hartinar hartinar 36-40, F May 7

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    I don't know if I was sexually abused or not... When I was fourteen, I had a boyfriend who was seventeen. My parents didn't mind the age gap as long as he treated me ok. I had...
    irononmylips irononmylips 16-17, F 3 Responses May 10

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    Feeling close to completely breaking down all my life ripped apart piece by piece my dad abused me since before I was born kicking my mom in the stomach when she was pregnant with...
    tyguy4life tyguy4life 18-21, M 1 Response May 18

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    I didn't even know what had happened to me until I was 11 or 12. Suddenly, I just woke up and realized that at around age 5 I was sexually abused. It never occurred to me that...
    AllieLeigh AllieLeigh 26-30, F 1 Response May 9

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    I am lost... I recently reliesed that I am being emotionally abused by my mother. I know that saying I only reliesed this at 18 sound crazy, but to me the way she spoke to me and...
    Anonymous055 Anonymous055 18-21, F May 17

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    From the age 3-11 I was sexually abused by one of my cousins. In retrospect, I viewed him as a brother, because we were so close, but now.... I don't really know what to say. I...
    behavedmisfit behavedmisfit 18-21, F 4 Responses May 20

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    Between the ages of 6-8 I was being molested my older brother and his friend. I know I've become an expert at blocking **** out but the things I do remember make me feel terribly...
    harpermaree1995 harpermaree1995 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I think I have reached my breaking point. I have tried everything to save my marriage and it never gets any better. I need to get out, but I'm terrified. He's told me that he will...
    TiffanyPerkins TiffanyPerkins 36-40, F 2 Responses May 6

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    The weird thing about it is that it was my oldest cousin who abused me. I was 4 at the time and she was 18. Everyday she'd have to watch me while my parents were out, and if I did...
    n0ah n0ah 13-15, M 4 Responses May 10

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    When I was sexually abused I froze in fear and I didn't do or say anything. Is it normal to response this way? I wish I didn't respond this way... I should have moved or said...
    dancinglawn dancinglawn 18-21, F 7 Responses May 11

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    I love my Ma still. I really do. And nothing will ever change that. But at times I feel like dirt. Her and my brother call me fat all the time so my self-esteem is really low. She...
    EternityRoses EternityRoses 16-17, F May 11

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    To those who have a spouse who is having an emotional affair, would you marry your husband or wife again if you could turn the clock back?
    Mike405 Mike405 51-55, M 2 Responses May 13

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    Can't remember much but I was sexually abused by an older boy (that I no longer am in touch with at all) I was too young to even realise anything was wrong but the experience has...
    AnoynomousReader AnoynomousReader 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    My older brother sexually abused me for 8 years of my childhood...I just turned 19 and I'm coming to terms with it. I need help
    escapingmyfalsereality escapingmyfalsereality 18-21, F 3 Responses May 11

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    I lived with my uncle for around 18 months. He abused me everyday sometimes for 5 minutes, sometimes for 5 hours, and said that he would kill me if I ever spoke out and told anyone...
    Kayla2oo1 Kayla2oo1 13-15, F 1 Response May 12

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    I would think a lot of boys get sexualy abused but never talk about it
    narrowboatowner narrowboatowner 61-65, M 5 Responses May 12

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    I Abused by MY birth Mom Her Bother a neighbor My ex husband and ex boyfriend! But I am better Now!
    Nebmom2 Nebmom2 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    I live alone and paralyzed.I am mentally and physically abused by my nurse that comes to my home and cant do anything about it. My PCA sees this and wants to report her but I...
    grizlite grizlite 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    I have been in a relationship with my wife now for almost 4 years in Aug. and two of married the same month. We have a son who's also about to be 4 years old. We started talking...
    aaguilar0813 aaguilar0813 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm married to a drug addict. Heroin at that. I can't believe I just said that. It's disgusting. We've been together for 5 years, married for one. We have a 2 year old and...
    kjr19 kjr19 18-21 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My husband had an emotional affair with a younger, prettier co-worker for about 10 months. It all started when she joined the company my husband worked for. When she first...
    private7069 private7069 41-45, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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