Tag abuse

Dear MIMsters: I Do Not Understand Why My Husband Married Me?

I don’t understand. Why did my husband marry me? I got married to a man based in South Africa without really getting to know him, apart from the fact that he had a daughter with a woman he was no

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5 Signs You Are In A Destructive Marriage

Ineh Olisah Did you get married to live the rest of your life in happiness or in pain? While a marriage may not be hundred perfect, certain conditions endured in a toxic marriage may ultimately become destructive to your  sense

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In a Tell-all Exposé, Instagram User Battered By Husband Comes For Him

A social media user who was subjected to constant battery by her husband and father of her daughter, Reina Oyindamola Imoleayomitan, has taken to her Instagram page to call out her abuser and his entire family. In a tell-all post,

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Dear MIMsters: Is My Son Being Mistreated At His School?

Is my son being mistreated? Mums, I will appreciate you sharing your experiences and opinions on this issue that bothers me. I enrolled my son in a Montessori school around my residence when he was 18 months old. I was

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Dear MIMsters: My Maid I Discovered My Maid Has Been Messing With my Son

I had no idea that my maid has been messing with my son until now. Yesterday, I caught my two year old baby fondling with his genitals. When he saw me enter his room, he quickly pulled up his briefs.

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Dear MIMsters: Should I Walk Away Or Try to Fix Things?

Should I walk away or try to fix things? It all began with “I like you, let us start something meaningful” and within a few months, I got pregnant and this wasn’t planned. I told my husband about the pregnancy

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Dear MIMsters: Why I Need a Human Rights Lawyer

Can anyone reading this please link me up with a good human rights lawyer? Let me explain why I need one urgently. I’ve endured continuous domestic violence even during pregnancy in the hands of my husband. I’ve also endured emotional,

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Dear MIMsters: Everything About My Husband Now Irritates Me and This Why

Lately, everything about my husband irritates me. Even though we now get along well,  I still find myself making excuses not to get intimate with him. This is due to the fact that his behaviour towards me has killed all

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Dear MIMsters: I Have Resolved to Do One of Two Things in This Violent and Abusive Marriage

I got married 11 years ago and it has been hell for me. I am in a violent and abusive marriage. Initially, I was a full time housewife who suffered financial lack because my husband is highly stingy. After our

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Dear MIMsters: Is My Stance on this Matter Wrong?

I need your advice because I am losing my sanity. Am I wrong for taking this stance? We got married two and a half years ago but we do not have a child yet. We usually have arguments and little

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Dear MIMsters: I Know that I am Ugly But Hearing it From Him Hurts

The father of my child called me ugly in front of people. I know that I am ugly because many people have called me ugly before, but hearing it coming from him, worse, in front of people hit me so

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Dear MIMsters: How Do We Break Free From Our Abusive Relatives?

I read a post about abuse towards kids on this site and this is exactly how our relatives, my Aunty and Uncle treat my siblings and I. When we became orphans, my uncle and his wife moved in to stay

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Are You Becoming an Abusive Parent? Check These Warning Signs

Adesua Iyoyojie Some parents are abusive and won’t back down until a child bleeds blood. The only language they understand is pain and if a child doesnt feel pain, they won’t back down. Most parents are honestly ignorant about the

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Dear MIMsters: How Do I Stand the Shame if I Leave Him?

Hubby wasn’t like this before I got married to him, but since I gave birth to my 5 months old daughter he has changed totally. He beats me for every slight mistake I make. Less than 2 weeks ago, our

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Dear MIMsters: How Long Do I Have to Endure Being Treated this Way by My Husband

Three months to our wedding, I found out that my husband-to-be already had 2 kids. I was 2 month pregnant for him then, so I could not call off the wedding because of the shame and disgrace I would have

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Dear MIMsters: How Much More Should a Wife Take from Her Husband?

I’m 34 years old and my husband is 38. We have been married traditionally for almost 8 years now and I am a very troubled soul. I have really supported my husband since I got married but I have partially stopped after

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How Flogging a Child Can Get Out of Control: My Experience

My father was strict and used to flog us very much. The fact that flogging didn’t kill us doesn’t mean it didn’t kill anyone out there. One of our relatives in the Village flogged his child for not washing dishes

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Dear MIMsters: How I Ended the Circle of Child Abuse and Child Labour in my Home

My husband brought his niece who is an 11 year-old girl to live with and help us out with domestic chores against my wish. Employing an underaged person is child abuse and child labour and I didn’t want that. Seeing clearly

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Dear MIMsters: See What My Son’s Teacher Did to Him

About two weeks ago, in a post, a mum told us about how her daughter was knocked on the head for not doing a home-work she was given. The Mum said she retaliated by going to the school, calling out

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Dear MIMsters: I Just Want To Leave this Foreign Land With My One Month Old Baby

I’m 27 and I have a baby who is over one month old and we live with my husband in a foreign land. When I came abroad to join my husband about a year ago, I found out he is

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Man Batters His Wife | You Won’t Believe How Her Family Retaliated

A violent husband, Hardik Bharwad who physically assaulted his wife to the extent of bursting one of her eyes, has been taught a bitter lesson of his by the woman’s family who retaliated. A video went viral on Monday in which

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Terrence Howard Speaks Out Against Women who are Perpetrators of Domestic Violence Acts

Hollywood actor, Terrence Howard, recently took to his Twitter page to address the issue of domestic violence, and condemn women who are perpetrators of the act. The father of 4, who has survived two broken homes and was just recently featured

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Father Arrested for Beating Son To Cure Him of Stubbornness

Chinedu Okeke has been nabbed by the police in Enugu for enslaving and repeatedly torturing his 14-year-old son, Kelechi. It was gathered by Punch that Okeke, who lives in the Trans Ekulu area of Enugu, constantly subjected the boy to various

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Why Woman Doused Daughter With Hot Soup in Benin

Tricia Oterneghoro, a woman residing in Benin, Edo allegedly poured hot soup on her 13-year-old daughter, for taking a nap in a neighbor’s room. Her daughter, identified as Joyce Emmanuel, sustained burns on her chest as a result Joyce narrated that

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Unbelieveable! Man Sleeps With Wife’s 3 sisters After Physically Abusing Them

Jikwonyi Customary Court, Abuja, bore witness to the heartbreaking story of a 17-year-old girl, who told the court that her sister’s husband forcefully had carnal knowledge of her and her two other siblings. The teenager, who stays in Minna, stood

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