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I Am Going Through My Second Divorce

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 67 People

    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Well here it goes, I need some advice on this. 2 years ago I was introduced to a man who I met through my job. I took a liking to him (even though I was in a relationship at the...
    sarahdragonfly sarahdragonfly 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 22

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    This is harder than I thought. STBX was served today with oodles of paperwork. He's being so hateful. I'm at a loss for words. Struggling to hold it together. I know I'm doing the...
    kitticat007 kitticat007 31-35, F 8 Responses Oct 4

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    My s/o has been separated for three years. We've been dating for 1.5. It feels like it's taking for ever. His ex just got me banned from their kids life as she doesn't want s/o's...
    lost2727 lost2727 36-40 2 Responses Oct 4

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    I am going through a lot right now, and I feel very much alone. I am trying to put myself back together, but I know its going to take some time. The road I am on, is a bumpy one...
    SouthernBella89 SouthernBella89 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    good morning EXP the time is 4;48 am I can't sleep the last time I wrote I was going through some filling and my sexual preference I am broke lonely sad a lot of the times I am...
    LydiaH LydiaH 46-50 Sep 22

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    Hello to anyone reading this. This my first post ever and just wanted to share my experience with people possibly to help them but also to help myself. Ok my first DUI experience...
    InSearchOfinspiration InSearchOfinspiration 22-25, M Oct 5

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    I'm sure I'm not the first to go through this, but I needed to express this somewhere. I apologize for the length.. I don't really have any friends or family who's shoulder I...
    WhoAml WhoAml 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 23

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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...
    Coco2626 Coco2626 51-55, F Oct 2

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    Life is neither a tragedy nor a joke but, most assuredly, a spectacular horror story. When I realise that this day is just like the last, and the next will be just like the day...
    PhiliaSophia PhiliaSophia 18-21, M Oct 5

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    it's so hard. i never wanna go through this again i feel bad for people who's situation is worst than mine. i know it's rough right now but hang in there. brighter days will come...
    Davonnaaa Davonnaaa 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 20

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    You will get through this XOX
    Kittenpowee Kittenpowee 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 30

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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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    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...
    gairenafarraige gairenafarraige 41-45, M Oct 4

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    My period started 8 days ago, and it's finally coming to an end. Been having hot flashes, sore breasts, heart palpitations, and just a general uneasy feeling. Just read all of my...
    denverleh denverleh 46-50, F a week ago

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    something complicated right now. I am in love with my female friend but she is with someone. and she lead me on in the past. but she is a really nice person.
    Lionheart15 Lionheart15 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 21

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    Everytime I see her I lose my breath and it has been 3 months now, I work at a bar and she was there a few days ago with her girl friends. I noticed she was looking at me but I...
    understandmeagain understandmeagain 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 22

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    My boyfriend broke up with me two months ago. I saw it coming. I had even tried to break up with him myself but the pain was unbearable each time I tried. He broke up with 2 days...
    Idontevenknowidaf Idontevenknowidaf 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    I love these times as The awakening is very expansive. If anyone is also awakening I would lvoe to hear what they have to say and maybe we could exchange information!
    joshran123 joshran123 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 24

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    me and my friend (the girl I'm in love with had a conversation 2night to elaborate more on what happened to us in the past. I got it off my chest but she still tried to twist it...
    Lionheart15 Lionheart15 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 25

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    Any tips for cohabiting in order to co-parent? In desperation to avoid being pushed out of his children's lives (I realise), my estranged husband is framing the separation as me...
    EttaS EttaS 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 27

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    I'm so lonely. I just want a friend.
    elauer elauer 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    I just got out of a two year long relationship. I put an end to it. I loved him but it felt like he was always unsure of me. Don't get me wrong he was sweet, loving, caring and...
    NaiveLover1331 NaiveLover1331 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 29

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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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    my husband is getting deployed soon , is there like a website that tells me what I can and cannot send in a care package and how big the should or shouldn't be ?
    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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