UPDATE: from previous post about finding the strength to leave an abuser

posted 3 years ago in Emotional
Post # 3
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

@wishnforhappiness:  good for you! Best of luck to you and prayers for your aunt. I’ve never been in a situation like that but I can imagine leaving is the hardest part. I hope all the rest is easy and positive:)

Post # 4
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

@soinlove79:  +100000

@wishnforhappiness:  Leaving is the hardest part…and you’ve done that and even though i dont know you personally, Im so proud of you for taking that step.

You’re right, these next few months are going to be tough, but you’ve got your family supporting you 100%

Post # 6
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2013

@wishnforhappiness:  i am so happy to hear this but at the same time sad bc it will be hard. But you have your family to support you and all of us Bees!!!! I wish you lots of luck and strength!

Post # 7
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

I am so happy you have taken control and removed yourself from the situation.  I understand that you want to get your things, but PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE bring someone (a brother, father, etc) with you. Your safety is worth so much more.

Post # 8
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

It took tremendous courage to leave. My heartfelt wishes for a better life from this moment forward..

Post # 10
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2013 - Rocky Mountains USA

So happy to read this. Good for you!!! Please do everything you can to protect yourself – sometimes this time can be the most dangerous. You are a courageous lady and I’m proud of you!! 

Post # 11
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

You are amazing!  Good luck to you!

Post # 12
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

I know this is a difficult time, but I’m glad you were able to leave, and that you have the support of your family. Also, as PPs have said, please bring someone with you when you get your clothes and personal belongings. Even if you’re sure he’ll be out of the house, better safe than sorry. Also, if you don’t have someone to being with you, then you can ask your local police to send a police officer with you. They’ve done it many times, you won’t be the first or last to ask.

Post # 13
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

You are very brave and deserve more.  Sending well wishes your way.

Post # 14
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

@wishnforhappiness:  girl I have been thinking about you like crazy! I’m so glad to hear you are safe, have your family’s support and have a plan! I’m glad you’ll be with family. Helping them out will give you something constructive to do (though I’m sorry to hear about the cancer diagnosis). were you able to get your dog too?

best of luck! This first step is likely the hardest. While you’ll have more challenges, you’ll pull strength from reserves you didn’t know you had. ((Hugs))

Post # 16
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Buzzing bee

I am so glad you are leaving him.  You ARE special and you DO deserve a much better life than being stuck in abusive marriage.

Retain a lawyer asap and forge ahead to the wonderful adventure your life will be soon.

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