Survivors that left abusive relationships, how did you handle the shunning and anger from people that believe your abuser?
I’m in the process of leaving an abusive marriage, and recently decided to finally push back and he was arrested for stalking me after I found a GPS tracker on my car.
Now our mutual friends are lashing out at me and accusing me of lying about everything and just trying to destroy him and his career.
He had threatened to euthanize one of our dogs, because I moved out he “wouldn’t have help caring for him” and since he occasionally has seizures, that he would just put him down, and it’s none of my business since I “abandoned” our marriage.
So on my protection order, I asked that he be required to provide medical care, that he can’t euthanize him without my agreement, or that he surrender him to me.
Our friends are saying I am trying to “take” the dog just to hurt him as much as possible.
It’s so overwhelming and hard already to leave the marriage, to finally not be a victim anymore and the fallout with people I thought were my friends too is so much worse than I had expected.
Submitted November 09, 2018 at 03:37AM by rightinthefeelsies