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I Did Not Want This Divorce

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    15 Years of "I'm Sorry"

    Alcoholism does interesting things to a relationship. Alcohol can be a truth serum. You can be so nice when you're sober, but so cruel when your drunk. If you really don't like me have the stones to say it to me sober. Don't be nice to me while your sober, and rude -hurtful...
    Derangedjdub Derangedjdub 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2012

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    my husband says he doesn't want to be married

    and needs space. he is never home anymore. I have been trying to move on. by making guy friends online. I don't really want to I just been in a confusing lonely place. it's just a big hole I'm trying 2 fill. we have only been married for 1 year and 6 months. that's all. I feel...
    martino25 martino25 31-35, F 4 Responses Dec 22, 2014

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    In No Way Could Stop Her Lying & Cheating With Me!!

    Situation-1:At evening after picking her from womens parlour as usual husband requested for intimacy as its been over a month no contact!! Wife as usual given dubt that in the morning she has too much work load as she has to go Tongi for official tour & she quit!! Situation-2...
    sunjib sunjib 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 11, 2012

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    9 Month Marriage

    Okay, so, I know my story isn't half as bad as most of the stories on here, but here it is. I was only married for 9 months, and I always thought we were really happy. One morning while I was at work he sent me a text, saying that he was leaving and he was filing for a divorce. I...
    wantinganewchapter wantinganewchapter 22-25 4 Responses Nov 26, 2012

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    What If

    I meet my husband in 2000 .i spent almost every day with him .i fell in love ,and so did he .we married in 2003 .i lived my life around him what ever he wanted .we divorced in 2012 .i know what I did wrong .i love him so much ,I made sure he was happy .i never spoke up when I...
    Roochie22 Roochie22 46-50, F 4 Responses Jun 24, 2012

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    Been A Long Time Ago

    I remember the first morning it hit! Knock on the door, bondsman asked me my name, He handed me a paper that said, Application for Divorce! Of course the world crashed in, my wife, my children, my home everything my life had been for 11 years was circling the drain. Of course it...
    thegunsmith thegunsmith 51-55, M 8 Responses Oct 4, 2010

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    There are so many unknowns with this divorce.

    What I do know is that I am falling apart slowing. Rejection from the person who said he loved me forever is tough. I fall asleep every night crying. I wake up so many times - I don't even know if one can call it sleep. I wake up wondering what's going to happen and if my...
    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 30, 2014

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    I am here because of my failed marriage.

    It's not something I wanted, but it happened regardless. Sharing my story with others has helped me and continues to help me through some very dark times. If you are divorced, currently going through a divorce, dissolving a long term relationship or in a separation. Share your...
    vincentriver09 vincentriver09 31-35, M 3 Responses Dec 16, 2013

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    I know things happen

    for a reason, but sometimes I wish I knew what that reason was.
    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 25, 2014

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    Me and my husband got married in 2004 in

    Switzerland and in 2005 he said that he wants to move back to his country in Australia, so after not even of one year marriage I followed him with the intention to try it.. I felt a lot lonely without being able to see my family and the only person I could refer to was him...
    Mary1079 Mary1079 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 26, 2014

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    After 10 years of a great marriage,

    my husband has decided he is not in-love with me anymore and wants a divorce! I am still in-love with him though, and do not want to divorce!
    jenniferann1985 jenniferann1985 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 22, 2014

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    Why Did This Happen?

    I was married for more than half my life. My husband started shutting me out, only talking during dinner than off to his computer. The more I tried to talk to him and get him to tell me what was wrong the more he tuned me out. Finally one day he says if your so damn unhappy I...
    mystified340 mystified340 51-55, F 4 Responses Jan 18, 2013

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    Prayer to Heal a Relationship "Almighty God,

    hear this prayer." Dear Lord, I offer you this prayer, to help me with my current relationship situation. Please take away all the pain and hurt in my heart. Fill it with love, joy, patience, and understanding. Bless me and my partner, so that we may never surrender to...
    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F Jun 30, 2014

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    I Don't Want This At All.

    We've been married for 15 years, together for 18. We have a beautiful 16 year old daughter. Through the years we've had our ups and downs but these past two years have be great. My husband told me a few days ago that he is so unhappy and can't see us being together any more. I am...
    jennalove jennalove 36-40, F 6 Responses Mar 11, 2013

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    I Did Not Want A Divorce, But Decided To Love Myself

    I went through the same thing. My husband had an emotional affair with a younger coworker, and did and said the same things. He planned the affair to become a physical one after he left me and our 3 kids. Now, he lives a carefree life of no responsibilities. He sees our kids once...
    Anotherstart14 Anotherstart14 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 22, 2013

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    One day my life will be back together again.

    Right now I'm in pieces and I'm completely decimated. How am I going to live after this is over? How are the kids and I going to survive after all this? There are so many unknowns for the future it's scary. And I'm afraid of this new life. I'm afraid of everything that will...
    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 26, 2014

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    My Husband Recently Infected With Gambling

    My husband recently infected with gambling, also owed a lot of debt, a friend advised me to divorce, I had a child, I do not want a divorce, then how can I do it? www.newvoguehandbag.com
    lucyy01 lucyy01 26-30 Oct 15, 2012

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    Heartbroken

    My husband of 9 years came to me a few months ago and told me he loved me but was no longer in love with me. We have a three year old daughter who is absolutely the sunshine in my life. My husband did not want to go through counseling, did not want to work on the marriage, did...
    lovelost12 lovelost12 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 22, 2013

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    To be honest, I'm not sure

    if it will end In divorce. I know he cares. I know I broke is heart. I told him I had an affair because I love him dearly. I made a horrible and selfish choice. I own up to them completely. I'm hoping time, space, and prayer will change his heart towards me and he will give me...
    Youngandfree90 Youngandfree90 22-25, F Apr 27, 2014

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    And One Night He Just......Walked Out.....

    The day I met my husband was the day I fell in love with him. We had a beautiful, exciting, outgoing relationship. We had moved in with each other after just a couple months. Had bought a house a year after that, started a successful business, and marriage followed 6 months...
    2muchsaddness 2muchsaddness 36-40 4 Responses Feb 1, 2013

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    Its Over, Now What?

    After two years of trying to convince my wife of almost 30 years to reconsider, we are divorced. I pretty much gave up all our assets, to avoid a lengthy court battle, and because crazy as it is, I still care. It was touch and go as she wanted alimony on top of everything else...
    happyharpy happyharpy 46-50 2 Responses Aug 30, 2013

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    Don't Know Where To Start

    It is such a long story, needless to say, after 11 years, my husband phoned the police, lied to them saying that I was alcoholic and he couldn't "control" me, so they removed me for a 12 hour "cooling off" period. When I returned the next day I was told "2 more day's". 2 day's...
    HurtinginSilence HurtinginSilence 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 25, 2012

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    I have been married for 8 years this past Oct.

    Back in September my husband told me that he did not want to be married anymore. We had been having problems with him talking to different females on Facebook in a flirtaious way. I asked him to stop and show respect to our marriage. That's when he said he didn't want to be...
    sweettea1005 sweettea1005 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 20, 2014

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    I Did Not Want This Divorce.

    I was married 15 years. I had it all but was to blind to see it. I never had to worry about anything. Bills where taken care of, minus mine. I worked for a hobby at the clinics. I had two beautiful boys at this time. My husband was gone a lot on weekends, I was always home with...
    cprincess3 cprincess3 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 9, 2013

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    Marriage protects men,

    women and children emotionally, physically and economically. It shouldn't be so easy to discard. Husbands need to realize that a divorce would not heal his years of built-up resentments nearly as effectively as working together with a wife who now was giving her all, with him...
    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 26, 2014

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    I want a boyfriend but tired of getting hurt. I just want a relationship in which the guy loves respects and adores me. Ride or die with me. Im always the one riding or dying...
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    XP. Lol ik weird. But idk. I had one gf before. Broke up with her just bc we were drifting apart she didnt want to see me anymore bc of parents etc. Meh sad. Idk. Just weird i...
    InfiniteMusic InfiniteMusic 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 6

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    I did want to know that, now it's over and I just wish I wasn't here anymore.
    realbeerad realbeerad 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    I did the right thing, I left because I didn't love him. I stopped using him, I stopped leading him on, I stopped lying to him. I did the right thing, I keep telling myself that...
    b1tch2u b1tch2u 31-35 7 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Feeling kind of helpless. I'm so tired. My eyes, face and body. I don't know where I'm going in life. I'm excited for the journey that is in front of me. Also scared. When my...
    sweetJerseyGirl sweetJerseyGirl 41-45, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I met my now ex husband in early 2010. The relationship moved very quickly and we ended up getting an apartment together in August of 2010. Other than a few "little" things (his...
    abarton abarton 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    I was the first one who filed the divorce after too many years together. I am surprised at his audacity to want to fix things now. In fact, he wants to drag the divorce out....in...
    heartache123 heartache123 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 3

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    dear self. get a divorce. move out. you need to better your life. it's time. are you ready? mentally, yes.... maybe.. i guess you will never be ready. who ever is? it's tough. you...
    TakingFlight TakingFlight 18-21, F Jan 22

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    The Troubling Subject Most all of my 35 years, I've known deep down what I needed. I was going through my divorce before I could verbalize it, and now, 3 1/2 years after my...
    Sweetphoenix35 Sweetphoenix35 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 17

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    Been best friends 20 years, together 16, married 11. We have a 5 and 8 year old. On NYE we talked through divorce arrangements. I initiated but am devastated and don't want this...
    differentdrummer78 differentdrummer78 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    I am still try to reach that goal. My parents were divorced when I was 8 years old. My mother took me of course and my brother ended up with my brother. I had already discovered I...
    marcycd12 marcycd12 41-45 9 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    A bit back my heart lepped with such joy, I could not contain it. As hard as my mind tried, my heart consumed logic and smothered my sanity. It was such a beautiful insanity I...
    Stickwithmebabe Stickwithmebabe 36-40, F 20 hrs ago

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      Peter Maatouk is a seasoned lawyer with years of experience in handling divorce matters. He has a well established law firm and offers exceptional online divorce services...
    marleend marleend 26-30, F Jan 16

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    I had enough of being treated like ****. No you don't beat me. No you don't cheat. You canceled my beautiful wedding to hurt me. So that instead all the money I put down could be...
    Regrets1230 Regrets1230 31-35, F 5 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    Update to my divorce Well I have moved out. As the process continues. We have put our house on the market. We have been meeting to sign papers regarding the sale of our house. I...
    thelefthandedboy thelefthandedboy 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 10

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    Ever since i was three years old my mother and dad has been divorced so it didnt really affect me at all except for sometimes i would miss my dad because he lives so far away. well...
    luvabl3 luvabl3 18-21, F Jan 13

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    Actually the truth is, things are going way too smooth for me. I really love school, everything about it specially my bestfriends. It's just like a living heaven, and when I get...
    SaarahCarisse SaarahCarisse 13-15, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    The truth about marriage and divorce. I married a man on a whim, a split second decision made irresponsibly, the only regret I've ever had in my life for 35 years. Since I...
    Sweetphoenix35 Sweetphoenix35 31-35, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    And I'm fine with it... My only gripe is with the divorce settlement and spousal support. My wife didn't work during the short duration of our marriage. She wants financial...
    MrMeToo305 MrMeToo305 36-40, M 3 Responses Jan 22

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    I have been trying to get a divorce for going on two years. My ex cheated, he encouraged me to move out of the family home with our three children. I don't really care, I'm happier...
    leigh8133 leigh8133 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 10