I Didn’t Know It Was Abuse

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I didn’t know it was abuse. Sometimes, I wish he would have hit me.  I would have known then.  I would have understood.  Instead, it felt like I was his emotional punching bag, a dumping ground for anger, fear and panic.  Everything was always my fault.  No matter what it was, I was to blame.  […]