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I Was An Abused Wife

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 15 People

    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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    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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    My mother-in-law came round unexpectedly and caught me wearing a party frock, stockings and high heels. I had nowhere to hide. She played it really cool and just said she assumed...
    raggeevets raggeevets 56-60, M 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    i was a victim too when i was a kid ...my age was about 7_8 years old ..all i remember that he was our home builder i was serving cool water sometimes ...he just used me .! even he...
    Edina18 Edina18 18-21, F 21 hrs ago

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    Who are we suppose to trust the most? Our parents, they are suppose to be the ones, who are suppose to protect from people, who could hurt you, not be the ones who are hurting you...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    When I was sing and lonely I always disliked hearing "happy wife, happy life." It's not the concept I disagreed with. Your wife is your wife because she's the most special to you...
    madEvilNight7 madEvilNight7 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    I feel so much pain for all the abused children out there, maybe it was because I was one of them, I was in their shoes, and I know what they are feeling, and the paint that they...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    Wife gave our 1yr old rice for tea and left for work. Around 7pm , baby became violently ill and started choking on the rice. I had to put my fingers in her mouth to clear out...
    T8443613 T8443613 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Anyone who lives in Arizona is aware of the cruddy job market. There aren't enough jobs to go around in the first place, and when you do find a job, you are likely to be abused in...
    LyraAlluse LyraAlluse 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    Hi I would like to vent a bit.I was going to put my spouse doesn't support me.But because of him being bipolar and stress from work I can understand his bipolar disorder.But I have...
    Fruitypunch15 Fruitypunch15 31-35 5 days ago

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    I was abused when I was a child. I'm 22 now and have a 1 year old and trying so hard to deal with my, I have had counselling on many occasions with different people and I still...
    JenniferSmith2658 JenniferSmith2658 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Sorry I haven't posted in about a week. It has been pretty tough for me these last few days. Today was awful too. So my parents were having some people over for lunch. The rule...
    soccergalxd soccergalxd 18-21, F 12 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am an alcoholic and I went into Friendly House in 1975 , a home for women alcoholics I was there approximately a year. I was so insecure , I was almost timid as well , far from...
    MsOracle MsOracle 66-70, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I was raised in the Mormon church, though my parents weren't that into it they still had us go. I'm glad that my parents weren't as crazy Mormon as the other parents, they taught...
    wishiwasasheep wishiwasasheep 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Let me be frank I think people of all genders and sexualities should be accepted but I can't help that I had a bad experience. In every group I feel as though there is a few bad...
    deleted deleted 26-30 a week ago

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    In the past few years I have been shamed blamed and ridiculed for a decision to choose myself and my health over my own child. I had an abortion. Since then I have been diagnosed...
    MoonFlowerCloud MoonFlowerCloud 31-35, F a week ago

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    Now I've started dressing as a woman about 90% of the time at home and my wife just looks at me as her wife. She told me she's equally attracted to her wife and her husband! She...
    tgheather tgheather 26-30, T a week ago

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    I have social anxiety, depression, PTSD, agoraphobia, and other extreme health issues that I don't get any assistance for, and I can't afford healthcare, so I have to deal with...
    LyraAlluse LyraAlluse 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    I KNOW THIS IS QUITE LONG BUT I BEG YOU TO READ IT. I DESPERATELY NEED EMOTIONAL SUPPORT ASAP! I'm a 23 year old girl. I sadly still live with my family. Please don't disrespect me...
    PhTA PhTA 22-25 1 Response Jun 25

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    I have been verbally and mentally abused by my mom and dad, never really anything psychical, I mean.. I've been hit before, but nothing extreme. My mom is better about it, but my...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 5 Responses Jun 25

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    This is quite a mouthful, I'm sorry. I just need to write it out. When I was around 7, my family made the move from California to Washington State. Now, around 10 years later, I've...
    buffybellissimo buffybellissimo 16-17 Jun 25

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    I've always had a problem with my dad. I never felt like I was living up to my sister or being the kid he wanted. He pushed me to join sports but I had no interest in them. He made...
    emaseraptor emaseraptor 18-21, F Jun 24

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    Yeah I was being abused for years.I recently left. He always called me retarted, and slow. He made me watch videos of people dying. he started saying he wants to beat my brains in...
    amtired amtired 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    Or she left me. Depends on how you look at it, but we certainly left each other. Tonight I sit on my front lawn, looking at the for sale sign on the house; we have offers; escrow...
    DeepXP DeepXP 36-40 Jun 23

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    Good Morning I really hope you find the time to read this email. I am a Police Officer in one of the biggest forces in the UK and I had the unfortunate experience of meeting...
    HARDY9849 HARDY9849 51-55, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    Hey everyone, i would like to post my experience, because i want to ask for suggestion... So my story begins, 2 years ago i met a guy, i was a freshman in college and he was my...
    wonderfulparis wonderfulparis 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 22

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    My wife physically abuses me. Last week she beat me so bad i was unconcious. I ended up in the ER.
    hornydevz hornydevz 31-35, M Jun 21

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    My dad was very abusive. One way was emotionally. He was my best friend, but would flip a 180 on me and become very hostile and mean. This was my childhood until he passed away...
    fami1001 fami1001 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    I fantasize about my wife falling in love with another man and letting him take my role as the husband. It gives me a euphoric feeling thinking about the other man laying on my...
    Brian944 Brian944 31-35, M 2 Responses Jun 20

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    I am a domestic violence survivor. I joined a support group recently. And have been going back ever since. I cry every time I go. Because I am feeling more and more safe. I've been...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 20

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    Lies, deception and false truth are the substitutes of what used to be my lullibies. Can't distinguish the laughter from the cries, so I'd use make up under my eyes to cover up...
    DoveinMourning DoveinMourning 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 18

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    When I was very young, the lady next door baby sat for neighborhood kids. However she had a sowing business in the basement that kept her busy all the time. So she paid 2 of her...
    BCRichWarBeast BCRichWarBeast 51-55, M Jun 17

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    I don't know where to turn. I'm afraid for my life. his family honestly believes it was a lie. they are telling people lies about me and half my town wants me in jail. I just want...
    reignhootowl reignhootowl 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 17

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    it's so stupid. I want nothing more than for people to understand. they see him as a good guy instead of seeing him as the guy who molested me. in order to keep me quiet they are...
    reignhootowl reignhootowl 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 17

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    I grown to hate my wife. Before meeting my wife, I was in a four year relationship with a great woman. The only thing was she had issues from time to time and we would take...
    ujj9810 ujj9810 36-40, M 2 Responses Jun 16

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    I wasn't beaten or sexually touched, but my father's wife used her words to hurt me and made it clear numerous times that if I was on fire she wouldn't even spit on me to put it...
    bmorev bmorev 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    Although the title word is missing an "L", this doesn't limit my experience. Earlier tonight I asked if a woman being abused and was more innocent in what she knew would impact...
    QuiriousMe QuiriousMe 41-45, F 14 Responses Jun 16

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    I was abused and humiliated as a child and I need to talk about it
    eman2012 eman2012 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 15

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    I was sexually abused and if I would cry, get sick, be angry, sad or be numb I would get into more trouble and have a gun pointed at me.
    AngelOfGod1506 AngelOfGod1506 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 15

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    So, recently my boyfriend of a year and eight months broke up, which sucks but isn't the point. The point is that i then started to think over the relationship and the fact that he...
    Anna10987654321 Anna10987654321 16-17 Jun 15

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