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I Am Recently Going Through a Divorce

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 27 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I'm hoping to talk to someone who is going through the same thing as me. I'm separating from my husband, but we have to live in the same house until it sells. There are kids...
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    I told my husband I want a divorce. The past week has been listening to him try and make me feel guilty. He stays out late drinking. Sends me texts during the day that he can't...
    happiness18 happiness18 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 24

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    DIVORCED!!!!!!!! Finally. Over 4 years later. Thanks to all of you that have listened and given your thoughts/advice/support in the past. It has been truly appreciated. Now who...
    Tico72 Tico72 41-45, F 9 Responses Apr 6

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    caraccaa caraccaa 26-30, F Apr 7

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    Sugar withdrawals will be the death of me.. I sincerely challenge anyone to quit sugar, seriously don't think you'll make it! It's strong! You would not believe it, it all started...
    LordoCreativity LordoCreativity 18-21, M Apr 19

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    My ex and I have recently broken up. It hurts...a lot. I can play like I'm okay but this hurt. It sucks that I wasn't enough to keep her attention from going elsewhere. I wasn't...
    FriendlyPoet FriendlyPoet 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 14

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    We are still living together, but talk has moved from separation to divorce. I'm devastated! Follow me at lifefromlemons.com
    lifefromlemons lifefromlemons 41-45, M Apr 20

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    dalidacc11 dalidacc11 26-30, F Apr 21

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    I am finally got the date when I will have the keys to my flat and I am moving on with my life I am finally going to be happy and not be manipulated or bullied by her anymore I can...
    Sirwithherkey Sirwithherkey 36-40, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Withdrawals from effexxor are a living hell. I swear. I tried getting off three times and can't. I forgot my pills and I'm over at family's house for the holidays. I can't function...
    yonnie97 yonnie97 16-17, F Apr 11

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    After 16 years of marriage, three kids, a visit with marriage counseling and a boat load of life experiences, my husband is asking for a separation, stating that we're not wired to...
    GreenJen GreenJen 36-40, F 5 Responses Apr 17

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    Day 3 We spoke and his denial turned to acceptance and every talk we've had its killed me repeating myself! Did today but when I left I felt a weight has gone I was honest and I...
    myownbox myownbox 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I feel like a butterfly beginning to break through her cocoon=)
    CrownedAtBirth CrownedAtBirth 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    During church service today, I had my sisters phone and I was flipping through her pictures and saw this one picture of my other sister and me. We were on the way home from our old...
    BlackBloodDemon BlackBloodDemon 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    I tried SO hard for years but to no avail. Then he threatened me in a terrible way. His awful treatment escalated. I don't want this anymore but it still really hurts inside. The...
    Robin68 Robin68 46-50, F 3 Responses Apr 24

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    My husband has been punishing me emotionally and financially ever since I filed. He got someone pregnant only 2 months after he left then he got brain cancer 7 months after he left...
    mamoose1970 mamoose1970 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    When I see him, I can't handle it. I start crying because I'm so heart broken. I feel like I don't want to live anymore.
    Robin68 Robin68 46-50, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    It's hard to believe the love I had for 24 years can turn into such deep hatred, so fast...
    Time2ChangeNow Time2ChangeNow 41-45, F 19 Responses 3 days ago

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    super dry, UTI every time I have sex, which I could do without anyway. so not me. hair trigger temper. fun!
    amydextrous1 amydextrous1 41-45, F Apr 6

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    my boyfriend of seven months broke up me with because of his best friend. and I didn't even do anything wrong. he's changed so much since he's been back from my basic. and I can't...
    navygurl96 navygurl96 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    It is too quite the unpleasant experience.
    SoulCoffee SoulCoffee 26-30, M 3 Responses Apr 9

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    My girlfriend broke up with me a few months ago. We were together for 2 years and I'm absolutely in love with her. I love her with all of my heart and soul. This break up is...
    ShawnMcDeath ShawnMcDeath 13-15, T Apr 12

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    I am divorcing my hubby of 16 yrs who was emotionally abusive and at times physically abusive. We have three kids together. There safety means everything to me yet I am a little...
    Farmmaid Farmmaid 36-40, F 11 Responses Apr 12

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    The bad part about breaking up with someone is that they're a chapter of your life that you're leaving behind, all is said and done, there's no other way than to leave them behind...
    Ennah Ennah 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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    I actually feel like I can't go on. I don't know where to go from here. How can I move forward when I always imagined her being in my future, moving forward with me?! I haven't...
    FriendlyPoet FriendlyPoet 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 14

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    And it hurts like ******* hell.
    alwayswinter alwayswinter 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    there's times where I feel lost, and like it's not completely over and I just see it happening in the near future, I'm preparing my heart, mind, body and soul for when that day...
    liveurDream liveurDream 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    I made the mistake of dating my best friend on and off for four years. I knew his feelings weren't as strong as mine (he always leaned more towards friends while I leaned more...
    Feldsparr Feldsparr 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 18

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    Today is day one of the rest of my life. I moved out yesterday. its been 2 years since I caught her cheating. 2 years of fighting. counciling, etc. I never planned for things...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 19

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    I'm finding the thought of being without her so difficult. It's hard to imagine 1-Not having her 2-Someone else having her. I'll never trust again or at least it will take me...
    FriendlyPoet FriendlyPoet 18-21, F Apr 19

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    Some days are pretty good, then I hear a song on the radio or see a place we used to go together and I get really sad ....
    tcross71 tcross71 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 20