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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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    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 3 Responses Oct 16, 2012

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    I was abused by my ex fiancé. We had been friends for years. He had a a lot of issues then went through a life changing event that I supported him through. He went sober. No...
    KnightingaleAM KnightingaleAM 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    My ex abused me physically, mentally, and sexually. He would grab my arms so hard he left bruises, and there was one day I remember he tried to crush my head into the seat of his...
    kaikins kaikins 18-21 1 Response Aug 19

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    For any of you on here that lived through child abuse. How did you do it? I've been being abused since I was 5 year old. I don't think I can handle it anymore. If I tell people the...
    lostinmyfight lostinmyfight 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    I loved a Guy I Was secretly seeing.I made a mistake by sleeping with his bestfriend And not telling him sooner.he saw me today.I thought he had calmed down but I Was wrong.at...
    itsalwayspink itsalwayspink 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    I was young it started when I was 7 n continued till I was 9 years old . then I moved away. I would see my mom for days on end ... I was a little girl and I had to take care of my...
    youngadult14 youngadult14 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    Jason: he said he loved me, he proposed to me, he hurt my family to the point of them hating me ,he hurt me he punched me in my stomach knowing I was carrying our baby, I lost the...
    cupidzgift cupidzgift 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    My dads an alcoholic and my mom is always paranoid, if I do somthing and they find out they'll either hit me or just call me a worthless piece of ****, tell me I'll never get...
    shaunrain shaunrain 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    I hate my ex with so much passion. Because my skin is very sensitive, he left me with all these scars, physically (and mentally), and all these bruises that are slowly fading away...
    MacabreCannibal MacabreCannibal 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    Never talked about it more then two or three times in my life and yesterday I just said it to my best friend and I saw his reaction then I knew I never told him that I was abused...
    Dengel85 Dengel85 26-30, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    My sister (3 yrs older) sexually abused me when I was 11. She was abused by my grandfather. I get flashes of her holding me down kissing and touching me - I felt guilty, sick and...
    lulumonta lulumonta 13-15, F 5 Responses Aug 17

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    I was touched and stuff when I was a child and it's done something me I think. Growing up I felt the urge to touch other younger to me and do things with them, and I was oblivious...
    theycallmeharry theycallmeharry 22-25, M 16 hrs ago

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    when 1 was 10 I stayed with an aunt and uncle during the summer holidays, I was upset and homesick at night. my uncle came through to talk to me he started off just stroking my...
    maturesue maturesue 51-55, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    New to this. I'm 26 and have been with my fiancé for almost 8 years and we have a 3 year old son. My son's father started taking percocets and moved to smoking crack and shooting...
    Danielle727 Danielle727 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    I can't remember my childhood, I barely remember anything that happened before I hit age 7. I've been to therapy a lot since I was in 3rd grade. I started hating myself in 3rd...
    mysteriousanonymous mysteriousanonymous 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    I was being abused in my home by my father until I was 9. I was than put into foster care where I thought it would end. Guess what it didn't. I'm still being abused by my foster...
    oreoelizabeth oreoelizabeth 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 9

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    "M___, is my mother a *********?" "I think so. I wasn't surprised when I discovered what she had done to you. Your father wasn't shocked when I told him." "You told him?!" "Yes...
    PhresnoPhoenix PhresnoPhoenix 36-40, M Aug 12

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    Hi guys, I'm a 14 year old girl and I'm wondering, am I verbally abused? My father and I have clashed for as long as I remember, and he can get quite nasty when he's mad. I'm a...
    Nightlife707 Nightlife707 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    Hi guys, I'm a 14 year old girl and I'm wondering, am I verbally abused? My father and I have clashed for as long as I remember, and he can get quite nasty when he's mad. I'm a...
    Nightlife707 Nightlife707 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    Hi guys, I'm a 14 year old girl and I'm wondering, am I verbally abused? My father and I have clashed for as long as I remember, and he can get quite nasty when he's mad. I'm a...
    Nightlife707 Nightlife707 13-15, F Aug 13

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    While using the Beach front in your area and a lot more other sites o interest to visit, there isn't any the perfect time to waste for getting bored as you're going to be busy...
    Cameronzpg2937 Cameronzpg2937 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    My husband doesn't actually have a diagnosis of DID he has a diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder. However he does dissociate frequently. He also has different 'personas...
    00flyaway 00flyaway 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 2

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    When I started this new account i said I would use it to share more of my story. Well that didn't work out to well considering I've only posted two or three experiences about my...
    LivviyLove LivviyLove 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 2

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    On Sexual Abuse I will go, with the reason I am composing this letter, this is I'm sending this missive, because my daughter who is 8, was sexually assaulted, By my 22 year old...
    IrmaH IrmaH 36-40 1 Response Aug 21

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    In more ways than one- well, the first time I was saved by God was at the same time all of you were saved, when my savior Jesus died for us. I'm sure God has saved me in many other...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I was sexually abused ever since I could remember. Later on I figured out I was molested from before I was 2 until I was 12. I was molested by my older male cousin and my older...
    MgkLez96 MgkLez96 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 1

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    My mother abandoned me two years ago while I was going through a divorce. She found out that I had been seeing another man while I was still married, and really lashed out at me...
    Amelia3611 Amelia3611 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    I was sexually abused. There I said it... I've never really fully admitted it before. half the time I just think it was a really bad dream. it was about a year ago when I was 12. I...
    mackhunter1111 mackhunter1111 13-15, T 2 Responses Aug 5

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    I had a parent who was probably bipolar. From the age of 3 i was smacked around , called a *****, kicked in the stomach..etc. She killed herself when i was 14. I was partly...
    youcantbreakme youcantbreakme 31-35, F Aug 11

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    On Sexual Abuse I will go, with the reason I am composing this letter, this is I'm sending this missive, because my daughter who is 8, was sexually assaulted, By my 22 year old...
    IrmaH IrmaH 36-40 Aug 21

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    My foster mom had me sexually abused in the hospital. By a "doctor". I was seven. I had many many hospital stays growing up, treating my chronic lung condition. I'm a victim of...
    iMinnow iMinnow 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I want nothing more than to forget it... Sometimes I have nightmares of what happened in my childhood on the outside everything seemed perfect most people looked at my household...
    Forbiddenkisses Forbiddenkisses 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 10

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    ever since i was little me and my siblings have been abused by our oldest brother. our parents left a lot and went on a lot of vacations and left us home alone with him. he moved...
    whatyourheartisfor whatyourheartisfor 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I've been extremely heavily mentally, verbally and physically abused since I was 13
    lykkeismyname lykkeismyname 16-17, T 2 Responses Aug 11

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    I don't get abused by most of my family just my mom and brother and I live with them I did live with my grandma but my brother convinced me to come back and now I can't leave my...
    Botdf1shutup Botdf1shutup 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 15

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    My brother abused me for 7 years. I just recently was able to find that courage to tell someone. Now I'm free from the physical abuse but I'm still scarred. It affects my life so...
    xaliroox xaliroox 16-17, F 6 Responses Aug 16

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    18 years ago my mother's boyfriend, at the time, sexually abused me. Twice. After the second time, i went to tell my mother the next morning and she didnt believe me. And still...
    Amb505 Amb505 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 20

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    Yes I have been beaten, abused, and punched.......but you know what? I'm not going to let that affect my way of life......in fact in the end I will hug and thank them because I...
    XannaleiseX XannaleiseX 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 23

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    I was sexually abused and I feel like no one else knows how I feel x x x
    elizabethjay elizabethjay 13-15, F 2 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    I'm tired of being abused. It seems the stronger I am the more people want to hurt me. I honestly don't know what to do.
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F Aug 7

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    I feel like after being abused no one can touch me or come to close to me with out me freaking out.
    lostinmyfight lostinmyfight 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    I am physically and mentally abused by my younger brother. He punches me and says really hurtful things to me everyday. He may be younger than me but he is so much more stronger...
    Robin1226 Robin1226 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    We had the wife of the couple we are best friends with, coming to stay with us for a few days while she was in town. We used to live a few miles from each other, but now we live...
    nytro44 nytro44 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 5

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    I have been married to my husband for 5 years. When we first got together during our last year of college, we liked to party as any young kids do. We would drink and smoke and...
    youaremystrength youaremystrength 26-30 3 Responses Aug 5

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    My BF/ fiancé of 12 years had an emotional affair. I'm so hurt and was blind sided by this. He says it's done and he loves me, it was a month of purely texts then one day he said...
    jeslynn26 jeslynn26 31-35, F Aug 15

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