I’m grateful to those of you who have reached out, and apologize to those who came expecting a light read and left feeling any significant measure of distress.
If you’ve never dealt with emotional abuse before (as I hadn’t up until this point), it can be especially difficult to spot, as one of the most persistent patterns is being made to feel at fault for your partner’s behavior.
L2G – (would) Love to go L2K – Like to come l33t – Leet, meaning ‘elite’ L8R – Later L8RG8R – Later, gator LBAY – Laughing back at you LD – Later, dude / Long distance LD – Learning Disability LEMENO – Let me know LERK – Leaving easy reach of keyboard LFG – Looking for group () LGH – Lets get high LH6 – Lets have sex LHSX – Lets have sex LHM – Lord help me LHO – Laughing head off LIC – Like I care LIK – liquor Li L or lil – Little LIMT – Laugh in my tummy LMAO – Laughing my *a* off LMBO – Laughing my butt off LMFAO – Laughing my freaking *a* off LMIRL – Lets meet in real life LMK – Let me know LMNK – Leave my name out LOA – List of acronyms LOL – Laughing out loud LOL – Laugh out loud LOL – Lots of love LOLH – Laughing out loud hysterically LOLO – Lots of love LOLWTF – Laughing out loud (saying) “What the fuck ? SOS – Meaning help SOS – Son of Sam SOT – Short of time SOTMG – Short of time, must go SOWM – Someone with me SPK – Speak () SRSLY – Seriously SPST – Same place, same time SPTO – Spoke to SQ – Square SRY – Sorry SS – So sorry SSDD – Same stuff, different day SSIF – So stupid it’s funny SSINF – So stupid it’s not funny ST&D – Stop texting and drive STFU – Shut the fuck up STR8 – Straight STW – Search the Web SUITM – See you in the morning SUL – See you later SUP – What’s up?
” LOTI – Laughing on the inside LOTR – Lord of The Rings () LQTM – Laughing quietly to myself LSHMBH – Laugh so hard my belly hurts LSV – Language, sex and violence LTD – Living the dream LTNS – Long time no see LTOD – Laptop of death LTS – Laughing to self LULT – Love you long time LULZ – Slang for LUS – The girl is lose or not playing it safe sexually () LVM – Left voice mail LWOS – Laughing without smiling LY – Love ya LYLAS – Love you like crazy LYLC – Love you like a sis LYSM – Love you so much LYLAS – Love you like crazy LYLC – Love you like a sis LYSM – Love you so much M8 – Mate MC – Merry Christmas MEGO – My eyes glaze over MEH – Meaning a “shrug” or shrugging shoulders MEHH – Meaning a “sigh” or sighing MFI – Mad for it MGB – May God bless MIRL – Meet in real life MKAY – Meaning “Mmm, okay” MLM – Meaning give the middle finger MM – Sister () NIFOC – Naked in front of computer NIGI – Now I get it NIMBY – Not in my back yard NIROK – Not in reach of keyboard NLT – No later than NM – Nothing much / Never mind NMH – Not much here NMU – Not much, you? RX – Regards RX – Meaning drugs or prescriptions RYB – Read your Bible RYS – Read your screen RYS – Are you single? SUX – Meanings sucks or “it sucks” SWAK – Sent (or sealed) with a kiss SWALK – Sealed (or sealed) with a loving kiss SWAT – Special Weapons and Tactical Team ( T – Think positive T4BU – Thanks for being you T:)T – Think happy thoughts TA – Thanks a lot TAFN – That’s all for now TANK – Meaning really strong TANKED – Meaning “owned” TANKING – Meaning “owning” TAM – Tomorrow a.m.
I didn’t really know what emotional abuse was when I wrote this blog, and the comments from therapists and survivors who have since taken the time to inform me have been tremendously helpful to myself and a number of other commenters.UR – Un-real UR – Your / You’re UR2YS4ME – You are too wise for me URA* – You are a star URH – You are hot (U R Hot) URSKTM – You are so kind to me URTM – You are the man URW – You are welcome USBCA – Until something better comes along USU – Usually UT – Unreal Tournament () software WAS – Wait a second WAS – Wild ass guess WAWA – Where are we at? W/B – Write back WB – Welcome back WBS – Write back soon WBU – What about you? – Meaning “a typical woman” XD – Meaning “really hard laugh” (where D is a smiley mouth) XD – Meaning a “devilish smile” XME – Excuse Me XOXOXO – Hugs & Kisses XLNT – Excellent XYL – Ex-young lady, meaning wife. YBIC – Your brother in Christ YBS – You’ll be sorry YCDBWYCID – You can’t do business when your computer is down YCHT – You can have them YCLIU – You can look it up YCMU – You crack me up YF – Young Female YG – Young gentleman YGTBKM – You’ve got to be kidding me YGG – You go girl YHBT – You have been trolled YHBW – You have been warned YHL – You have lost YIU – Yes, I understand YKW – You know what YKWYCD – You know what you can do YL – Young lady YMMV – Your mileage may vary YNK – You never know YR – Your YR – Yeah right YRYOCC – You’re running your own cuckoo clock YSIC – Your sister in Christ YSYD – Yeah sure you do YT – You there?WC – Welcome WC – Who cares WCA – Who cares anyway W/E – Whatever W/END – Weekend WE – Whatever WEP – Weapon () WH5 – Who, what, when, where, why WIBNI – Wouldn’t it be nice if WDALYIC – Who died and left you in charge WDYK – What do you know? Where XMeets Y – Vagina WIIFM – What’s in it for me? YTTL – You take too long YTG – You’re the greatest YW – You’re welcome YWHNB – Yes, we have no bananas YWHOL – Yelling “woohoo” out loud YWSYLS – You win some, you lose some YYSSW – Yeah, yeah, sure, sure, whatever Z – Zero Z Z’s – are calling (meaning going to bed/sleep) Z – Meaning “Said” Z% Zoo ZH – Sleeping Hour ZOMG – (Oh My God) ZOT – Zero tolerance ZUP – Meaning “What’s up?H&K – Hugs & kisses H2CUS – Hope to see you soon HAGN – Have a good night HAGO – Have a good one HAND – Have a nice day HANOVR – Hang over HB – Hurry back HB – Hug back H-BDAY – Happy Birthday HBU – How about you ?
HF – Have fun HFAC – Holy flipping animal crackers H-FDAY – Happy Father’s Day HHIS – Head hanging in shame HL – Half Life ( I2 I – too (me too) IA8 – I already ate IAAA – I am an accountant IAAD – I am a doctor IAAL – I am a lawyer IAC – In any case IAE – In any event IANAC – I am not a crook IANAL – I am not a lawyer IAO – I am out () IB – I’m back IC – I see ICAM – I couldn’t agree more ICBW – It could be worse ICEDI – I can’t even discuss it ICFILWU – I could fall in love with you IDC – I don’t care IDK – I don’t know IDTS – I don’t think so IDUNNO – I don’t know IG2R – I got to run IGH2N – I got high tonight IGN – I (I’ve) got nothing IGN – Internet Gaming Network IGP – I got to (go) pee IHNI – I have no idea IIRC – If I remember correctly IIIO – Intel inside, idiot outside IK – I know IKR – I know, right ?WUCIWUG – What you see is what you get WUF – Where are you from?