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I Am Recently Going Through a Divorce

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 26 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 had to kick him out for good this time. He admitted he's been sneaking Rx pills behind my back. He blamed them on me, because I don't like him to drink. He said the pills made...
    yppirt yppirt 36-40, F 1 hr ago

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    So here's how the story goes. I have been married to my husband for 5yrs. I am 28 and he is 31. We have been together a total of 10yrs. However, we are very different people. He...
    beautifulnightmare05 beautifulnightmare05 26-30, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Put my phone on airplane mode, deleted my Facebook, stopped hanging around toxic people. I feel lonelier than ever right now. Gained a whole bunch of weight & feel disgusting. I...
    FreeSpirit02 FreeSpirit02 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    Enough about me...care to indulge what you're going through? I will pray for you if you want.
    cjkenton cjkenton 36-40 3 hrs ago

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    My gf just left me- we too were in a picture-book relationship and she told me "it's not working" when everything was so perfect and we were so happy. I need some help getting over...
    willwillwillwillwill willwillwillwillwill 18-21, M 6 hrs ago

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    One week I have been moved out and I feel that I made the best decision for myself and my son. Day by day it's feeling like home and we don't have half the amount of tension.
    littlefroghere littlefroghere 41-45, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Right now...I am 16 year old. Go to high school , like normal teens but I feel my life is pointless now , I figured it out and understand why I became a sad person like now , I...
    HaoTeng123 HaoTeng123 13-15, M 14 hrs ago

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    I wanted to write this for everyone who's going through a heartbreak including myself. Today is the day. It's time to move on, we already know how a heartbreak looks like but we...
    American19 American19 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Hi All. Well, after 16 years of marriage I have decided to leave. I am tired of being verbally abused by a drunk. My marriage is sexless, depressing and not worth fighting for any...
    Dewdrop034 Dewdrop034 41-45, F 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    My family broke when I was 7 because my dad was abusive had an affair ( several times, in fact I personally think he should be in a mental institution for all the **** he has done...
    Hayden23 Hayden23 13-15, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    I met this guy six months ago and to me he was everything I wanted, before I met him I broke up with my fiance of 3 years but everything went sour, he was there to help me pull...
    LisaCambpell LisaCambpell 18-21, F Aug 22

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    The move went off with out a hick up. Has been a very long day, my son has said thank you mom for all of this meaning the new apartment 3 times today. The ex had nothing to...
    littlefroghere littlefroghere 41-45, F 8 Responses Aug 21

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    About a month ago my husband told me that he didnt feel the same about me anymore...the "i love you but Im not in love with you" spheel. Then about 2 weeks ago he told me there was...
    meluhknee meluhknee 22-25, F Aug 21

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    Has any of you feel sad even you are the one wants the divorce? I see the house where the children grew up and they still are young. My decision is going to change their lives...
    lostfoundusa lostfoundusa 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 21

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    I know you may look at me and say.. "Your only 13! How can you be complaining about going through a lot in your life?" Well if you want to know ask me. But i have been through...
    LoveMeNow2002 LoveMeNow2002 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    well if nothing else this introduction to separated life has taught me a great deal in a short amount of time to the fact that I am a more emotional person than I realized. it's...
    masmuttor masmuttor 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    Going through my emails and see the fake phychic and guardian angel emails. I hate seeing them because I always look forward to having readings and special messages ect. If I'm...
    hallow1331 hallow1331 13-15, F Aug 19

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    Almost two years ago to the day I had the worst call of my career. I have never truly experienced panic except for that day as I had child slip away in front of me in my ambulance...
    Hussarian Hussarian 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    Negative people and bad situations can't have a hold on you if you make the decision to always look for the best in everything. There will always be argumentative people, but you...
    niceguycursed niceguycursed 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    Sitting with one of those reusable cold packs on my chest. I think it sizzled.
    hrhjck hrhjck 46-50, F Aug 17

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    Not me, but my gf. Just looking for a bit of insight here.
    GenesiusRedux GenesiusRedux 51-55, M 6 Responses Aug 17

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    After 15 years together, 13 years of marriage, two kids, and countless moments where I've considered separation, I finally did it. My husband is an alcoholic and I truly thought...
    hollygoheavily hollygoheavily 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    Hello folks, I have collected together resources for people going through this kind of experience... Please feel free to have a look around at: www.iwoke.weebly.com I hope you...
    iwoke iwoke 36-40 Aug 17

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    I've only been married a months and my husband left 3 weeks ago for a 15 month deployment. I'm broken an don't know what to do anymore.
    emanwes emanwes 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 16

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    It first started for me in the 8th grade. It was a regular morning on a school day and I woke up dead tired, I could barley move. 40 minutes later I managed to stumble out of bed...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 16

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    Looking back on the last 3 years of my 15 year marriage I learned a lot. A lot of things I chose to put up with, turn a blind eye to, let myself become his employee. When I woke...
    littlefroghere littlefroghere 41-45, F 5 Responses Aug 16

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    I thought my divorce was going to be harder than it is now. I'll admit there are days where I feel bad but I realize I don't feel bad for me. I feel bad for my son. Knowing that...
    Boobah03 Boobah03 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    The emotional and physical withdrawal symptoms are the worst
    stoicRabbit stoicRabbit 22-25, F Aug 14

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    The hardest part is over...the remains are here though...and it is over those remains that I want to build a new world... a world of three people... We are two now in my world...
    SolitaireGent SolitaireGent 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 14

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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...
    allisoncc11 allisoncc11 26-30, F Aug 13

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    Missing him more than ever.......another day down....270 to go. Sigh.
    Tianaeliz18 Tianaeliz18 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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    I just need some late night advice. I've been going to schools in my area for ever since I've been in school. So I know everyone. I've been through so much. In elementary school it...
    Mariexoll Mariexoll 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    I am starting to feel as though the human experience is too limiting. I can only be in one moment. I can only be ONE - I, me. I can only have access to what knowledge I learn. I...
    ItisonlyI ItisonlyI 26-30, M 5 Responses Aug 12

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