I don't care what he tells you or what he tries to make you believe, you are someone. You aren't worthless, stupid, a burden, or anything else that he tries to make you believe. He controls you because he doesn't want you to know that you are better than him.
He tears apart every detail of your being because if you could see how amazing you are, he knows you would leave him.
To be hurt, and yet know you're not allowed to be.
Fear encompasses your days and drowns out your nights, never ceasing, always haunting.
With each rising of the sun comes a new day, new opportunities for failure and new ways to be broken.
But he said it was a 'total shock' when he heard the tragic news.
He said: 'She went out that night, looking forward to having some fun with friends, she was happy.'She liked to drink and she liked to party - she was always the first one on the dance floor.'It was a total shock to wake up to a message from her saying she was going to take her own life.'He added: 'Those were the hardest words to hear.
To steal your voice is to silence your soul; if he can't hear you, then you aren't human. It doesn't matter how hard you try, you will never be able to live up to the unrealistic expectations that he has set for you.
Despite what he may tell you, he does not control you because you need him, you are being controlled because he needs you. " I know that it's terrifying to take a step forward when you can't even see the road in front of you.
A victim who helped to convict her sexually abusive stepfather has taken her own life after fearing he was about to be released from prison, her grieving husband has said.
Leyna Tucker, 47, from Porthleven, Cornwall, waived her anonymity after appearing in court to help jail her 'evil and sadistic' stepfather, Andrew Fulcher, who was convicted of molesting her when she was a child.
Let a survivor tell you what life is really like when it's over.
To the woman who isn't yet free, You are someone.
Mrs Tucker's body was discovered on May 13 at the foot of cliffs near to where she lived with her husband and their dog, Gracie.