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I Am Recently Going Through a Divorce

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Been married 17 years. I'm not necessarily going through divorce, but my wife has emotionally abandoned me (physically too). I don't know what to do...struggling. I'm still...
    beancounttc beancounttc 36-40, M 3 Responses Apr 9

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    Been with my wife over 20 years and married for sixteen and now she says the spark is gone. A couple of years ago we came though a long infidelity on her part which I still blame...
    SamStartingOver SamStartingOver 41-45, M 4 Responses Mar 31

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    On the bright side in the last two weeks I have lost 15 pounds. I think I will market it as the DS diet. Divorce Stress diet. Not cheap though. Sucking away the life time savings...
    SamStartingOver SamStartingOver 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 9

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    Man people always say this phrase "I am going through he'll in my life" so often but really to be honest I can really say that about me. As of right now my mom has cancer, I...
    Colpaige Colpaige 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 13

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    How can you miss someone so much who treated you so badly? The negative things they have out you through should override any love and transcend into hatred. I want to hate you, you...
    michael1971 michael1971 41-45, M 7 Responses Mar 28

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    I'm going through a very tough time right now. I recently mutually ended a romantic relationship which was on the rocks for quite some time. We were very different in significant...
    abstractxparade abstractxparade 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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    I'm sorry if I don't seem the same, I am going through a rather awful and depressive stage. I feel stuck and I don't know what to do really.
    anom33 anom33 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 26

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    She says she want out but every time I ask for us to get the divorce paperwork started she breaks down crying. How long can this hell be dragged out. I have given up trying to...
    SamStartingOver SamStartingOver 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 3

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    I am new to EP. I gave been enjoying reading other people experiences so here goes with my own. I recently separated form my wife of eight years. We had one of though...
    Armalite762 Armalite762 70+ Apr 5

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    For five years I've been trapped inside something that no one knows about or can figure out. The only time I feel reasonably ok is while drinking with music but that obviously...
    Echoesofsilence93 Echoesofsilence93 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 8

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    Making an effort to be a better 'person', is a fraud. WHat?! Yep that’s what I said. Striving to ‘be’ a ‘good person’ will ultimately fail. Why ? Because it is linked to...
    TanyaWhite TanyaWhite 41-45, F Apr 2

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    Hey! I'm new here at EP and I really need someone to talk to, good advice, experiences and such.. I don't know what to do! My boyfriend did do drugs and tried to take his own life...
    lilcarey lilcarey 22-25, F Mar 27

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    My wife and I separated after 26 years of marriage and 3 children. We agreed that the best thing to do was for me to move into an apartment and she would stay in the house with...
    Monty0809 Monty0809 51-55, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am 44 years old, but I have only been alive for 4 years. I slept walk through my first four decades. Blindly following my ego, grasping at this and that, in a vain attempt to...
    ProgressNotPerfection ProgressNotPerfection 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    My wife has set up an apartment and is taking our nine year old. My 2 older "inschool" teens are staying with me. She has battled alcohol for quite a while and has forged 15000...
    sdave9 sdave9 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    Am I wrong for wanting to snoop on her laptop to try to find out if/who the other person is? She swears there is no one but I feel there is. I feel I am violating her trust but...
    SamStartingOver SamStartingOver 41-45, M 3 Responses Apr 1

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    a mutual decision but still sad experience after 20 years together. We are trying to do this with love and respect especially with our two children in mind!
    islandgirl31 islandgirl31 41-45, F 6 Responses Apr 12

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    And i feel like i cant talk to anyone because everyone warned my against him. It's difficult, bacause so many bad things happened and I made so many choices that I never thought I...
    mwamies mwamies 22-25 Mar 24

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    My wife of 14 years has left me, after almost 2 years of her being out of work and watching our finances go down the tubes, the past year I was pretty hard on her, downright mean...
    magnumram magnumram 41-45, M Mar 27

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    I just cant sleep at all!! Whats the sign of depression?
    lonelyadelle lonelyadelle 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    My best friend and now ex girlfriend just broke up yesterday. Maybe we'll get back together. Maybe not. I'm holding out hope. I don't really feel worthy to have a relationship..
    dacraww dacraww 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    He dropped me like a hot potato.
    NeeverForget NeeverForget 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    If anyone wants to talk about it please inbox me
    DJD994 DJD994 18-21, M Apr 1

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    the moon ive been studying for a long time now and has proven that what ever zodiac sign the moon is in you gonna feel the affects as of now we are in the taurus moon its affecting...
    DragonflyStolen DragonflyStolen 22-25, F Apr 1

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      It hurts to know that the relation you build is now being torn down. Everything seems to be fading now and it's a pity that only memories are left. I'm still thankful for...
    Moridori Moridori 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    A best friend who I care about much decided about a month ago leaving our friendship would be the first thing for him. I agree with his reasonings and I have my own as to why...
    PenandMind PenandMind 18-21, F Apr 2

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    I am a single mom and i been dating this guy for 2 years known him for 4 years of course we have our problems but we make up all the time i been wanting to have another baby but i...
    69CandyKisses 69CandyKisses 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    I've been dealing with depression for years and last year someone came into my life who helped me get past it and I began feeling like myself again. I fell in love for the first...
    annamariefeliciano annamariefeliciano 22-25, F Apr 2

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    I've been involved with this guy for 7 months. Sticking by his side him helping him to trust again since his ex broke his heart. He told me we will eventually be together, he lied...
    kashaleea kashaleea 16-17, F Apr 2

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    OMG!! I have been on 40 mg fluoxetine for 10 years. I've tried to get off of it several times, each with me back on 40 mg again. I decided to stop taking this stuff 6 weeks ago...
    djekms djekms 46-50, F Apr 4

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    It would be cool to know what people are really thinking. Sometimes we attach too much meaning to things or people that may have no meaning in reality.
    mrvitous26 mrvitous26 26-30, F Apr 4

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    Every adversity, loss, heart-hurt, is an opportunity to turn our awareness within to God, which is synonymous with our true Divine nature, and rest there. This is Grace. This is...
    TanyaWhite TanyaWhite 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    My girl friend texted me today and asked me if I liked anyone. We're both polyamorus so I asked her if she meant for both of us. She said no you personally and I said no one except...
    cyraalana2000 cyraalana2000 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    My experience has been, (which might I add, is contrary to our culture's popular paradigm) the less I plan, constantly obsess about and focus on the future, (which doesn't exist...
    TanyaWhite TanyaWhite 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    You may or may not have known that last night was the Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse. It started at 1:48 am and lasted until 3:00 am. I watched the moon shadow over by the earth and...
    angiede angiede 26-30, F Apr 15

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    Suddenly everything just doesnt seem right for me….
Suddenly everybody is so annoyed…
Suddenly i feel so damn lonely…
Suddenly all the love songs are meant for you and...
    Lovetobelovedbyyou Lovetobelovedbyyou 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My first best friend and I stopped talking and r still friends but we only see each other every so often. My best friend ever just stopped answering texts and talking to me and I...
    moemma54 moemma54 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Its hard at night to sleep, i close my eyes and take deep breaths...count 1,2,3,4...i fight the memories of mistakes i made. Things that if i could change, i would in a heart beat...
    ladylulu ladylulu 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I'm 30 and recently divorced. My ex was verbally, emotionally and somewhat physically abusive. At the same time, he was my best friend. We were together for 10 years and married...
    sdp11983 sdp11983 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    I am so sad and scared about the future for myself and my kids because I have come to the realization that I need to file for divorce from my husband of almost 14 yrs. I am...
    tornandhurt tornandhurt 36-40, F 7 Responses Mar 25

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    I have been with my partner 2.5 years. Our first year together was a good one, he lived in his home and I lived in mine. He seemed so different from all the guys I had dated before...
    painfultime painfultime 31-35 2 Responses Mar 26

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 7

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    I've been gone quite a while trying to start my life over again. With me life has come in threes. You may ask what are you talking about? Well through time my mind,body,and soul...
    Haunted5 Haunted5 56-60, F Apr 3

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 2

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