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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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 got mad at my boyfriend last night for taking another woman to Vegas and sleeping in the same room with her for two nights. You'd think that would be enough to make me want to...
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    I understand that this is just a phase where I have to endure all the challenges that I'm facing. The beginning of something is never easy for anyone I suppose.. I also think...
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    I joined this group to alleviate some crushing feelings of lonliness and it is. I have been alone (not in a relationship) for over 5 years and though, I accept it to some degree...
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    A knife is forced through my chest Fiery With the blood of your lust Piercing into the marrow of my bones Into the softness of my flesh It is bulging Like the eyes of the dead...
    ethereal101 ethereal101 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 8

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    denverleh denverleh 46-50, F Oct 12

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    Mixed Messages I offer her a glass of water, I tell her that she needs it, she tells me I must be blind, that her heart's breaking but I can't see it... She was just at the bar...
    AaronLA AaronLA 31-35, M Oct 22

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    I'd lived in 4 different places in the past 2 months. I struggle with persistent mental illness (C-PTSD, Bipolar II, OCD, ADHD, and generalized anxiety). I can't get along with...
    GiftedChoctaw GiftedChoctaw 18-21, F Oct 1

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    Everyone listen to Tove Lo"s albums wow it helps
    mildred101 mildred101 18-21, F Oct 3

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    odalisr odalisr 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 3

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    It's health related and has me knocked for a loop and I admit I'm pissed at the universe.
    WillieGee96 WillieGee96 18-21, M Oct 4

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    Give me the strength to not lean or collapse. Give me the strength to not cave to my nagging heart, and to instead follow what I know is the better path.
    NotFirstNotLast NotFirstNotLast 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 6

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    Trying trying trying...it's not working
    Indeciciveme Indeciciveme 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 7

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    My boyfriend has extreme anger issues and last week was so bad that I am about to give him an ultimatum. We have been together for 15 months, he's a good person when he's not being...
    Babyk14 Babyk14 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 8

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    I'm 34 weeks and 3 days pregnant. I feel like my other half doesn't want to be around me anymore. I feel like I beg for him to spend time with me and most of the time I still get...
    Adpatrick Adpatrick 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 13

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    I am a gay man and I had this wonderful relationship or thought I did with L, till I realized that he has been having sexual encounters and then cheated on me with another person...
    xentos xentos 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 13

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    The last 9 months and things are finally looking better.
    kathouse68 kathouse68 66-70, F 3 Responses Oct 14

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    I'm gonna turn 23 in November. Deep inside me I still want to party but I want to change for a reason.
    NicoSapphire NicoSapphire 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 14

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    Is it just me, I have been trying to fall asleep every night for the past week, but I can't seem to fall asleep, I am exhausted all day, and then as soon as my head hits the pillow...
    Julia22514 Julia22514 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 14

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    Tougher than me. But equal in pain. Due to owners of countries not caring. Gross world.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Oct 15

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    Ten years down a rabbit hole of hurt, lies, and selfishness. Love for each other is and was undeniable.... But I ask my self was it true? Was it real? Because my gut tells me...
    stephers127 stephers127 26-30, F Oct 16

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    After three years of fighting for this relationship. It's over. He suffers from depression and this life is a complete mess. I tried my best to let him know that I would've done...
    ofthisgirl90 ofthisgirl90 22-25, F 5 Responses Oct 16

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    absolute best thing that could ever happen to me!! being only 16 (not sure if i like the label indigo child) also shows the extent of this movement's blossoming
    jazzg25 jazzg25 16-17, F Oct 17

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    So as I promised them I shaved my head. My word is my honor and if this makes them feel a little less alone then it was worth it.
    t3chw01f t3chw01f 26-30, M Oct 18

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