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I Am Going Through My Second Divorce

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I am in the beginning of, what is so far, a messy, bad divorce. In the middle of this is two, amazing, toddlers. They are too young to know the seriousness of what is going on...
    SunAgain SunAgain 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    Still waiting for the final "you are divorced" papers. So...what some of you know....we split on my 39th birthday. I took the day back by celebrating my 40th in Mexico with 3 of my...
    Tico72 Tico72 41-45, F 4 Responses Feb 1

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    Today I am officially divorced and I don't feel any different. I guess it has been over for me much longer than I realized.
    dramafever dramafever 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Well, We have agreed on e everything we needed to. Now, we just have to wait out the last of this 3rd month. Everything should be finalized by the beginning of March. The...
    irishstone irishstone 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 13

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    Ex Stepdad still wants parental relationship with ex wife's young children.
    ceruleansee13 ceruleansee13 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Sometimes the person we love or care about or are friends with are going through very tough & rough times. Life throws us so many different variables that ONLY JESUS understands...
    OpenMan44 OpenMan44 41-45, M 1 day ago

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    Well, it's been six months now. I was hoping, by this time I'd be completely over him. But, I'm not quite there yet. Still, I must give myself kudos as I've come a long way...
    Beth1218 Beth1218 51-55 2 Responses Feb 1

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    I am going through a breakup. The great thing is that it ended so beautifully! It was very positive, happy, peaceful & kind. We knew we were just not meant for eachother, so we...
    SweetLikeSugarrr SweetLikeSugarrr 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    I hate when people go in my room without me being in my room. People always want to look in my closet and look through my clothes. I hate that. Next time someone goes in my closet...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am not a particularly religious person but at this point I just wanna belt to the sky HALLELUJAHHHH! I am RELIEVED. I have been in this hell of a relationship for the last 2...
    xsparklex xsparklex 18-21, F Jan 30

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    I finished my postgraduate degree at the end of 2014 and since then I have been looking for a stable job and a chance to kick-start a career in a political policy/education/NGO...
    JTeire90 JTeire90 22-25, M 4 Responses Feb 14

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    well that is true , as I am going through some health issues related to my pregnancy & I have been in the hospital for 24 days under monitoring and afraid of early labor :( there...
    Rodwali Rodwali 31-35, F Feb 17

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    ...where I have lived in a sexless marriage for 38 years. I spent most of our early marriage, before children, sleeping in our spare bedroom. When we DID have sex, every year and a...
    midagehippie midagehippie 56-60 1 Response Feb 16

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    I am at the beginning of, what has started out as, a very messy and bad divorce. In the middle of this divorce are two very amazing toddlers. My babies are my everything, the...
    SunAgain SunAgain 31-35, F Feb 4

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    Tomorrow will officially 2 weeks. My heart still hurts. My mind has tons of unanswered questions. I feel like I've been trapped in a horrible nightmare. Someone please wake me up...
    candij1983 candij1983 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    Is there just any advice someone could give me on moving on? I'm feeling so empty right now and it scares me. I know breakups are something everyone goes through, but right now I'm...
    hayleydarien hayleydarien 18-21, F Jan 29

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    My husband and I just talked this morning about going our separate ways. I am so distraught but I know it is the best choice. :'(
    Robin68 Robin68 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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    My husband and I basically don't even speak anymore. Our marriage has become so distant. We are always at odds. I am so lonely it's killing me inside, like a stabbing knife. I want...
    Robin68 Robin68 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    He was my first love and betrayed me. Going back and forth deciding whether to flip him off or run begging him to talk to me.
    ariabethany ariabethany 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I am 49 and in perimenopause. June will be one year will no period. I do experience cramps but that's about it. I am lucky in that I don't really get hot flashes or night...
    minuet1965 minuet1965 46-50, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    for anyone that ever needs to talk about ANYTHING. I won't ever judge but I'll always listen. Please talk to me if you ever need to talk. :)
    imalwaysheretohelp imalwaysheretohelp 22-25, F Jan 28

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    pain hurts in the end of thinking they were friends and when I'm in pain I feel like dying before crying but in the end their were no friends and I'm just alone with the friend...
    Stephen25 Stephen25 22-25, M Jan 28

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    Well..it's on and off. I'm in a weird place right now. Maybe I need some yogurt.
    loveVSlust loveVSlust 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 31

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    I can give you something to help your love life (relationship life)but isn't my body.
    cleanyoursoul cleanyoursoul 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    Everything feels uncertain right now. Everything. It feels like when there's an earthquake tremor and you reach for something steady amidst everything that's moving, but nothing...
    AboveTheTrees AboveTheTrees 46-50, F Feb 2

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    So my boyfriend of 3 and a half years broke up with me nearly two weeks ago. I don't really know why. It only started to sink in last Friday. I've hit the grieving stage, it...
    WinterWolfess WinterWolfess 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    Sacrifices. It doesnt guarantee a happy, long lasting relationship. It doesnt guarantee your partner wont cheat on you. It doesnt guarantee your relationship will be go to next...
    blossom93 blossom93 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 4