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I Am Challenging Marriage And Divorce

Redefining social norms in better understanding of balancing vows and individual rights together or apart. 6 People

    One Single Reason

    Here is one single reason why I am reconsidering divorce. I don't want people knocking on my door for a date. I am annoyed right now that it is starting to happen and I haven't yet declared anything official or signed the papers. I get sick that at the first jump of me being...
    Tekkamaki Tekkamaki 31-35 14 Responses Apr 14, 2010

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    Return To Saturn

    For the next year, I am making it a challenge to redefine, revisit, and discover what both marriage and divorce means. Looking at vows and at legal divorce papers aren't enough to set things right. I am going to have to get my hands really dirty and find some truth, carve some...
    Tekkamaki Tekkamaki 31-35 8 Responses Mar 18, 2010

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    Unbelievable

    This puts another nail in the coffin of our marriage. After everything I went though. After everything the kids went through. He is acting like nothing happened. This is his way of trying to avoid divorce by playing dumb. He just sent me an email saying he deleted his EP...
    Tekkamaki Tekkamaki 31-35 3 Responses Apr 12, 2010

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    The Last Thing I Need

    Is another man telling me what to do, not listening, then shoving his job in my face like it's going to make him a credible person. Maybe it's because I am pregnant, I am trying to feel out this new life, and I am extremely emotional. I am up early in the morning because these...
    Tekkamaki Tekkamaki 31-35 4 Responses Jun 22, 2010

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    Final Countdown

    OK. After many last attempts to find some sort of common ground, some bit of love to salvage, I had to make the decision. He played his part in where it is going to go. It being an important decision, I wanted to challenge all concepts before just jumping in and deciding. He...
    Tekkamaki Tekkamaki 31-35 4 Responses Apr 11, 2010

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    Rediscovering Ageless Wisdom

    I can't stand it when divorce gets thrown around like some sort of tool to hurt the other person. I don't take it seriously anymore when it is said because there has been no action to follow through with it for years. When I have gotten close to completing divorce, he tries to...
    Tekkamaki Tekkamaki 31-35 Apr 1, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    I live in a mostly sexless marriage and it freaking sucks! We've been thru it all. Drs, therapy, talks,ultimatums , misunderstanding, understanding, pretending, lying / being...
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    I moved out 8 months ago and have never looked back... even with the pain of being alone, it is still better than the loneliness and hopelessness in the marriage I was in... after...
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    I don't believe in throwing something as sacred as marriage away. I believe in fixing it! We were almost on the verge and instead, I fixed me and became a better wife! My husband...
    Rscfm04 Rscfm04 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    Hi All. Well, after 16 years of marriage I have decided to leave. I am tired of being verbally abused by a drunk. My marriage is sexless, depressing and not worth fighting for any...
    Dewdrop034 Dewdrop034 41-45, F 8 Responses 3 days ago

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    In a few weeks the decree will be final. I has been such and intense emotional journey. Not one I ever thought I would take when I got married. But years changed us, and with time...
    MrSquishy MrSquishy 41-45, M 16 Responses 4 days ago

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    After 10 years, the end of this miserable marriage is coming to the end. We decide to sell the house and go our ways.
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    We have been married for 20 years and have a 10 y.o. together. We have been through many things together, like any couple I guess. In our marriage I am the one who leads and he is...
    Miranam8 Miranam8 41-45, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Sometimes I don't know which is worse. I shouldn't be whining, it's really over now, for the last and final time; but writing about how it feels makes it somehow feel better...
    comeonletsgo comeonletsgo 61-65, M 5 days ago

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    My mum and dad want me to be in an arranged marriage when I'm older. I feel like I can't live with someone I've just been introduced to for the rest of my life. The thing is is...
    Wantsomethingtostoptheboredom Wantsomethingtostoptheboredom 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    My ex as I like to call him even though we are still married just can't get enough of making me miserable. He assaulted me, then pulled a gun on the cops. All I wanted was to...
    nurselife88 nurselife88 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    My husband is my best friend. We were high school sweethearts but lost our way. We both married others, had kids, and lived life. His wife passed away. I got divorced and we found...
    jesysgrl jesysgrl 41-45, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    We have been together since 1998 but married in 2012. A lot of my past issues have left me with self love problems, so I have difficulty committing and truly loving him.Things have...
    ShebrewRed ShebrewRed 36-40, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Hi Folks Well, in 2009 while working to try and get through a work-related (and marriage-related, although unbeknownst to me at the time) burnout, I wrote my fist post on...
    Mrcellophane Mrcellophane 36-40, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm not sure what to make of my marriage at this point. I thought I was marrying my best friend, but instead of being a wife she has become another mother. I've mentioned this...
    RNMedic RNMedic 26-30, M 8 Responses a week ago

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    Here's 2min40 sec of how to empathize. This is a building block for love and can lead you out of a sexless marriage I believe as well as many other relationship problems, family...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M a week ago

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    Sorry I can't He's too dense and obsessed with self defensiveness. I'm a believer but he's just ... Smh. I can't do this alone. I'm not strong enough. I recently advised...
    Aagatha Aagatha 36-40, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Just found out that if my husband talks to other woman he tells them he is in a lonely marriage, that I'm a horrible wife and he's leaving me. When I asked him why he has never...
    nursesrock007 nursesrock007 31-35, F Aug 24

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    I was watching the reality tv series Arranged and I thought wow, it must be therapeutic to go through the what ifs and shoulds before you get hitched to a person someone else chose...
    zizna zizna 36-40, F Aug 23

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    I don't really have any other place to process this, so I'll just do it here. This has got to be the craziest Rollercoaster of emotions I've ever experienced. When we finally...
    mg75 mg75 36-40, F 5 Responses Aug 22

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    I love my husband. I always will. I know that. He is a wonderful father to our son, and loves him deeply. Seeing them together gives me hope, but I know I can no longer hold on to...
    thanatophobic thanatophobic 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    Where to begin. Been married 14 years. Last 7-9 have been a living hell. My wife and I both work full time, and have a 14 year old daughter. Our parenting styles are night and...
    Drummmer78 Drummmer78 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    Has any of you feel sad even you are the one wants the divorce? I see the house where the children grew up and they still are young. My decision is going to change their lives...
    lostfoundusa lostfoundusa 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 21

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    I have been married for almost 11 years. It is a long read...sorry We got married when he was 19 I was 18. I got pregnant before we were married. We only dated 6 months. I took my...
    redrubiess7 redrubiess7 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    Today is the one year anniversary of the finalization of my divorce. In Judaism, anniversaries of the death of loved ones are marked with prayer and ritual. There is no traditional...
    lovevolves8 lovevolves8 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 20

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    Refusers are not necessarily mean people. Mine happened to be. I was tricked countless times into believe my Ex was a good person. I should have taken the time to scratch the...
    PinkJeanie1970 PinkJeanie1970 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 20

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    I think it is a legal price of paper, so the federal government can poke n prod into yo personal affairs. I think you can love someone n make a commitment from the heart. I shouldn...
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I have been struggling with sexless marriage for years. Recently, I have been telling my husband to separate because I really don’t want to stuck on something is not going to...
    AwesomeLucy AwesomeLucy 31-35, F 10 Responses Aug 19

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    Today has been a whirlwind and I feel emotionally drained, but thankful to have this day behind me. My husband's lawyer was supposed to have discovery items to my lawyer ten days...
    BeachGypsy BeachGypsy 46-50, F 3 Responses Aug 18

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    This is my first post for an experience so I hope I am doing this the right way........ My wife and I have been married for 4 years. For the most part it was a great relationship...
    MarcusAur12 MarcusAur12 31-35, M Aug 18

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    Know those lovely little idiosyncrasies you loved when first dating? After 10 years of marriage they become what the police refer to as "motive".
    Fairydust1986 Fairydust1986 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 18

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    I tend to reject the institution of marriage in general but I'm happy for those find their own happiness through marriage. I just hope the gay rights community in America doesn't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 17

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    Well, actually, it was an almost sexless marriage and it was all my fault. I had started a sewing business (sewing about 15 hours a day) and was busy taking care of grandchildren...
    asjmk asjmk 56-60, F Aug 17

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    My husband is a psychopath. He has no remorse or accountability for his actions. He had numerous affairs, lied and deceived me from the day we married. His family knew what he was...
    trinny61 trinny61 51-55, F Aug 16

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    Looking back on the last 3 years of my 15 year marriage I learned a lot. A lot of things I chose to put up with, turn a blind eye to, let myself become his employee. When I woke...
    littlefroghere littlefroghere 41-45, F 5 Responses Aug 16

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    It has truly been a whirlwind of activity in my life in just these past few weeks. Having agreed to and signing the divorce papers I am now officially divorced. Then there was the...
    FightingPhoenix FightingPhoenix 46-50, M 7 Responses Aug 15

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