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I Divorced My Husband Because He Cheated

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    Long story short my husband cheated.

    It's been 6 months since we split and I still think about him every day and love him dearly. My family, friends, and coworkers know what he did and the way he did it. I have the opportunity to take him back but I'm not sure how my friend and family react or if they will judge...
    loveRN loveRN 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 26

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    Affair Vs 'sex Addiction'

    I was married to a "sex addict". Till this day, he never admit it and I never had a closure out from my marriage. I was called by him as insecure crazy ***** for years before I walked out from it. I was convinced that I was crazy at one point till I had all the "proof" - phone...
    sh00 sh00 41-45 2 Responses Sep 30, 2012

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    I Have An Anger Issue!!

    I thought I was over my divorce, but lately I found myself have an anger issue. I never had a closure even though I divorced for 15 months. I ran away when I found out he has countless women in his life, I filed a divorce and moved on with my life. I thought I will be single...
    sh00 sh00 41-45 4 Responses Sep 30, 2012

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    Funny

    Love is always a gamble. I guess we have to try to look back and laugh. Just think of him without the underware!
    1Babe 1Babe 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 8, 2010

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    123 Your Out;o(

    Hi I'm Scoobylin Will we would have been marred for 11 years this September. It has been two years know that this all start. He would come home late or not at all. No we do not have any kid's but he dos. But he came home when thy where there.He cheated on me with his old girl...
    scoobylin scoobylin 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 28, 2008

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    Never Regreted It

    Fewer divorces occur in families in which the children wake their parents before 6 a.m. on Saturdays. A whole new reason for Saturday morning cartoons!
    1Babe 1Babe 46-50, F Jul 30, 2009

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    PerseveringMark PerseveringMark 31-35 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    brittdorn brittdorn 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Ressalg Ressalg 41-45, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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