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I Am Recently Going Through a Divorce

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 27 People

    He Still Crosses My Mind

    I am currently going through a divorce.. which I guess can be considered obvious with the title of this forum. We were married for 2 years, together for 3. My ex was an abusive alcoholic and a drug addict. So I find myself confused on why I still can't get him out of my mind...
    KristiAnn24 KristiAnn24 22-25, F 1 Response May 6, 2010

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    The Big "D"

    I have been with my husband since 2003.   We have a son that is 3 1/2 years old that we both dearly love.  My husband took a job in another state and things have went south every since.  I believe that it takes to to make or break everything.  We are both...
    sunshine29aj sunshine29aj 26-30, F 5 Responses May 28, 2009

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    I'm terrified of this divorce.

    I'm a stay at home mom who hasn't been in the workplace in 10 years. I'm scared about the future and retirement. I scared about my kids and their future plus mental and emotional health. I'm devastated.
    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 30, 2014

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    Starting Over.

    Hi,I am a 54 year old woman,I have been married to the same man for 37 years. Well on Oct 6,2009 our divorce will be final.I feel scared and confused. After so many years together you don't think about divorce,but here I am. I have 2 daughters and 5 grandchildren I don't...
    shackleforddeb shackleforddeb 51-55, F 3 Responses Sep 28, 2009

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    Well,it's Final.

    My divorce is now final and you know it's funny but I really can not tell you how I feel about it I feel like I am numb.After 37 years I am now single.I keep saying it to myself so it will sink in.The other night I just wanted someone to talk to so I got on single-net some man...
    shackleforddeb shackleforddeb 51-55, F 2 Responses Oct 12, 2009

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    Why Do I Still Hurt?

    My husband of 7 years, been together for 10 years, have been seperated for 5 months now and going through divorce.  He was abusive, did drugs behind my back (I'd find them all the time)... NOw I've been told that he's cheated on me before and before our initial split, his...
    CaliGirl637 CaliGirl637 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 17, 2009

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    My Only Birthday Wish This Year..................

    My only birthday with this year is fix what I have broken. I know I ask for the impossible, but if only for one day......................
    michael4480 michael4480 36-40, M 3 Responses Sep 22, 2011

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    been married 25 years to my first love

    and the father of my 3 young adult children and now find myself going through this terrible divorce. Found out he has a drug addiction and the terrible part is he is leaving me and I still very much love him. How do I let go?
    biggirl47 biggirl47 46-50, F Jul 21, 2014

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    JTeire90 JTeire90 22-25, M 4 Responses Feb 14

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    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 3 days ago

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    My name is Scott. Over the last 8 years I've been with an emotionally abusive partner. When we met, he asked me to quit my job and move with him for his job. I foolishly agreed...
    KidQ2 KidQ2 41-45, M 1 Response 1 hr 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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    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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    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 1 day 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 4 days ago

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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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    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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    I feel so horrible. It's been a roller coaster. An hour ago I felt so numb and no I feel so heartbroken that my chest hurts and I feel like breaking down. I don't know what to do...
    burningcolors burningcolors 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 13

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    It's his birthday and valentine's day. The silence this morning is so palpable I can taste it. My arms ache they are so empty. I feel like I am further in, deeper down. It hurts...
    grommit3 grommit3 36-40, F Feb 14

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    It's his birthday and valentine's day. The silence this morning is so palpable I can taste it. My arms ache they are so empty. I feel like I am further in, deeper down. It hurts...
    grommit3 grommit3 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 14

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    Decided the day after Valentine's day. I know it's the right thing, but it doesn't make it any easier. I've isolated myself from the world so I'm all alone in this. The threats...
    AngelaNix AngelaNix 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 15

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    gurldeleted gurldeleted 41-45, F Feb 16

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    I feel as though I'm stuck... Mid transition. I know I've got to awaken more and I know I can, but I feel like I'm stuck and I just can't get any further. I know my ego plays a...
    littlelosthuman littlelosthuman 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    and she was blind to to my intentions she had 2 kids that were hi maintenance and a job to care for them, i feel so sour to people that cant Look what is right in front of there...
    manwithaheart manwithaheart 46-50, M Feb 17

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    Broke up with a girl who i thought loved me. im not sure what we are now. i know ill never find anyone again. im worthless
    jordancronin jordancronin 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 18

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    She won't even talk to me anymore, she just finished blocking my number. She told me yesterday that her mother was dying, and I was texting her all day while hanging out with my...
    nohopekid nohopekid 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 18

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    My marriage is over I guess. He is moving out on Sunday. We have yet to tell the children...are planning it for Saturday. I feel so heartbroken like my chest is full of heavy...
    enigma31 enigma31 31-35, F 6 Responses Feb 18

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    Hello! My name is Anna, I'm 28 years old, I'm coming from Athens, Greece and I live in Germany. I've been with my ex for 7,5 years. He loved me very much, he was full in love...
    annagreece annagreece 26-30, F Feb 20

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