My hits me and berates me

My wife and I have been together since high school. We have two children our oldest son is 8 and our daughter is 6.

My wife has quite a temper and over the past 5 years whenever we get in an argument she berates me and hits me.

Last night I upset her at the dinner table and she said, “I don’t know why you question me”, and she got up and hit me in the face repeatedly and broke my nose, my jaw, and I had to get 13 stitches under my eye.

I have grown to fear her. She is quite a bit larger than me, she is 5’10” weighs about 210 and I am 5’6” and weigh about 145.

I do try to defend myself but she hits so hard and she gets so angry. I didn’t press charges this time either when the police at the hospital asked due to our kids need her and I love her. I know I shouldn’t upset her and sometimes I don’t even know that I am.

What should I do? It’s so embarrassing. I have to tell people at work that I got beat up at a bar and I don’t even drink.

Any other guys going through this or went through it? How did you get her to stop hitting you?

Jun 28

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