Post
This experience may contain mature content, as flagged by the community. Please click away if you do not want to see this content, or if you are not of age. To report inappropriate content, please email us.

I Am Divorced But Still Love My Ex-wife

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 104 People

    This Sucks

    My wife left me... she and my boys are living across town in a luxury apartment that she can't afford... she's mad because she's broke... I'm just sick in love with her, and miss my kids... my house is huge and empty... thank God, my sweet little (not so little...17) step...
    jryl43 jryl43 41-45, M 5 Responses Nov 10, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    40 Years Nothing Changes

    It is going on 40 years since I last saw my ex. I have moved on, remarried and tried my best to put the past in the past.But boom as of late a mutual friend who I have not heard from in over fifteen years called and informed me of her latest divorce or separation I am not sure...
    monseir monseir 66-70, M Nov 25, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Why Do I Want My Ex Back ???

     after being married for almost 18 years its been right at a year that my divorce was final ,my ex and   I were seperated for a year befor that but did have a relationship,we searched out counciling and attended for several monthes, and i, in my thinking did everything i could...
    tataku tataku 41-45, M 2 Responses May 10, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    This Is Very Depressing To Me...

    My ex and I have been divorced for almost 7 years. I still love her so much and I still have hopes that we will reconcile one day. I'm reading a lot of comments telling people to move on. I can't move on...I'm terrified of the thought of losing the only woman I've ever really...
    mnr69 mnr69 41-45 4 Responses Jul 15, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Heart Boken

    I have been with my exwife since we were in 7th grade. Now we have broken up a few times during h.s. and college but obviously always got back together. We married after our first son and we have now have 3 boys 15,12,5. i am 38yrs old I would consider myself a good guy and a...
    hendew hendew 36-40, M 2 Responses Jun 26, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I met Pam 3 years ago

    and we got married after 1.5 years of dating. We both have kids and it was our 2nd marriage each. We blended our families and all seemed like it could work out. I felt it was so right! All along my love grew more and more. There were some trust issues I had with her that grew...
    missmywife missmywife 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 4

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Bonny N Sime

    Met 17 years ago. 3 rugrats an 1 divorce later.......still cant get thoughts of you out of my soul.............. still remember the way you smell.......... still pretend I 'm making love with you wen Im with other women . Ive got dem to change there clothes, hair, music...
    simonaoldham simonaoldham 41-45, M Jul 16, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    True Love, Pain, Endless Hope

    My story is one that's unique as im sure most of your stories are but threatens to destroy my life and heart but gives me hope for tomorrow I love my ex wife with all my heart sometimes i don't know how. We went to high school together were sweethearts for a while and she...
    pain707 pain707 31-35, M Oct 6, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Broken Promises

    My wife and I have been divorced for over 5 years and have a daughter together. She tore my heart out and it still hurts after all this time. All you can do is keep moving Forward. But I will never forgive her for the hell she put me through .
    want2wifeswap want2wifeswap 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 24, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My First Wife

    I was married in 1968 at the age of 19. I was still a student in college. After 7 years of marriage and the birth of our son we were divorced.. I still find myself feeling love for her. I think part of this feeling can be traced to the fact that she was my first mature love...
    MicroCock47 MicroCock47 66-70, M Jan 23, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Still Love My Ex Wife

    I have been divorced for two years. I loved my wife deeply but we could not resolve our issues. We tried therapy twice and i enlisted the help of a psychiatrist to help me with depression. Finally after ten years, we decided to divorce. We stayed friendly, but did not see each...
    Mattdue Mattdue 56-60, M 3 Responses Oct 8, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Pain Without End

    I have been separated and divorced for twenty years. We met when we were 17. She was my best friend and we grew with each other as the years went by. Twenty years.Three sons, a home, scratching our way up together from being penniless teenagers into making a life together. Then...
    Lampwick Lampwick 51-55, M 11 Responses Nov 29, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Been Told I Need To Let Go In Order To Live Again...

    Were to begin...I'm still in love with her! After what I thought was my imprint..bonnie to my cylde..mac to my chesse would become the death to my happiness. Out of the blue after a couple of yrs living with eachother and now going on our second wedding anniversity in our new...
    ikeluv ikeluv 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 23, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    To My Oldest Daughter - Open In 8 Years

    To My Oldest Daughter An Explanation You Deserve And How to Be Silly Without Going to Jail PART 1 -- Instinct - Heart - Silly I bet you can read some of this now. You are so smart. I know you will be able to read most of this by the end of the year. I want you to know...
    BradWykle BradWykle 31-35 Nov 18, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My Love Eternal... Gone...

    My wife and I began as friends and worked our way towards falling in love and were so close to one another that even today after our divorce we still remain best of friends... Somewhere along the 10 year marriage I was told we lost the passion and although my wife was away for...
    deleted deleted 26-30 10 Responses Jul 16, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    6 Years And I Can'T Get Over Her

    6 years ago my ex-wife got up one morning packed her and our youngest sons stuff and took off to live with another man 2 hours away, I knew nothing was wrong, in fact we had been getting along quite well before she left. Our communication was improving, our sex life was great and...
    CantTakeTooMuchMore CantTakeTooMuchMore 36-40, M 1 Response May 19, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Can't Seem To Get Over My Exwife

    It was like a roller-coaster ride in 2006 meeting my ex-wife when I moved out of town. She was everything Ilooked for in a woman and I just had to have her. A year later we were married and had our own home and a childon the way. Then in 2009 things just came crashing down on me...
    tiredhris tiredhris 26-30 49 Responses Jul 16, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My Wife Left Me For An Old Boyfriend. Will She Come Back Ever...

    I know she is over the relationship with me. I know she respects me and cares about me and I know she will never have intimate feelings for me again - girls don't regain those feeling once they've been with another man I don't. I miss having a family and I hate having to let go...
    ainokea138 ainokea138 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 28, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Lost The Love Of My Life

     I'm still in love with my ex-husband. we've been divorced for five years and think of him every day i haven't seen him for five years but every day several times a day i think of him and miss him more often he remarried and I'm in a relationship but nothing has changed i...
    hoplessinlove hoplessinlove 31-35, F 3 Responses May 8, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Still Love Her

    I don't know where to start. We were only divorced a month ago. We have been to counseling on and off for the last 3 years. when we went to conuseling we were much better, but slowly we went back to our same patterns, and things just aren't very good. I have no voice in the...
    Boneman7 Boneman7 31-35 2 Responses Sep 1, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Still Love My Ex Wife

    Where to begin ? Well let  me start like this in life you get a chance at meeting people who can change your life make it better then it was or make it alot worst.When i met my irish angel it was love at first sight the color of her eyes her touch they way she felt in my...
    Tiny64 Tiny64 41-45, M 2 Responses Feb 23, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Relating To All Your Stories, Miss My Ex-wife, Still Love Her, Even Though It Probably Wasn't Right.

    I responded to some of you with the same story, but added a little too, thanks for listening: I wish I had advice, but I don't; just a story. I also divorced my wife of 2 1/2 years due to me doing everything I could to make her happy, but her bipolar disorder and alcoholism just...
    jdogg197 jdogg197 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 10, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Still In Love

    Married to my wife for 11 years. We had good times, bad times. When I reached a low point in my life, I started talking to others on the internet(emotional affair) as she called it. When I thought I couldn't change we decided to seperate. She moved out of our home, I even...
    OCDell37 OCDell37 36-40, M Jun 2, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    True Love Never Fades...

    After 28 years of what I thought was a good marriage my ex wife ask me for a divorce.   I was devastated!   We married in our early 20's and she was the love of my life and best friend.   No matter w hat was going wrong in the world I could deal with anything because my ms...
    zerogravity zerogravity 51-55 1 Response Dec 6, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Close Enough

    I am engaged to a man who still loves his ex, even though he denies it. I intend a breakup soon, but all he ever has to do is look into those lovely blue eyes and I can't hurt him, even though I am now falling for another guy.
    BlissfullyBruised BlissfullyBruised 22-25, F Aug 21, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    How Long

      I was married for 29 years, met my ex in high school... lived together for several years then married.. She had an afire with her best friends husband. Its going on two and a half years since the separation and one years since the divorce... I can't stop loving her... I...
    budabobb budabobb 51-55 2 Responses Feb 19, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Feelings My Boyfriend Might Have For His Ex???

    I have been dating this wonderful man for the last 8 months, that is Friends with his ex-wife which is no problem for me because I can understand that after being married for 20+ years you form a special relationship. But my concern is that he treated her like a Quenn and still...
    wisegirl65 wisegirl65 46-50, F Nov 16, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Don't Know If She Is Still Interested?

    It is almost a year passed since we separated. It was her decision and after a battle of throwing blame on each other she asked for a divorce! We didn't get that due to the fact we are in different countries. We lost contact with each other for quite long time, then I started...
    Gonemental Gonemental 22-25, M 2 Responses May 5, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Will Love Her Forever

    I still love my ex wife after being divorced for 8 years..Yes 8 years,but I still love her and I always will.She is with someone else but i see her once a week to pick up the kids.I have had a few other relationships but I have finished them all because of my feelings towards my...
    JAL6369 JAL6369 46-50 27 Responses Jun 20, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Always Seems To Come Back Into My Life

    25 years ago, I lost to most incredible woman I ever had the pleasure of knowing. She was smart vivacious sexy as any playmate. And I didn't know it. We broke up after living(?) Together for 2 years. I call her my first wife, as that is who she was supposed to be. It wasn't a...
    hotroddot39 hotroddot39 41-45, M Mar 9, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Getting Harder Every Day It Seems

    Hi folks.  Thanks for reading my tale of woe.  Recently divorced after 10 years with my wife. We were inseparable, shared the same interests and all of our friends felt we would last forever.  I was doing okay, holding my own until recently.  My ex and I have...
    Newpats123 Newpats123 51-55 2 Responses Oct 7, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My Broken Dream.....

    After loving and taking care of my wife for 26 years I felt forced to divorce her to ensure my childs future and so we did not have to watch her destroy herself. This was the hardest thing Ive ever done in my life and now, sometimes, i feel really alone. I dream of her almost...
    bobfeels bobfeels 51-55, M 2 Responses Jun 13, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Divorced, But I Can't Stand The Thought Of My Ex With Another Man

    Me and my ex-wife moved apart back in June. We got divorced in October. The divorce was her idea. I still love her like the day I married her.There was no drama or anything, we just grew apart. But, this still broke my heart. What is messed up is that she says she still loves me...
    MisfitsTimmy MisfitsTimmy 31-35 4 Responses Dec 18, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Havent Seen Her In Years

    Everybody looks from there soulmate....I found mine and she found hers. Together with each other was the best times of our lives. then the girl she worked with started talking bad about me.me being out of town for work and what was I doing while out of town. I was...
    1bullrider 1bullrider 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 19, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Wish I Would Have Listed Really Listed To My Wife

    Hi im Mike and im a sex addict. For the last 16 years I've been married to the most wonderful woman in the world I fell in love with her the 1st time we met I was 26 and she was 21 all of relationships in the past have ended because of my addition to sex so I was up front with...
    cisco45 cisco45 41-45, M Mar 18, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    When You Love Your Partner , Divorce Is Very Tough....

    This story belongs to me when i am on the verge of divorce proceedings, my husband wants divorce me neither court succeeded in bringing two of us togetther, i have a kid aged 6 years, time went against me and cant fight with destiny , divorce is not my wish but decission taken as...
    rawatm47 rawatm47 36-40 2 Responses May 30, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Can't Get Over My Ex Wife

    She was my high school sweet heart and we got married young!!!! Not a shotgun wedding either... Just thought we were in love and wanted to spend our lives together forever! Divorce wasn't something I was familiar with nor ever thought could happen to me. We were married for...
    Alpinewholesaleflooring Alpinewholesaleflooring 41-45 Aug 15, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Was In Disbelief, But Should've Seen It Coming

    To begin with, I'm still deeply in love with my soon to be ex wife. I will NEVER forget I the evening she told me that she wanted a divorce. I became so upset and went into a rage. I cannot blame her in making that decision. I was at times unbearable to live with. We were...
    chis60 chis60 46-50 3 Responses Jun 2, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Still Love My Soon To Be Ex-wife And Sick About It

    Just over a year ago my wife told me we were done and wanted a divorce.  This came completely out of the blue to me and all our friends and family.   We had been together for 17 years with no signs of problems at all.    After 17 years she did not...
    aricehouse aricehouse 31-35 4 Responses Oct 25, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Have Got My Problems Solve With A Spell

    i have good news to share with the world today, i made a vow to my self that i will tell the world about Doctor Zaza after he helped me with his spell that made my wife and i settled our difference. We where both married for years without issue, we visited different hospitals but...
    Doreen3015 Doreen3015 26-30 1 Response Nov 9, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Fell From Grace...wife Divorced Me In 1 Month And Is Now Having Affair With Her Married Divorce Attorney.

    Everyday I wake up and ask myself is this really my life? About 4 months ago I was a prominent teacher and coach at a local high school, when I was arrested for Criminal Sexual Assault on 2 girls from over 6 years ago...biggest mistakes of my life. Everything was consensual...
    FallenMan FallenMan 31-35, M Jun 7, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Cruel And Heartless

    I was devastated when I caught my wife in her first affair. I just could not believe MY WIFE was having sex with another man. I confronted her and she admitted everything. She agreed to give up her lover and things became better for a brief period. When it happened again I knew...
    DiscardedEX DiscardedEX 26-30, M 5 Responses Nov 10, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Feeling Blue

    Was poking around the internet. Feeling Blue. I have been waking up in the middle of the night thinking and dreaming of my ex-wife. This is nothing new except it is happening more and more frequently. Now it’s all day and all night. A little history. My wife left me 6 years...
    gl001mo gl001mo 46-50 6 Responses Sep 30, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Divorced And I Miss The Love Of My Life.

    First of all, thank you for reading my story. I was with my ex wife for a total of 10 years and married for 4 years. I can't explain what a fantastic person she was. I can honestly say she made me the person who I am today and brought out the best of me. We met when I was...
    topgun09 topgun09 36-40, M 2 Responses Jun 16, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Ouch

    After 27 years as a confirmed bachelor I randomly met the live of my life. We married at four beautiful babies. I had a midlife crisis, with sports car without girl friend and she left me. We have been divorced for four months and it is slowly killing me from the inside out. I...
    eo11 eo11 36-40 Sep 2, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Mistakes

     the divorce is still pending paperwork.  I've recently stayed away from contacting her but I would be lying if I said I didn't miss her.  We divorced because I caved under the pressure and became worse after we married in terms of basically living a solo life next...
    blueeysagain blueeysagain 36-40 2 Responses May 25, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Still Love Her.

    3 years ago my ex told me we were done and my life was shattered.  I began to wonder if she was having an affair or cheating, and I wouldn't accept that maybe it was just done.  After exhausting every means I could I finally came to the realization she wasn't cheating and she...
    Rustyninja Rustyninja 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 12, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Should I Go Back To My Ex-wife?

    I totally forgot about EP, but while I was lying in bed obsessing over my situation I remembered and thought this would be the perfect forum. I'll try to keep this as short and sweet as possible, although hard to compress 10 years and hundreds of events into a few paragraphs. I...
    quandrypeak quandrypeak 41-45, M Jan 15, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    How Do You Stop Loving Any Way?

    It is clear that for whatever reason, beyond my control, that my ex-wife chose not to be married to me any longer. I still work with her, and my heart melts each and every time I see her in the morning. I guess my point is, even though she has rejected me, started seeing an old...
    qcr1971 qcr1971 36-40 13 Responses Sep 7, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My ex-wife and I met almost three years ago.

    I immediately fell in love with her. I adore her son and she even to this day adores my children. We moved in together after 6 months together and got married 8 months later. We got pregnant with the now most adorable baby girl in the world. Then 10 months later she left me. I...
    valeriusdemetri valeriusdemetri 36-40, M Dec 20, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    After 22+ Yrs...And Its Over

    It was like my wife turned a switch....and then, she was done. Look - the last 5 years were the hardest of our 22+ marriage. But - we stayed together, getting closer (or so I thought). More intimate, bonding, holding hands, unified in our goals...loving. The great recession...
    4evertrusting 4evertrusting 46-50, M Aug 20, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    My ex wife and I have 3 kids. We share custody where we have alternating weeks with the kids. I pay child support and alimony. In addition to that i also pay for my two oldest...
    RichardHertz RichardHertz 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Well, a lot of people are probably curious about my life. Well, I have been through a lot in the past, but this one was the worst I've ever went through. Though I was only down for...
    kamishiro kamishiro 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 19

    Your Response

    Cancel