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I Was An Abused Spouse

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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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    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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    Well I just joined this site pretty much because of things I did behind my husbands back. He works for a big engineering firm and they have him going all over the place. We just...
    stephdabelle stephdabelle 22-25, F 5 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I'm the spouse with chronic pain. he has it too but not as severe as mine and our daughter does too. it's really hard and I feel useless. he doesn't make me feel that way. he's a...
    crazybipolarchick crazybipolarchick 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    I was abused as kid for about 3 years, abused phisically and mentally by my own parents, my educators, and my friend. it was long rough 3 years in my elementary days, I got no...
    giga6164 giga6164 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I didn't have much of a choice really at first I just liked showing her off until a friend of mine told me that that she was very seducible. I didn't believe him and I mistakenly...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    Growing up being a product of a drug addict is hard. It's not that I chose to be alive so why put a child on the earth if you can't raise it, nor do you want to. Well let's start...
    Amberrjade27 Amberrjade27 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am pretty sure my husband of 11 years has aspergers. We have three children, he is a stay at home dad. I love him but I feel like I am the only one making any effort in our...
    eriesisgod eriesisgod 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I mean, my mom was an alcoholic. She would get violent. She often burned me with her cigarettes. I don't like having to be reminded of my experiences with that b*tch. Hey, she...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I've been plagued by contempt for my father for many years, and I'm trying to figure out if it's just an issue with my brain, with me as a person, or if I was actually emotionally...
    expandingforward expandingforward 36-40, M 5 days ago

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    If I found out my boyfriend or husband was cheating on me. I seen it with my own eyes. I would leave him. I wouldn't stay even if I had a child from him or had babies from that guy...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Some of the abuse children suffer is not physical, but leaves scares of a different sort. I suffered some things that fall into the roll your eyes category. My family were...
    slowman0000 slowman0000 56-60, M a week ago

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    Ok. Here goes nothing. I've not told anyone this. When I was younger (before puberty) me and my sister watched soap operas together. Two of the characters had a love scene. After...
    galaxygurl galaxygurl 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I was molested by my step brother on multiple accounts. Just kissing me "innocently". I was also abused as a child and my father touched me inappropriately once and apologized...
    lovlife101 lovlife101 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    i was physically abused by my parents ever since i was 4-5 it was mostly my mother but my father also did sometimes and i absolutely hated how he watched me getting hit and did or...
    BloodyIris BloodyIris 16-17, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I have been married for four months but we have been together for 8 years. I knew going in he was an addict but he was clean. he had a few relapses over the years but got clean...
    vanillasparkles vanillasparkles 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I recently confronted my LG's about their past and current behavior at the dinner table. I have been abused physically, mentally, verbally and emotionally abused by them since I...
    HelloEla HelloEla 18-21, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    Up front my dad is a great guy. He would do anything for us kids, anything for just about anyone, very supportive. He never misses a sporting event and would feel guilty if he did...
    tigertail123 tigertail123 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    It all started when my mom moved her and myself out of my grandmother's home into an apartment with her new boyfriend, my unborn sister's father. I was six going on seven. Moving...
    Shug16 Shug16 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    I am 13 going to be 14 in a month. I have been abused by my family since I was in 2nd grade. my dad was the 1 to start to abuse me. he used to just yell and scream at me bur now he...
    misprisy101 misprisy101 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    I know a girl is being sexually abused in Germany, I need somebody to give me the German child protective services cause I haven't been able to find it thru googling.
    Rabbi613 Rabbi613 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    Not sire how to start this. life changing experience i had.. needless to say when i was six years old i wa sin foster care for reasons that matter not what does matter is the...
    zeroyth zeroyth 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    I have been married to my husband going on 3 years however we have been together for 6. We have a 4 year old daughter together and the last 9 or so months have been complete...
    magsssmae magsssmae 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    a boy i thought was sweet and gentle turned into a dominating monster and i had to take the full throttle version at home when no one could hear or see, i was torn up and made a...
    jodyjames2397 jodyjames2397 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    I felt used and abused emotionally in my marriage. I used to take pride how patient and forgiving I can be. Then I met a guy who was in a similar situation with his wife. We worked...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 22

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    I was an abused child, but not physically, however I was sheltered and isolated a lot. Not being able to develop social skill because of my autism, well that's important to learn...
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M Jul 21

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    I don't really talk about this much there's a very limited number even aware this happened to me but its been on my mind a lot. I was 3 when it started, my dad started raping and...
    Blondejokes247 Blondejokes247 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 21

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    She just vanished.... She and I had had a relationship for about a month and a week, when she suddenly started being more and more distant. She stopped communicating on days that...
    GeorgeRashnikov GeorgeRashnikov 18-21, M Jul 21

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    Age 4 to 12 I was sexually abused by my brother who is 7 years older then me. There's two main factors as to what caused this. One, my family was in a strict Christian church. Two...
    winterbugs winterbugs 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    by my boyfriend for a year now. At first everything felt fine, we were in love and happy. Then we starting fighting everyday after I moved away to college. He would yell at me and...
    rose0605 rose0605 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    Yesterday I met up with two friends I haven't seen in a long time, we had a beer each and one of my friends hat to go. Me and the other friend thought it would be nice to have a...
    Pollyoll Pollyoll 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 19

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    Hi. Sorry I haven't posted in a while. My parents took away all of my electronics and I just got them back tonight. It was a horrible week for me. I will just tell you about what...
    soccergalxd soccergalxd 18-21, F 9 Responses Jul 18

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    My 1st serious boyfriend B emotionally abused me. He would call me names all the time put me down, make me feel bad for not wanting to do something. He knew about my depression and...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    I've been told many times I have an addictive personality, and because of that I do struggle with addictions. I abused pills for many years, and its something I still worry about...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F Jul 18

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    I was abused by my dad as a kid. Used to use physical examinations and inspections as an excuse to get me nude. pm me if you want to know more
    gazzad81 gazzad81 31-35, M 5 Responses Jul 17

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    I still do, but sleeping pills. I took 3 of my dads Trazadone and that was the worst mistake ever. I was in the shower and I was so close to telling my dad I've took them. Them...
    ButteryToast ButteryToast 18-21, F Jul 17

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    Yes I was emotionally abused emotionally and physically when I was 8 until 19 by my mother and brother and emotionally by my ex husband. My mother had me write letters ( i have...
    meg2014 meg2014 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    I was abused until the age of 24 (almost 25), and when I left the house my mom was finally able to have the courage to divorce my dad. She tried to get custody of my younger sister...
    LyraAlluse LyraAlluse 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I was adopted by my dad's brother (and his wife) She had two daughters with her first husband and they told her she couldn't have my uncles children after a bad miscarriage when...
    surioregon surioregon 26-30, F Jul 15

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    In my childhood, l was physically abused.......as in kicked, punched, slapped. I don't want to go into details at this time, though, don't know if l ever will. Writing this has...
    MistyGoddess MistyGoddess 41-45, F 17 Responses Jul 14

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