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I Was Emotionally, Mentally and Physically Abused

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 155 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Emotional mixed with Mental. Six years of this. My bio-father hated that my mother divorced him, used her children as tools against her. He has ruined her good name, and still...
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    hey everyone, I have experienced an awakening, and realized that my father was not the good man he remembers himself being, nor do i remember him being. My dad constantly brought...
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    All A's in school and no true "good job", but she does give me money, so I suppose she believes that should make up for it. I have anxiety and a bit of depression and all she...
    polarice36 polarice36 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    When i was little i remember my mom always trying to "protect me" from different kind of things. she would never let me do things that i liked, for example cheer leading claiming...
    hxnnaah hxnnaah 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    My mother married a terrible guy in my tween years. I remember meeting him for the first time and telling my mom that I didn't like him. I remember feeling really uncomfortable...
    2infinityandbeyond 2infinityandbeyond 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Since I was little, my step dad abused my family..including me.
    RyderSebastian RyderSebastian 16-17, M Dec 1

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    Hi, I'm new to EP but feel I need to talk about the mentally and emotionally abusive relationship I was in for 7 years. I thought he was the love of my life. But pretty well from...
    Pridestar73 Pridestar73 41-45, F Nov 19

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    My wife has been through a LOT in her life and there is obvious emotional and mental damage that she has not dealt with. This has also led to some problems in our marriage. We...
    ConcernedHusband83 ConcernedHusband83 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    In October, I saw my abuser for the first time in 11 years. I was adopted and my mothers first husband physically, emotionally, and sexually abused me. he is the root cause of most...
    cillasavage cillasavage 18-21, F 2 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    I still am abused by him. Physically, mentally... He's nasty. He treats me like a piece of **** and when I needed help with my suicidal thoughts he just told me I was faking my...
    darlingitsgrunge darlingitsgrunge 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 9

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    15th post. My panic attack yesterday left me emotionally and physically drained. The way I'm feeling today, there is no way in the world I am going to beat this fight. I would much...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 21

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    Nightmares. Every night. They only get worse. And it doesn't help I still see him every day. I had bruises everywhere. 7th grade was when I became "clumsy" all of a sudden. Well...
    CraZyPrinceS CraZyPrinceS 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    You may mess up, but you are not a mess up. You may make a mistake, but you are not a mistake. You may screw up, but you are not a screw up. You may fail, but you...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Okay, I don't really know if this counts as emotional abuse or not but I want to let things out in a healthier way. My mother has 2 modes. Nice or mean. Nowadays, she's normally...
    Dove06 Dove06 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    boys make me mentally and emotionally unstable
    Angelcum Angelcum 18-21, F 10 Responses Nov 20

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    My gets easily up set over the smallest things. My two siblings and me all hate dealing with him most of the time. He also puts us down. The stupid thing is we still trust him, try...
    Wheresthesparks Wheresthesparks 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I take everything way too personally and over think every conversation. Why do I care what people think of me? Even strangers. A guy pretty much told me I couldn't do my job...
    abcdefgh19 abcdefgh19 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    After the second incident happened I had to distance myself from him. I cut off all contact, and since he was living with my parents I stopped going there so much. Had a young...
    freedom432 freedom432 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    I've been with my boyfriend for a little over a year, he's been jealous and controlling since day one. He tells me who I can hang out with and when, made me delete social profiles...
    marinadelmonroe marinadelmonroe 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 3

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    I'm very sensitive. I'm very vulnerable. I get hurt all the time. Every little thing hurts me. I tend to overthink a lot. I wish I was mentally stronger. I'm emotionally messed up...
    stopthepainnow stopthepainnow 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 6

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    I was physically bullied in 3rd,4th,5th, and 6th grade. I have been mentally bullied all my life. I mean I've tried to fit in more than once but it doesn't work. Most of the...
    Pinkaboo168 Pinkaboo168 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I am afraid I will never get over what happened. It makes me physically shake sometimes when flashbacks come to mind. My therapist tried to make me describe what happened and I...
    shelleigh1978 shelleigh1978 51-55, F Dec 9

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    It is an awful thing to see on the outside a child that has been abused. The problem is that there are so many varying degrees of abuse and dysfunctional families especially from...
    teekitten teekitten 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 19

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    21st post. Well the other day, I did something that had me very very excited. For some people this will sound like nothing, and most people do this every single day of their lives...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 25

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    when i was really little my dad used to sexually abuse me... he used to make me do things... i told my mom and she didn't believe me... my parents broke up when i was 7 and my mom...
    emmaline7904 emmaline7904 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    Sexual abuse ( Rape ) is a terrible thing done by people ( not necessarily terrible people ) but by people who are really messed up in the head. It has scarred me for life I'm not...
    RyRyOfAwesomeness RyRyOfAwesomeness 13-15, M 2 Responses Nov 26

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    The child will rage as the blood flows down the legs, Beaten and raped and blind in rage. All the hell will ignite in a flash of fire as the child sees black then slash and red...
    TheBlessedOne TheBlessedOne 46-50, F 4 Responses Nov 29

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    I knew I was sexually abused as a kid but I didn't remember by who. I'd blame all my moms friends except two and it turned out to be one of them. My mom finally told me four years...
    CaliArs CaliArs 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 8

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    from age 5 til I was a teenager I was sexually abused by several family members and a close family friend . I have never had therapy for this . so many memories .
    lukeshort46 lukeshort46 46-50, F 2 Responses Dec 9

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    Was i abused? Between the ages of two to about seven yrs old i was having oral sex with my mom there is a lot more to this coservercial situation on this
    howard1945 howard1945 51-55, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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