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I Am Going Through My Second Divorce

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 68 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    He doesn't want to be with me and our kids. He doesn't call to talk to them or ask to see them, he obviously wants nothing to do with the kids. I've had to do all the legwork to...
    Guavajelly Guavajelly 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 13

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    Last Saturday, 3/14/15, my husband if 8 years and I decided we need to move on. We both tried and tried and we are both good people. However, we can not get along. Just another...
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    I'm also going through a separation, I didn't appreciate my husband when I had him, I allowed my insecurities to over power my emotions. It been 2 months and he hasn't called me...
    Skinnyguru45 Skinnyguru45 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 8

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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 16 hrs ago

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    My name is Scott. Over the last 8 years I've been with an emotionally abusive partner. When we met, he asked me to quit my job and move with him for his job. I foolishly agreed...
    KidQ2 KidQ2 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 6

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    Hello, me and my wife are about to get divorced and i am quite depressed at whats happening in my life. I really love her and we have 2 kids. I just dont know who to talk to so...
    verastra verastra 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 5

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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 2 days ago

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    When you think you know someone but you don't know the person at all. I think every girl can relate to the fact that your first break up hurts the most, it feels like someone...
    Lynn237 Lynn237 18-21, F Mar 2

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    I just don't understand where things went wrong, I'm searching for closure and facing the fact that I'm probably never going to find it.
    Clayboy1993 Clayboy1993 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 8

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    My husband left me in 2013. He was suffering depression and PTSD. He came back after 6 months and I supported him through his illness. In early 2014 he was on the road to recovery...
    Rachbclough Rachbclough 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 15

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    Well I've nearly completed day 6 of ending my relationship an I see everyday as a goal may sound stupid but I love this guy just know he's no good for me any advice on getting...
    crazycakes1 crazycakes1 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    My dad has cancer. And he has been fighting this aggressive invader for more than a year. Just this week, two of my friends' dads passed away. One from cardiac arrest, and the...
    VoiceInYourHead VoiceInYourHead 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 20

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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 4 days ago

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    I been through to many storms In life to not be made to weather greatness!!
    Hypnobud Hypnobud 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    It has been many years ago now. Who knows what truly happens between two people. .... Things change. But she told me that she loved me, then after some time together, then changed...
    paleryder paleryder 51-55, M Mar 16

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    well, I'm new to this site......I don't know how it exactly works but anyway, I'm sharing my experience here. I'm a 20 year old male from India doing my engineering. I started to...
    alpha8994 alpha8994 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 1

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    FormulaZen4EverythingProject - An Intelligent, Logical Zen came over me 3rd week of Jan 2015 which began with tiny steps on Feb 4, 2015; Working on 90-Day Program; Built a little...
    thismo thismo 46-50, M Mar 7

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    Random stories about bein deployed. My platoon was doing a presence patrol on the outer perimeter of the FOB. We were greeted by little haji kids everywhere. They were some funny...
    famousstraps92 famousstraps92 22-25, M Mar 8

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    That's how I prevent myself from judging people too harshly, even if they say horrible things. I do not know their life, I don't know how they were raised or what they might be...
    thehanimal thehanimal 18-21, T 2 Responses Mar 11

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    I broke up with my boyfriend two days ago. In the night following we kissed and had sex the whole night. Why do I feel like leaving him is an error, that I am distancing myself...
    Banskirt Banskirt 18-21, F 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 4 days ago

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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 4 days ago