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I Was Emotionally, Mentally and Physically Abused

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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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    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 1 Response Jul 18, 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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    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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    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 2 Responses Dec 10, 2010

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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, 2014

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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 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 4, 2013

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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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    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 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 4, 2013

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    Probably the worst experience I could ever have.

    ..I'm still afraid to this day that he will show back up
    gingersammy gingersammy 22-25, F Mar 17

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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’ve come to terms with my inability to form

    relationships, this stems from multiple factors in my life including abuse, unavailable/narcissistic parents, and giftedness. I now self-sabotage in a number of ways: burdening myself with others problems, sabotaging my public image, setting myself up for stressful situations...
    Deadinsideguy Deadinsideguy 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 17

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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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    So I ran away a couple of days ago,

    and they made me come back (they= police and family). They said they were gonna change and so far that's bullshit. I am leaving when I turn 17 whether they like it or not, they cannot make me stay. I am done with my mother telling me that I am a mean and ugly ***** . She says...
    nomnommings nomnommings 16-17, F Feb 18

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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 scratch the skin right off my face. All this because we blocked her on facebook. she messages us alllllll the time. even late at night. my...
    huntress1785 huntress1785 26-30, F Feb 8

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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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    I was abused by my father countless of times already. Just lateky, he abused me again. Just because I forgot to get uniform outside, I left it there overnight. I did not even know...
    IAmStrongerNow IAmStrongerNow 13-15, F a week ago

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    The most destructive emotional abuse is the emotional abuse we learned to inflict upon ourselves. We formed our core relationship with self in early childhood and have been...
    sweetartventure sweetartventure 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    "The dance that we learn as children - the repression and distortion of our emotional process in reaction to the attitudes and behavior patterns we adopt to survive in an...
    sweetartventure sweetartventure 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm a 16 year old girl and because of that, these memories are still very fresh in my mind. It hurts yes, but I don't really want to forget. I know my father was not a nice person...
    AnnabelleKirkland AnnabelleKirkland 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Yup. My mom didn't really know how to handle cetian situations. I was called easy. Hoe. Slapped. Degraded. All of her words stuck on me. My parents were very strict. Our...
    love9494 love9494 18-21 Mar 7

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    It involved a lot of being treated ultimately like a doll, something to take out when she wanted to play "mommy". Then my role was to be quiet and polite, and perfect. If I couldn...
    BriImani BriImani 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Still am. And she's drunk tonight, like every night. And her drunk boyfriend is passed out on the back porch. And she has the nerve to start talking about how I am so very...
    xmoonxchildx xmoonxchildx 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 17

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    She asked me if I wanted to work at Walmart for the rest of my life.
    peachovillain peachovillain 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    She will never acknowledge or apologize for it either. Now she wonders why we don't really have a close bond. It's so annoying that people who do these things can't take...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F Mar 19

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    I am still recovering and healing
    sweetartventure sweetartventure 31-35, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Emotional abuse is heart and soul mutilation http://www.joy2meu.com/emotional_abuse.html
    sweetartventure sweetartventure 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    I'll admit i'm highly stressed. However today I just don't fgeel like myself. It's hard to think and I don't speak or type properly. My sentences are mixed up and mismatched and I...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 8

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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 Mar 1

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    i recently started seeing a therapist to deal with some things from my childhood. i worked so hard to be a functioning person that i have repressed and suppressed many of my...
    paris348 paris348 22-25, F 21 hrs ago

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    I was born with a veil. I've always felt different but was raised by a stepmother who was emotionally and physically abusive. It put my over sensitive emotions into a constant...
    ABarnhart ABarnhart 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 12

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    This is only a small amount of the abuse that has happened in my childhood. It happened by many people for a long time. But this is what I need to talk about right now. I have a...
    ChantelSurvived ChantelSurvived 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    My boyfriend and I have been together for a year. I think it took me so long to realize the true manipulative nature of his personality because - well 5 months into our...
    llventricle123 llventricle123 22-25, F Mar 16

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    I'm drained. Even if how many times if i tell myself i'm not the only one. I can't feel it. i feel numb,but i feel pain,fear,sadness at each night..It hurts like hell. Tonight is...
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    A message to my Ex I hate you, I love you You broke me You killed me You ruined my life You hurt me in so many different ways You abused me for 1 full year You drained what ever...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I didn't finish school..i remember growing up with my mother nagging my father about money..she always beat us if she ran out of money..she would tell us to work for ourselves at...
    lezia88 lezia88 26-30, F Mar 9

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    I think that my dad is emotionally abusive. You know that little voice that tells you something isn't right? That you aren't being treated right? I hear it, but it's hard to really...
    dartfrogged dartfrogged 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    PCOS text me feel definitely less than a woman literally and physically it's so emotionally draining and depressing I always fatigued and tired I hate it I hate myself everyday...
    eaj24AA eaj24AA 22-25, F Feb 27

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    I was brought in religion, my parents were strict. there was only twisted words and unfair blame. taunts and mockery. ghose taunts and lies caused bulemia, depression, self harm...
    minnieblack93 minnieblack93 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 13