Through The Eyes Of The Abused

1 chapter / 748 words

Approximately 4 minutes to read


For the Catherine Short-Story Contest

Genres: Writing, Drama, Short Story

Tags: catherinecontest abuse abusive boyfriend short story contest Short story love

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about 4 years ago Eric Jaynes said:

....reading that made me really sad. good writing, i could see everything in my head but...dang. now i'm sad.


about 5 years ago Patty Pimperstin said:

Hearted yours! If you want to swap, please check out "The Springtime Sacrifice" on my page & heart it if you like it! :)

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about 5 years ago mena london said:

This was beautifully sad. If that makes sense. I wish she knew how good she could be without him. I really wish she knew. That's not love if the other person doesn't treat you the way you treat them :(


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about 5 years ago senna weiss said:

holy. this was the most depressing piece i have EVER read. the poor girl - so self deluded.... gosh.

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over 4 years ago Beautifully Broken said:

Wow. I got shivers at the end. I don't really feel like writing a long review, so I'll just say this was wonderfully written. You captured the denial and the struggle of the MC so well; I felt like I was her. It was just...really good. I think it really captures an abusive relationship, with the girl so convinced he loves her and they're meant to be even though it's far from that.


about 5 years ago RettaJean said:

This is a pretty cool story. :)

The beginning confused me. After reading it, I could see how it tied in, but you don't really need the first four sentences (the italicized part.) The rest of it flows PERFECTLY.

The line of the story itself is clearly and concisely expressed beautifully. I can see what's happening in the story very well.

The story is sad and beautifully written. I don't have much else to say about it, other than great job! Best of luck in the contest.

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