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I Am Going Through My Second Divorce

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses Aug 25, 2009

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Been with my wife over 20 years and married for sixteen and now she says the spark is gone. A couple of years ago we came though a long infidelity on her part which I still blame...
    SamStartingOver SamStartingOver 41-45, M 4 Responses Mar 31

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    On the bright side in the last two weeks I have lost 15 pounds. I think I will market it as the DS diet. Divorce Stress diet. Not cheap though. Sucking away the life time savings...
    SamStartingOver SamStartingOver 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    Been married 17 years. I'm not necessarily going through divorce, but my wife has emotionally abandoned me (physically too). I don't know what to do...struggling. I'm still...
    beancounttc beancounttc 36-40, M 2 Responses Apr 9

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    She says she want out but every time I ask for us to get the divorce paperwork started she breaks down crying. How long can this hell be dragged out. I have given up trying to...
    SamStartingOver SamStartingOver 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    I'm divorcing my husband of 18yrs. Tired of not being treated right.
    SNmom SNmom 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 21

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    i see it, i feel it, but it hasn't really started. can anyone help me?
    anton88 anton88 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 22

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    Am I wrong for wanting to snoop on her laptop to try to find out if/who the other person is? She swears there is no one but I feel there is. I feel I am violating her trust but...
    SamStartingOver SamStartingOver 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 1

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    a mutual decision but still sad experience after 20 years together. We are trying to do this with love and respect especially with our two children in mind!
    islandgirl31 islandgirl31 41-45, F 6 Responses Apr 12

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    Man people always say this phrase "I am going through he'll in my life" so often but really to be honest I can really say that about me. As of right now my mom has cancer, I...
    Colpaige Colpaige 16-17, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm sorry if I don't seem the same, I am going through a rather awful and depressive stage. I feel stuck and I don't know what to do really.
    anom33 anom33 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 26

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    I'm going through a very tough time right now. I recently mutually ended a romantic relationship which was on the rocks for quite some time. We were very different in significant...
    abstractxparade abstractxparade 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    How can you miss someone so much who treated you so badly? The negative things they have out you through should override any love and transcend into hatred. I want to hate you, you...
    michael1971 michael1971 41-45, M 7 Responses Mar 28

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    That's funny....Going thru with big D now and I hate my wife. She gives no ground at all.. She demanded the kids I freaked and they want to be with her.. She demanded we sell...
    johny1222 johny1222 41-45 Mar 23

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    Making an effort to be a better 'person', is a fraud. WHat?! Yep that’s what I said. Striving to ‘be’ a ‘good person’ will ultimately fail. Why ? Because it is linked to...
    TanyaWhite TanyaWhite 41-45, F Apr 2

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    Hey! I'm new here at EP and I really need someone to talk to, good advice, experiences and such.. I don't know what to do! My boyfriend did do drugs and tried to take his own life...
    lilcarey lilcarey 22-25, F Mar 27

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    I am 44 years old, but I have only been alive for 4 years. I slept walk through my first four decades. Blindly following my ego, grasping at this and that, in a vain attempt to...
    ProgressNotPerfection ProgressNotPerfection 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    My wife has set up an apartment and is taking our nine year old. My 2 older "inschool" teens are staying with me. She has battled alcohol for quite a while and has forged 15000...
    sdave9 sdave9 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    Okay so recently since becoming a teenager and finding so many religions in the world i have realised i am really spiritual. I don't particularly follow any religion in particular...
    cutiepatootie96 cutiepatootie96 16-17, F Mar 22

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    And i feel like i cant talk to anyone because everyone warned my against him. It's difficult, bacause so many bad things happened and I made so many choices that I never thought I...
    mwamies mwamies 22-25 Mar 24

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    My wife of 14 years has left me, after almost 2 years of her being out of work and watching our finances go down the tubes, the past year I was pretty hard on her, downright mean...
    magnumram magnumram 41-45, M Mar 27

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    I just cant sleep at all!! Whats the sign of depression?
    lonelyadelle lonelyadelle 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    My best friend and now ex girlfriend just broke up yesterday. Maybe we'll get back together. Maybe not. I'm holding out hope. I don't really feel worthy to have a relationship..
    dacraww dacraww 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    He dropped me like a hot potato.
    NeeverForget NeeverForget 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    If anyone wants to talk about it please inbox me
    DJD994 DJD994 18-21, M Apr 1

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    the moon ive been studying for a long time now and has proven that what ever zodiac sign the moon is in you gonna feel the affects as of now we are in the taurus moon its affecting...
    DragonflyStolen DragonflyStolen 22-25, F Apr 1

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      It hurts to know that the relation you build is now being torn down. Everything seems to be fading now and it's a pity that only memories are left. I'm still thankful for...
    Moridori Moridori 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    A best friend who I care about much decided about a month ago leaving our friendship would be the first thing for him. I agree with his reasonings and I have my own as to why...
    PenandMind PenandMind 18-21, F Apr 2

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    I am a single mom and i been dating this guy for 2 years known him for 4 years of course we have our problems but we make up all the time i been wanting to have another baby but i...
    69CandyKisses 69CandyKisses 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    I've been dealing with depression for years and last year someone came into my life who helped me get past it and I began feeling like myself again. I fell in love for the first...
    annamariefeliciano annamariefeliciano 22-25, F Apr 2

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    I've been involved with this guy for 7 months. Sticking by his side him helping him to trust again since his ex broke his heart. He told me we will eventually be together, he lied...
    kashaleea kashaleea 16-17, F Apr 2

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    OMG!! I have been on 40 mg fluoxetine for 10 years. I've tried to get off of it several times, each with me back on 40 mg again. I decided to stop taking this stuff 6 weeks ago...
    djekms djekms 46-50, F Apr 4

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    It would be cool to know what people are really thinking. Sometimes we attach too much meaning to things or people that may have no meaning in reality.
    mrvitous26 mrvitous26 26-30, F Apr 4

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    I am new to EP. I gave been enjoying reading other people experiences so here goes with my own. I recently separated form my wife of eight years. We had one of though...
    Armalite762 Armalite762 70+ Apr 5