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I understand the trauma

Reader comment on item: Advice to Non-Muslim Women against Marrying Muslim Men
in response to reader comment: 9 year relationship with Algerian

Submitted by Chelsea (United States), Oct 23, 2019 at 21:15

Thank you for sharing and welcome to the forum. You are so right about the trauma and people not understanding. It is this forum here that helped me to see the patterns and the truth.

The experiences that we have had are a manipulative mind &%$. I also understand the heart thing. I am forever changed too. I was not in it but 3 years. You must be a very strong woman to have dealt with this monster for 9 years.

I am so glad you took the time to express your feelings to us. I hope that women who are going through the stages of this life changing horror will be warned. Now it is two of us who tell how deep these wounds go and I am hoping that women and men will listen.

I read your comment 3 times. The feelings you shared are exactly what many of us have felt. I could not put it into words as you have here. Ladies and guys please be warned.

9 years is a long time. I encourage you to keep loving yourself as you have started to do. I encourage you to share and help others on this forum. You help more than you know. You have expressed your experience in a way that helps us to look inside ourselves and see the doubt and red flags. Ladies if you have just one doubt or reservation about this "relationship" please run like hell and don't look back!!

Again thank you for sharing what was and is still painful. But better to live free and in peace with your sanity intact.

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