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I Am Going Through My Second Divorce

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    Unavoidable....

    Were do I start...I can honestly say this second marriage was out of desperately not wanting to be alone. My first marriage lasted for 19 years. And as our four children got older we grew farther apart. I came home one day to find the house empty and a note saying she's left with...
    unavoidabl44 unavoidabl44 41-45, M Feb 19, 2013

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    Second Time Around

    I AM GOING THROUGH MY SECOND DIVORCE.  I THOUGHT FOR SURE THIS WAS MY FINAL MARRIAGE.  I MARRIED MY SOULMATE.  I LOVE HER WITH ALL MY HEART; HOWEVER HER JEALOUSLY, MANIPULATION AND PHYSICAL ABUSE TOWARD ME MADE IT IMPOSSIBLE FOR ME TO STAY IN THIS...
    caseman67 caseman67 41-45 1 Response Aug 25, 2009

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    I Messed Up Big Time!! Advice???

    Hello,  I am a 40 year old man going through, what seems to be an Inevitable, second divorce. I was married once before to a verbally abusive spouse. We divorced almost 8 years ago and had 1 child (now9). My current wife (age29) and I have been together for 6 years, married for...
    spidermonkey25 spidermonkey25 36-40 2 Responses May 23, 2011

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    Divorce

    I'm am currently going through my 2nd divorce.  I have been trying for the past 4 years to get this divorce I am on my 4th lawyer which sucks as for i am wanting my divorce, custody and my settlement.
    tas tas 31-35, F Aug 17, 2007

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    Goin Through My Second Divorce An Feeling So Guilty

    I met my second husband 3 1/2yrs ago online at first he was everything i wanted in a man attentive good with my two boys 19 an 11 at the time. He also had custody of his daughter who was 11. He had been married twice before but had good reasons why it didnt work out. He moved in...
    nickyj2000 nickyj2000 41-45 1 Response Mar 5, 2013

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    Hes Still In Denial About The Divorce.

    I filed, he was served, we evn went to my lawyers office together, but he still thinks its not happening. he want me to try to work things out one day at a time. You see, he has heeen verbally and emotionally abusive for 14 yrs.  I finally found the courage to get this done.  I...
    amzaa amzaa 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 2, 2012

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    Going Through Second Divorce

    I am going through second divorce. Life seems to be swinging between despair and hope. After years of dealing with OCPD wife who wouldn't take medication prescribed to her and being depressed, I decided to end it. Part of me feels guilty, but mostly relieved. Thankfully I am...
    amit74 amit74 36-40 Feb 25, 2012

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    Going Through Second Divorce

    I am going through second divorce. Life seems to be swinging between despair and hope. After years of dealing with OCPD wife who wouldn't take medication prescribed to her and being depressed, I decided to end it. Part of me feels guilty, but mostly relieved. Thankfully I am...
    amit74 amit74 36-40 1 Response Feb 25, 2012

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    Wow...again? Really?x

    I was in a marriage the first time around for 20 years, from 19 to 40...it was, from the start a verbally, emotionally, and sometimes physically abusive relationship.  I was actually relieved when it ended.  We had four kids, and three were still living at home...I...
    razzberryretta2 razzberryretta2 56-60 6 Responses May 19, 2009

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    2nd Time Just As Bad..

    My frist divorce i was im my early 20s, new i was to young but i loved her, then after the 2nd year i found out she was seen more guys then i could count. I meet what is thought was my soul mate win i was 30 and we were togeather for about 4 yrs befor we got married and life was...
    lovsims lovsims 36-40, M Aug 29, 2012

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    I Am Going Through My Second Divorce

    two months back my husband moved out saying the marriage is over as my family interfers too much. Than about a week ago i found out that he actually left me for another woman and this woman knows he is married, but she just wants him. All the time telling me my family and me are...
    Lynn1809 Lynn1809 36-40, F 7 Responses Feb 23, 2011

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    How to Get Through This Without Begging Him to Stay

    I met my second husband through an online singles. He was unjudgemental of me, and liked to be kissed and held a lot. He at first didn't want to date me because I had children and he was 6-years older. But we became friends. We have been together for almost 10-years. We both...
    Catt1960 Catt1960 46-50 2 Responses Apr 5, 2009

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    I Am So Mad

    I was married almost 11 years the first time. Abusive emotionally and physically and finally got out of it. Met my second husband and he treated me in every way that I wanted to be treated. Would always offer me words of security because he knew I was in security.  He would...
    lvr06 lvr06 31-35 1 Response Aug 8, 2008

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    I Still Miss Him So Much

    My first divorce took place in 1992.  He filed but we both wanted it.  My overriding emotion was that of relief.  We should have never married in the first place. I am going through my 2nd divorce right now.  This situation is so much different.  Last...
    jillyk4 jillyk4 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 12, 2009

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    I Still Miss Him So Much

    My first divorce took place in 1992.  He filed but we both wanted it.  My overriding emotion was that of relief.  We should have never married in the first place. I am going through my 2nd divorce right now.  This situation is so much different.  Last...
    jillyk4 jillyk4 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 12, 2009

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    I'm Devistated-2nd Divorce-love Him So Much

    He's still living here. In a nut shell, we would have been married for 10 years on Sept. 10, 2008. Jeff had an affair with the only woman co-worker on the staff (EWWW...she's almost 50, he's 36!) He didn't come home apologizing, he was caught by me. I took him back with 2...
    DonnaMarie DonnaMarie 41-45 7 Responses Mar 17, 2008

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    Unconventional Story

    A month ago I decided I wanted a second divorce. After my first divorce, to a very good person, I decided I wouldn't date for a year. I was single (but did have relationships) for the next three years before meeting my second husband.The first husband and I were great pals. We...
    CompassionateWisdom CompassionateWisdom 31-35 1 Response May 10, 2012

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    I Never Thought It Would Happen Again

    after the first marriage ended i took three years to work on myself and support my child.  then i met this great guy - stable, secure, honest, and strong.  we moved in together within a year and were married a couple of years later.  i ignored the signs - unable to...
    shiningstar867 shiningstar867 51-55, F 4 Responses Oct 12, 2009

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    Judged

    I was married at 18 because i was pregnant it did not last long. I waited until my son was out on his own and got married again at 43 yrs. old. One year in and my husband cheated and got abusive when confronted. We are seperated and i want a divorce. My problem is I dont want to...
    aeileen aeileen 46-50, F Jun 4, 2013

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    Stunned

    I just never thought I would be getting a divorce again and the cause of it would be my husbands Adult, acoholic son. I thought if there would be challenges it would be with my children who are in middle/high school living with us. Nope, the son got what he wanted, his dad back...
    Angelight Angelight 46-50 3 Responses Jan 14, 2009

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    The Roller Coaster

    I've been married and divorced twice now. I've read many of the stories on here, and I just wanted to share some insights that I've had with my fellow EP Divorcee's. This is the cycle of feelings that I went through with both of my divorces. At first, it felt horrible. I felt...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 16, 2012

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    Divorce just sucks. Period.
    itiswhatitis32 itiswhatitis32 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    DIVORCED!!!!!!!! Finally. Over 4 years later. Thanks to all of you that have listened and given your thoughts/advice/support in the past. It has been truly appreciated. Now who...
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    I tried SO hard for years but to no avail. Then he threatened me in a terrible way. His awful treatment escalated. I don't want this anymore but it still really hurts inside. The...
    Robin68 Robin68 46-50, F 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    So, my dad is breaking everything in the ****** house. He's drunk and calling my mother all kinds of colorful names. She's away at her sisters. I am cleaning up after my dad's...
    speedskull speedskull 18-21, M Mar 30

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    I'm going through a tough breakup, which is a new experience for me. The pain is excruciating. I've only been in one other relationship (lasted on and off for five years), which I...
    Kadessa00 Kadessa00 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 15

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    I'm hoping to talk to someone who is going through the same thing as me. I'm separating from my husband, but we have to live in the same house until it sells. There are kids...
    Leacme199 Leacme199 36-40, F 5 Responses Apr 9

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    So we have been married for 5 years. I am 25, she's 26, we have 1 kid, and another on the way. My wife and I have had quite the "exciting" marriage to say the least. We always...
    bt2311 bt2311 22-25 Mar 30

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    We are still living together, but talk has moved from separation to divorce. I'm devastated! Follow me at lifefromlemons.com
    lifefromlemons lifefromlemons 41-45, M 4 days ago

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    My ex wife came from a family with money. I came from a blue collar family that barely scraped by. Sometimes two great people can make monsters out of each other. We divorced in 20...
    cbcs cbcs 31-35, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Today is going to be the day I will hopefully look back upon with positive and loving thoughts. I had a very powerful experience this morning (about 30 minutes ago), where I woke...
    life4love life4love 18-21 Mar 26

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    I keep thinking that this is going to get easier to accept. I wish I could have gotten through to her how loved and appreciated she is. I don't want to leave, I want her by my side...
    lifefromlemons lifefromlemons 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    dalidacc11 dalidacc11 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    So I have been taking to this guy for a little over a year now and in the beginning everything seemed to be going great. you know how everyone starts out talking every day and all...
    erinnicole03 erinnicole03 22-25, F 8 Responses Mar 24

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    I been through to many storms In life to not be made to weather greatness!!
    Hypnobud Hypnobud 26-30, M Mar 25

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    Withdrawals from effexxor are a living hell. I swear. I tried getting off three times and can't. I forgot my pills and I'm over at family's house for the holidays. I can't function...
    yonnie97 yonnie97 16-17, F Apr 11

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    My ex and I have recently broken up. It hurts...a lot. I can play like I'm okay but this hurt. It sucks that I wasn't enough to keep her attention from going elsewhere. I wasn't...
    FriendlyPoet FriendlyPoet 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 14

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    After 16 years of marriage, three kids, a visit with marriage counseling and a boat load of life experiences, my husband is asking for a separation, stating that we're not wired to...
    GreenJen GreenJen 36-40, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    Sugar withdrawals will be the death of me.. I sincerely challenge anyone to quit sugar, seriously don't think you'll make it! It's strong! You would not believe it, it all started...
    LordoCreativity LordoCreativity 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    My wife informed me 5 months ago that she wanted a separation. We are still living in the same house. I do not want to separate and would like us to repair our marriage. We're...
    lifefromlemons lifefromlemons 41-45, M Mar 24

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    I can only stay strong for so long until it's finally time to let go and close doors.
    Kkgunny Kkgunny 16-17, F Mar 24

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