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I Am Recently Going Through a Divorce

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 27 People

    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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    In the beginning there was love. Two wounded souls who met and thought they could make a better life together. I was divorced with three kids, he had two, both had experienced...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 10

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    My current bf, if that's what he is? Still not sure what we are. Is going through a lengthy brutal divorce with two young children. Most of what we talk about is his divorce. He...
    byshoreline byshoreline 36-40, F 2 Responses May 14

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    Help! I can't read my ex. I am confused. I'm going through a breakup, but with recent interaction with him, am unsure what he wants out of any future relationship between us. He...
    Kadessa00 Kadessa00 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have been going through some stuff. :/ But the real reason I originally joined EP was to befriend spiritually enlightened people, and to learn about other people's experiences...
    ERMAHGERD1 ERMAHGERD1 22-25, F 2 Responses May 12

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    I've made a real effort to handle my husbands deployment 'gracefully'. I try to not complain and whine on social media said. I don't try to one up anyone's tough situation with the...
    Armywifsahm Armywifsahm 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 28

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    Anybody else going through a tough break up and wanna keep each other company? This is the longest break I've ever been through....one year...and I hope today is the last time.
    SuriAnne SuriAnne 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    I am going through a marriage separation and finding it hard at times to deal with. We have three kids and I also work with my husband which makes some days difficult. How do I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 11

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    I have slowly been going through a spiritual awakening and started opening my eyes to the world around me, and as much as I'm enjoying it.. It is one of the hardest things I have...
    SA509 SA509 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    My husband passed away. Since then I have been coping sometimes ok and at times worse than what I'm going through now. I feel that I'm bothering people when I need help just...
    infinityalone infinityalone 46-50, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Now what?! I have less than a month before my 11 year marriage is over. He says he still loves me and wants to work things out. Yet, we both keep questioning what's going on. I...
    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F 3 Responses May 9

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    Here we are less than two weeks from the divorce. We have a settlement conference next Wednesday. He says we have they set just in case we need it because our attorneys are...
    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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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 2 Responses Apr 24

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    Our court date is June 1st. Our attorneys want to have a settlement meeting next week since it's the last week before our trial date. I don't want this. My husband even told his...
    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Wednesday is our settlement meeting of my husband, and I cannot figure out if we can make it through this. He cheated and proposed to some girl last year. They were supposed to...
    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    So I burned a lot of bridges recently with friends and an ex and the thing is that last night I had a dream that my ex apologized to me and it was so weird. I woke up and felt at...
    ifeelachangeinthewind ifeelachangeinthewind 22-25, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I've recently got involved with a guy I've been fond of for about 3 months and this whole time he's told me experiences of girls breaking his heart and how he doesn't want to be in...
    kashaleea kashaleea 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am struggling to pinpoint how I feel with regards to my awakening. But I know I need to become aware, if there is a problem I need to see it clearly. So, I have to try and...
    MayaKing MayaKing 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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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 Apr 27

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    I met my ex-girlfriend on a dating site. We started talking on line then in person and found that we liked each other and she ended up moving in with me. We were together for ten...
    wingski5 wingski5 51-55, M 4 days ago

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    I feel like a butterfly beginning to break through her cocoon=)
    CrownedAtBirth CrownedAtBirth 22-25, F Apr 30

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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 May 2

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    He's packing up to go now. I thought it would be easier to get through then it's turning out to be. I'm sad and hiding out in another room to avoid the awkwardness of it all. I...
    sp7799 sp7799 36-40, F 6 Responses May 8

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    My boyfriend and I are both deploying. We have been dating for 8 months and are engaged. I don't know how to handle him being gone. I don't leave for another week for my deployment...
    woodslynn0 woodslynn0 18-21, F 3 days ago

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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 Apr 28

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    i feel horrible that i didnt realize how stressed my husband is about stuff thats going on with his family. his family decided to tell him his sister got diagnosed with chrons...
    wifeusmc27 wifeusmc27 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Broke up with my very high maintenance GF. She keeps sending me text and emails and has called four times. She insist I love her. i told her I don't. i told her that she is too...
    JulianNorwhich JulianNorwhich 18-21, M 8 hrs ago

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    I separated with my husband of 17 years about 5 weeks ago, and I was ok with it, or at least that was what I thought. We agreed to go our separate ways and that we had just grown...
    chirpychops chirpychops 41-45, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    One day, my head will stop spinning My heart will stop worrying and My mind will be calm and peaceful I will feel relaxed and more then content with life. I will find smiles and...
    maybethistime33 maybethistime33 31-35, F 40 mins 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 Apr 29

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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 3 Responses Apr 29

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    This sucks. I have to pay an accountant and my attorney with money I don't have or let them bill me for work that I have no money to pay them with. My husband says everything is...
    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F May 13

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    I want to run away. This is miserable. I hate this. I hate what happened. Is this supposed to make me stronger?
    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F 1 Response May 14

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    I want him to come back everyday but then there is the rare moment where I get so angry I say **** him. he kicked me out and ignores me so **** him he was never worth the pain I...
    SMcCL SMcCL 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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