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I Am Recently Going Through a Divorce

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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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    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

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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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    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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    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

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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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    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 Jul 21

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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 Jul 23

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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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    Want to talk.... Maybe going through a marriage seperation. And have all these emotions.
    wintergirl98 wintergirl98 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 20

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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 6 days 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 2 Responses a week 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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    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 Jul 22

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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 3 Responses Jul 18

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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 1 Response 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 Jul 23

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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 5 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 Response 6 days ago

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    The break-up was mutual, he needs time to figure things out and we might touch base in the future in terms of a relationship. He really wants us to remain friends, I can tell he...
    JoeKalfern44 JoeKalfern44 22-25, F 4 days ago

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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 Jul 18

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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 Jul 22

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    It feels like my girlfriend and I are going to be breaking up shortly. We're kind of at an awkward stage where neither of us seems to be the one to do it, so we're delaying it...
    LostInCode LostInCode 26-30, M 3 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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    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...
    kumarawijeet kumarawijeet 18-21, M Jul 3

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    i stay awake and wonder what will become of me in the future. though i have only sixteen years of experiencing it, life has already beaten me down and ******** me of any bright...
    lightningveins lightningveins 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 3

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    Sometimes I'll ask my boyfriend "what are you thinking about?" And he says "nothing" all the time, and he means that literally. I am always thinking about something whether it be...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    It has left me with two boys bills I can't pay and needing surgery, I want to give up!!!
    Kennyd529 Kennyd529 51-55, M Jul 5

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    I am now a hunter. Not so much hunting for my beautiful wife and pursuing her, but its something else entirely that I have to work on. Y'see I haven't provided well for her and my...
    wiseprotector wiseprotector 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 8

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    I loved her higher than the skies... It is summer vacation and she is at a camp. We barely said a few words to each other, and after three days, I revived a message there she broke...
    TheoAu TheoAu 13-15, M Jul 10

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    I am having a rough night. I know this separation is what is needed right now. We have done the whole counseling thing and always end up right at square one. I sit here feeling...
    iheartmybabies iheartmybabies 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    I am at six days from Vic, perc, and Tylenol 4. Feeling very depressed right now. And I'm not sure, but think it's messing with my emotions as well.
    Gdsgirl Gdsgirl 31-35, F 2 Responses