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I Was An Abused Wife

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    I Am A Survivor Of Abuse

    I was an abused wife.  At the age of 25 I married a man who I met at church.  My pastor thought he was the answer to our prayers.  I had been divorced and had two beautiful children, by the time I met my abuser they were 5 & 7.  I had just become a...
    jacksgramma2005 jacksgramma2005 51-55, F Nov 15, 2009

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    Hit & Run

    My husband of 36 years ran off with a 47 year old "Christian Harlot." They had an affair and was busted in October 2009. They pretended to end their sexual affair. She, Debbie A. Apfel acted like the affair was over and Louie P Ruiz stayed with his family throughout the...
    yafalinda yafalinda 56-60, F Sep 5, 2013

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    Is God Watching? A Short Story

    She can hear him screaming blue murder in the back bedroom but she turns up The Pet Shop Boys and makes herself a cup of instant. Is God watching? It is Wednesday. The dustbin men will be coming. She has put out her rubbish; carefully bundled up in black bin liners at the bottom...
    Sighman Sighman 51-55, M May 10, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    Where do I start? My dads an alcoholic My older brother hates me My mum doesn't even talk to me I was sexually abused by my grandad from the age of 6 to 12/13. I may write more...
    tltlc tltlc 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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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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    When I was 4 years old my parents were divorced. I remember 2 police cars driving up the road while my mother and dad were yelling at each other. My mother got custody of me and my...
    mymindhurts mymindhurts 18-21, F Sep 4

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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 1 Response Aug 30

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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 1 Response Aug 29

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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 Aug 26

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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 8 Responses Aug 17

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    My wife isn't really getting fat at the moment but rather has always been plump. She was only 5'0 tall and 190 pounds when graduating from highschool in 1993. By the time we met in...
    hsnpman hsnpman 46-50, M 5 Responses Aug 18

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    Not a actual wife........im just saying if i was a wife i think i'd be a good one. i learned how to cook this summer. i love cleaning (sometimes). im a very chill person i dont get...
    ihaveaname99 ihaveaname99 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    It was my wife. I guess she couldn't help it but she told her mother and her sister and goodness knows who else is in that circle now. Anyone else had that happen to them ??
    LibbyLee LibbyLee 56-60, T 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    When my wife was 10 she was raped by four men in their mid 20's. They brought her to an abandon house and her if she wanted to be in the gang she needed to undress. She did what...
    808danny 808danny 22-25, M 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Before, i was unable to tell this story. It was very hard. The only way i have managed to come through in speaking of it was to talk to a friend about it, then soon another friend...
    iris801 iris801 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I have a boyfriend we have been together now for three years. We have a baby together a year and a half. I have a son with my previous, and he has two sons with his ex wife... Four...
    lovinglife222 lovinglife222 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    I am a 2nd wife and believe there must be someone who can relate to the problems I've encountered on this 20 yr journey. Let me start by saying we were both married 16 yrs to...
    dymnd2 dymnd2 56-60, F Sep 8

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    10 year old Yemeni girl smiling after she was granted a divorce from her husband- a 30 year old man.Nujood Ali was nine when her parents arranged a marriage to Faez Ali Thamer, a...
    Bewail Bewail 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 5

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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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    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 2 Responses 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 Aug 28

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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 Aug 29

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    I have a friend, who I will call Melissa (not her real name) who has more than her share of challenges in life. I have known her most of my life as we attended the same grade...
    ginger1979 ginger1979 41-45, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    When I was 14 I had been put on a work experience project by the school. I was working for two weeks in a hotel. The manager there was in his mid 20's and after the placement was...
    monstahmash monstahmash 22-25, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    This is a sensitive subj to talk about, when I was 5-6 I was sexually abused by my uncle, I still remember everything although in 16 now. I never did something about it, I still...
    myownmind2 myownmind2 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    Welp.. Here goes nothing At the time I was only in the 4th grade.. My mothers brothers and sisters only had boys.. So I was pretty much the only girl (at the time) me and my 2...
    ThebeautBird ThebeautBird 18-21, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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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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    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 5 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 Aug 31

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    I have been physically abused by my alcoholic dad ever since I was in 3rd grade. He went to jail for a couple years but is now back. It has gotten better now that I am bigger and...
    ihill032299 ihill032299 16-17, M Sep 2

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    I was sexually abused by my older brother and I told my mom but she didn't really seem to take much concern and it honestly kills me inside to ever be around him
    hellandtoast666 hellandtoast666 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    When I was five years old, a man sexually abused me more than twice. I'm afraid to tell people, because what if they see me differently or disgusted??
    samjuliah samjuliah 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 6

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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 Aug 31

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    This is what I found, posted one year ago. Things have changed, but I believed we would be the ones to work out. "The One The Works Out Sometimes it works out. I'm a work in...
    chasinglesun chasinglesun 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 1

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    That's right you read correct, my wife shaved her head. Conversations have been happening for months with my wife who has been spending her free time studying the bible and has...
    HoMaj HoMaj 31-35, M Sep 2

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    My Wife Is A Woman It began with a casual encounter at the needle exchange, where I had been a frequent visitor in the months after the birth of our son. The woman behind the...
    amberdextrous amberdextrous 51-55, M 2 Responses Sep 7

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    I am not sure how old I was at the time. I know I had started school so was in about Year 2. We were on the family's annual vacation and camping on the North Coast of NSW. The area...
    KatherineBelinda KatherineBelinda 61-65, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I have fond memories of previous years with my wife, but in the last few months she doesn't want to help me with the simplest thing and we don't go have fun together either. We...
    wakeupdead wakeupdead 26-30, M 6 Responses Aug 17

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    Hello, my name is Diane and I am a junior at Rutgers. After the recent news concerning Mike Brown/Ferguson and police brutality, and reading about the protests occurring in NJ, I...
    deekayyy deekayyy 18-21, F Aug 18

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    Compared to what some of the people here have been through, I had it easy. I met a guy I thought was near perfect- he was cute, he was smart, and I thought he was sweet. I'm clumsy...
    HorizonHeart HorizonHeart 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I was sexually abused when I was 11 at a piano school for the visually impaired (my brother attended). There was this teacher who would always be upstairs where I played while my...
    Jackiebh Jackiebh 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    Now, we are at the point where, now, I think that all of us who have suffered at the hands of our elders turn up at at some time in their childhood. It is now where I have become a...
    0utlander 0utlander 56-60, M Aug 25

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    It's taken me until now to realise I was bullied by my mum. I started out on here with "I think my mum hates me"... but wow, I've filled a 100 page notebook with stuff she did in...
    rolledgoldboy rolledgoldboy 22-25 Aug 31

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    If you finish reading this and provide advice, suggestions, or insight - I will think the world of you. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. So this is complicated and I'm not...
    CloseItForSure CloseItForSure 31-35, M 3 Responses Sep 2

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    When I was around 4 years old, my biological parents began to abuse me for no reason. They called me a devil's child and use to torture and starve me. I remembered they use to tie...
    Lucas14 Lucas14 18-21, M Sep 6

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