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I Am Recently Going Through a Divorce

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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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    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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    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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    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

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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 5 days ago

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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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    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 have been with my husband for 9 year this october, and I always believed we would be forever and I refuse to let go of that belief. I don't know why I am posting on this website...
    Abooboo77 Abooboo77 31-35, F 4 Responses Jun 29

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    Hello, I am going through a divorce with my husband whom I still love. How do you get through this?
    biggirl47 biggirl47 46-50, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My parents are going through a divorce, and I don't know how to deal with it, or what I should do, or who I can talk to right now.
    PJamgurl PJamgurl 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am going through a lot right now, and I feel very much alone. I am trying to put myself back together, but I know its going to take some time. The road I am on, is a bumpy one...
    LostAriel LostAriel 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    I am a 46 yr old who's having a hard time with this. My daughter doesn't want to listen she tells me to get over it and I don't have any friends but one. She is married and has...
    mari46 mari46 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    My experience is going through Epilepsy mostly every day. It is hard at times to deal with.
    penis549 penis549 51-55, M Jun 26

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    I'm going through a unwanted seperation, my wife has told me we are seperating and I am to consider myself single. We have 3 kids and been together 19 yrs and married for 12. It...
    RobJRich RobJRich 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 27

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    I'd like to talk to like minded people... I feel very alienated because nobody seems to understand what I'm going through right now in my life. I've taken phycadelic drugs and have...
    alilaw3 alilaw3 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 30

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    Want to talk.... Maybe going through a marriage seperation. And have all these emotions.
    wintergirl98 wintergirl98 31-35, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    i really am.. but no one sees it because i've been really happy lately (thankyou megan aka my princess😊😘) yeah she helps a lot. i dont open up cuz i'm really bad at...
    xxxalyssabrownxxx xxxalyssabrownxxx 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    Alright, so it really isn't a break up, but that's the best way I can describe it. I met this guy a little more than a month ago, and we hit it off really quickly. We started...
    fuelingfires fuelingfires 16-17, M 2 hrs ago

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    This absolutely is miserable. My husband seems to think he is going to take me to the cleaners and receive everything that he requested in the settlement. He is wrong. I am...
    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F Jul 3

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    This is an unwanted divorce. I cannot move on, and I'm stuck. I don't know how people can just walk out of their spouses for no good reason. Then be fine about it too and not...
    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 1

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    My wife told me 5 days ago that she wants to leave. She did not use the words divorce but I am wondering if I still even have a chance. I do not want to give up but I believe my...
    KevAM KevAM 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    I am losing. I am not going to win this marriage back, so I have got to let go. It's been 9 months, and he's not coming home. The kids and I are alone and it's truly hard to...
    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 11

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    My husband and I were a team fighting for the same goals. Now that this divorce has happened, I realize that we are not on the same team, that he is not helping pay all the bills...
    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 2

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    Finally. And end. Yesterday, which ironically was out 13th wedding anniversary, we finally sat down and hammered out company buy out, spousal support and child support. So very...
    Tico72 Tico72 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My son is six years old and autistic. I recently went to court to get him into a great school right next to our house, but the court sided with the mother to have him enrolled in a...
    eccentricpython eccentricpython 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I met my husband whom I hav been separated from 2 years now. I hav no hard feelings towards him, we met recently. Spent the entire weekend.. It was like 2 friends hanging out...
    stuckinlife247 stuckinlife247 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    My husband and I have been married 18 years. We were married young (19) and under stressful circumstances (we were broke up when I found out I was pregnant). We have had a very...
    iheartmybabies iheartmybabies 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    Religious (ego) Consciousness, True Consciousness (subconscious experience), and Spiritual Consciousness (super conscious) *Disclaimer: Controversial. Not for the emotionally...
    nagaprincess nagaprincess 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Love is a stranger. One rainy morning on Times Square in New York, whilst sitting on the red stairs I met the man of my life by coincidence. He was English, friendly and funny. I...
    juleskietta juleskietta 26-30, F Jul 14

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    After a argument through text message I came home from work to find my wife and kids had left. A few days later, she told me we weren't going to be husband and wife anymore. I...
    Ressalg Ressalg 41-45, M 4 Responses Jul 18

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    My husband of 10 years has decided he needs a break and is moving out for six months. This is the hardest thing I've ever gone through. I'm looking for people to talk to that...
    JCornell716 JCornell716 26-30, F 5 Responses Jun 29

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    I am in an all-but-sexless relationship with someone I love and respect, and I'm looking for someone who can relate to talk to as I try to find my way through this. To get some of...
    NXS3 NXS3 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    I am in an all-but-sexless relationship with someone I love and respect, and I'm looking for someone who can relate to talk to as I try to find my way through this. To get some of...
    NXS3 NXS3 26-30, F Jul 17

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    My boyfriend of one and a half years broke up with me two days ago. I am completely shocked and the reality of it all is hitting me now. I was practically crying at work all day...
    blazeee blazeee 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Talked with a girl for five minutes during class time, had talked with her earlier also. After our conversation is over and I am in the hallway talking about class with some other...
    kumarawijeet kumarawijeet 18-21, M Jul 3

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    I knew it was a mistake to get involved with my ex almost as soon as I met him, but I just couldn't help myself. I wish more than anything I could rewind three years and run in the...
    Hanalacle Hanalacle 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    Married in 2010 now with a 2-year old. Weve been arguing for years, but lately the fights have been getting more constant and weve finally talked about separating. It saddens me...
    mmmela mmmela 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Nope this just isn't for me,I'm going back to him. This hurts too much,I miss him too much. What was I even thinking! All the problems we have seem so dumb right now,so...
    TheGirlFromJupiter TheGirlFromJupiter 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    As I dropped of my son with his father for "his turn" to see him, he grabbed my leg and screamed "don't go, it's not Daddy's turn." I looked at my husband who had now been gone...
    EstrangedLuv EstrangedLuv 36-40, F 5 Responses Jul 1

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    I do not allow people outside of myself to define who I am. I am the Creator of myself, my life and my experiences and I create by going within and connecting to my Ancestors and...
    nagaprincess nagaprincess 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    It's been 3 days since this decision was made mutually... We are both unhappy and miserable together, but it hurts like hell I have been with my husband for 7 years, married for 2...
    Gaffa1234 Gaffa1234 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 17

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    After 15 years, I am separating from the only person I ever really let inside my heart. We have been separated since the end of December 2013. I thought it might be temporary, but...
    Barelycoping325 Barelycoping325 41-45, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    I'm starting my Senior Year soon. I still don't know where I'm going to attend college. I have not even done my SAT. I'm so scared about the future. I'm not even sure what I want...
    Gabs96 Gabs96 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    D - devastating I - incomprehensible or important (depending on the issues) V - voluminous O - overwhelming R - ruined C - careless E - emotional
    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    Have you ever had a problem just shutting your brain down at the end of the day?
    DharmaFrost DharmaFrost 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 26

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    Sometimes you have to forget how you feel, and remember what you deserve.
    chloejune chloejune 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 26

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    On Tuesday there were six people in my hostel, and after a big lunch we all felt sleepy. The next thing we know is warden is here and is trying to explain to us that it isn't...
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