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I Am Going Through My Second Divorce

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 68 People

    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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    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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    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 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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    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 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 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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    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 Feb 20

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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 Feb 24

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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 a week ago

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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 Feb 23

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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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    I just finished a game. I spent 20 hours of my life on it and it's over. I'm going through withdrawal, and I don't know what to do. :/
    PhantomPower PhantomPower 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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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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    Hello, me and my wife are about to get divorced and i am quite depressed at whats happening in my life. I really love her and we have 2 kids. I just dont know who to talk to so...
    verastra verastra 26-30, M 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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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 Feb 20

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    When you think you know someone but you don't know the person at all. I think every girl can relate to the fact that your first break up hurts the most, it feels like someone...
    Lynn237 Lynn237 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I'm pretty sure it's finally here! I saw it coming for 6 months. We've tried to break up for a couple of weeks now but we always had fight to make it work. Now we're both exhausted...
    heatherrrbee heatherrrbee 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 8

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    I'm separated after more than 30 years of marriage and for the first time I feel that I'm worthy of being just me
    Carolwashere Carolwashere 51-55, F Feb 8

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    Lost all my conciousness lost my faith in love 4 years back I met a girl who change my life we had a relationship like a husband wife do all the four years every sec was...
    definemeee definemeee 26-30, M Feb 9

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    At least I know what I did wrong. You, on the other hand, need to stop caring. Leave me alone. I could have gotten my wish, had you not come to see me. Just stop. Go away. Stop...
    KOOLKAT446 KOOLKAT446 13-15, F Feb 9

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    I feel so sick to my stomach because of all this. No appetite. I am not hungry at all. This is awful, this distant marriage. Sad thing is, I never saw this coming. I tried...
    Robin68 Robin68 46-50, F 4 Responses Feb 10

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    I'm trying to at least. I feel as if I am in a spiritual wheelchair. I was raised catholic but never understood it. I found Wicca, and Hinduism. All I want to do is become...
    DrewXLove DrewXLove 22-25, F Feb 10

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    I think I may have just asked a different question on here but i got disconnected....now my wife and I have been separated nearly 4 months and we are setting up a date with...
    eggs35 eggs35 31-35, M Feb 12

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    im writing her today in hopes of leaving some of the overwhelming pain that i am feeling today... i know that i am loved and i know that i am protected yet for some reason i feel...
    dragoness14 dragoness14 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 12

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