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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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'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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    Things I've learned from my breakup: How to be self-reliant. That I can make myself happy and I don't need to be in a relationship to be happy. That it's ok to be open with and...
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    The thing is... It's not a "normal" break up, I can usually deal with that... The problem is That she was my friend since preschool, so a 13 year friendship gone... Forever...
    ImBatmanShhh ImBatmanShhh 16-17, T 2 days ago

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    I had to kick him out for good this time. He admitted he's been sneaking Rx pills behind my back. He blamed them on me, because I don't like him to drink. He said the pills made...
    yppirt yppirt 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Put my phone on airplane mode, deleted my Facebook, stopped hanging around toxic people. I feel lonelier than ever right now. Gained a whole bunch of weight & feel disgusting. I...
    FreeSpirit02 FreeSpirit02 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Enough about me...care to indulge what you're going through? I will pray for you if you want.
    cjkenton cjkenton 36-40 2 days ago

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    My gf just left me- we too were in a picture-book relationship and she told me "it's not working" when everything was so perfect and we were so happy. I need some help getting over...
    willwillwillwillwill willwillwillwillwill 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    One week I have been moved out and I feel that I made the best decision for myself and my son. Day by day it's feeling like home and we don't have half the amount of tension.
    littlefroghere littlefroghere 41-45, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I wanted to write this for everyone who's going through a heartbreak including myself. Today is the day. It's time to move on, we already know how a heartbreak looks like but we...
    American19 American19 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Hi All. Well, after 16 years of marriage I have decided to leave. I am tired of being verbally abused by a drunk. My marriage is sexless, depressing and not worth fighting for any...
    Dewdrop034 Dewdrop034 41-45, F 8 Responses 4 days ago

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    We have been married for 20 years and have a 10 y.o. together. We have been through many things together, like any couple I guess. In our marriage I am the one who leads and he is...
    Miranam8 Miranam8 41-45, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    My family broke when I was 7 because my dad was abusive had an affair ( several times, in fact I personally think he should be in a mental institution for all the **** he has done...
    Hayden23 Hayden23 13-15, F 8 Responses Aug 22

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    manusundr manusundr 46-50, M Aug 22

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    Until a few years ago I always felt that my entire adult life was going to be filled with abuse, nehlect, and was never going to be loved like I want to be loved. I married at 19...
    Harleygirl65 Harleygirl65 46-50, F 14 Responses Aug 22

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    The move went off with out a hick up. Has been a very long day, my son has said thank you mom for all of this meaning the new apartment 3 times today. The ex had nothing to...
    littlefroghere littlefroghere 41-45, F 8 Responses Aug 21

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    About a month ago my husband told me that he didnt feel the same about me anymore...the "i love you but Im not in love with you" spheel. Then about 2 weeks ago he told me there was...
    meluhknee meluhknee 22-25, F Aug 21

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    Has any of you feel sad even you are the one wants the divorce? I see the house where the children grew up and they still are young. My decision is going to change their lives...
    lostfoundusa lostfoundusa 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 21

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    I know you may look at me and say.. "Your only 13! How can you be complaining about going through a lot in your life?" Well if you want to know ask me. But i have been through...
    LoveMeNow2002 LoveMeNow2002 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    Going through my emails and see the fake phychic and guardian angel emails. I hate seeing them because I always look forward to having readings and special messages ect. If I'm...
    hallow1331 hallow1331 13-15, F Aug 19

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    Almost two years ago to the day I had the worst call of my career. I have never truly experienced panic except for that day as I had child slip away in front of me in my ambulance...
    Hussarian Hussarian 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    Negative people and bad situations can't have a hold on you if you make the decision to always look for the best in everything. There will always be argumentative people, but you...
    niceguycursed niceguycursed 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 18

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