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Relationship Violence Story From Amanda D

by Amanda D
(Pennsylvania, USA)

I started being abused when I was 17. It all started when I met this guy in the summer of 2009 my friend gave him my number. So I started texted him one night. I was at another friend's house and he texted me wanting to chill I asked her if she knew who this guy was and she said ohhh yeah I know him and told him that we both would chill with him. So he come we meet him outside and I go to meet him. My friend decides to not go and I'm persaded to go with him. He drives me to this parking lot where he had sex with me that night I lost my virginity me being very shy didn't say a word till I got back to my friend's where I cried the next morning I was vey sore and had cheerleading tryouts. The next day I dcided to chill with this guy again he we had sex and he dropped me back off at my friend's. Like a week later he talks me into sleeping over so I do then we were unseperable. He used me for sex until October then he asked me out I started doing cheerleading quit that started getting ds in school skipping all the time. In December I dropped out I was a junior he's been graduating the year before. Now in October I cheated on him with 2 people :/ idk why I do stuff like that Im just asking for this but I did it he found out nd he begin talking to girls nd in December he started pinching me and restraining me and logout me in rooms and got me smoking weed and drinking then in January I called the cops on him when he slapped me they suggested me get a restrainig order on him then that night he went out and had sex with a girl and partied that whole weekend we got back together and he basically lived with me then started abusing me punching me pushing me calling me names like a whore talked to girls constantly raping me I hated how things were I was back in school in January but then were kicked back out in march things got soo much worst in march we started chilling at his house again he beat me like everyday I lost everyone I loved nd then one day in June I had enough his mom called the cops on him for punching me in the ribs nd I left nd went to be with his friend who I liked we had sex that night he found Ot and came after us threatig to kill us both he was arrested after habit his friend drive and kidnap nd beat me in the street I ran into a store they called the cops they called an ablmbulance and everythig that night he was arrested before he went to jail he sent me messages how sorry he was nd he went to jail for 8 days I was very depressed when he got out we were forbidded to talk to each other we stilled nd the end of July he pretended to like a girl to get back at me they had sex I was defeated nd to tt is day I can't forget it we got back together in august I turned 18 nd I cheated on him cuz of how hurt nd jelous I was things didn't get better I thought he changed but he didn't he confined to talk to girls pretended to like them nd it hurts he hit me soo much I'm scard to call the cops on him cuz I know he'll get gets cuz I was a minor it would be his second offense but he just knows how to hurt me ):





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