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I Was Emotionally, Mentally and Physically Abused

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    Trapped

    I'm pregnant and before I got pregnant my boyfriend hit me because I asked him about cheating on me and he lied but I knew it was true and I told him it was over and Im leaving..he slapped me and said he was sorry..I forgave him, a month later it happened again and he said he was...
    Taylor2013 Taylor2013 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 4, 2013

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    Still Not Myself

    I HAVE JUST GOTTEN OUT OF AN ABUSIVE REALATIONSHIP. I'M HONESTLY STILL NERVOUS ABOUT TALKING ABOUT IT AND SCARED TO DEATH HE WILL FIND OUT SOMEHOW I SHARED MY STORY....BUT HERE GOES. HE WAS MENTALLY AND PHYSICALLY ABUSIVE, I HAD CAMERAS ON ME AT ALL TIMES THAT HE COULD ACCESS...
    bellaleigh bellaleigh 31-35 1 Response Jul 24, 2013

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    They filled me with anger

    I have never had the idea of having a family,a normal mom&dad or receiving a hug or a i am proud of you..neverrrr..my dad usty beat my mom & me since i remmember,he was abusive not just physically but also mentally.I remmember when i was 8 and like every ather kid i wanted to go...
    angergirl angergirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 18, 2013

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    As a child my father was on drugs,

    amd my mother 'took care' of my brother and I. Its a complicated situation as I was the only one physically abused. I was picked up by the hair and thrown across the room, hit with a baseball bat and beaten with vaccuum cords, along with things being thrown at me (i.e. full wine...
    tangibleorca tangibleorca 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    The Memories Still Hurt.

    What happened is not called abuse....it's called bullying....but it did the damage of abuse. It felt like abuse....and what the school staff and principal did...I don't even know what to call it....It's hard because the memories haunt me. I have terrible flashbacks that basicaly...
    LavenderButterflys LavenderButterflys 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 5, 2011

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    Well.

    i was physically, emotionally, and mentally abused by my dad. he was my bestfriend until the abuse started. he played soccer at UW and was really obsessed with the sport. it started in my highschool season of my freshman year. i was 13 then and i had landed a starting position on...
    day123 day123 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 20, 2011

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    Breaking Free

    Abusive relationships aren't easy to get out of. No matter how much you want to leave and end it...it's hard. And you can't really talk to anyone about it. Either we We too traumatized to deal with it or we feel like NOBODY understand us and what we are going through and been...
    Xxhurtepainxx Xxhurtepainxx 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 16, 2013

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    They Gave Me My First Mask.

    They made me want to hide. People would be horrified, they would silently back away from me. I am a freak, I am wrong. They would see the bruises he gave me. They would hear the lies, fear and insecurities my parents words caused me. I am not part of them. So I put on the mask to...
    Masqueradedancer Masqueradedancer 18-21, F 2 Responses May 14, 2013

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    They Saw But Never Spoke

    I was abused by a guest that I allowed to crash on my couch so she could stay off the streets, this wasn't some stranger, I met her several weeks prior at an event & talked a bit with her on a social network before getting the homeless in heavy weather SOS that led to her staying...
    Windfox Windfox 22-25, F 4 Responses May 24, 2011

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    I Need To Express Myself...

    Okay, this may not be exactly me sharing my story, but I was recently in an abusive relationship and I feel like I need to express myself about it. But my experiences are limited and I need some help. I want to write a book. It’s going to be fictional, but I don’t feel...
    lilyrose33 lilyrose33 18-21 Apr 2, 2012

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    Trying To Let Go Of The Past - 1st Story

    When I entered the 1st grade I had to go live with my grandparents. It was my dad and I at that time, and he had to go to jail for awhile - so I had to live with them. My grandmother would hit me and call me names and would tell me that she should've listened to my grandfather...
    SukYoung SukYoung 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 28, 2013

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    I Was Physically, Mentally Emotionally Abused By My Ex For Over A Decade..

    I am still trying to get over the abuse...It is very hard. Monday, I will be seeing a doctor about this. My ex cheated on me throughout our relationship. When he got drunk he abused me physically, mentally and emotionally over and over again.  He has pulled me down stairs, by my...
    ricep ricep 41-45 1 Response May 7, 2013

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    ive been my boyfriend

    for 4 yrs. he has never had a job,at the time I met him I didnt know he was homeless,im on a fixed income,all he does is emotinally,and at time physicaly abuses me,I tell him I want him to leave,get out no longer happy,he threatens me,and tears myplace up,Iive called the...
    atlsadgirl atlsadgirl 41-45 Jan 24

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    I Don't Know Why I Still Love Him

    I have always blamed myself for all the names my boyfriend, now ex boyfriend by his choice, called me and the physical abuse. In the beginning of our relationship I was jealous. I asked too many questions and made him feel interrogated. I looked through his cell phone. I made...
    wakai01 wakai01 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 4, 2013

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    Still To This Day

    What can I remember? I was around eight years old. My dad wanting to teach me something. When I didn't get it, He  explodeded, thrashing on me, barrage of punches. He never did any physical damage, I was sore the next day. It never stopped. Here it is, I'm 30 years old...
    morethanskindeep morethanskindeep 31-35, M 4 Responses May 17, 2010

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    Emotional, Mental and Physical Abuse

    I was in a relationship that lasted over the course of 6 months. It was the most miserable 6 months of my life! Initially, of course the dreadful feeling didn't hit me right away, but once I realized the kind of person he was it was plain to see how blinded I was by lust. Even...
    Lataisha Lataisha 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 2, 2009

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    Emotionally, Mentally & Physically Abused

    Today is December 10th and this is the reason I'm feeling crappy.  Today is the day I got physically abused.  I also hate December 11th cause that day I got emotionally - mentally abused. UPDATE:  What a messed up mind that I have.   Dec. 10th was the emotional abuse and Dec...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 10, 2010

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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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    she was 19 and I was 8, at a party for new year as I was asleep in bed, she come into my bed and started to cuddle me. This felt very nice, and the smell of alcohol from her...
    robforyou robforyou 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 10

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    I had recently gotten out of a three year relationship when I met my current husband. He was an old friend, well liked by a lot of people. I thought I knew him. We wound up...
    breakingout2014 breakingout2014 26-30, F Aug 14

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    He is just my relative by marriage, he is my stepbrother and the week after my mom and I moved into his house he started abusing me. He would sneak into my room at first and just...
    heleadsifollow heleadsifollow 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 9

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    And learned bad news. All who have power are posing as good. But acting like him. How sick society became. Is due to them.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 10

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    Long story short: I started getting bullied in elementary school. The first time I attempted suicide was in third grade. I walked around recess by myself. This girl turned everyone...
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 3

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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 was sitting down and thinking about the source of my unhappiness, anger, social timidness, passive aggression, and dismissive attitude towards other people, depression. naturally...
    AliKru AliKru 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 12

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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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    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 1 day ago

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    We all get to a point in life, when we realize that life is not fair at all, most people realize that when they are teenagers, but that's not my case. I was born in a really...
    DeniedWings DeniedWings 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 5

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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 17 hrs ago

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    One my my earliest memories is from when I was 4. It was a year or 2 after my parents divorced and my mother was in a downward spiral. Her boyfriend moved in with us. I remember...
    ausofbounds ausofbounds 41-45, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    My parents are alcoholics. They were horribly abused in their childhoods. They abused me. It took me a long time to allow myself to feel the feelings surrounding my family or...
    jkester2014outlookcom jkester2014outlookcom 26-30, F Aug 10

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    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 43 mins ago

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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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    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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      My grandmother told me she would be willing to disown me for falling in love with a black man. This is the most extreme and traumatic example of how she treats me on a...
    twiztedrune twiztedrune 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    where do you start... at the beginning I guess. It all started when I was 4, I can remember trying to tell my mother about it,, She either didn't want to except it or didn't...
    wnme wnme 51-55, F 1 day 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 7 hrs ago

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    For sexual, I was at a party and I remember feeling really sick from drinking too much and then I woke up alone in a bad in the house naked. And I went to the bathroom and there...
    newaccountquinnmac12 newaccountquinnmac12 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 2

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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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    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 think my husband may have some mental illness but he refuses to go to the doctors and refuses to take medication We haven't been close physically or emotionally in years heck we...
    Virgo1981 Virgo1981 31-35, F Aug 18

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    It kinda helped me realize that it's truly bad and has helped me become a better person. But long story short, I got verbally abused for a long time and at times physically until I...
    hiself hiself 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 9

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    I had a friend who was murdered by her ex-boyfriend. He was the father of both of her children. Her son was 5 and her daughter was 3. He shot his ex-girlfriend and his own 3yr old...
    LilMsUnknown LilMsUnknown 36-40, F Aug 13

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    Long story short; he cheated. pissed off some mutual friends of the mistress. so they messaged me telling me of the child as a way to get back at him, they were hoping that I would...
    SilentRider SilentRider 18-21, F Aug 14

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    I'll make this quick; 2009 hysterectomy, led to laporoscpy, Dr nicked colon didn't catch it, 48 hours in ER dying, emergency surgery, 6 more surgeries including ostomy reversal...
    jgrover123 jgrover123 36-40 Aug 20

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    I was in an abusive relationship. Was as in I have escaped and am now in a safe environment. It has been four years now, since I have learned what safe feels like. Just how lovely...
    SkySeasoning SkySeasoning 26-30, F Aug 23

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    Be normal my entire life by parents family friends even doctors not just mentally or physically I just am plain not normal and I don't want to be
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Hi to all my EP Friends the last few weeks been a uphill battle I SUFFER FROM DEPRESSION AND IT IS MODERATE GOTTEN A LITTLE WORSE THAN MODERATE LATELY SO MANY THINGS BEEN...
    sunnyday55 sunnyday55 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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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