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I Am Going Through My Second Divorce

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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 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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    Related Experiences

    I received a letter last week that we have a final court date for the divorce. It's really on my birthday. I don't celebrate my birthday much so that part doesn't bother me. I did...
    jaylow13 jaylow13 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 17

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    It's not really me it's my parents . I am not heart broken over it because I hate my step father. He has done nothing but cause me pain and suffering mentally and then he moves my...
    annirawrmuffin annirawrmuffin 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    I'm in a very sad place in my life. Currently in the divorce process and feeling very alone and lost.:-( Just looking to find others that share my experience and find comfort from...
    kluann25 kluann25 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have been married for 11 years in a relationship that wasn't like a marriage it was more like we were friends he did his own thing and I was at home alone with my daughter who I...
    tammy7836 tammy7836 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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    Anyone knows how to deal with this terrible pain? Share your experience.
    theaidana theaidana 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    Ok I left my wife because I felt she was bitching all the time about everything and wasn't pleasing me sexually. Sex only came once a month or so. Now I feel like I want her back...
    garnettsnewlife garnettsnewlife 36-40, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I went to Turkey for 11 days, leaving behind what I thought was a relationship of bliss and perfection. My boyfriend and I had been together a year and a bit, and he was so in love...
    eloiseharris eloiseharris 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Today is my ten year wedding anniversary. I'm a shell...going through the motions. My desires have been put on a back burner...selfish, childish desires that would destroy my...
    MyLifeIsNow MyLifeIsNow 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 7

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    I'm going through a break up and it's the worst ever. Not the first time as I was in a on/off relationship of 5 years. What's hurting me is that my ex is behaving like I was such a...
    Sunshine009 Sunshine009 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 17

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    So, how to start? I got married 2 years ago last weekend to a nice boy, a good Christian boy, or so I thought, so he led me to believe. Turns out he was lying. About all of it...
    geolbt geolbt 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    It hurts to go through the memories to write this post. A friend of mine recommended it to get my emotions out. Recently, I've been battling my ex's infidelities. He's been...
    roeypoo1 roeypoo1 26-30, T 2 Responses Aug 18

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    I am in a same sex marriage. My wife left me last week and won't speak to me, won't return my calls or texts, has blocked me and all of our mutual friends on Facebook. I have asked...
    comradestudent comradestudent 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I was wondering if anyone out there has ever had a keloid excised. I have and it grew back. I will probably be having surgery for a second time. Don't want to get my hopes too high...
    2012grad 2012grad 36-40, M Aug 6

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    It's been 3 months since my husband told me he didn't want to be with me. After almost 8 years of being together, 5 of marriage and a 6 year old son he just walked out my life and...
    MelyssaLee MelyssaLee 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 7

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    My recovering drug addict boyfriend and I have been planning to move together out of state. I have been about an hour away from him for a few months now and as much as the distance...
    secretdestiny secretdestiny 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    August 19, 2014 Tuesday Have you ever actually woken up in the middle of the night, suddenly, sitting straight up, and completely out of breath? It scares the **** out of you...
    justwannabeliked justwannabeliked 22-25, F Aug 18

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    This could be long. I met this friend whom I am now dating, about 10 months ago. We'll call her D I broke up with my girlfriend of 4 and a half years to do so, we'll call her Monk...
    SoulSurviva93 SoulSurviva93 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    I have recently been struggling to come to terms with a situation I couldn't have envisage one bit. So here's my story from the very beginning and viewed from my side of the fence...
    ACC77 ACC77 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I date for a girl for 2 months, she was doing Erasmus here and i met her in my college ! When she moved for her country i was terrified because she wanted to live with me and I...
    caduh caduh 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 1

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    It's so weird, I was looking through my old phone and went on my saved voice notes and then I found a voice recording, I heard my own voice then I heard some guys voice talking...
    SarahBBZ SarahBBZ 18-21, F Aug 17

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    I don't even know what to write here but I feel the need to get my feelings out. Once again I'm sad, alone and I just don't want to go out and face the world right now. I can't put...
    chuhulil chuhulil 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    So my Marine has been gone for about a month now and I got word of confirmation that he would be returning for the fact they needed his MOS back here. So the plan was that he was...
    angelbaby187 angelbaby187 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I really am ..it is so hard and all i can do is to pray nobody goes through this ever...i have a health issue and undiagnosed which doesnt seem to go away and ... nobody around...
    allthewaysaround allthewaysaround 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    After 20 years, it has come to this. Most of it my fault. I understand the issues that I must work on. (anger, verbal abuse.) We are in counseling, both individually and as a...
    querried querried 41-45, M 1 Response a week ago

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    My ex & I dated for almost a year. We broke up 2 months ago & haven't spoken since. Last time I checked - which was a month ago - she was seeing someone. At that time, they weren't...
    alegarde0 alegarde0 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 3

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    "24 7" I have a whack of things going threw my mind, it frustrates and confuses and drives me crazy! at times it's insane I lose my mind, when will my Brain ever shut down a little...
    purple567 purple567 13-15, F Aug 20

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    Other man. Yeah I'm done. Plan B is now in effect. The awesome husband and dad I have been working hard on..the "new vastly improved me" stays and the next beautiful woman in my...
    wiseprotector wiseprotector 41-45, M 5 Responses Aug 21

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    Finally got a PROPER break up with my ex boyfriend Haha No BS excuses, just plain feelings :) It doesn't feel "good", just different. Like breathing different air. What's the...
    chrisisyourfriend chrisisyourfriend 16-17, M 2 Responses a week ago

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