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I A Wife That Left Me After 20 Years of Marriage

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    Wishing U The Best

    i know 1st hand exactly how you feel - there are days that i am certian it is possible to die from a broken heart - everyone keeps telling me the pain will ease with time - i hope for your sake and mine that is true best of luck
    startingoverat41 startingoverat41 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 22, 2009

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    Not Quite 20 of Marriage But Been Together21

    we started dating young and we've been together ever since ! been married 14 years and now my only friend confidant lover mother of my children id unsatisfied. She has had a lot of problems in her life and needs to work through them. I don't know what to do but my friendship...
    cd1farley cd1farley 36-40 3 Responses Jun 10, 2009

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    My Wife Left

    my wife had an affair about 10 years ago and we worked it out lately she has Ben acting odd i caught her in a lie next thing she tells me she doesn't want to be with me
    hardtotake hardtotake 41-45, M 3 Responses Nov 21, 2009

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    Wishing U The Best

    i know 1st hand exactly how you feel - there are days that i am certian it is possible to die from a broken heart - everyone keeps telling me the pain will ease with time - i hope for your sake and mine that is true best of luck
    startingoverat41 startingoverat41 41-45, F Nov 22, 2009

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    Devasted And Lost

    Let me start by saying i never thought i would ever visit a site like this   I dont even know where to begin. The pain, anguish, heartbreak, and so many other emotions im feeling are so overwhelming i am trying anything to help for some relief.  I am 42 years...
    grfins grfins 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 13, 2009

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    blueskyforgood blueskyforgood 51-55, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    deleted deleted 26-30 24 Responses 2 days ago

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    jenlynnm766 jenlynnm766 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    SweetT2 SweetT2 46-50, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Lindsay792001 Lindsay792001 31-35 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    frenchfry5 frenchfry5 18-21 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    DP8962 DP8962 51-55, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    knight231 knight231 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 27

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    afatboy24 afatboy24 26-30, T Jul 26

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    I found this article and believe it to be True. Grace for Imperfection July 2, 2015 Unconditional love and acceptance – isn’t that what every one of us searches for as we...
    NOWHealing NOWHealing 61-65, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    escapingcaptivityofspirit escapingcaptivityofspirit 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 26

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    "Mine" I met her for the first time just over a month before her fifteenth birthday. It was April 1st, 1995 (April Fool's Day) and I was a fool for not making her mine that very...
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    mohairp53 mohairp53 61-65 Jul 26

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    boldtimer boldtimer 66-70, M 3 Responses Jul 26

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    escapingcaptivityofspirit escapingcaptivityofspirit 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 25

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    jp20156 jp20156 41-45, M 6 Responses Jul 25

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    deleted deleted 26-30 16 Responses Jul 24

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    abrogerh abrogerh 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 23

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