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I Am Going Through My Second Divorce

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 67 People

    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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    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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    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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    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'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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    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 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 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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    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 Aug 16, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I don't have much to say on the front end but once I've gone all the way through the process I know I will have a lot to say.Going through a divorce sucks in many ways. The pain...
    deeplyreasoning72 deeplyreasoning72 26-30, M Nov 11

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    I signed the petition today with the temporary orders. The stbx will get served next week. It shouldn't be a surprise to him...but I think he is going to be very angry which...
    jules7712 jules7712 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 18

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    I ******* hate my stbx. I love who he used to be, but I don't even know who he is now.
    SJS15 SJS15 36-40, F 6 Responses Nov 19

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    I've been M.I.A from E.P. for a while due to the fact that I'm going through some current health issues of my own. I've been suffering from lower back pain for a while now but...
    Marianna2nd2none Marianna2nd2none 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    We completely ended it about 3 weeks ago, or more. I am so numb that I even ignored the date and everything related, so I can't give an exact measure of time. Truly, it feels like...
    ofthisgirl90 ofthisgirl90 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 11

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    For those of you going through tough times, just remember everything gets better at the end. Maybe this video will cheer you up.
    tubetho16 tubetho16 22-25, M Nov 14

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    I am going through my first deployment its been almost a month since my bf left, but I haven't heard from him in 2 weeks, on our last email he told me he was a few days away from...
    kimberlyndelgado16 kimberlyndelgado16 18-21, F Nov 16

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    I am going through my first deployment its been almost a month since my bf left, but I haven't heard from him in 2 weeks, on our last email he told me he was a few days away from...
    kimberlyndelgado16 kimberlyndelgado16 18-21, F Nov 16

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    I am going through my first deployment its been almost a month since my bf left, but I haven't heard from him in 2 weeks, on our last email he told me he was a few days away from...
    kimberlyndelgado16 kimberlyndelgado16 18-21, F Nov 16

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    I am going through my first deployment its been almost a month since my bf left, but I haven't heard from him in 2 weeks, on our last email he told me he was a few days away from...
    kimberlyndelgado16 kimberlyndelgado16 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 16

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    My marriage is over. My wife, who I have been with for 26 years says she doesn't want to be with me anymore, but can't tell me anything that I've done wrong. She says she has been...
    mickj68 mickj68 46-50, M 3 Responses Nov 13

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    I might lose my house as my ex has done the dirty and is trying to take all I have,he has robbed me blind and left me in debt,I found the love of my life that made things a bit...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 4

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    My boyfriend broke up with me about 3-4 weeks ago now. He said that he didn't know how to make me happy and he didn't want to keep trying. I was devastated. I stopped eating and...
    rorimori rorimori 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 9

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    I don't think I am, I know I am, for a few years now, and I think I am near the end of it? The key to recognizing it was when my teenage sone was being incredibly rebellious at...
    KnightMoves KnightMoves 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 11

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    WITHOUT you. There is a quality of lightness to it with an accompanying pit of sickness in my stomach. As in death, time keeps passing as you grow further from the present and fall...
    belayboy belayboy 41-45, M 2 Responses Nov 15

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    I got off Prozac 10mg after weaning off it over 9 months. Seems crazy right? I thought I was doing it the right way to avoid withdrawals. I took my last dose September 2, 2014. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 day ago

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    Ok, just ran into my ex that couldn't commit. Haven't seen him in little over two weeks. Since the day he ended it. We've only talked twice via txt. Ok, the day he said couldn't...
    rhae963 rhae963 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Going to bed alone is awful. This is the thing I'm finding most difficult.
    JadeMarieWhalleySeale JadeMarieWhalleySeale 22-25, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    I was with him for ten years. My anxiety put a strain on our relationship the last few years. The last six months were the worst. I thought we were breaking up because I let my...
    sleepingbeauty13 sleepingbeauty13 26-30, F 4 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    well, i want to be spiritually awake, so i guess i'm just affirming that i'm "woke". i'm planning on buying a kyanite and a tourmaline today so i guess that's cool. i just feel...
    luckylunchbox luckylunchbox 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    We just broke up... I have nobody. Nobody to talk to nobody to about it. I'm so lonely right now someone please help
    undeadsuperhero undeadsuperhero 13-15, F 8 Responses Oct 28

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    Has anyone else had HRT pellet implants? I had the procedure in August and to say that it is a life changer is an understatement! So grateful!!!
    Loverofpeace Loverofpeace 36-40, F Nov 1

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    being apart from him sucks and especially since I'm pregnant with our first child but him being able to text me almost every night helps me deal with him not being here physically...
    odalisr odalisr 18-21, F Nov 4

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    I can't believe this is happening... I thought that we would be happy together... But we haven't been happy for a long time... My heart is breaking and my world is crumbling... I...
    GirlyPerson GirlyPerson 18-21, F 9 Responses Nov 7

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    But I don't know how to go about it... He's a nice guy but there's just not a romantic interest there for me....and to make matters worse he's really interested in me... Not sure...
    jbar291 jbar291 18-21, M Nov 8

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    I can't take any more of his games, they are making me feel crazy. 😞
    Guavajelly Guavajelly 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    yeah hormones! noo im not prego. its just that time. and well mother nature can take even the most psycho of psychos and calm her fown. and make her want to be all cuddly and lovey...
    PsychoBitch69 PsychoBitch69 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 9