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I Am Seperated

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    I Was There

    It is a nowhere land neither fish nor fowl. You dont have the comfort of a marriage yet have no hope for a better future. 
    jeanvaljean123 jeanvaljean123 51-55, M 2 Responses May 27, 2012

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    Single Dad Lookng For Friends Or More

    Hey im john Im blk n greek 38 im 6 5 love music n sports im.loyal romantic very sexual n loving born in chicago now in miami I.wanna get to kno.u wats ur number.lets talk ima txt u text me up lets talk 7863663729 im.lookn.for relationship or jus a textn bud but im that guy thas...
    Miamidad786 Miamidad786 36-40, M Oct 28, 2012

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    I Am Seperated

    My husband and I have not been communicating lately and then found out he has been talking on line to a woman he knew in high school on facebook. He says nothing is going on and just needed someone to talk to. His family is a family that never stays married to anyone! He all of...
    deeglorioso deeglorioso 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 8, 2010

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    Pay Back Is A ..... Yea Well You Know

    I am writing this for all you that are following my story. Tonight my ex came to my house, apparently his girlfriend stole his wallet and his phone. Yea. karma went an bit him in the butt. He said he was sorry and i told him i couldn't be friends with him. It is sad that he...
    phoenix2011 phoenix2011 36-40, F 6 Responses May 27, 2011

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    Losing The Love Of My Life

    I have been with my wife for 15 years and we have two beautiful boys together ages 12 and 15. 3 months ago she started doing things that weren't normal for a married woman to be doing. She never wanted to be home, always coming home late and I would wake up during the night and...
    car7270 car7270 41-45 2 Responses Oct 9, 2010

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    Short And Sweet

    To keep it short and sweet, my husband up and walked out on me and my kids one day. It's been a couple months now, and I know my part in the failed marriage. I wish he would have talked about his feelings and what he was missing, but he didn't. Instead, he found someone to filled...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses May 16, 2012

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    About To Seperate

    Right now I am about to leave my wife. I work in construction and she works in teaching. She has a job she really likes and she makes pretty good money. I have had alot of trouble working where I live, because the local government will not grant me permits to build. I spend...
    silverton3 silverton3 46-50 2 Responses Oct 27, 2010

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    Seperated And Debriefing

    Ok this is long winded but I need to get it out. Got married in 1995. Met husband in 1991 after college when I moved to Dallas for a job. We hit it off and were inseperable for 4 years. Then we got married.. Thought he was the one... Had a daughter 4 years after we married in...
    tmcwtf tmcwtf 46-50 2 Responses Nov 13, 2012

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    Sad...sad...and More Sad...what Is Wrong With Me?

    I have been married for 23yrs and until 3 years ago I thought I had a pretty good marriage. 3 Years ago I found out that my husband was having an affair with a high school sweetheart that he reconnected with on Facebook. I confronted him and he admitted to it. She is married her...
    amm4 amm4 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 1, 2012

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    I Just Became Separated

    hi i am a 45 yr old man that was happily married for 3 years. i know i screwed up by not always having a job but always tried to bring in some sort of income. about 2 months ago i landed a job that the pay is ok and plenty of overtime. well my wife told me to leave after i got...
    ilostmyheart ilostmyheart 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 30, 2012

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    Solution That Got My Wife Back To Me.

    Hello friends my Name is Dirk, I wish to share my testimonies with here with you all, i just read through various storied and matrimonial issues with husbands and wives, first i must tell you about this woman i was introduced to Her names is Helen she is a high priestess and a...
    dirksteven dirksteven 36-40, M Jul 17, 2013

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    Seperated But Still Living Together

    Unfortunately I have no where to go.  If I leave, the house will foreclose.   I pay the mortgage and my husband pay all the other bills, and believe me we need two incomes.  I've been married over 21yrs and I have 3 children, 2 teens and one 24yrs old.   They all live at...
    tenaj tenaj 41-45 4 Responses Jan 9, 2011

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    Newly Seperated

    Too many details to get into. All here are going through the same stuff. I read your stories and I can relate. A place I'm sue none of us thought we would be. I'm having troubles with sleep right now. Days, night doesn't make a difference. Seems so weird and empty. Think I'm...
    Tsunami75 Tsunami75 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 11, 2012

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    Disfunctional

    well lets try this again lol My wife and I have been seperated for 1.5 yrs now . my wife was going to file for divorce then she changed her mind.  I have been getting some help with my disfunctionable behavior counseling and quit drinking and smoking and haveing a...
    jsmith280517 jsmith280517 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 16, 2008

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    My Thought's On Being Seperated

    When two people meet and then get married you don't realize it at the time but you end up growing and changing into someone else and I don't mean in a bad way either. What I'm trying to say is that you end up working on the bad stuff like say for instance baggage in your life...
    leah77 leah77 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 21, 2012

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    3 Months Separated

    After reading all the other stories relating to separation and divorce, I felt compelled to write my story of where I'm at 3 months post separation. My ex and I were together for 20 years before I decided to leave. My leaving didn't involve another person nor was it an easy...
    ChangeOfHart ChangeOfHart 41-45, F 3 Responses Dec 29, 2010

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    Move On (poem) (Story 26)

    Wish he'd apologized sooner Wish he'd realized faster Now I look over the tragedy of my life And move on Wish the years had been different Wish there were more good times than pain Now I see things don't change And move on Wish the kindness didn't cease Wish I could believe him...
    LadyIndiscretion LadyIndiscretion 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 6, 2012

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    I Made A Mistake And Now I Have To Live With The Consequences

    So I finally ended my 7yr relationship with the man I intended to spend the rest of my life with. 4 yrs we fought to be together we made the unthinkable happen (we were just 2 random ppl who met online 1000s of miles apart) During those 4yrs we argued, split up but always seemed...
    anewme11 anewme11 26-30, F Dec 10, 2012

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    Uhmm......

    Today something strange happened today my friend called me by my 1st name....now i know this doesn't seem like it should be strange, but it was. My mom called me by my 1st name and it threw me again. Now i could say that my friend doesn't usually call me by my 1st name...
    phoenix2011 phoenix2011 36-40, F Jan 19, 2012

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    We'Ll See Where It Goes...

    My husband and I have been seperated since August. I was the one who kicked him out, not because I didn't love him, but because he wasn't fulfilling his duties as husband and father. He wouldn't work, he still isn't working. All he wanted to do was play video games and hang out...
    LaDispute LaDispute 22-25 Apr 12, 2013

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    Separation/Divorce Book

    My name is Dan Burley and I have lost 2 friends because they committed suicide while going through a divorce. I want people facing relationship issues to feel a sense of community by reading other peoples stories. Therefore, I am writing a book about people’s separation and...
    divorcewealth divorcewealth 36-40, M Jul 2, 2013

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    My Soon to Be Ex Wife and I Are No More....

     The last year things have been really bad.  You can read some of my other stories about that though if you want.   We were separated once before a few years ago for a few weeks and I begged her back telling her I believed her and I could work...
    denverguy denverguy 36-40, M 6 Responses Jun 20, 2009

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    I Am Confused

    my husband left me says he wants to be friends and i told him i do too but i still love him. I told him i hurt after we talk because i see him doing things that he would never have done before. He is drinking everyday. He has lost so much weight. he drove with kids in the car...
    phoenix2011 phoenix2011 36-40, F 12 Responses Feb 5, 2011

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    Sticking With My Decision

    Its been almost a week since he's left and its lonely in my home. I am.lonely...but when my kid is around my anxiety goes away. My husband and I are still talking and are maybe going to work things out...but I'm not sure if I want to...I'm not sure if things can be worked out. I...
    mama70707 mama70707 31-35, F Apr 8, 2013

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    I'm The One Asking For The Seperation ... Need Perspective From The Other Side

    After almost 21 years of marriage I have asked my husband for a separation. The initial divorce conversation happened in August of last year, but the break in our marriage has been happening for over a decade. He acted shocked when I finally admitted my feelings (even though...
    soconfused31 soconfused31 41-45, F 9 Responses Feb 5, 2011

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    Coping With "the Other Woman"

    My son is currently in baseball, and we have several games every week. This week has been amazing because my husband's (when do I stop calling him that?) girlfriend hasn't been there. I don't have many huge issues with him other than him financially bailing on me and the kids...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 17, 2012

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    Just Seperated From My Husbandt

    I asked my husband of 6 years to leave.  It has been 3 days and the roller coaster of emotions I am going through is enough to drive me into an insane asylum!!  one minute I fell great and confident and the next minute I am miserable and scared.  I also have 2...
    sidney94 sidney94 31-35, F 6 Responses Mar 2, 2009

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    Wife Wants Trial Separation, I'm Willing To Work On Me But She's Not Willing To Work On Herself

    So, I have ADHD and I have a little bit of a history of being denied promotion and more recently, losing my job due to my ADHD symtoms. I am a public school teacher and recently when trying to joke around with a student in a friendly way  I made a joke from which she felt deeply...
    elguerro elguerro 36-40 2 Responses Apr 30, 2011

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    25 Years....

    AND never thought I would be here--in a chat room--without my best friend. The love died. We  had an amazing marriage--sudenly single--and feels so foreign.
    onward onward 51-55 2 Responses Oct 14, 2010

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    A Little Depressed

    Life is such a struggle sometimes....School is hard i am so worried i won't pass my classes....My son came off the school bus yesterday crying that he was the only boy without a father....I wanted to cry so hard. I pointed out that he did have a father. So he added living with...
    phoenix2011 phoenix2011 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 12, 2012

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    Ounce Of Hope

    My husband and I have been together for 12 years. About 2 months ago I saw my husband was looking at houses to buy. We always are "looking" so I thought no big deal. I made some comment about the hosue and my husband said something like I am not sure if we both will live there...
    2miracles 2miracles 31-35 4 Responses Oct 25, 2010

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    janesmith12 janesmith12 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 24, 2013

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    AGAIN

    I REALLY WANTED THIS MARRIAGE TO WORK I WAS MARRIED 23 YEARS THE FIRST TIME AND THAT DIDN'T WORK OUT. SO THIS TIME I BENT OVER BACKWARDS  .. BUT I SOON FOUND OUT SHE WOULD BLOW UP FOR THE SILLIEST THINGS WHICH ALWAYS ENDED IN HER WANTING ME TO LEAVE  ... ANYWAY...
    JES58 JES58 56-60, M 4 Responses Mar 29, 2009

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    I have been seperated

    for about 6 months now. I couldnt go on anymore feeling trapped in my marriage. I am much happier now, I've not shed one tear since the split. It was hard for my 2 children at 1st, but they soon adapt and trying to make a marriage work for the sake of the children is not being...
    claretnblue claretnblue 31-35, M 3 Responses Jan 23

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    My Biggest Mistake

    I met my now husband 4 years ago. We have only been married 7 months. And I want to leave him, I know it sounds cold but I have come to dispise him. I work 40 plus hours a week and he sits at home. I come home everyday to clean the house and cook him dinner. His dad sends him...
    dyingtogetout dyingtogetout 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2011

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    Trying To Mend.

    So. . . I've been separated from my wife for about 1.5 years now. Still not divorced. I finally feel like I'm not crazy because I'm not with her (at least sometimes), but now a crippling loneliness has settled in. I can't help but feel like it won't be going anywhere for a...
    insertusername insertusername 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 6, 2012

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    "A Broken Heart"

    We were friends since middle school we never thought of each other in that kind of way because we were young. When I got into high school we became very close it was my senior year I never experienced this before which was love to me. I was about eighteen and I fell in love with...
    loving loving 26-30, F 7 Responses Jan 21, 2008

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    Finally....

    12 years. Finally I am doing something about it. She was my first "relationship", at 23. Whenever I fell in love, I got the "I love you too, like a friend", and when she showed some interest in me, I was happy that finally someone wanted me more than just a friend. There were...
    sdinbc sdinbc 36-40, M Jun 22, 2012

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    My Divorce

    Well there isnt much to tell without going into details but I am 22 and have a toddler and my divorce will be final in about 5 months . It has been a rough road to go on, but now im glad to be away from my ex husband. He was just such a piece of work! But now things are starting...
    Mommy428 Mommy428 22-25, F Sep 24, 2012

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    5 Yrs Of Marriage...and Now He Wants A Separation.

    I've been married for 5 yrs now. He went home to visit family. While on the plane ride home he saw and old classmate from high school..which was 8 yrs ago. They conversated and now he's in love. When he came back home to me he said that he wasn't in love with me anymore and he...
    ladycbg ladycbg 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 3, 2013

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    Marriage Sucks!

    For me to write my story would take a couple pages but I'd rather spare you with the entire picture and just say a few things. Marriage sucks!....lol. It can be great and my wife and I did have a good marriage in my opinion for 13 years but then the stresses of life became too...
    Greatestislove Greatestislove 41-45, M 8 Responses Sep 16, 2012

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    Wonderlust

    I joined the Army in Jan 2003, after a little less than a year of basic and job training I returned home and met this seemingly wonderful man. We embarked on a whirlwind romance of about a month and decided to get married because I was leaving to Germany all too soon and most...
    huggies2383 huggies2383 26-30, F Feb 16, 2013

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    Have Been Seperated For A Year

    Hello - i have been seperated from my husband for a year now. In the year we were trying to make it work. I tried very hard to make it work. But it takes two to make it work. He finally confessed that he "never" returning home. I cut him off from staying over, going out with...
    Maggy1977 Maggy1977 31-35, F Jul 18, 2012

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    The Worst Thing

    the worst thing about being separated is when strange creatures enter my home.... Since my stbx left me I have had a dog, cats, flying squirrel, gophers, several snakes, and 2 bats.... i feel like crying right now cause i really can't deal with it.... i know i have to suck it up...
    phoenix2011 phoenix2011 36-40, F Jun 8, 2012

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    9 Years.....

      9 years of having a best friend at my side   Venting and experiencing life   Family members came and went, but you did not bend   Jokes only made for two   Laughing knowing what it was about without saying a word   Fighting over things that seem so...
    Sage0525 Sage0525 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 10, 2012

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    So, This Is A Thing That Happened

    I don't know where to start, and sadly I don't really know what im looking for, either. I appreciate finding a place like this though. My story is similiar, my wife and I recently made the decision to seperate. Unfortunately, we aren't in a financial place where we can...
    cuteusername cuteusername 36-40, M Jul 14, 2012

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    2 Years Apart Now

     My wife and i separated after 13 years of marriage and the only reason we did is due to location.  I work in Los Angeles and after 5 years here she decided she hated it so moved back to northern California where she felt she would be happy. I love her but have a great...
    Midnightghost Midnightghost 46-50, M 4 Responses Sep 10, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    I have been married for a year and a half, and we dated for three years before that. Three days ago i was hit hard when she told me she hasnt loved me for months and was leaving...
    soconfused2013 soconfused2013 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 8

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    Me and my husband recently separated.. god it feels ******.. I miss feeling attractive in someone's eyes and getting the attention I need..but I guess I was never good enough in...
    dirrrtygirl dirrrtygirl 26-30, F Aug 25

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    Please if you are not having this experience or have not had it in the past keep your advice. I already know evey mean hateful words and thoughts you may have. Well; here it is, I...
    Summerayn Summerayn 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 5

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    I was pretty normal as a kid, I really didn't care about my weight. But when I reached 10 years old, it had began to get out of control. I had done gymnastics, and I was 10 5'2...
    MickaelaLovesZachLin MickaelaLovesZachLin 18-21, F Aug 8

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    I have been seperated for a while and it still is hard everyday. I wish I could get over HIM!!!
    supamom supamom 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 10

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    In all honesty, I see how it really shows you care. That despite the distance and other factors that could keep you seperated, you're still taking the time to develop a deep...
    EmmieBear EmmieBear 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 11