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I Am Going Through My Second Divorce

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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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    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 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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    In the beginning there was love.

    Two wounded souls who met and thought they could make a better life together. I was divorced with three kids, he had two, both had experienced abandonment in childhood. There is always hope in the beginning. He lived in another country but he was prepared to move to mine with...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 10, 2015

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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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    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 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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    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'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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    It's been two weeks since he walked out of the house. Two weeks since I have been a single mom... although if you ask people who are close to me I have been a single mom for much...
    WastedShadedDaylight WastedShadedDaylight 31-35, F 14 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    Today has been such a difficult day. Every little stress seems to have compounded this evening. I'm so tired of attending classes I hate and then coming home to an empty lonely...
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    I realize now that I am grieving. Not so much my wife or my marriage but missing my kids. Dumb things like finding someone didn't close the cereal bag. Silverware on the floor...
    AmazingPoet AmazingPoet 41-45, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I used to be one of those people who always analyzed everything. Do I wana work out? Well the pro's will be I'll look better. But I really don't wana get up. But I know I should...
    karrem karrem 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    Recently, one of the women that I used to date made false accusations towards me and tried to “bait” me to engage in an argument. To be honest, I was reckless with the way I...
    mikeeshoe mikeeshoe 36-40, M 1 day ago

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    The Martian Sol 2-9-16 Where to begin? Last night was rather interesting to say the least. You could say I was a bit down. It started with me coming home to unpack what...
    AmazingPoet AmazingPoet 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    I asked for half of the dishes, what I got was most of the junk items from the kitchen. I thought about it for a minute but then realIzed I was being selfish. I realize that God...
    AmazingPoet AmazingPoet 41-45, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I could have never imagined the nightmare that my husbands first wife and grown adult children have become. I have been married to him for just over 2 years and everything seems to...
    heavyheart1 heavyheart1 46-50, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    1 What does a black man do if he has just taken aShit and there isn't any toilet paper? Wait 5 seconds for richard to leap out of hiding and give him aRimJob. Richard is going to...
    RichardGivesRimJobs RichardGivesRimJobs 70+, F 3 days ago

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    I am going through radical changes in my life everyday and every mistakes that I have, you know I'm learning from all of it I'm going through a ladder I think sometimes inheriting...
    aereuz2 aereuz2 16-17, M 4 days ago

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    I kinda hate admitting this? idk why. I've always said my parents divorce never affected me..well cause it didn't ? at the time. i mean when they separated of course i cried before...
    SailorMarz SailorMarz 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    and i couldnt be any more happy.. i was so afraid to move on. but hey look at me now. i wish him the best in his journey through life and i hope he finds happiness. no hate in my...
    chelsss714 chelsss714 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I never thought that it would happen. Especially not like this. I never thought of my family to become a divorced family. It was during my senior year of high school. Just last...
    YoSavvyGirl YoSavvyGirl 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Hey I know what it's like to have parents who have divorced I know that everybody feels like a moment of sadness would take all the troubles a way I also know that children blame...
    chadlawless chadlawless 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    I dated someone for around 1.5 years and have very recently split with them. We were fighting a lot, just petty arguments about life ambitions, similar activities, everyday things...
    NormalCrap NormalCrap 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    It is so real. The second pregnancy actually hit me hard, I've been peeing my bed without knowing it for 3 days straight, but hey, you know what they say. It's every mother's...
    ZADoubleMesser ZADoubleMesser 26-30, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    Imagine yourself walking through a forest. So far, it had been one straight path until unexpectedly, ahead of you, is a crossroad, two paths, left or right. Your not afraid because...
    Trainedheart Trainedheart 31-35, F 10 Responses Feb 2

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    He left without a word. It happened two weeks ago. We were getting married in Sept. I don't know why he left. I'm hurt heartbroken. Plus my grown daughter says she always picks...
    butterflylady21 butterflylady21 51-55, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    Hi.. In my life I think I been through a lot, for example my parents divorce, leaving me alone to survive for 5 months( you can check out my other post about my family divorce and...
    Rokas2260 Rokas2260 13-15, M 5 Responses Feb 2

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    My "Goodbye" letter to my ex husband: Dear ___________ , I have loved you with an intensity second to none. You were my soul mate, my best friend, my other half. I thought we...
    Kate2point0 Kate2point0 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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