July 26, 2002
I just wanted
to thank you for your web site. Although the abuse I suffered did
not extend into physical violence or name calling I see a lot of the
same trends in my abuser as I see in the other stories on this site.
It helps me realize that I made the right decision to
not speak to her anymore.
It's hard to find any books on men being abused,
especially emotionally, and I wish there were more materials out
The most funny thing is that now I'm done with her I
really am much happier. I'm alone, but not lonely. But I still do
suffer from anger at my abuser and disbelief that she really did
these things to me because she's an incredibly friendly, funny,
smart, beautiful and successful woman. And you'd be clueless that
she's this way.
Something in one of your responses caught my
attention. She was doing the best she could to treat me
fairly. Unfortunately, psychologically, she was unable to meet the
behaviours we automatically get from our friends.
Well, chuckle, just so you know, after her third
divorce she aggressively pursued another man and decided to get
I wish for her all the best.
And I wish for myself a bright future with a great
Way cool! You got it. The
abusive partner can't help it... But now you know how to
spot it... Good luck to you and thanks for writing! Doc