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I Am Going Through My Second Divorce

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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'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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    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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    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

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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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    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 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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    Here we are less than two weeks from the divorce. We have a settlement conference next Wednesday. He says we have they set just in case we need it because our attorneys are...
    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F 1 Response May 19

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    Now what?! I have less than a month before my 11 year marriage is over. He says he still loves me and wants to work things out. Yet, we both keep questioning what's going on. I...
    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F 3 Responses May 9

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    So I just need to get this out and off my chest, because I haven't told anybody yet. On Thursday we have a meeting with the lawyers and I think we are going to agree on a deal, but...
    okiedokie92914 okiedokie92914 36-40, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Wednesday is our settlement meeting of my husband, and I cannot figure out if we can make it through this. He cheated and proposed to some girl last year. They were supposed to...
    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F 3 Responses May 21

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    Our court date is June 1st. Our attorneys want to have a settlement meeting next week since it's the last week before our trial date. I don't want this. My husband even told his...
    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F 1 Response May 19

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    Only two days until we meet at his attorney's office. I have told the kids. I don't know what else to do. He knows how I feel and he says he wants us. I don't know what to...
    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    This sucks. I have to pay an accountant and my attorney with money I don't have or let them bill me for work that I have no money to pay them with. My husband says everything is...
    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F May 13

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    I want to run away. This is miserable. I hate this. I hate what happened. Is this supposed to make me stronger?
    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F 1 Response May 14

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    I want him to come back everyday but then there is the rare moment where I get so angry I say **** him. he kicked me out and ignores me so **** him he was never worth the pain I...
    SMcCL SMcCL 22-25, F 1 Response May 21

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    Here's a song for the ex https://youtu.be/uxUATkpMQ8A
    okiedokie92914 okiedokie92914 36-40, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    My current bf, if that's what he is? Still not sure what we are. Is going through a lengthy brutal divorce with two young children. Most of what we talk about is his divorce. He...
    byshoreline byshoreline 36-40, F 2 Responses May 14

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    Help! I can't read my ex. I am confused. I'm going through a breakup, but with recent interaction with him, am unsure what he wants out of any future relationship between us. He...
    Kadessa00 Kadessa00 26-30, F 2 Responses May 20

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    I recently broke up with my boyfriend that I was dating for almost 4 1/2 years. You would expect that I would be in tears and just extremely sad. I was at first but now I'm...
    Psychlover16 Psychlover16 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I have been going through some stuff. :/ But the real reason I originally joined EP was to befriend spiritually enlightened people, and to learn about other people's experiences...
    ERMAHGERD1 ERMAHGERD1 22-25, F 2 Responses May 12

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    I'm going through the worst breakup of my entire 29 years of living. After almost 5 years, being engaged and being through so much together she ended it. I am so lost and...
    JustWantItToWork JustWantItToWork 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I am going through a marriage separation and finding it hard at times to deal with. We have three kids and I also work with my husband which makes some days difficult. How do I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 11

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    I have slowly been going through a spiritual awakening and started opening my eyes to the world around me, and as much as I'm enjoying it.. It is one of the hardest things I have...
    SA509 SA509 22-25, F 3 Responses May 16

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    My husband passed away. Since then I have been coping sometimes ok and at times worse than what I'm going through now. I feel that I'm bothering people when I need help just...
    infinityalone infinityalone 46-50, F 2 Responses May 19

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    I just figured out I am going through Peri Menopause and need some advice. The mood swings are horrible!!!!! They are about to cost me my marriage if I can't gain control. I...
    mommaj282 mommaj282 31-35, F 15 hrs ago

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    I was divorced for 10 years. First ex was a womaniser and had that freewheeling life, which meant that I had to pay off his debts. Then I met X and remarried. I'm what you call a...
    lilmschirpy lilmschirpy 41-45, F 5 Responses May 4

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    I'm having trouble sleeping most nights.. My dreams are a jumbled up mess of stuff. Last night I was almost asleep and suddenly I realized.. It won't be long until I see you and...
    mg75 mg75 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    On my way to work, I couldn't bear the inequity of our relationship any longer and with all of my previous attempts of an honest conversation ending in being belittled, I knew I...
    Deeismee Deeismee 31-35, F