Paris Hilton Reveals She Has Been In Multiple Abusive Relationships As A Result Of Past Trauma

She said that her time at Provo Canyon boarding school led to her inability to trust

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Speaking out in her upcoming documentary, This Is Paris, Paris Hilton has recently opened up about the past abuse she’s endured, particularly during her time at Provo Canyon School in Utah, a boarding school she attended in the late 1990s.

“From the moment I woke up until I went to bed, it was all day screaming in my face, yelling at me, continuous torture,” Hilton said.

However, speaking to People magazine, Hilton has now come forward to speak out about the domestic abuse she experienced throughout many of her past romantic relationships.

She admitted that her traumatic experiences at the school led her to accepting behaviour in previous relationships that was just as abusive.

“I went through multiple abusive relationships,” Hilton told People. “I was strangled, I was hit, I was grabbed aggressively. I put up with things no one should.”

“I had become so used to [abusive behaviour] at Provo, that it made me feel like it was normal,” she continued.

Hilton went on to admit that the relationships with her abusive exes started out the same: “They all seemed like such nice guys and then the true colours would show. They’d get jealous, or defensive or try to control me. And then there would come a point where they would become physically, verbally and emotionally abusive.”

“I didn’t really understand what love or relationships were,” she added. “I thought that them getting so crazy meant that they were in love with me. Looking back, I can’t believe I let people treat me like that.”

Currently, Hilton has been in a healthy nine-month relationship with 39-year-old entrepreneur Carter Reum, saying: “I feel so safe with him”.

“Before, I don’t think I was really ready for a good relationship. But I’ve learned so much. And I’m so grateful to have found my perfect match.”

Watch the full trailer for This Is Paris below.

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