My Boyfriend Hits Me

Why my boyfriend hits me is a mystery.

I cook for him. I clean for him. Love him.

He shows no appreciation. Just hits.

I do not know how his mind thinks. Does it?

I am black and blue underneath my dress.

Tight jeans have been replaced with loose garments.

Makeup has been applied to arms and face.

I feel like I am a complete disgrace.

Why my boyfriend hits me is a mystery.

I want out but I am afraid of him.

I want him to stop. He won’t. He won’t!

I cry myself to sleep at night softly.

I don’t want him to hear me, then hit me.

Why my boyfriend hits me is a mystery.

I am suffering, but he does not care.

He only wants what he wants when he wants.

It is like I don’t exist; I’m not there.

Why my boyfriend hits me is a mystery.

I am invisible to him most days.

But once in a while he treats me right.

I live for those moments, when he is kind.

It makes everything worth it; he loves me.

Sometimes he says he’s sorry, sometimes not.

Why my boyfriend hits me is a mystery.

NOTE TO READERS: 

I do not have a boyfriend who hits me, anymore. But many people do. Help is available. There are many places that will help someone who is being abused.

This is an excellent article that will help. Please read it.

Help for Abused and Battered Women

Listen to the advice. Get out now. You can do it!

Please share this. The message here is an important one. 

Thank you.

Advertisements

Hi. I'm Lorraine Reguly, owner of Wording Well and Laying It Out There. I'm an English teacher-turned-freelancer-for hire, an author, and an entrepreneur. I offer 4 different services on Wording Well: 1. Writing. 2. Editing. 3. Coaching/Consulting, 4. Author Assistant Services. I like helping others and want to help you! Just tell me how!

Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in Abuse
2 comments on “My Boyfriend Hits Me
  1. Excellent poem and good for you for making the information available for women who are abused.

    Like

    • Lorraine Marie Reguly says:

      Thanks, Debra. There is more abuse going on in this world than we know. It’s really sad. I just want to help in any way I can.

      Like

Please have your say! (I LOVE getting comments!)

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

survivor-a toz challenge 2014 badge
Get your free copy when you sign up to my mailing list for Wording Well (my other site). Simply click on the image, fill out the form, and the ebook will be sent to you!
Categories
Goodreads
%d bloggers like this: