I Am Separating

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    Just Separated

    I've been with my husband for ten years, 9 years ago we came to live to theUSA. It's been a 10 yr period of ups and downs. After he has made clear to me that he doesn't care about my feelings, my dreams, my needs,etc I have decided to move on with my life and try to heal all the...
    freex75 freex75
    3 Responses Dec 26, 2011

    A Long Road Ahead

    Well, this is it.  I feel like a quitter, like someone who can't handle life and the curve balls it throws at you.  It took some close friends of mine to make me see the truth though, emotional abuse, controlling behavior and alcoholism are taking their toll on me...
    piscesgal piscesgal
    31-35, F
    22 Responses Sep 22, 2009

    The Saga Continues -- Fights, Family and Flying Christmas Trees

    I really should now move to the "I am Separated' group, but you get the point. My hubby is hurt, confused, and feels so very betrayed by me for filing the legal separation.  I started telling him 5 years ago that I missed him, and I needed him...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Jan 3, 2009

    Another Step In the Evolutionary Path

    After months of wondering and questioning and discussing, my wife and I have decided - almost mutually - to separate. I have felt the need to find my self and my strength and my freedom.  It has been a very difficult journey, but I am closer, and it was my decision to...
    HeWhoPleasures HeWhoPleasures
    41-45, M
    11 Responses Jun 20, 2008


    If you're friends of mine, you more than likely know that I've been living with my husband as a roommate for the past 6 months.  I told him earlier this year that I needed time away from him.  I had a rendezvous with a younger man, and my husband knew about it...
    CuriosityKitten CuriosityKitten
    31-35, F
    25 Responses Dec 9, 2008

    Nice Guy Finishes Last.

    Its been about a year now, and I am getting my own place this week.  Its been a hard year for me.  I had it all, a great wife, great kids ages 8 and 5, and house with a big yard.  Then is all came crashing down.   First I got layed off from my job...
    packfan9740 packfan9740
    41-45, M
    1 Response Mar 8, 2010

    It's Begun, and I Don't Know If It Can Stop

    I have posted in unhappy marriage groups.... about how for almost 16 yrs together, 12 of those married, my husband stopped all intimacy and sex about a year and a half ago.... it ate at my self esteem, my ego, my heart....  things being the way they are, I am sort of stuck...
    deleted deleted
    May 9, 2009

    Officially 'separated'

    Well, we are now officially separated, but I still do not have a legal separation.  I know everyone says to do this to protect your assets, blah, blah, blah -- I'm just not sure that I need this. It's been stressful enough still in the same house - stressful...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Dec 10, 2008

    Good Bye Group!

    Have separated, and hubby filed divorce papers, was served yesterday.  I would say yeah -- but I'm not feeling it - or anything.  Oh - don't cry for me Arizona ...... (haha bad joke) it just sucks. So - I bid you farewell - and I hope you guys can...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jan 28, 2009

    Going to move out of my marital home

    for a few months and find out whether I want a divorce or not. It's a huge change and I'm thoroughly scared but relieved at the same time to finally be taking a step in what feels like the best direction for me.
    Magicalcarebear Magicalcarebear
    26-30, F
    1 Response Aug 23, 2015

    A Long Time Coming

    My wife and I are separating. We have been on the rocks for a while. She has had a number of emotional affairs, one of which turned physical. We have tried to keep going for the kids, but just cannot pretend any more. I need some sort of closure. I have begged her to tell me...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Nov 4, 2011
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