Diary of Abuse by a Loved One Chapter 7 Page 12

on the phone and ranting about how I had disturbed him when he had been dealing with some family emergency. His aggressiveness wore me out so much that once the phone call had ended, I found myself bursting into an uncontrollable floodgate of tears. He used to care about me and my welfare; but instead, was screaming and shouting abuse at me when I was in my most vulnerable state.

I closed my mobile and left it switched off. I couldn’t deal with the lack of support; I needed to focus on myself and heal.

I spent several days trying to recover with no help from him. He refused to answer my calls when I eventually switched on my telephone, so I decided to focus on myself and not let it bother me despite feeling broken inside.

When he finally did get