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I Am Separated, Soon to Divorce

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    Separated An Extremely Lonely - I have been married for 14 years and have 2 kids.  Me and my husband decided it was no longer working, we had basically turned into friends...
    jlm1128 jlm1128 36-40, F 4 Responses Sep 13, 2009

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    How Long Can You Go Without Sex? - I came across this question here on EP. I found some of the answers very enlightening. If you are like me and have some extra time on your hand...
    newdawn07 newdawn07 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 14, 2012

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    Separated An Extremely Lonely - I have been married for 14 years and have 2 kids.  Me and my husband decided it was no longer working, we had basically turned into friends...
    jlm1128 jlm1128 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 13, 2009

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    I Was Once A Rare And Beautiful Flower! - Every time I think I am doing fine riding my bike along the the healing trail of separation, taking a breath of relief from all the up...
    Wiltingflower Wiltingflower 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 16, 2012

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    Getting On With Life - My daughter, 28 years old and an HR executive with an IT Corporation, is going through separation from her 5 year old marriage.  She had...
    holayouse holayouse 56-60, M 2 Responses Sep 30, 2009

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    I am soon to be divorced. Signing an agreement in the next two weeks. I was very unhappy in my marriage so in one hand I will be relieved on another I still worry about my three...
    Electricdino Electricdino 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 29

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    I went to visit my soon to be ex wife today for the first time in months, we spent some time catching up etc! I'm now left feeling sad & regretful having thought that I'd gotten...
    AlexeiVincenzo AlexeiVincenzo 31-35, M Mar 22

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    I Wish... - Do I really secretly wish that I could turn back time and not subject the two little ones to all the changes that have happened since we decided to have them... would...
    Liminalghost Liminalghost 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 24, 2012

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    Alone, Confused And Orphaned - I have been in a loveless marriage for some time. My 'wife' came home after work, on my birthday, to inform me that we were gonna seperate. I was...
    lomivi lomivi 31-35, M 3 Responses Oct 8, 2009

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    I wish I can turn back the hands of time. I don't to get a divorce I wish my husband would fight for my marriage like I am. Our problem is communication we didn't and still don't...
    BrittTHart BrittTHart 26-30, F 7 mins ago

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    Separated and getting a divorce. It's better this way but still hurts. I'm looking for friends and to hopefully one day realize that it wasn't all my fault and feel better about...
    tattoolvr81 tattoolvr81 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    Separated and getting a divorce. It's better this way but still hurts. I'm looking for friends and to hopefully one day realize that it wasn't all my fault and feel better about...
    tattoolvr81 tattoolvr81 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    It has been 3 months since we separated. It was a difficult thing to do especially with 3 little ones, but I was so scared I couldn't just wait for him to hurt me. I had to get an...
    SamRn SamRn 31-35, F 6 Responses Mar 17

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    After 5 years of marriage my wife left me. We had a rough relationship from the get-go and still opted to get married. Once married my wife changed, sexually, emotionally and...
    robmartin23 robmartin23 41-45, M 4 Responses Mar 22

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    Well, wish me luck please....today will probably be one of the last times, if not the last time, I actually speak to my ex. We have lived apart for 2 months, but he calls almost...
    hopeless2014 hopeless2014 46-50, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    As a child, I remember witnessing the separation of my parents, not sure how old I was, too small to have seen that. There was a big fight, brutal, stabbing and yelling going and I...
    MarioPm MarioPm 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    After being separated for 6 months its clear we will be divorcing after being together for 15y (married for 6). I am seeing the lawyer for the first time on Tuesday (yes I realise...
    NeedingToVent NeedingToVent 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    My x wife of 5 years cheated on me with another man. I am so upset at her and yet i cant wait to see her. I have to come home everyday and see the face of a person i thought i...
    mrdav mrdav 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    Hey buddy: I know this should be a private letter, and not an open post. I wish we could have had this conversation over some beers, while watching a soccer game. I wish I had...
    Rodleo Rodleo 26-30, M 4 hrs ago

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    I was with "him" for almost 30 years. In the beginning I did notice that he was somewhat controlling. Also he could be manipulative. However in those times these actions were...
    Freedom425 Freedom425 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Before and After … Nearing 8 months after my separation, I reflect on the emotional desert I have called my marriage. During those years, I was starved for a smile or a hug. A...
    SleeplessKnight SleeplessKnight 41-45, M 11 Responses Apr 6

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    I think my sister has to be the worst human being in the world. When she was a freshman in high school she started a rumor that she got pregnant and had an abortion. Her Junior...
    blisster blisster 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 28

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      I'm a newbie here, however, while feeling lonesome once again on a weekend, I thought I'd see if there's someone else put there that share my problem. I have 3 older...
    Maurap Maurap 46-50, F Mar 22

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    Seems my man has found a new lease on life since he moved out of the house !! Pushing me back down on to the picnic rug and kissing me hard without so much as a hello on Tuesday...
    gigglelicious gigglelicious 36-40, F 11 Responses 5 days ago

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    I broke things off w/ my MM on 3/7. It's now 3/16. We both can't stand not communicating. It's too hard right now. We need each other occasionally I guess. Has anyone ever had an...
    lilsecret1 lilsecret1 36-40, F 15 Responses Mar 16

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    It was someone I hated, a week before first sleeping with my boyfriend (now fiancé). And I'm so glad I did, for a few reasons. Partly because of the physical aspects. For me, it...
    MissIntent MissIntent 18-21, F Mar 27

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    I decided to go back to therapy. I have an appointment Wednesday. Maybe for a one time visit for now. I'm feeling a bit overwhelmed. I start my new job next week.Transitioning...
    Bailey1950 Bailey1950 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    On April 8, 2014, Charles announced that he and Alli were getting divorced. Technically he said "separated", but later on in the video he said that he and Alli would try to remain...
    RussianRupees RussianRupees 13-15, F a week ago

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    My husband cheated on me with prostitutes. Two a month ago, and once in 2012, when we were separated. He had that one come to our house while our kids were sleeping upstairs. These...
    MrsElizabeth MrsElizabeth 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 20

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    I'm not sure how well I will be received here but I am sharing my story nonetheless. I was widowed at the age of 32 and my son was 2 1/2. I was not looking for a relationship after...
    MomofOZ2003 MomofOZ2003 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    We've been separated for a year now. We're still legally married. He's an alcoholic but has been sober now for about 4 months and is doing very well. I'm doing pretty well also. I...
    FreedomtoFly FreedomtoFly 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    Been married for 2 years, together for 6. My husband and I separated in 2012 because of his drinking problem. During our separation, a friendship between me and another man...
    jcr0610 jcr0610 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    - The Natural Church Revealed - How many times can we take it, seeing many new born believers come and go, I mean, one comes to repentence, and time and times again, then we...
    MysteriousBlu10 MysteriousBlu10 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    It was a horrible and terrifying one. It involved my best friend in it.. I only remember some parts, where we were like a colonized country/city. I just know for certain that we...
    ErinAnsiell ErinAnsiell 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    It's my birthday today. My MM and I have been seeing each other for a year and 2 months. He has been separated for almost 3 months now. He took me out on Friday to the most...
    lee1898 lee1898 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 16

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    I had issues of divorce, so I decided to seek help from a friend and she introduced me to a love psychic who helped her own sister when she separated from her husband. So I decided...
    gudheart gudheart 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I had issues of divorce, so I decided to seek help from a friend and she introduced me to a love psychic who helped her own sister when she separated from her husband. So I decided...
    gudheart gudheart 22-25, F Mar 22

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    I lost my grandmother October 31, 2000. I was 6 years old and I was lost and still am without her. She was my everything when I was little. She was my best friend, playmate, and...
    katiieadjodha katiieadjodha 18-21, F Mar 23

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    i'm in-love with my football coach. lets start from the beginning...a little over a year ago i started playing woman's football. hes my coach and his wife is my teammate. i have...
    islelove islelove 22-25, F Mar 24

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    Im living with this guy for more than two years. He has a girlfriend in another country. She knows about me and is jelous. He cant leave her or stop financially supporting her...
    celesteadvm celesteadvm 51-55, F 6 Responses Mar 27

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    I don't tell many my life and it's killing me. I am 13 years old and for the past 13 years things have happened. when I was younger I had to deal with my severally autistic sister...
    sniffew sniffew 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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    Update: I was active on this site about 2 years ago. I read all the posts and despite the enormous body of experience laid out I still somehow thought I would be different. I...
    NeedingToVent NeedingToVent 36-40, F 12 Responses Mar 30

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    I am so confused about my ex. We've been separated for just over a year. I left him but I don't regret that decision. He was an alcoholic and it got to the point that he was...
    FreedomtoFly FreedomtoFly 26-30, F Apr 6

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    Hello everyone, I am a 21 year old married man. Until now my wife (21 years old as well) and I have been living in our house which we bought 5 months ago. We have been having...
    jbp1992 jbp1992 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    ...but no dreaming or thinking will help me make sense of my wife's midlife crisis. Had a good marriage with 3 beautiful kids, a stable homelife, and a loving wife. Then IT...
    lifeupsidedown lifeupsidedown 46-50, M 6 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    Besides that though one thing happened that both helped me and ruined me. My little cousin. I met my little cousin around 4 years ago. He was the cutest little kid and he liked me...
    dhirshah dhirshah 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 18

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    Frozen winter part 4 With the snow mobster coming closer Zane and the others began to walk backwards try to escape. But then one of the monster started his attack Cynthia created...
    darkwolf19 darkwolf19 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 18

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    To start I got married at 19 and let me say we were so infatuated with each other it was perfect. Shortly after being married his temper sky rocketed, his job was killing him, he...
    cassielee44 cassielee44 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I've separated from my partner, we had a daughter together and soon enough I will have to leave. What do I tell my daughter the day I go? (She is 7)
    PierreAE PierreAE 41-45, M 10 Responses Mar 20

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    It is very important for me to express to you how much you really mean to me. I wish I could do this in person while holding you in my arms and gazing into your eyes my baby. But I...
    BIttuLOuIsA BIttuLOuIsA 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    I'm a 35 year old African lady, married with four lovely kids, even though people see me and think I'm 22, never married let alone 4 kids . I will be married for 13 years in April...
    Imasadwife Imasadwife 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I passed the permit test with no trouble at all. It wasn't until I was ready to take the road test I started to have problems. I've tried to get it five times as of today, but for...
    xxrayxx33 xxrayxx33 18-21, M Mar 25