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I Was An Abused Spouse

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 23 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 4 Responses Oct 16, 2012

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    I was sexually abused by my uncle and grandfather, it took 8 years of my life. It began when I was 2 years old and continued until I turned 10. I would go to my dads house and my...
    cassiedafuq cassiedafuq 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 22

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    I was sexually abused by my aunt and uncle while I lived with them from the age of 14 until I was 18. It then continued with my mum, but in a differant way.Sometimes I wonder if...
    TheFoxhound8421 TheFoxhound8421 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    My dad is more than likely a psychopath. He takes delight in physically, verbally, and emotionally abusing others. He especially liked hurting his kids. He loved to beat us...
    MarieLund53 MarieLund53 61-65, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    He was my moms boyfriend. he molested me. That happened when I was 8. He just got put in jail. I feel scared for when he gets out.
    jensnowpea jensnowpea 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 22

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    Am I the only one that feels this way? I was sexually abused at a young age, and then about three years ago I was abused by my brother in law when living with my sister. I lived...
    MissSeaGal452 MissSeaGal452 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 19

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    I was abused from the age of 14 by my Aunt and Uncle who I lived with. It continued until I was 18. I still stay in touch with them and it's even talked about, sometimes I think it...
    TheFoxhound8421 TheFoxhound8421 31-35, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am currently the spouse of a cocaine addict. We have been together for 5 years and the addiction has been on and off in those years. We have a beautiful baby boy together and my...
    carriox carriox 22-25, F Feb 23

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    My spouse of 34 years is having a emotional affair with a coworker of his. He doesn't know it but that's what it is. She is the only one his cell phone minutes are used on and she...
    tml1959 tml1959 51-55, F 4 days ago

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    I feel a lil un easy about posting this..but that's what this app is all about right? Being ourselves without judgment ect ..but I feel stuck ..at home...Im abused daily by my...
    glisteningheartz glisteningheartz 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 6

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    stay alive stay strong get human lights by your hand with someone's help i am survivor of sexually abused by father i am survivor of phisically abused by mother i am domestic...
    JerryJerryA JerryJerryA 31-35, F Feb 9

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    i was sexually abused when i was 8 by a woman when she was 21
    priyanujdev priyanujdev 26-30, M Feb 10

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    Can someone please tell me what it's like to have a spouse who makes you feel loved and wanted on Valentine's Day? I need to at least live vicariously through someone else's...
    Mike405 Mike405 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 14

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    My step dad used to try and 'toughen me up' when he realised I just wasn't like that he started mentally abusing me, he would say I was a girl for not liking fighting and would...
    LeighUK LeighUK 41-45, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I was sexually abused by my uncle at the age of 5 till 11.... Im 17 now and i finally went to the police it was the best decision i ever made, please if this has happend to you i...
    helpmeplease1973 helpmeplease1973 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    i am survivor of sexually abused by my father. my mother and sisters always beated me up and called me useless,you are joke,ugly,nothing. ...i live alone now. flash back is...
    JerryJerryA JerryJerryA 31-35, F Feb 8

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    Feel Pain For All Abused Children
    god1011 god1011 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    "Get... out!" We have both been worried about money, jobs and getting out of this place. Tonight it was extra bad. As soon as I got into bed I started crying. I expected my wife...
    Remotay88 Remotay88 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    So for the last few months my husband has been severely depressed. I've been on his side before, but never let others know about it. Plus it was way before him and I met. Not that...
    SecretScorpio12 SecretScorpio12 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    "But what if..." Julia is often scared. When you ask her what she is scared of she will answer you "everything". Today is Friday. We get up early on Friday, because 'A' has...
    Remotay88 Remotay88 18-21, F Feb 6

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    "She is my wife!" A few days ago on Friday 'A' had therapy. As always she didn't really want to go. She came home very upset and felt like we were going to be stuck here (in this...
    Remotay88 Remotay88 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    I am facing a real challenge, I know in reading this you may say well the choice is easy. But I find myself just thinking about it over and over. My husband is a drug user...
    cristina2169 cristina2169 31-35, F Feb 22

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    I am 31 and my husband is 31 as well?we are a gay couple? for the last 7 years My husband has been aware of his Aspergers Diagnosis and I, Have done a very extensive amount of...
    KnightOfTheMadHatter KnightOfTheMadHatter 31-35, M Feb 22

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    I am 31 and my husband is 31 as well?we are a gay couple? for the last 7 years My husband has been aware of his Aspergers Diagnosis and I, Have done a very extensive amount of...
    KnightOfTheMadHatter KnightOfTheMadHatter 31-35, M Feb 22

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    My disabled husband is getting a power chair next week. We're trying to get a ramp built so he can go outside. My cousin was supposed to come over today and build it. Instead he...
    kmgg kmgg 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 22

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    my wife had had relationship with both men and women over the last few years. At first I used to get heated at her for it. Almost to the point of breaking up. I came across her...
    innerblogger innerblogger 26-30, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    When you try your best and it all gets thrown back in your face 😔 last year I paid for an overnight birthday treat in Liverpool and I got repaid by him getting a cob on...
    Heartbroken46 Heartbroken46 41-45, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    A few years ago I went through a rough time. I could say it was all the raging hormones clouding my judgement but really, I knew what I was doing. I don't expect any pity, in fact...
    cillasavage cillasavage 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 9

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    I was molested by my stepfather when I was 13-14. I'm 32 now, and to this day I have never told a soul. I always faked being asleep the many many times it happened. I didn't know...
    thelonereader thelonereader 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 12

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    This is a story about 2 best friends that became One. Love is agape, unconditional. Imagine 2 straight guys falling in love. That's what happened to us. At our first meeting we...
    EmotionalPhilosopher EmotionalPhilosopher 26-30, M Feb 13

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    It started when I was very young. My mother had called me gay or a lesbian. This has never been true. My mother stuggled with her own sexuality for years and i believe she was...
    gamergirldeluxe gamergirldeluxe 22-25, F Feb 23

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    I like to take the time tell you my story and what it was like to be me. I was born September 1st 1976 in Kelowna BC Canada. I was born with a mild case of Tourette syndrome, as a...
    Canadianwolfe Canadianwolfe 36-40, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have been working with two partners for several years on the development of a scientific product. We sometimes commiserate that our significant others do not understand how...
    ginger1979 ginger1979 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    Quality of life. Perspective. One day, you go to the grocery store and wallow in irritation over the lack of a parking spot near the door, the two ladies blocking the aisle as...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    For 15 years I have put up with not being good enough or pretty enough or skinny enough for her son. However, this tops it all. My mil just decided to rip out chunks of my hair and...
    huntress1785 huntress1785 26-30, F Feb 8

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    Begging for a rope to save me from drowning in vicious childhood flashbacks and i am thrown an anchor instead. He must be starving because no matter where i am, his ghost demands...
    writingmyrelease writingmyrelease 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 14

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    Our report cards came in the mail, I'm failing two classes, I was hoping mom would see it first and tell dad, than he wouldn't be as angry, but mom wasn't home and dad got the mail...
    imsinkinkimg imsinkinkimg 13-15, F 6 Responses Feb 17

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    When I was 13 I was in a really unhealthy relationship. I wouldn't say he forced me to do anything. But he would ask for things. I would keep saying no but he kept begging.. It...
    maddyxchar maddyxchar 13-15, F Feb 17

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    I am kinky as a garden hose and gay as they come. But I was not abuse at any time when I was child. I come from a very loving family.
    DonnaDomm DonnaDomm 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    I was molested for four years starting when I was eight years old by my mother's nephews who were four and five years older than me.
    jacobnc jacobnc 41-45, M Feb 22