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I Am Separated

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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 3 days ago

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    Married &Amp; Separated &Amp; Confused - I have been with my husband for almost 8 years and married for almost 3. Since we had gotten married we didn't live together. We always...
    Believe25 Believe25 26-30 3 Responses Jun 25, 2013

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    My Story - Tears welled up in my eyes, even though my heart was feeling light and free.  The reality of our situation washed over me with each new moment that signalled the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Feb 3, 2010

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    Separated & Not Dealing Well W/the Reality. - I did post a few days ago.  My husband & I have been separated 3 months & tomorrow we & our respective lawyers meet.  We haven't...
    maxmoca1 maxmoca1 51-55, F 6 Responses Jan 18, 2011

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    Very Distraught, Emotional Agony - My husband and I have been having problems, and I have been watching our marriage literally shrivel up and die, but not for lack of (me) trying...
    sagegirl sagegirl 36-40, F 7 Responses Sep 2, 2008

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    I Was - I left my husband about 3 months ago. He works 60# hours a week. Is a good father and provider. It just seems when he isn't ar work he is holed up in his office. Now don't...
    pagesofthepast pagesofthepast 31-35, F Aug 10, 2013

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    Wow I Am Feeling So Much Stronger Today!! - Today I had my hair done. It feels good to get all that grey out. I am down a another pound and I feel great about my weight. The...
    GOATSDOROAM GOATSDOROAM 41-45, F Jul 26, 2013

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    I tried so hard not to contact my husband. When he left we established rules. Things like money, privacy respect such as phone records and showing up at the others persons living...
    Faith2117 Faith2117 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 19, 2013

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    Separated And Broken Hearted - I am separated and have been for several months. At first I tried to have contact with my spouse just to keep the connection, but unfortunately it...
    83LMC02 83LMC02 46-50 1 Response Sep 10, 2011

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    Separated And Wondring What To Do.. - I am separated from my wife and kids for 5 years.. Separation works better for all of us. My conservative Indian family in India would not...
    greatmassguy greatmassguy 41-45, M Apr 2, 2013

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    This Was My Choice - I got separated and moved out from my husband about 4 months ago.  I’ve made the decision to leave him about 2 years ago but things just never...
    KNell KNell 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 11, 2010

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    Reflection - Have you ever stood in front of a mirror and just looked at yourself, trying to see what other people see? What makes you, you? It's a harsh reality when you look in...
    Mencrytoo Mencrytoo 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 14, 2012

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    My Wife and a Relative - For the last 6 months I noticed different things about my wife's behavior.  She started losing weight, started wearing very nice clothing ...
    paulstone paulstone 36-40 2 Responses Aug 5, 2008

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    Heartbroken - My wife of 27 years told me at first that she wasn't in love with and two days later admitted to an affair of almost two years.  She went through a similar crisis...
    andyc61 andyc61 46-50 1 Response Jun 10, 2011

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    Wow I Am Feeling So Much Stronger Today!! - Today I had my hair done. It feels good to get all that grey out. I am down a another pound and I feel great about my weight. The...
    GOATSDOROAM GOATSDOROAM 41-45, F Jul 26, 2013

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    And Torn - and crushed...and every imaginable negative emotion one can think of.  I'm now a thousand miles away from my girl and don't know if we'll ever get back together...
    vampireheart vampireheart 31-35, T 1 Response Sep 30, 2008

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    It's Hard - i separated from my husband nearly 18 months ago. i still love him to bits but we just don't work together. i'm finding it very hard to think about moving on even after...
    babymaddux babymaddux 26-30, F Oct 28, 2007

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    and it sucks! I left work early today, had a miserable attitude. She asked me to leave two and a half months ago and I finally did about a month ago. She couldn't give me any...
    RavensKeep RavensKeep 36-40, M Feb 18

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    I'm Not Sad - I'm relieved! From the moment I said "I do" I knew that I had made a terrible mistake. He asked again and again if I was getting married just to get married, and time...
    whatsmycalling whatsmycalling 36-40 1 Response Oct 9, 2012

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    Today Is My Anniversary - I am seperated from my husband...we will file for divorce once we are legally allowed to...today is my wedding anniversary...we would be 7 years married...
    Flugelblues Flugelblues 31-35, F 8 Responses Sep 6, 2008

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    S.o.s -  My Wife left me in June of this year. After being married for 23 years, i'm having trouble dealing with the loss. Have attempted suicide twice. She seemingly moved on and...
    Mencrytoo Mencrytoo 46-50, M 2 Responses Oct 11, 2012

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    And I Am So Happy -  My husband put me through mental hell ..  he was soo abusive two hospital  trips into the psych unit and i was done .. i knew if i stuck around...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F Jun 4, 2007

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    My wife has left me. I've not been violent or cheated on her. I've been moody, depressed and insensitive. I've made an honest commitment to change and I am trying everything that...
    uku383 uku383 41-45, M Jan 23

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    Lost - Lets see... i have been married for 12 years. my husband and i have had a wonderful marriage all these years we were eachothers best friend, he would even agree. but this...
    LookingforUs LookingforUs 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 17, 2011

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    When Does All This End? - My wife and I have known for a long time that it hasn't been working out and after 18 years we called it a day 10 months ago. We have 3 gorgeous kids...
    nickode nickode 41-45, M Jul 17, 2013

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    Now What - It's been more than a year since my former significant other moved out. I ache. I hate him for what he did to me yet I mourn his loss. I'm angry and sad, want...
    datigger datigger 46-50 2 Responses Feb 12, 2008

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    The pain I feel is like a million knifes stabbing at my heart...and its my own fault. How do you stop hating yourself for betraying your own morals? I had an affair on my husband...
    Faith2117 Faith2117 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 16, 2013

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    Learning And Living - I left my ex-husband 9 months ago, and it was definitely the best decision I ever made. We rushed into our marriage, little did I realize how different of a...
    hooponopono hooponopono 26-30, F Oct 1, 2013

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    Happy And Finally Loving My Life! - I left my ex awhile ago, filed for custody of our daughter, filed for permission to move out of territory and have found a fantastic job in my...
    Bancheemom Bancheemom 26-30, F Oct 30, 2013

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    On St Patrick's Day I will have been separated for 4 months. I left but am still dealing with the fallout. I was accused if cheating by my no ex. I was innocent but the trust in...
    zacsmummy zacsmummy 36-40, F Mar 14

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    So today is my anniversary but we are separated, second one in a roll my husband and I haven't celebrated. To be honest I wasn't really looking forward to this day, it started off...
    Itonlytakesone Itonlytakesone 26-30, F Mar 20

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    So today is my anniversary but we are separated, second one in a roll my husband and I haven't celebrated. To be honest I wasn't really looking forward to this day, it started off...
    Itonlytakesone Itonlytakesone 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I want the heartache to go away. I don't have a lot of friends. Even the friends I do have don't know I'm separated from my husband.
    BrittTHart BrittTHart 26-30, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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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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    We have agreed to separate. He says he can't be faithful. I respect him for telling me. I knew for some time that he was seeing someone else. After the initial shock and after...
    Phat4Ever Phat4Ever 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I was sent this from an online advisor and thought her words of advice may help others so i have posted it on here for other women who are going through what i am. I was so sorry...
    SYWlittlebutterfly SYWlittlebutterfly 22-25, F 6 hrs ago

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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'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 6 days ago

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    My husband died 49 days ago.. on Lunar new Year.. He went to his hometown to visit his family and I stayed at home with our 2 daughters, 1 and a half and 3 and a half.. The next...
    Tisimi Tisimi 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 19

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    I'm with a guy who has all the right qualities, upstanding, caring, good looking, he even moved to my home country to be with me. But I don't think I love him. Yet, I think I'm...
    orangeskies7 orangeskies7 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    I have been separated from my wife for almost 3 years. 2011 was my "****" year as I quit a high paying job (due to stress), separated from my wife, and my Mom passed away at age...
    srfchopper srfchopper 56-60, M 5 Responses Mar 25

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    I am almost to nine years of marriage and 19 years in my relationship with my wife. We have two beautiful and amazing children together (ages 4 and 2). My wife recently expressed...
    Allboutmykids Allboutmykids 31-35, M 7 Responses Apr 3

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    I found a man But he is much older than I am We have a 16 year age gap 20 and 36 But it doesn’t matter What I care about is I think he can’t move on from his past love of 8...
    IShallGoMad IShallGoMad 18-21, F Apr 4

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    I think this time, i just can dedicated one song for us, Usher - Separated "Why don't you go your way And I'll go mine Live your life And I'll live mine Baby, you'll do well And...
    Sk203 Sk203 18-21, F Apr 5

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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 6 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 3 days ago

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    My now sorta ex got tired of having to commit to a serious relationship with me once she turned 21 (because she wanted to go out to bars and not have to worry about me staying home...
    Mercey Mercey 18-21, M Mar 17

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    Family is number one for me. I'd rather be with my family over everybody. I have an older sister and brother. My mammy and papa are my second parents cause me and my siblings spent...
    93rp 93rp 18-21, F Mar 17

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    my dad has been separated with my mom for more than 2 years ago,, and now my dad has 2 girlfriend. a nurse and a teacher. and i really hate the teacher she's really really feeling...
    mcindygrace mcindygrace 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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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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