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emotional abuse

  1. prettyflower

    Emotional Abuse by Family?

    I am extremely depressed and anxious. My mom and older sister are controlling me and possibly emotionally abusive? I have been questioning my sexuality and gender identity since high school. A few years ago when I was in high school my older sister read my diary. She told my other sister what...
  2. elliepaige20

    My best friend and boyfriend betrayed me...and now I'm all alone.

    Hi Everyone, this is my first time using a forum so I'm hoping I can get some advice for coping with loneliness? For almost two years, I've had a boyfriend who for the purpose of this forum we will call James. Since meeting him at the end of 2016, things were absolutely perfect; he was always...
  3. M

    Is this abuse

    I’m unfortunately back home with my mum, and it’s just the two of us most of the time. I’m a young adult. She’s done a lot for me and my career, but fights with everyone. When she goes after me it’s after something tiny and I can’t deal with her anymore. I’d leave but don’t have anywhere to go...
  4. T

    Disagreeing with your therapist

    I am having some issues with my therapist, and it's kind of getting me down. Would really appreciate if any of you reading this can offer me some advice! So here is thing. I've recently started seeing a new therapist about my problems with anxiety and depression. Today was the second session...
  5. spoon-racoon

    advice about past trauma and relationships?

    I'm 18 right now, and for about 2 years during high school I was in a really toxic relationship. It was my first time dating someone and I was essentially groomed into accepting the abusive situation as normal. I feel like this experience really messed up my ability to form healthy...
  6. spoon-racoon

    digging up trauma in therapy

    Today my therapist and I started talking about an abusive relationship I was in and it's gonna be a lot to unpack :( (actually like a few minutes in she got up to get a notepad because shit is getting real). I'm kinda scared about how talking about it is gonna affect my mental state right now...
  7. M

    Scared for my own mental well-being as a result of poor state of mind of family members

    Scared for my own mental well-being as a result of poor state of mind of family members currently sat in my room with my door barricaded by my bed and other boxes. i have suffered mild depression in the past and recovered without my family members even noticing/realising and my dad denying i...
  8. B

    emotionally verbally abusive son

    I have always cared for my adult son early diagnosed with schizophrenia. We have always been very close but in the past year he has become verbally abusive as well as emotionally abusive. He says I say things I don't say and every moment I'm with him he yells at me and even swears at me and...
  9. D

    Too much for one person

    Hi, Okay so im new to this site but i feel like at the moment this may be the only place i can let it all out. I am 24, and an only child living at home with my parents. My parents love me but have a very difficult relationship with each other. Because of meddling family members and distrust...
  10. E

    Falling apart....

    I left. I even managed to stay away for about 3 weeks (although didn't get as far as going no-contact). Then I became ill with a bug, had a couple of days off work as it completely knocked me off my feet. X caught it from me, but I still managed to stay away. Then my Mum who I've been staying...
  11. L

    Virgin to the forum

    Hello everyone, it's my first time on a forum. I kind of feel silly...don't know where to start or what to say. I guess I should start by saying I've had anxiety for as long as I can remember. Even as a child I felt weird or off, I never felt like I belonged anywhere or that anyone cared about...
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